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When: Tuesday, July 17, 2018
9:00 AM
Where: DU Anderson Academic Commons, Special Events Room
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2018 CoALA Summit

Diversity and Inclusion in the Academic Library

July 17th, 2018

Anderson Academic Commons- Special Events Room- University of Denver
2150 E Evans Ave
Denver, CO 80208

CAL Member: $30
Non-Member: $40
Student: $20

Breakfast will be included, plus afternoon coffee & tea

Lunch is on your own – see map of local lunch spots


The Colorado Academic Library Association, CoALA, will have its bi-annual Summit on July 17th at the University of Denver, Anderson Academic Commons.  This year, the theme is: Diversity and Inclusion in the Academic Library. While this topic is presented from the perspective of an academic library, diversity and inclusion applies to all library types. This conference is open to all! The keynote speakers will be Dr. Brenda Allen, Vice-Chancellor, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz Medical Campus, and Dr. Myron Anderson, Associate to the President for Diversity at Metropolitan State University.

First 10 registrants get a free copy of the book Difference Matters: A Resource on Diversity, Identity and Communication by Dr. Brenda Allen.


8:30am - 9:00am: Registration and Breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am: Welcome and Introduction

9:15am – 10:15am: Keynote Speaker Dr. Brenda Allen

10:15am – 11:15am: Lightning Rounds

11:15am – 12:30pm: Lunch

12:30pm – 1:30pm: Keynote Speaker Dr. Myron Anderson

1:30pm - 1:45pm: Afternoon break

1:45pm – 2:45pm: Panel

2:45pm – 3:00pm: Closing Remarks

There is paid parking available on the University of Denver campus.  The most convenient parking location will be the Evans Parking Garage.  The ground floor of Evans Parking Structure contains 100 hourly parking spaces, located at the southeast corner of Evans Avenue and High Street, with entrances off High Street and eastbound Evans Avenue.  The pay station accepts coins, bills, Visa, and MasterCard. For more details about parking at DU, please visit the interactive parking map.

Public Transportation
The University of Denver light rail station is on the E, F, & H light rail lines. RTD’s 21 and 24 bus lines drop off near the corner of Evans Ave & University Blvd.


CoALA would like to thank our 2018 Summit sponsors for their generous support:



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