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While I’ve been attending NCLA for 10 years now (!) and have been involved on previous conference committees, this was my first year serving as a member of the conference programming committee (chaired by our very own Mary Scanlon). This meant my conference this year was less about my own presentations and more about trying to create a positive experience for our presenters and attendees! As a member of the committee, I moderated sessions for two new presentation formats we tried out this year, lightning rounds and paired presentations. I also provided some impromptu tech support and spent some time at the Local Arrangements/Information booth, trying to direct people where they needed to go in the newly redesigned Benton Convention Center and around downtown (mostly to coffee!). I also enjoyed celebrating at the newly re-opened Central Library on Thursday night with 400 other librarians. On Friday morning, I presented a poster based on my experience as part of the Contemplative Pedagogy Learning Community I participated in last year. And, in between my responsibilities, I attended a few sessions and caught up with librarian colleagues from across the state, including some of my former students from my time as an adjunct professor for the UNCG MLIS program! This was one of my favorite NCLA conferences to date, and I look forward to Winston-Salem playing host to NCLA again in 2019!