19 Webinars in 3 Days: Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference

The 6th annual Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference is full of great info, and you don't need to drive anywhere to attend it — participate from your desk, home, or on the go.

19 one-hour sessions are scheduled over three days: Tuesday, January 23 through Thursday January 25, 2018. In addition to the keynote, there are concurrent sessions in 5 tracks, plus a Kick Starter and a closing session:

Attend as many sessions as you'd like; they'll all be recorded so you can watch any that you miss. Here's the schedule:

Tuesday, January 23:    
Librarians and Bartenders: Why People Need Us (keynote) 1 - 2pm register
Wednesday, January 24:    
Best of the Web 2018 9 - 10am register
Not Just For Kids: After Hours Programming for Adults 9 - 10am register
Sharpening the Bleeding Edge: Four Technologies that Librarians Should Watch 10:30 - 11:30am register
Developing Dynamic Leadership for Your Library 10:30 - 11:30am register
The Wild Introvert: Why Quieter People Are Excellent Leaders 1 - 2pm register
Practical Privacy for Libraries 1 - 2pm register
Ethics in the 21st Century Library 2:30 - 3:30pm register
Strategic Planning When You Can't Afford a Consultant 2:30 - 3:30pm register
Tech Notes from the Field 4 - 5pm register
Managing a Vibrant Volunteer Program 4 - 5pm register
Thursday, January 25:    
How to Become a Great Speaker: A Step By Step Guide 9 - 10am register
Part-Time Employees – Big Time Impact 10:30 - 11:30am register
Is There an App for That? Working With Young People in the Digital Age 10:30 - 11:30am register
Building Respect Inside the Library Walls 1 - 2pm register
Huge Impact, Low Cost 1 - 2pm register
Above and Beyond: Developing a Culture of Organizational Citizenship 2:30 - 3:30pm register
Building Family Engagement Systems Within and Across Library Services 2:30 - 3:30pm register
Trials and Triumphs for a Public Library Facilities Manager 4 - 5pm register

Contact hours for continuing education toward public librarian re-certification: 1 per webinar; some sessions may qualify as technology-related activities.  All sessions will be recorded, and will be available for viewing here soon after each session.

To participate: all you need for the visual is either...
• an internet-connected computer; you can run the system check ahead of time, or
• an iOS®, Android®, or Windows® mobile device; just download the free GoToWebinar app ahead of time
For the audio, either...
• headphones, earbuds, or speakers connected to your computer, or
• use a telephone or speakerphone to call in (long distance rates apply)

New to webinars?
• Read the Join Guide or watch the 4-minute Attendee Quick Start video so you'll know what to expect.
• As soon as you register for a webinar, a confirmation email will be sent to you that contains a link to join the webinar at the appointed date and time.
• You'll receive an email reminder prior to each webinar, which will have a link which reads, "Click here to join" — this is the link you'll click to connect to a session.
• Before joining a webinar session, please turn off any other software or processes on your computer that would compete with your Internet bandwidth. (Programs like automatic updates, instant messaging, email, etc., if running during the webinar, may degrade the quality of the webinar's audio and video.)

The Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference is a state-wide virtual conference developed by the Nicolet Federated Library System and supported by 15 other library systems and the DPI in Wisconsin. Because of this collaboration, all sessions are available to you at no cost.