Program Schedule

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

Get oriented to the forum and introduce yourself to the group

9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Overview of Sessions & DACUM Activity

Learn more about what's planned and the DACUM activity to identify duties and tasks of GIS Librarians

10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Break with Coffee Service

Snacks available for purchase in Library's Ex Libris Café (requires entrance pass obtained in ID & Privileges Office) or next door at the Maroon Market.

10:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
DACUM Activity

Activities that capture the breadth of GIS Librarian responsibilities.

12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Lunch in Baker Dining Commons

Participants will receive a lunch voucher for the Baker Dining Commons.

1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
DACUM Activity Continued or Responding to Recorded Researcher GIS Questions

We will finish the DACUM activity and, if time allows, view pre-recorded consultation questions from real faculty engaging with GIS and discuss possible responses.

2:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Consultation Workflow Activity, Session A

Small groups will work together to identify the potential implications and consequences of pursuing “answers” to the GIS consultation questions on infrastructure or health. All questions have social justice aspects embedded within them.

1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Break with Coffee Service

Snacks available for purchase in Library's Ex Libris Café (requires entrance pass obtained in ID & Privileges Office) or next door at the Maroon Market.

1:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Consultation Workflow Activity, Session B

Continuing from the last activity, groups that worked on infrastructure questions will switch to the health questions and vice versa.

4:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Wrap up for the day

We'll review the day and provide an overview for Thursday.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

8:45 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Group Discussion

An introduction to the day and group discussion to frame our day.

9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Invited Presentation by Dr. Robert Vargas, University of Chicago

Title and abstract forthcoming

10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Break with Coffee Service

Snacks available for purchase in Library's Ex Libris Café (requires entrance pass obtained in ID & Privileges Office) or next door at the Maroon Market.

10:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Invited Presentation by Dr. Marynia Kolak

Title and abstract forthcoming

12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Lunch in Baker Dining Commons

Participants will receive a lunch voucher for the Baker Dining Commons.

1:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Debrief from Consultation Workflow Sessions & Morning Presentations

Group discussion on themes and challenges presented during the workflow session on Wednesday and thoughts on the morning's presentations.

2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Workflow Roleplay

Small groups will roleplay GIS consultations, with participants taking on roles as researchers or librarians.

3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
Break with Coffee Service

Snacks available for purchase in Library's Ex Libris Café (requires entrance pass obtained in ID & Privileges Office) or next door at the Maroon Market.

3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
OER Think Pair Share Activity & Discussion

Activities to rapidly share the ways in which we find, use, and determine the use of open educational resources for GIS instruction and consultation.

5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
No-Host Happy Hour

Friday, December 9, 2022

8:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
OER TRIZ Activity & Discussion

This activity imagines the worst geospatial OER imaginable in order to identify key aspects of useful educational resources.

10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Break with Coffee Service

Snacks available for purchase in Library's Ex Libris Café (requires entrance pass obtained in ID & Privileges Office) or next door at the Maroon Market.

10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
OER Framework

Using "A framework for assessing fitness for purpose in open educational resources" by Jung, Sasaki, and Latchem (2016) as a guide, this activity will help participants brainstorm features that would enhance access and use of OERs for geospatial consultation and instruction.

12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Lunch in Baker Dining Commons

Participants will receive a lunch voucher for the Baker Dining Commons.