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Savannah Community Forum

  • The Conrad Chicago (Lincoln Room ABC) 101 E. Erie St. Chicago, IL 60611 USA (map)

Event Details

We’re calling it the Savannah Community Forum—a trio of library trailblazers from the Savannah Community who are heading to Chicago (during ALA) to share with you their inspiring stories about measurement and success. If you are looking for an opportunity to learn, network and celebrate success, this event is for you. 

Registration is now closed! 

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM


The Conrad Chicago | 101 E. Erie St. Chicago, IL 60611 | Lincoln Room ABC


Get your questions answered by industry leaders and data pros. Listen to three outstanding keynote speakers. Discover new ways your library can deliver your community and customers value. And, have a great time networking with your peers over breakfast--at no cost to you.


The Savannah Community Forum represents leaders who can provide practical ways to use data in your library. Each speaker will share innovative strategies and insights they use to communicate their vision and value to their communities and stakeholders. See the full agenda with by speaker and topic here. Read speaker bios below.

  • Cordelia Anderson, APR
    Director of Marketing, Communications and Advocacy
    Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
    Anderson provides strategic leadership in telling the Library's story, including oversight of marketing, public relations, customer engagement and branding for more than 21 branch locations. She has 15+ years of experience creating strategic marketing and communications plans for highly visible organizations.

  • Jim Staley
    Community Relations and Planning Director
    Mid Continent Public Library
    Staley ensures the Library remains a relevant tool for the Library’s community, and that all users understand the access to information that the Library provides through its 31 physical and virtual branches. He has more than 15 years of strategy and marketing experience.
  • Rita Hamilton
    City Librarian
    Phoenix Public Library
    Hamilton works to connect the Phoenix Public Library to its community and customers through a system of 16 branches and the Burton Barr Central Library. She has more than 20 years of experience as an administrator of public libraries.  
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