[Neasis-l] RSVP for SLA New England Fall Conference | Friday, October 13th | RSVP by October 4th

Khalilah Gambrell gambrell9899 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 17:53:20 EDT 2017

Hello all

Join us for SLA New England’s 2017 Fall Conference on Friday, October 13th
from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Conference Center at Waltham Woods, 860
Winter Street, Waltham, MA. This year’s conference theme is Incremental
steps toward the development of essential skills and collaborative

*To RSVP* by Wednesday, October 4, 2017 and for more details, please visit
<https://slane2017fallcon.eventbrite.com/?aff=Partner>. *NOTE: *All
NEASIS&T members may register at the SLA Attendee rate.


With constant change in user's information needs and expectations, this
conference will address these questions:


   What are the essential soft and technical skills librarians and
   information professionals need?

   What are potentially disruptive technologies that may have significant
   impact on how we work?

   How can we develop collaborative partnerships with our peers and vendors
   to support our user’s needs and expectations and develop our essential

   Are there ways to anticipate change and have a plan to pivot your career

SCHEDULED PRESENTERS (subject to change)

Eileen Abels, Dean, Simmons School of Library and Information Science (SLIS)

Chris Bourg, Director, MIT Libraries

Betty Edwards, MLS, SLA Fellow

Maureen Festa, Senior Research Analyst, Office of Prospect Research, MIT

Anne Graham, Civil and Environmental Engineering Librarian and GIS Liaison,
MIT Libraries

Rhonda Kauffman, Bibliographic Metadata Associate, MIT Libraries

Jesse Koennecke, Director, Acquisitions and E-Resource Licensing Services,
Cornell University

Kim Maxwell, Electronic Resources Management Librarian, MIT Libraries

Bridgett Pride, Simmons SLIS Student

Christine Quirion, Head, Technology Planning, Integration, and Experience,

Christopher Spalding, VP, Open Source Platforms and Communities, EBSCO
Information Services

Jennifer Swanson, MLS, MBA, and PMP

Rich Wegner, E-Resource Systems Manager, MIT Libraries

Follow Conference Updates on SLA Connect - SLA New England Community,
Twitter with #slanefall2017, and Eventbrite

SLA Leadership and Management Division <http://lmd.sla.org> & SLA Aerospace
Section <http://engineering.sla.org/>


Khalilah Gambrell
SLA New England Past President
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