Attending ALA in Orlando? If yes, please join us for the following linked data related sessions. To sign up for these and other OCLC-sponsored sessions, please visit: http://www.oclc.org/content/forms/worldwide/en/ala-annual.html LINKED DATA ROUNDTABLE: STORIES FROM THE FRONT Saturday June 25, 2016 from 10:30 - 11:30AM Orange County Convention Center, Room W303 Join the conversation as libraries that are implementing linked data discuss current activities and share recent experiences, including OCLC's Person Entity Lookup pilot, LC's BIBFRAME program and Canada's new Linked Data Initiative. What did we learn? What's next? Presenters will share their observations followed by audience discussion. Speakers include John Chapman from OCLC, Kirk Hess from the Library of Congress and Marlene van Ballegooie from the University of Toronto. THE OCLC PRESENTATION ZONE Saturday, June 25 from 1:45PM - 2:00PM in OCLC booth 1517 Sunday, June 26 from 3:15 - 3:30PM in OCLC booth 1517 Celebrate WorldCat's 45th anniversary as John Chapman discusses new ways that linked data can help libraries and partners solve new challenges. OCLC CATALOGING AND METADATA USER GROUP MEETING Saturday, June 25 from 3:00 - 4:00PM The Orlando Hilton, Lake Eola B After Maurine McCourry from Hillsdale College shares why and how her library migrated to the WorldCat knowledge base, OCLC Sr. Product Manager John Chapman will provide an update on OCLC's linked data activities. All attendees are invited to a reception at the conclusion of this meeting. LC BIBFRAME UPDATE FORUM Sunday, June 26 from 10:30 - 12:00PM Orange County Convention Center, Room W208 This session will feature four projects including: the Library of Congress Pilot, the LD4P grant and project, the Libhub initiative, and OCLC's data collaborations presented by Jean Godby.