Tuesday at SLA 2014

The final day of SLA 2014 is packed with opportunities to learn, network, and connect with exhibitors.

Come hear about the newly-revised SLA Core Competencies.  Task Force Chair Kim Dority, Task Force Member Anne Caputo, and Nancy Gershenfeld from the University of Washington Information School will talk about what’s new and how you can use the competencies to improve your skills and develop best practices in your information center.  8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., (Convention Center West) CCW, Room 211.

Join Amy Affelt for an exploration of info pros as data scientists.  This SLA Career Connection seminar is sure to give you a few ideas about expanding your role and career.  9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., CCW, Room 110.

Spotlight Sessions on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in academic libraries (8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.), working effectively across cultures (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.), and developing and leading a knowledge-sharing culture (2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.) are sure to please.  Bring your friends!  CCW, Ballroom A.

Lunch!  Full conference registrants, use the ticket you received to enjoy lunch in the INFO-EXPO.  Take this chance to meet new people, catch up with division and chapter colleagues, and find out about can’t-miss products and services.  12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., CCW, INFO-EXPO.

Find out the latest on SLA operations from CEO Janice Lachance, President Kate Arnold, and Treasurer John DiGilio at the Annual Business Meeting (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.).  This informative session is followed by something new.  Stay for the Closing General Sessionfour TED-style talks on the theme of “Beyond Borders” (5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.).  CCW, Ballroom B.

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