Seattle 2016: Joint Conference Convocation and Awards Ceremonies

Join your colleagues and friends in a celebration of scholarship and professional excellence.

CONVOCATION
Friday, March 11, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Grand 3 Ballroom, The Seattle Westin

Sarah Bergmann, Director of the Pollinator Pathway, will give the conference keynote address, followed by a joint ARLIS/NA + VRA awards ceremony.

Note that some awards will be given at the individual ARLIS/NA and VRA membership meetings (details below).

We will then continue the celebration.

CONVOCATION RECEPTION 
8:15pm-10:30pm
Seattle Public Library
1000 4th Ave

Coaches will be provided for transportation to the reception.  If you prefer to enjoy a 15 minute walk to the reception, meet official conference shepherds in the Westin lobby to go in a group.

Awards at Convocation

  • ARLIS/NA Worldwide Books Awards for Publications
  • ARLIS/NA H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award
  • VRA Nancy DeLaurier Award
  • ARLIS/NA Melva Dwyer Award
  • ARLIS/NA George Wittenborn Award
  • ARLIS/NA Distinguished Service Award
  • VRA Distinguished Service Award

Awards at the ARLIS/NA Annual Membership and Business Meeting
Friday March 11, 2016 9:00am – 10:30am
Grand 3 Ballroom The Seattle Westin

  • ARLIS/NA Freitag Internship Award,
  • ARLIS/NA Gerd Muehsam Award
  • ARLIS/NA Travel Awards
  • Sotheby’s Institute of Art Research Award

Awards at the VRA Annual Business and Membership Meeting
Thursday March 10, 2016 7:30am – 9:30am
Grand 3 Ballroom The Seattle Westin

  • VRA Foundation Internship Award
  • VRA Foundation Award
  • VRA Travel Awards

 

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