[Neasis-l] Still time to RSVP for September 13th SLA New England Lightning Talk Event - Boston

Khalilah Gambrell gambrell9899 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 12:42:38 EDT 2017

Good day all!

There is still time to RSVP and hear from six fantastic librarian and
information professionals on a wide range of topics related to "Organizing
Our Digital World." Join us for SLA New England Chapter’s first Lightning
Talks, Wednesday, September 13 from 6pm to 8pm at Vertex
Pharmaceuticals. Special thanks to EBSCO for sponsoring and Vertex
Pharmaceuticals for hosting this event.

*Registration Fee:* SLA Members: $10, SLA Members (Students): $5,
Non-Members: $15.

*RSVP by Monday, September 11th -*
https://slane2017lightningtalks.eventbrite.com/ (Dinner is included with

*What are Lightning Talks?*If you have not experienced a Lightning Talk
before, it is essentially an entire presentation condensed into 8 minutes
with no slides. It is a challenging but exciting presentation format. Our
speakers, several of your fellow New England Chapter members, will engage
you in topics ranging from Taxonomy to Data Visualization to Astronomical
libraries, and more.

*Lightning Talk Presenters*

   - Edee Edwards (Taxonomy and Metadata Librarian, National Fire
   Protection Association)  | *Talk:* Metrics and Taxonomy
   - Ashleigh Faith (Semantic Enrichment Manager, EBSCO Information
   Services) | *Talk:* Linked Data Searching
   - Sally Gore (Research Evaluation Analyst, UMass Center for Clinical &
   Translational Science) | *Talk:* A Picture is Worth a Thousand Data
   - Victoria Richard (Manager, Competitive Intelligence, Greenberg
   Traurig, LLP)  | *Talk:* Women leaders in data
   - Christina Sirois (Manager of Digital Collections & Content, Harvard
   Kennedy School)  | *Talk:* Taxonomy of digital content
   - Donna Thompson (Librarian, Astrophysics Data System) | *Talk:*



Khalilah Gambrell
SLA New England Past President
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