ALADN 2005 ~ "Sittin' in the Sun"

New Orleans, Louisiana
March 6, 2005


Program Chair: Dani Porter
Director of Development, University Library
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

New to libraries, development, or library development?

Bring your appetite and meet the experts! The ALADN 2005 pre-conference offers the best in academic library development connoisseurs who are eager to show apprentices the perfect recipe for fundraising success.

ALADN's pre-conference offers new professionals an essential gateway to the basic ingredients of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, as well as emerging leaders the opportunity to mix with ALADN"s cream of the crop.

The day begins with a light brunch and a warm spring welcome. Two morning lagniappe-style presentations will offer a little something extra, followed by a sumptuous lunch with roundtable tête-à-têtes, wrapping up with two afternoon sessions with a special treat of bonus time for networking.

9:30 am

Breakfast and Pre-Conference Check-In

10:00 am

Welcome and Introductions
10:30 am

University Library Development: A Unique Animal
MJ Miller, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

10:45 am Break
11:00 am

External Library Relations: Working with Your University Cousins
Dwain Teague, University of Central Florida

11:30 am Break / Networking
12:00 pm


1:30 pm

Donor Relationships: Tales from Two Tradesmen
Chantel Dunham, University of Georgia
Sam Huang, University of Arizona

2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm

Donor Cultivation, Solicitation and Stewardship: Best Practices
Harrie Hughes, Northwestern University

3:45 pm Q&A / Networking / Wrap-Up
4:15 pm Evaluations
5:30 pm All-Conference Reception