Winter Institute

10 Feb

Winter Institute to Offer Education Session on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

The session will feature a panel of neurodiverse individuals and advocates discussing challenges and concerns neurodiverse employees experience in the workplace and customers experience in the store.

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10 Feb
Wi16 Virtual Hangouts

Connect With Colleagues and ABA Staff at Winter Institute Socials

The virtual hangouts are divided up by theme, such as Readers & Knitters, Pet Show-and-Tell, Wanderlusters, and more. 

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10 Feb
Amanda Gorman Poetry Interlude

Take a Break With Poets During Winter Institute

Amanda Gorman, Ross Gay, torrin a. greathouse, Chris Martin, and Warsan Shire will be reading.

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09 Feb

Virtual Winter Institute to Feature ASL Interpretation

Handwriter Ink will be providing American Sign Language interpreting services for a number of events at Wi16, sponsored in part by Biblio.com, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and Bookazine.

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03 Feb
Winter Institute Logo: Virtual World, Real Booksellers, February 18-20, 2021

Chat With Authors During Virtual Socials at Winter Institute

Booksellers are invited to chat with authors in unmoderated, open discussion rooms at Wi16; ABA is also seeking booksellers to act as host for these rooms. 

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03 Feb

Learn About Creating an Accessible and Equitable Work Environment at Wi16

The conversation will center on a chapter of Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker and Dr. Lauren Wadsworth’s book, Did That Just Happen?!: Beyond “Diversity” ― Creating Sustainable and Inclusive Organizations.

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03 Feb

Plan a Successful 2021 at Winter Institute

The February 19 session will cover monitoring or creating a budget, responding to changing business conditions, managing cash flow, and monitoring important benchmarking data to track progress and meet yearly goals.

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03 Feb

Have Fun While Supporting the Binc Foundation

Trivia enthusiasts are invited to a Virtual Trivia Night on February 20. Players do not have to be booksellers or registered for Winter Institute to attend. The deadline to sign up is February 17.

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02 Feb

Meet With the IndieCommerce Team One-on-One at Winter Institute

Booksellers can sign up now for virtual one-on-ones with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team, open to current IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as to non-members.

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27 Jan
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Learn About Managing Staff in the Age of COVID at Winter Institute

Attendees are invited to submit questions for the session ahead of time by this Friday, January 29.

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27 Jan
President Barack Obama; Photo by Pari Dukovic

President Barack Obama to Appear at Winter Institute

President Barack Obama, an avid supporter of independent bookstores and bestselling author of the recent memoir A Promised Land (Crown), will open the 2021 Winter Institute with a personal video message to independent booksellers.

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27 Jan
Winter Institute Logo: Virtual World, Real Booksellers, February 18-20, 2021

Sign Up for Virtual Winter Institute to See Notable Keynote Speakers and Chat With 120+ Authors

Booksellers have until Friday to register for Winter Institute, which will feature bestselling authors Lauren Groff, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Colson Whitehead, as well as futurist and author David Johnson.

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27 Jan

Wi16 Attendees, Send in Your Education Questions Now

Wi16 attendees are invited to send in questions for select sessions ahead of time; questions must be submitted by this coming Friday, January 29.

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27 Jan

Winter Institute to Offer Education Session on Hand-selling in a Hybrid World

Booksellers and industry experts will talk about the success they’ve seen in switching to a remote customer experience, as well as the challenges. 

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20 Jan

Join Your Colleagues at the Virtual Winter Institute

Registration costs $35 per person. There is no cap on attendance, and registration closes January 29.

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