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Session Overview
Date: Saturday, 23/Oct/2021
8:00am
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12:00pm
Workshop 01, Part 1: Metrics 2021: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG-MET) (NOTE TIME IS EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME)
Location: Virtual
1:00pm
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5:00pm
Workshop 02, Part 1: Key Topics in the (Dis)Information Wars (NOTE: TIME IS EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME)
Location: Virtual
Date: Sunday, 24/Oct/2021
8:00am
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12:00pm
Workshop 01, Part 2: Metrics 2021: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG-MET) (NOTE: TIME IS EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME)
Location: Virtual
1:00pm
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5:00pm
Workshop 02, Part 2: Key Topics in the (Dis)Information Wars (NOTE: TIME IS EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME)
Location: Virtual
Date: Friday, 29/Oct/2021
7:30am
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5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
Location: Park City, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Registration
Location: Ballroom B Foyer, Lobby Level, Marriott
8:00am
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12:00pm
The 17th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium and the 3rd Annual Information Ethics and Policy Workshop: Sociotechnical Perspectives on Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (SIG-SI and SIG-IEP)
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
9:00am
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5:00pm
Social Media Research, Challenges, and Opportunities (SIG-SM)
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee Break for Workshops
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
3:00pm
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3:30pm
Coffee Break for Workshops
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
Date: Saturday, 30/Oct/2021
7:30am
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5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
Location: Park City, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Registration
Location: Ballroom B Foyer, Lobby Level, Marriott
8:00am
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12:00pm
21st Annual Research Symposium at ASIST 2021: Methods for Real-World Impact with Information Behavior Research (SIG-USE)
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Artificial Intelligence in Information Research and Practice: Fostering Interconnected Communities (SIG-AI)
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
9:00am
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11:00am
Executive Committee Meeting
Location: Solitude, Lobby Level, Marriott
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee Break for Workshops
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
1:00pm
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5:00pm
Doctoral Colloquium
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Toward a Shared Vision of Privacy Protections in Public Libraries
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
1:00pm
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8:00pm
Board Meeting
Location: Solitude, Lobby Level, Marriott
3:00pm
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3:30pm
Coffee Break for Workshops
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
5:15pm
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6:15pm
Student Reception
Location: Skylight Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Date: Sunday, 31/Oct/2021
7:30am
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8:30am
New Leaders Coffee
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
7:30am
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8:45am
SIG Cabinet Meeting
Location: Salon A, Lobby Level, Marriott
7:30am
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5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
Location: Park City, 2nd Floor, Marriott
7:30am
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6:00pm
Registration
Location: Ballroom B Foyer, Lobby Level, Marriott
8:00am
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9:00am
Continental Breakfast & Coffee
Location: Salons D-E, Lobby Level, Marriott
8:00am
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5:00pm
Placement Service
Location: Alta, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Placement Service
Location: Canyons, 2nd Floor, Marriott
 
9:00am
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10:30am
Opening Plenary Keynote by Professor Luciano Floridi: "Semantic Capital: What It Is and Why It Matters"
Location: Salons D-E, Lobby Level, Marriott

Luciano Floridi is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where he is Director of the OII Digital Ethics Lab. He is a world-renowned expert on digital ethics, the ethics of AI, the philosophy of information, and the philosophy of technology. He has published more than 300 works, translated into many languages. He is deeply engaged with policy initiatives on the socio-ethical value and implications of digital technologies and their applications, and collaborates closely on these topics with many governments and companies worldwide.

10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
10:30am
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4:00pm
Exhibits
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
11:00am
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12:30pm
Community Resilience Through Diversity (European Chapter)
Location: Salon A, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 01: Information Production and Flow
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Deanna Morrow Hall, Corporate Information Resources, Inc., USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

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Paper Session 02: Student Award Session
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

North-South Scholarly Collaboration: Opportunities and Experiences in Africa (ASIS&T Africa Chapter and SIG-III)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
Conceptualizing Relevance of Information as a Social Justice Issue: An Interactive Panel Discussion
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 03: The intersection of AI, LIS, and Ethics
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Dania Bilal, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
 
12:45pm
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1:45pm
New Member Orientation Lunch (Invitation Only)
Location: Skylight Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Marriott
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Academic Publishing in the Future: What's Next?
Location: Salon A, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Sandra Hirsh, San Jose State University, USA
Chair: Don Turnbull, Aqua M&A, USA
Racial Attacks during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Politicizing an Epidemic Crisis on Longstanding Racism and Misinformation, Disinformation, and Misconception
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 04: Transformation, Pedagogy, and Information Literacy
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Miyoung Chong, University of Virginia, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Motivation, Building Relationships, and the Role of Belonging in Distance Learning (SIG-ED)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 05: Trust in Technology
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Jiangen He, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Paper Session 06: Repositories and Digital Collections: Infrastructure and Sustainability
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Johanna Cohoon, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Professional Development Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Youth Information Interaction Research in the Pandemic: Adjustments, Innovations, Implications
Location: Salon A, Lobby Level, Marriott
Welcome to Information Science (SIG-HFIS)
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 07: Information Interactions with the Healthcare System
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Souvick Ghosh, San José State University, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Antiracism in the LIS Profession: Not Just Lip Service
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 08: Scientometrics and Bibliometrics
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Ly Dinh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Publications Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
 
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Welcome Reception and SIG-RUSH
Location: Skylight Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Date: Monday, 01/Nov/2021
7:30am
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5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
Location: Park City, 2nd Floor, Marriott
7:30am
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6:00pm
Registration
Location: Ballroom B Foyer, Lobby Level, Marriott
8:00am
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9:30am
Collaborative Efforts and Success Story of an Open-Learning Program: Partnership Growth of the Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA)
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 09: Text and Data Processing
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Haihua Chen, University of North Texas, USA
Conducting and Publishing Research in Developing Countries: Challenges and Solutions (SIG-III and ASIS&T Africa and South Asia Chapters)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
What’s Next for Information World Mapping? International and Multidisciplinary Uses of the Method
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 10: Research Data Management
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Yi-Yun Cheng, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Membership Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
8:00am
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5:00pm
Placement Service
Location: Alta, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Placement Service
Location: Canyons, 2nd Floor, Marriott
9:30am
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10:00am
Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
9:30am
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4:00pm
Exhibits
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
10:00am
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11:30am
Expanding Our Conceptions of Embodied and Affective Information Interactions with Queer Theory
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 11: Health Information Behavior
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Yung-Sheng Chang, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

History and Heritage Update (SIG-HFIS and SIG-STI)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
Information Injustice and Intellectual Freedom: Polarizing Concepts for a Polarizing Time
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 12: Information, Emotion, and Mood
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Nathan Davis, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Awards & Honors Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
10:30am
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6:00pm
Poster Viewing All Day
Location: Room 250, First Level, Convention Center
11:45am
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1:45pm
Business Meeting and Luncheon - All Are Welcome
Location: Salons D-E, Lobby Level, Marriott
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Data Discovery and Reuse in Data Service Practices: A Global Perspective
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Applying Research in Industry: Methods, Theories, Approaches and How They Shape Practice
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Sandra Hirsh, San Jose State University, USA
Chair: Don Turnbull, Aqua M&A, USA
Updates of Information Standards and Standardization Efforts (ASIS&T Standards Committee)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
Search a Great Leveler? Ensuring More Equitable Information Acquisition
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 13: Information and Social Issues
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: John Budd, University of Missouri, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

History Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Paper Session 14: User Engagement and Experience
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Janette Klein, University of North Texas, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Paper Session 15: Infrastructure and Inequality
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Elliott Hauser, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Foundations of Information Science (SIG-HFIS, SIG-ED, and SIG-STI)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
At the Margins of Epistemology: Amplifying Alternative Ways of Knowing in Library and Information Science
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Career Development in Knowledge Management (SIG-KM)
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Standards Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
6:00pm
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7:30pm
President's Reception with Posters (Sponsored by Wiley)
Location: Room 250, First Level, Convention Center
Date: Tuesday, 02/Nov/2021
7:30am
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8:45am
Chapter Assembly Meeting
Location: Salon A, Lobby Level, Marriott
7:30am
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9:00am
JASIST Editorial Board and Breakfast Meeting (Sponsored by Wiley) by invitation
Location: Solitude, Lobby Level, Marriott
7:30am
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5:00pm
Speaker Ready Room
Location: Park City, 2nd Floor, Marriott
7:30am
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6:00pm
Registration
Location: Ballroom B Foyer, Lobby Level, Marriott
8:00am
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5:00pm
Placement Service
Location: Alta, 2nd Floor, Marriott
Placement Service
Location: Canyons, 2nd Floor, Marriott
9:00am
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10:30am
Paper Session 16: Co-Design and Participatory Design
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Elizabeth Tague Frakes, University of Utah, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Paper Session 17: Science of Science
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Chris Cunningham, North Carolina Central University, USA
Examining Concepts of the Public: Who is Served by Information Services? (SIG-HFIS and SIG-CR)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
Endurance and Coherence: The Post-2020 iSchool
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 18: Information Interactions
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Brian Detlor, McMaster University, Canada

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Research Engagement Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
10:30am
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12:30pm
Exhibits
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
11:00am
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12:30pm
Paper Session 19: Information Seeking and Information Search
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Steven Hardin, Indiana State University, USA
Growing the iFederation: Leveraging the ASIS&T, ALISE, and the iSchools Collaboration to Advance Information Science
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Quality, Reuse, and Governance of Open Data (SIG-OIM)
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
“Unity in Diversity”: A Conversation Around the Interdisciplinary Identity of Information Science
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 20: Designing for Humanities Researchers
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Maria Bonn, School of Information Sciences, univesity of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA

As time permits, moderators will facilitate reflective discussions at the end of sessions! These will be opportunities to have extra discussion on key points, synergies, and provocative elements of the papers.

Governance Committee Meeting
Location: Snowbird, 2nd Floor, Marriott
12:30pm
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2:00pm
Program Committee Meeting
Location: Solitude, Lobby Level, Marriott
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Paper Session 21: Information Policy
Location: Salon B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Naresh Kumar Agarwal, Simmons University, USA
Paper Session 22: Engagement and Representation, Online and Offline
Location: Salon C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Steven Hardin, Indiana State University, USA
Documenting Information Processes and Practices: Paradata, Provenance Metadata, Life-Cycles, and Pipelines
Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott
Social Media, Vaccines, and Partisan Division of Health Information (SIG-SM)
Location: Salon I, Lobby Level, Marriott
Paper Session 23: Data and Representation
Location: Salon J, Lobby Level, Marriott
Chair: Jian Qin, Syracuse University, USA
 
3:30pm
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3:45pm
Coffee Break
Location: Ballroom Prefunction, Lobby Level, Marriott
3:45pm
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4:45pm
Closing Plenary: Keynote Address by Dr. Maia Hightower: "Healthcare IT Equity Model: A Framework for Digital Equity"
Location: Salons D-E, Lobby Level, Marriott
Maia Hightower, MD, MPH, MBA is the Chief Medical Information Officer and Sr. Director Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for The University of Utah Health. She joined the UUH team in March of 2019. Prior to joining the University of Utah Health team, she was the Chief Medical Information Officer and Interim Chief Population Health Officer for The University of Iowa Health Care. She joined the faculty of the University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine in August of 2015, after serving as Associate Medical Director for Stanford Health Care’s University Healthcare Alliance. Dr. Hightower received her Medical Degree, as well as a Master of Public Health, from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, followed by residencies in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego. She also holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. As UUH’s Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Hightower and her...
5:00pm
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6:30pm
Virtual Poster Session

The virtual poster session will be done with zoom and a link will be provided at a later date.

6:30pm
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8:30pm
Awards Banquet
Location: Salons D-E, Lobby Level, Marriott
Date: Wednesday, 03/Nov/2021
8:00am
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11:00am
Board Meeting
Location: Solitude, Lobby Level, Marriott

 
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