Conference Schedule

Wednesday, April 27

Hackfests/Interest Groups -


Developer Hackfest

9:30-10:00 Coffee Break
10:00-12:00 Reports Interest Group
10:00-12:00 DIG Interest Group
2:00-4:00 Training Interest Group
3:00-3:30 Snack Break
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

8:00-9:00 Breakfast Buffet
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 

Schedule is subject to change. If you have any questions about this program schedule, you can email the 2011 Evergreen Conference Committee at