Annual Conference

  • 09 Jun 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
  • CPCC Harris Campus


  • Presenter or Poster Presenter

Registration is closed

Join us on June 9th for our 11th Annual Conference!

New Horizons

Register today!

$80 - Non-member

$65 - Member

$50 - Presenter

$25 - Early Bird Student Rate (register before May 13th)

Conference Schedule


Cal Shepard

North Carolina State Librarian

Caroline (Cal) Shepard is the State Librarian of North Carolina. Formerly she was Program Director of Consulting Services and Regional Director for the Southeast at LYRASIS. In this role she managed the consulting program and also served as a consultant. From 1999 to 2006, she managed the Educational Services program at SOLINET. Prior to joining SOLINET, Cal served as Chief of Library Development at the State Library of North Carolina. Previous experience includes positions at the Forsyth County Public Library in Winston-Salem and a rural multi-county public library headquartered in Murphy, North Carolina.


Cal has a MLS degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is active in the American Library Association and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies organization where she serves on the board. She serves on the boards of the Association for Rural and Small Libraries and the North Carolina Center for After School Programs. She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in 2013.


Hyatt Place Charlotte/Arrowood

7900 Forest Point Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273


Conference Rate:

Wednesday $129 (plus applicable taxes)

Thursday $109 (plus applicable taxes)

Rate is good until May 24th, 2016

Make reservation

Check in 3 pm, Check out 12 noon

Cancellations must take place prior to 3pm the day before arrival or rooms will be charged.

Location is 4 exits from Billy Graham Parkway and about 15 minutes from campus.