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Califa Virtual Vendor Fair 2020

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Join us at the 2020 Califa Virtual Vendor Fair!
October 15, 2020 - 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT

You will be able to:
  • network with new and known California library  and vendor friends
  • explore new products and services for your library
  • chat 1-on-1 and (digitally) face-to-face with vendors
  • get all your product questions answered
  • see the super secret attendees-only welcome message
 
Don't want to look presentable or wear pants? Webcam is optional!

Visit the Califa website for the full list of confirmed participating vendors.

There will be products and services to meet your library's needs:
  • Workforce development
  • K-12 educational resources
  • Reader's advisory
  • eBooks
  • Virtual reality
  • Digital library tools
...and more!

Questions? Don't hesitate to reach out to Califa Member Services and Outreach Manager, Kathy Kosinski
 
All participants are welcome. If you need accessibility-related accommodations, please contact Kathy Kosinski
 
We look forward to seeing you there! 

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Schedule

· Stage
Welcome
Welcome message and instructions on how to navigate Hopin
· Sessions
Tutor.com
More coming soon...
· Sessions
Bibliocommons
Explore the innovative, new BiblioCommons functionality designed to build and deepen patron engagement with personalized experiences.
Alyx Park
· Sessions
Biblioboard
More coming soon...
Roy Serrao Mitchell Davis
· Sessions
SimplyE and enki Library
More coming soon...
· Sessions
Gale Cengage
Learn about Gale Engage—a web-based solution that centralizes a public library’s data, allowing for simplified analysis and outreach.
Amanda Winchel
· Sessions
Communico
More coming soon...
· Sessions
EBSCO
Learn more about Flipster, Job & Career Accelerator, & Prenda Coding Club, the first self-paced “Learn to Code” program for kids and adults.
Donna Liss Janice Lentz
· Sessions
Skillsoft
Discover better workforce tools in a constantly evolving library of learning materials that can help turn people's potential into reality.
Santiago Chavez Jordan Harris
· Sessions
DPLA
More coming soon...
· Networking
Networking
Join the networking area to meet other California library staff in a speed-dating type setting!
· Expo
Exhibit Hall
Busy with sessions? Use this time to catch up with other vendors you may have missed.
· Stage
After-lunch welcome back
Housekeeping and a secret message
· Sessions
Infobase
Please join us as we examine several resources from Infobase that you can use to stay connected with your library patrons.
Steve Finch Angel DeRue
· Sessions
Headed2
More coming soon...
Katherine DeRosear
· Sessions
Baker & Taylor
Join the B&T California Team to learn about our collection workflow and content solutions to help you better face today's challenges.
Jane Herb Patrick Moore
· Sessions
Scholastic
More coming soon...
Melissa  Sutherland Maren Misevich
· Sessions
MyLIBRO
More coming soon...
· Sessions
DIGITALIA
Databases in International Languages: We will cover briefly the most relevant databases distributed worldwide by DIGITALIA
Xavier Claret
· Sessions
XR Libraries
More coming soon...
· Sessions
Pronunciator / Bluebird
More coming soon...
Robert Savage Robert Thayer
· Sessions
BookBrowse
Take a tour of BookBrowse and discover the very best books and a wealth of enriching resources for readers -- all in a user-friendly format.
Elena Spagnolie
· Sessions
Kono Inc.
More coming soon...
· Sessions
P.V. Supa
More coming soon...

Speakers

Jane Herb
Jane Herb

Enterprise Sales Manager, Southern California, Baker & Taylor

Santiago Chavez
Santiago Chavez

Team Lead, Customer Success, Skillsoft

Patrick Moore
Patrick Moore

Enterprise Sales Manager, Northern California, Baker & Taylor

Shannon Yabut
Shannon Yabut

Scholastic

Maren Misevich
Maren Misevich

Scholastic

Melissa  Sutherland
Melissa Sutherland

Account Executive, Scholastic Library Publishing

Janice Lentz
Janice Lentz

EBSCO

Donna Liss
Donna Liss

EBSCO

Jordan Harris
Jordan Harris

Partner Relations, Skillsoft

Amanda Winchel
Amanda Winchel

Gale-Cengage

Diana Doetzel
Diana Doetzel

Gale-Cengage

Elise Gold
Elise Gold

EBSCO

Angel DeRue
Angel DeRue

Director of Training, Infobase

Mark  Haley
Mark Haley

Infobase

Steve Finch
Steve Finch

Infobase

Davina Morgan-Witts
Davina Morgan-Witts

Publisher, BookBrowse

Xavier Claret
Xavier Claret

Director, DIGITALIA

Katherine DeRosear
Katherine DeRosear

EVP, Strategic Initiatives, Headed2

Robert Thayer
Robert Thayer

Institutional Sales, Pronunciator

Robert Savage
Robert Savage

Managing Member, Pronunciator and BlueBird

Alyx Park
Alyx Park

Bibliocommons

Sophie K
Sophie K

Events & Marketing Specialist, Bibliocommons

Elena Spagnolie
Elena Spagnolie

Library Specialist, BookBrowse

Mitchell Davis
Mitchell Davis

Founder and CEO, Bibliolabs

Roy Serrao
Roy Serrao

Library Relations Manager, Bibliolabs

Tickets

Hosted by

Califa Group

Califa Group is a nonprofit library membership consortium of more than 230 libraries and is the largest library network in California.

Booths

Biblioboard

Biblioboard

Community Engagement Tools In Your Library, For Your Community

BookBrowse

BookBrowse

Your Guide to Exceptional Books

Communico

Communico

Helping libraries increase usage through technology

DIGITALIA

DIGITALIA

International languages databases

EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services

Improving Research Around the World

Gale, a Cengage company

Gale, a Cengage company

Gale, here for everyone.

Headed2 LLC

Headed2 LLC

Democratizing Career Information

Infobase

Infobase

Engage patrons of all ages and interests with high-interest, educational resources.

myLIBRO

myLIBRO

The New Library: Structure Your Re-Opening with myLIBRO

P.V. Supa

P.V. Supa

Thinking Libraries

Pronunciator

Pronunciator

Learn 163 languages. World's largest language database

Bluebird

Bluebird

World's largest audio library, 6 million hours of language-learning content

SimplyE

SimplyE

The Open Source Library Platform

XRLibraries

XRLibraries

Stepping into the Virtual World

Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor

Supporting librarians to lead the future of learning and literacy since 1828

BiblioCommons Inc

BiblioCommons Inc

Love Your Online Library

Counting Opinions

Counting Opinions

Empowering Decisions

Skillsoft

Skillsoft

Unleash your Edge

medici.tv

medici.tv

The leading video resource in classical music, opera and dance

Library Ideas, LLC

Library Ideas, LLC

Providing Innovative Digital Solutions to Libraries Everywhere