"ReFoReMo examines the craft of making picture books through mentor texts and multiple perspectives from authors, illustrators, educators, and publishing professionals." (www.reforemo.com).
Registration ends March 2. If your interested get on it right away because each day the guest presenter may use between 5 and 10 books. That's a lot of books to get a hold of from your library. Let your librarians know why you need to reserve fifty books at a time to see if they will override any limits.
This is a great way to deep dive into text and illustration research.