2011 Evergreen International Conference

Apr. 27, - Apr. 30, 2011
Location: Decatur Holiday Inn and Conference Center Decatur, Georgia

Conference Schedule


Wednesday, April 27

Hackfests/Interest Groups -

9:00-4:00 Developer Hackfest
10:00-12:00 Reports Interest Group
10:00-12:00 DIG Interest Group
2:00-4:00 Training Interest Group
2:00-4:00 DIY for Sysadmins Interest Group


Thursday, April 28

8:45-9:00 Welcome: Lamar Veatch, State Librarian, Georgia Public Library Service
9:00-9:30 The State of Evergreen: Bob Molyneux, V. P., Business Development, Equinox Software, Inc. 
9:30-10:30 Keynote Address: Mark Leggott
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Admin Track: Evergreen Coast to Coast:Open Source Library Systems: Elizabeth McKinney (GPLS), Amy Terlaga (Biblio), Jim Corridan (IN), Jed Moffitt (KCLS)
End User Track: Serials: Learning to Cope When You've Got Issues: Dan Wells (Calvin College), Lebbeous Fogle-Weekley (ESI)
Technical Track: Awash in a sea of connections: making Evergreen talk: Galen Charlton (ESI)
12:00-12:45 Admin Track: Growing the Open Source Ecology: Mary McIntyre (eiNetwork), Kathy Lussier (MassLNC)
End User Track: A Clockwork Hippo: How holds work in Evergreen: Grace Dunbar (ESI), Mike Rylander (ESI)
Technical Track: 10% Wrong, 90% Done: A Practical Approach to Bibliographic De-duplication: Rogan Hamby (SC LENDS), Shasta Brewer (York)
1:00-2:30 Lunch
2:30-3:15 Admin Track: There's More Than One Way to Skin a Catalog//Exploring VuFind: Anoop Atre (PALS) and Eli Neiburger (Ann Arbor)
End User Track: Authority records in Evergreen 2.0: Dan Scott (Conifer)
Technical Track: Testing... Testing... Is This Thing On?: Installing an Evergreen ILS Test Server: Chris Sharp (GPLS), Ben Shum (Biblio)
3:30-4:15 Admin Track: After the Trainer Leaves: Continuous Learning and the Evergreen ILS: Sally Fortin (ESI)
End User Track: Making the Most of Evergreen Reports with Microsoft Excel: Cristina Hernandez Trotter (OCRL), Jessica Venturo (Biblio)
Technical Track: Fine Calculations via PL/pgSQL: John Craig (Alpha-G)
4:30-5:30 Vendor Reception

Friday, April 29

9:00-9:45 Admin Track: True Tales of Training: Kate Sheehan (Biblio)
End User Track: Introduction to Reports in Evergreen: Steve Callender (ESI), Suzannah Lipscomb (ESI)
Technical Track: From Bolted-on to Baked-in: Jeff Godin (TADL)
9:45-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Admin Track: Becoming an Open Source Organization: Cheryl Gould (Fully Engaged Libraries), Lori Ayre (Galecia)
End User Track: Softly, Softly, Catchee Monkey: Successful Development and Implementation: Grace Dunbar (ESI), Matt Carlson (KCLS)
Technical Track: Lib2o Library Appliance: Mark Leggot (UPEI), Gervais DeMontbrun (UPEI), Grant Johnson (UPEI)
11:15-12:00 Admin Track: Becoming Our Own Vendor: Rogan Hamby (SC LENDS), Shasta Brewer (York)
End User Track: ILS Migration Project Manager's Jambalaya: Shae Tetterton (ESI), Melissa Lefebvre (Biblio), Jennifer Turner (PALS), Jessica Jacko (Indiana)
Technical Track: Xen virtualization and multi-brick enviornment experiences: Michael Peters (IN), Niles Ingalls (IN)
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 Admin Track: We The People: Governing Our Shared Evergreen SystemEvette Atkin (MCLS), Megan Dudek (MCLS)
End User Track: Getting Involved in Evergreen Documentation: Robert Soulliere (Mohawk)
Technical Track: World Wide Web Home Page: Bill Erickson (ESI), Lebbeous Fogle-Weekley (ESI), Dan Scott (Conifer)
2:30-3:15 Admin Track: Administering Evergreen the PINES Way: Chris Sharp (GPLS)
End User Track: Delicious Data: Automated Techniques for Complex Reports: Ben Shum (Biblio), Jeff Godin (TADL)
Technical Track: What we learned doing OpenSRF via Java: John Craig (Alpha-G)
3:15-3:45 Break
3:45-4:30 Admin Track: Evergreen Staff Training: Online and Just in Time: Deborah Hensler (HSLC), Martha Payne (HSLC)
End User Track: Stuff, stuff, and more stuff - acquisitions with EDI: Galen Charlton (ESI)
Technical Track: Testing 1... 2... 3...: Unit Testing In Evergreen: Kevin Beswick (Conifer)

Saturday, April 30

9:00-10:30 Lightning Talks
10:30-11:00 BREAK
11:00-11:45 Update from EG Development Community
11:45-12:30 Update from Foundation Committee
12:30-1:00 Thanks from the conference committee

Key to Organizational Abbreviations