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Pack Up The Party Bus!

With the Code4Lib and PLA Conferences behind us, we’re now looking ahead to the Evergreen International Conference coming up on April 20.  As you could probably guess, this is our favorite conference of the year!  We love Evergreen and we love sharing things we’ve learned.  Plus it gathers some of our favorite Evergreen aficionados in one place!  

For 2016, Equinox is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor.  We’re also sponsoring the Development Hackfest.  In addition to our sponsorship roles, the Equinox team is participating in a combined nineteen presentations out of the forty scheduled for the conference. Here’s a sneak peek into those presentations:

  • SQL for Humans (Rogan Hamby, Data and Project Analyst, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Mashcat in Evergreen (Galen Charlton, Infrastructure and Added Services Manager, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Introduction to the Evergreen Community (Ruth Frasur, Hagerstown-Jefferson Township Library; Kathy Lussier, MassLNC; Shae Tetterton, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Digging Deeper: Acquisition Reports in Evergreen (Angela Kilsdonk, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Staging Migrations and Data Updates for Success (Jason Etheridge, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • A Tale of Two Consortiums (Rogan Hamby, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • A More Practical Serials Walkthrough (Erica Rohlfs, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • SQL for Dummies (John Yorio and Dale Rigney, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • It Turns Out That This is a Popularity Contest, After All (Mike Rylander, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • We Are Family:  Working Together to Make Consortial Policy Decisions (Shae Tetterton, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Encouraging Participation in Evergreen II:  Tools and Resources (and badges!) (Grace Dunbar, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Metadata Abattoir:  Prime Cuts of MARC (Mike Rylander, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Serials Roundtable (Erica Rohlfs, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Back to the Future:  The Historical Evolution of Evergreen’s Code and Infrastructure (Mike Rylander and Jason Etheridge, Equinox Software, Inc; Bill Erickson, King County Library System)
  • Fund Fun:  How to Set Up and Manage Funds in Acquisitions (Angela Kilsdonk, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • Not Your High School Geometry Class:  How to Develop for the Browser Client with AngularJS (Galen Charlton and Mike Rylander, Equinox Software, Inc; Bill Erickson, King County Library System)
  • To Dream the Impossible Dream:  Collaborating to Achieve Shared Vision (Grace Dunbar and Mike Rylander, Equinox Software, Inc.)
  • The Catalog Forester:  Managing Authority Records in Evergreen, Singly and In Batch (Galen Charlton and Mary Jinglewski, Equinox Software, Inc; Chad Cluff, Backstage Library Works)
  • Many Trees, Each Different:  Sprucing Up Your Evergreen TPAC (James Keenan, C/W MARS; John Yorio and Dale Rigney, Equinox Software, Inc.)

The Equinox Team will be loading up in the Party Bus (No, we’re not kidding) on Tuesday, April 19.  Hope to see you all in Raleigh!  Follow along at home using the #evgils16 hashtag on Twitter/Facebook.