Global and Regional Council events

The Global Council meets at least twice annually face-to-face and may hold other virtual meetings during the year. OCLC Americas Regional Council meets at least once face-to-face each fiscal year and may hold other virtual meetings as needed. Most presentations are archived for viewing.

Upcoming events

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JAN 30

30 January 2015

This event will open with an update on recent Americas Regional Council and Global Council activities. The OCLC Symposium, "Research in Context," will follow immediately. Refreshments will be served after the Symposium.

  • Location: Chicago, IL; Online
  • Venue: McCormick Place West, Room W-196a
  • Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Central Standard Time, North America [UTC -6]

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APR 20

20 April 2015 - 22 April 2015

Global Council delegates will meet in April 2015 in Dublin, Ohio.

  • Location: Dublin, Ohio
  • Venue: Marriott Northwest Hotel and OCLC Conference Center

Past events

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NOV 10

10 November 2014 - 12 November 2014

OCLC Global Council delegates meet in person twice each year. The November 2014 meeting will take place in Dublin, Ohio, USA. More details to come.

  • Location: Dublin, Ohio

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JUN 28

28 June 2013

OCLC member-leaders and staff participated in a Regional Council business meeting and a keynote address in our "Collective Insight-Driven by Shared Data" series. This session focused on the opportunity to examine shared data in new ways that help us make better decisions, learn about the information ecosystem and impact how we live. Participants explored how libraries play a compelling role in helping our communities make sense of that information in useful and innovative ways.

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Central Time | Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Prairie Room
  • Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 25

25 January 2013

Seattle, Washington, 25 January 2013. This Americas Regional Council (ARC) Member Meeting and OCLC Symposium included 180 in-person participants (plus more than 250 online).

  • Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Venue: Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, Emerald Ballroom
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, North America [UTC -8]

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APR 11

11 April 2011 - 13 April 2011

The meeting was held April 11–13 in Dublin Ohio. Choose a morning or afternoon from the navigation bar below to see the available video…

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