Join us in beautiful downtown Binghamton for the 2012 NYLA/SSL Conference!


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May 3-5, 2012Binghamton Riverwalk and Convention Center
225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY
Sponsored by SLST-East

Twitter hashtag: #SSL2012
Let the information FLOW!

Proclamation from Mayor Ryan of Binghamton, declaring May 4, 2012 School Librarians' Day:
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Article about the conference in the Binghamton Press and Sun Bulletin, May 4, 2012:

http://www.pressconnects.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012205030431

Letter to the editor from co-chair MaryAnn Karre in the Binghamton Press and Sun Bulletin, May 11, 2012:

http://www.pressconnects.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012205130308&nclick_check=1

Featuring:


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Keynote speaker Joyce Valenza, PhD

Winner Edublogs Award, Best Library/Librarian Blog

Outstanding Individual Library Program of the Year, PSLA, 2005

Author, NeverEndingSearch Blog, School Library Journal Online, 2007-present

Keynote address: Friday, May 4, Opening Session, 8:45 - 10:15, 10 Things Librarians Should be Teaching in 2012

Workshop: Friday, May 4, 11:15 - 12:00, Curation!



2012 Knickerbocker Winner Emily Arnold McCullyexternal image emily.jpg


Winner, Caldecott Medal, 1993 and Christopher Award, 1985

Knickerbocker Award Dinner: Friday, May 4, 6:00-9:00, Brave Girls and Others

Workshop: Friday, May 4, 3:00 - 3:45, A Talk with the Knickerbocker Winner


Emily will be signing copies of her books during the Exclusive Vendor Exhibit Time & Author Autographing during the following times:
Friday, May 4, 4:45 - 6:00
Saturday, May 5, 8:30 - 9:30


Luncheon speaker David Wiesnerwiesner-photo.jpg

Winner, Caldecott Medal, 1992, 2002, 2007


Luncheon Session: Friday, May 4, 12:15 - 1:45, Inspiration is for Amateurs

Workshop: Friday, May 4, 2:00 - 2:45, Creating and Editing the Wordless Picture Book


David will be signing copies of his books during the Exclusive Vendor Exhibit Time & Author Autographing during the following times:
Friday, May 4, 10:15 - 11:15
Friday, May 4, 4:45 - 6:00


Luncheon speaker Margi PreusDSC_2518_Margi_Outdoors_3.jpg

2011 Newbery Honor Medal, Heart of a Samurai

Luncheon Session: Saturday, May 5, 12:15 - 1:15, Heart of a Summary


Margi will be signing copies of her books during the Exclusive Vendor Exhibit Time & Author Autographing during the following time:
Saturday, May 5, 8:30 - 9:30



Use the links on the left to access further information regarding Registration, Hotel booking, Vendors, Author appearances, and many other details

Check back often as more information is added, including a call for presenters, registration, and workshop handouts.

Register now!