SLA 2015: Day 3

SLA 2015‘s final day is packed with networking and learning opportunities.

Need a place to store your luggage today?  A luggage check will be available for attendees from 7:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the registration area (North Lobby of the convention center).  Charge is $3 per item.

Attend one or all four of Tuesday’s Master Class sessions.  What can you explore? Communicating like a leader (8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.), information audits (9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.), info pro roles in business development (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.), and the science of 3D printing (2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.).  All Master Class sessions take place in the convention center, in Ballroom East.

What can SLA do to better tell its story? Join the SLA Public Relations Advisory Council for a meeting and open discussion. PR chairs of SLA units and those interested in public relations are encouraged to attend. (8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., CC 153C)

Join Advocacy Task Force members for a knowledge café-style exchange of strategies for showing contributions to organizational success, with a particular focus on practical tools.  Bring your ideas, and share your experience with fellow attendees. (9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., CC 152)

The annual networking lunch takes place from noon until 2:00 p.m. in the INFO-EXPO. Bring business cards!  The INFO-EXPO is open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. today.

Don’t miss the Crescendo session on the ever-popular topic of SharePoint.  Join your colleagues for SharePoint, Metadata, and Taxonomy(2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., CC 253AB)

We are excited about this year’s closing general session. Kim Dority will talk about career improvisation skills by drawing on insights presented at the conference, recent research findings on personal resilience and adaptability, and the ability to anticipate change in this practical, action-oriented wrap-up session.  A revised edition of Kim’s Rethinking Information Work: A Career Guide for Librarians and Other Information Professionals will be published by Libraries Unlimited this year. There will be a @SLAhq #SLAtalk Twitter chat of this session, so even if you are not in Boston you can participate!  (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., CC Ballroom West)

SLA 2015 closes with the Annual Business Meeting.  This session will be both informational and interactive, so bring your questions! (5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., CC Ballroom West)

We wish you safe travels home or to your next destination!  We’ll see you in Philadelphia for SLA 2016.

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