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Friday, June 6
 

8:00am

Knowledge Strategy: Developing the Enterprise-Wide Knowledge Culture (KMKS103)
Organizational effectiveness begins with an enterprise-wide knowledge culture, incorporating a knowledge strategy that matches the company’s business strategy. The development and implementation of corporate knowledge strategy is the responsibility of the knowledge services director or other recognized knowledge professionals. This course provides guidelines for developing the vision, mission, and values statements for aligning knowledge management (KM) and knowledge services with organizational priorities. In the course, participants learn to identify critical steps–including change management and change implementation–for launching or enhancing service delivery for the benefit of the larger organization. Topics covered include knowledge strategy basics, organizational structure and the environment for KM/knowledge services, visioning vs. planning, determining strategic direction, change management/change implementation, and infrastructure and planning for future needs.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will be able to establish terms of reference for developing enterprise-wide knowledge strategy.

  2. Participants will recognize the role and value of surveying the service sphere and understand the impact of financial information on planning.

  3. Participants will be prepared to relate the life cycle of the strategic plan to the specialized library function in the organization.



Speaking
GS

Guy St. Clair

President, SMR International
DS

Dale Stanley

Director, Literature Resources, Gilead Sciences


Friday June 6, 2014 8:00am - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 213

8:00am

Teaching Others about Copyright and Licensing (CCM700)
This course will prepare you to establish an enterprise-wide copyright education program. Topics will include educating senior-level staff, librarians, and employees about copyright management; awareness of print and digital copyright issues; avoiding unauthorized uses of content by end users; ensuring access to copyright information in your organization; explaining difficult legal concepts in plain language; developing tools for copyright education; and the development of a copyright policy.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will learn how to develop a copyright policy.

  2. Participants will be able to foster copyright awareness in their organizations.

  3. Participants will learn how to provide copyright information to their colleagues.


Speaking
avatar for Lesley Ellen Harris

Lesley Ellen Harris

Copyrightlaws.com


Friday June 6, 2014 8:00am - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 214
 
Saturday, June 7
 

7:00am

Registration Hours - Saturday
Registration Hours - Saturday

Saturday June 7, 2014 7:00am - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West
  • Presented By SLA

8:00am

Environment and Resource Management Division Board Meeting
The division board members will meet to discuss activities and projects undertaken by the division and finalize a report-out to be delivered at the division membership meeting.

Saturday June 7, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am
Convention Centre West, Room 105 & 106

8:00am

Maximizing Consultant-Client Partnerships: Key Success Factors
Whether we are in business for ourselves or working for a larger organization, most of us in the information profession have been in the role of consultant (providing knowledge or expertise to others) and client (receiving knowledge or services from someone else).  The session focuses on enabling attendees to make the most of such partnership opportunities, including negotiating for services, understanding the roles of the consultant and the client, establishing consultant access to and sharing of information, agreeing on deliverables and time lines, addressing "bumps along the road," and enabling partnership beyond the project. Ilene Strongin-Garry, a former client, will complement the session by speaking about the consulting experience from the client perspective.


Speaking
CS

Cindy Shamel

Shamel Info Svcs
UD

Ulla de Stricker

de Stricker Associates


Saturday June 7, 2014 8:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 212

8:00am

Presenting Information in Visual Formats: Tools for Adding Insights and Value to Your Deliverables
In an age of DIY search tools and information overload, it's no longer a matter of how much information you find - it's what you do with it. Our clients crave answers and insights – not more information – and research professionals need to find new ways to deliver results in order to stay relevant. Displaying research results in charts, diagrams, data maps, and other visual formats adds impact and brings clarity where words often fail. In this session, Marcy Phelps shares some low-cost techniques for packaging and delivering information that's useful to clients, while increasing your value. Learn how to choose the right information graphic, simple tools for creating graphics, and tips for communicating your message more effectively - and no coding required. Bring your laptops and create some templates that you can use right away!

Program Take-Aways 



  1. Participants will identify three reasons why presenting information in visual formats adds value to deliverables.



  2. Participants will learn how to compare the different types of graphics and their appropriate uses.



  3. Participants will learn how to select the right graphic based on client needs, type of information, and results of analysis.



  4. Participants will create templates for three types of graphics. 



Speaking
avatar for Marcy Phelps

Marcy Phelps

President, Phelps Research Inc.
As the founder and president of Denver-based Phelps Research Inc., Marcy Phelps helps decision-makers manage risk and prevent fraud. She started her company in 2000 after earning a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Denver. A past-president of AIIP (2009-2010), Marcy is a licensed private investigator and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Marcy blogs about investigative research sources and strategies at... Read More →


Saturday June 7, 2014 8:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 209

8:00am

Copyright Compliance and Management (CCM600)
Learn how to manage the use of copyright-protected materials. Topics include the meaning of copyright management, avoiding copyright infringement lawsuits, copyright risk management, obtaining copyright permissions for print and digital works, the role of copyright collectives (such as the Copyright Clearance Center), negotiating and interpreting digital license agreements, unlocatable copyright owners, and what to do if your organization is accused of copyright infringement.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will learn how to negotiate and interpret licensing agreements.

  2. Participants will learn how to obtain copyright permissions for print and digital works.

  3. Participants will learn how to avoid copyright infringement lawsuits.


Speaking
avatar for Lesley Ellen Harris

Lesley Ellen Harris

Copyrightlaws.com


Saturday June 7, 2014 8:00am - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 214

8:00am

Fundamentals of Knowledge Management and Knowledge Services (KMKS101)
This course links knowledge management (KM) theory to knowledge services (KS), the management methodology that brings together information management, KM, and strategic learning. Throughout the larger organization, the goal of knowledge services--characterized as the practical side of KM--is to strengthen research and enterprise-wide knowledge asset management, thus enabling contextual decision making and accelerated innovation. Participants learn techniques for implementing knowledge services--that is, for "putting KM to work"--and, in so doing, learn to support the organization as a knowledge culture. Topics include KM/KS history and an exploration of the KM/KS framework (people, process and technology). Participants will develop an action plan to take back to their organization.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will be able to describe knowledge services and their role in effective strategy development and implementation.

  2. Participants will be able to apply and demonstrate the role of KM and knowledge services to management and knowledge workers.

  3. Participants will understand the value of linking organizational KM efforts with strategic learning.


Speaking
GS

Guy St. Clair

President, SMR International
DS

Dale Stanley

Director, Literature Resources, Gilead Sciences


Saturday June 7, 2014 8:00am - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 213

8:00am

Introduction to Taxonomies
Experience a fast moving and powerful introduction to both the theoretical and practical aspects of building taxonomies. A well-built taxonomy is part of the foundation of the information architecture underlying web sites, corporate Intranets, search, and access to content in databases. This course introduces participants to the basic methodologies and techniques for taxonomy development, as well as providing an overview of taxonomy standards and their application in search, web sites, publishing, retail and e-commerce, records management and other organizational needs. After defining controlled vocabularies and identifying the core standards, participants will explore key concepts of taxonomies, thesauri, indexing, classification and filtering. Discussion will include the basics of a taxonomy records and fundamental term relationships. Attendees will put concepts into practice through multiple exercises, including creating a simple taxonomy. Related software tools will also be discussed.

Program Take-Aways 



  1. Understand the full range of options and applications of taxonomies



  2. Understand the basic building blocks of taxonomies and how to create the taxonomy itself. 



  3. Understanding of the power or implementation of the taxonomy 



  4. Awareness of the underlying architecture and accompanying standards for taxonomies



  5. Awareness of case studies and implementations of taxonomies in real world cases. 



Speaking
avatar for Marjorie M. K.Hlava

Marjorie M. K.Hlava

President, Access Innovations, Inc.
Marjorie M.K. Hlava is President, Chairman, and founder of Access Innovations, Inc. Very well known in the international information arena, she is the founding Chair of the new SLA Taxonomy Division established in August 2009. She is past president of NFAIS (2002-2003), the organization of those who create, organize, and distribute information. Ms. Hlava is past president of the American Society for Information Science and Technology - 1993... Read More →
BK

Bob Kasenchak

Project Manager and Taxonomist, Access Innovations


Saturday June 7, 2014 8:00am - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 215 & 216

8:00am

Taxonomy Integration: Content Management, Navigation and Search
Taxonomies are here to stay, so it’s time for taxonomists to move past the basics and gain a deeper understanding of the role that taxonomies play in organizations, especially in productivity applications like content management, web site navigation, and search. This all-day course begins with the basics of taxonomy integration, and moves on to analyze specific case studies that show how you can enrich and improve your Web site, enhance your metadata, and boost your search engine’s relevance. You'll come away with an understanding about how you can be a successful member of a software development team and have a set of Best Practices that you can apply immediately.

Program Take-Aways 

  1. How to define use cases 

  2. An understanding of how to design taxonomies for integration

  3. How taxonomists can work effectively in a software development environment

  4. Approaches for solving common taxonomy integration problems

  5. Approaches for testing an integrated taxonom 





Saturday June 7, 2014 8:00am - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 217 & 218

10:00am

DERM - Business Meeting and 'A Hot 30 in 30 Minutes' Environmental Website Highlights
In addition to the DERM business meeting, a guest speaker will present "A Hot 30 in 30 Minutes" Environmental Website Highlights on a range of hot topics and emerging issues of interest to the environmental community, information professionals and concerned citizens.

Saturday June 7, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Convention Centre West, Room 207

10:00am

Solo Librarians Division Board Meeting
The board meeting for the Solo Librarian Division.

Saturday June 7, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 105 & 106

10:00am

SLA Board of Directors Open Session Meeting
SLA Board of Directors Open Session Meeting

Saturday June 7, 2014 10:00am - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 109
  • Presented By SLA

11:30am

Sci-Tech Division Newcomers Lunch
Lunch held off-site. By invitation only.

Program Take-Aways
Participants will meet the chair and the chair-elect of the Division, will learn about the Division and and its different volunteering opportunities. 

Speaking
AR

Anna Ren

Engineering Librarian, Northwestern University Libraries


Saturday June 7, 2014 11:30am - 1:30pm
Elephant & Castle Restaurant and Pub 385 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

12:00pm

Legal Division Board Meeting
A meeting of the Legal Division Executive Board and membership

Saturday June 7, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Black & Blue Steakhouse 1032 Alberni Street, Vancouver, BC

1:00pm

IT Division Board Meeting
DITE 2014 board meeting

Saturday June 7, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 112

1:00pm

Tour of the UBC Museum of Anthropology
The University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology is a place of world arts + cultures. MAHD and the Government Information Division are planning a very special tour of the UBC Museum of Anthropology: specifically a curator led orientation and tour of some of the gallery spaces. Then the group will have an insider’s look at the Audrey and Harry Hawthorn Library and Archives. The Museum of Anthropology is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia and takes about twenty minutes by car. Our tour group will take public transportation to the UBC campus and here is a link to the details: http://moa.ubc.ca/visit/directions-and-parking.php. Participation is limited to two groups of 15 people each. To ensure your place please e-mail Martha Foote at mfoote@libraryco.ca.

Saturday June 7, 2014 1:00pm - 4:00pm
UBC Museum of Anthropology 6393 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

1:00pm

CI Success for Librarians and Info Pros, from Start-up to World Class
This course will present at roadmap for CI success from two different perspectives. The course will be taught in a workshop format, with group excersices, open discussion and practical case studies. Geared to the novice, as well as the advanced practitioner, the course will take a fundamentals approach to CI, looking first at what the discipline is and is not, how librarians/info pros can transition in doing CI, how to source primary and secondary search, as well as a discussion around analytical tools and fitness.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Attendees will get real examples from the presenters of things that work and don’t, as well as how to establish leadership and a “voice” within their respective organizations. 


Speaking
ZA

Zena Applebaum

Director, Competitive Intelligence, Bennett Jones LLP


Saturday June 7, 2014 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 212

1:00pm

Business & Finance Division Board Meeting
The Board will meet to review 2014 activities, set the 2015 budget and plan for the 2015 conference. All division members are welcome to attend.

Moderating
LL

Laura Leavitt

Head, Gast Business Library, Michigan State University Libraries

Saturday June 7, 2014 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 105 & 106

1:00pm

GTRIC Roundtable: General Transportation Research Information Committee
GTRIC provides a forum of public, private, and academic librarians interested in discussing the latest developments in transportation, engineering, environment and other related topics. This year's session topic is the future of transportation with a focus on sustainability as well as intelligent vehicles and intelligent infrastructure.

Saturday June 7, 2014 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 116 & 117

2:00pm

SLA 2015 Conference Planners Meeting
Boston unit planners and the 2015 Annual Conference Advisory Council will meet to continue planning next year’s conference.

Saturday June 7, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 110
  • Presented By SLA

3:00pm

3:30pm

FAN Outgoing Board Meeting
Join your FAN 2013-2014 board members to discuss division business over local food and drinks.  Location: Steamworks, 375 Water Street.

Saturday June 7, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Steamworks Brewery 375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC

4:00pm

Government Information Division Annual Board Meeting
Annual Meeting of the Government Information Division Board.

Saturday June 7, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance, Salon D

4:00pm

DENG Board Meeting
DENG Board members and invited guests will attend and discuss official DENG matters.

Speaking
AS

Andrew Shimp

Engineering Librarian, Yale University Library


Saturday June 7, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 112

5:00pm

Fellows and First Timers Meet
New to SLA? First time at Annual? Come join the SLA Fellows at a meet-and-greet where you can go Beyond Borders and ask questions, make connections, and learn how to better take advantage of the conference and the exhibit hall. You'll have face time with the makers and shakers of SLA; bring plenty of business cards!

Saturday June 7, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Point Grey

6:00pm

DBIO Board Meeting
The officers and committee volunteers take report from one another on their areas of responsibility and discuss the progress of the division. This serves as a kind of dress rehearsal for their reports to the entire membership at the Annual Business Meeting.

Saturday June 7, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Renaissance, Salon E

6:00pm

PAM No-Host Dinner/Newcomer's Dinner
Welcome PAM Division members to SLA 2014! Join fellow early arrivals for a no-host dinner. (Newcomers' Dinner invitees will be generously sponsored by Turpion for this event.) RSVP to Kiem Ta (kiem.ta@okstate.edu) for the dinner. For additional information, contact Kiem by e-mail or at (405) 744-9743. (Newcomers to PAM or PAM members attending their first SLA Annual Conference should  contact Stella Ota at skota@stanford.edu for more information.) Meet at the restaurant. BANANA LEAF ON ROBSON, 1779 Robson St., Vancouver, B.C. 1.04 miles from the Convention Center.

Moderating
KT

Kiem-Dung Ta

Science Librarian, Oklahoma State University Libraries

Saturday June 7, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Banana Leaf 1779 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC

6:30pm

PHTD Dine Around
Join your PHTD colleagues to explore some of the culinary delights of our host city. Maximum of 15 people. Please RSVP to Jeanie Fraser at cacurlytop@me.com by Wednesday, June 4. 

The group will meet at the Renaissance Vancouver Lobby at 6pm, and leave to walk over promptly at 6:15.

Saturday June 7, 2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm
C Restaurant 2-1600 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC

6:30pm

Fellows Dinner
Private dinner for SLA Fellows.

Saturday June 7, 2014 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Cactus Club Café 1085 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

6:30pm

Taxonomy Division No-Host Dinner
Never have enough time to connect with the taxonomists you meet at the conference? Join us in a fun night of dinner and shop talk!

Saturday June 7, 2014 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar Gastown 601 West Cordova St, Vancouver, BC

7:00pm

Government Information Division No-Host Dinner
Please join your fellow Government Information Division members for a no-host dinner in Vancouver.  This is a good way to meet and greet fellow DGI members prior to the start of the annual Conference while enjoying great food at a local Vancouver restaurant.

Please contact DGI Chair George Franchois via e-mail at george_franchois@ios.doi.gov to register for the dinner.



Saturday June 7, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Scoozi's Mediterranean Bar & Grill 445 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC

7:00pm

DCHE Newcomers Dinner
Newcomers will be hosted for dinner with current members who will be paying for their dinner. The location will be withing walking distance of the convention center and will be determined by the beginning of May. Please RSVP here by April 20th: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1whD-sGvlFcxco9LhuOBo-u8kyzbzkaOgNWtqDdk6roc/viewform.

Please contact Ye Li (liye@umich.edu) or Amanda Schoen   (amanda.schoen@sherwin.com) with any questions.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will get to meet new members.



  2. New members will get to know about DCHE and enjoy a good meal (free). 



Moderating
YL

Ye Li

Chemistry Librarian, University of Michigan
AS

Amanda Schoen

Information Specialist, Sherwin Williams
DW

Donna Wrublewski

Librarian, California Institute of Technology

Saturday June 7, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Water Street Café 300 Water Street, Vancouver, BC

7:30pm

FAN No-Host Dinner
Join us for FAN's annual conference kick-off networking dinner and some local fare.  Location: Water Street Cafe, 300 Water Street.

Saturday June 7, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Water Street Café 300 Water Street, Vancouver, BC

9:00pm

Trivia Night
Are we or are we not librarians? Come test that encyclopedic knowledge of yours and reconnect with other SLA members at the same time.

Saturday June 7, 2014 9:00pm - Sunday June 8, 2014 12:00am
Marriott Pinnacle, Pinnacle Ballroom III
 
Sunday, June 8
 

7:00am

Registration Hours - Sunday
Registration Hours - Sunday

Sunday June 8, 2014 7:00am - 7:00pm
Convention Centre West
  • Presented By SLA

9:00am

Opening General Session and Awards Presentation
Join us as we honor our 2014 award recipients and superb conference partners before our featured speaker, John Wilbanks, delivers the keynote presentation.

John Wilbanks is the Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks and a Senior Advisor to the National Coordination Office. He has worked at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, the World Wide Web Consortium, the US House of Representatives, and Creative Commons. John is a past affiliate of MIT’s Project on Mathematics and Computation and also started a bioinformatics company called Incellico, which is now part of Selventa. He sits on the Advisory Boards for Boundless Learning, Genomic Arts, Curious, GenoSpace, Patients Like Me, and Genomera, and is Special Advisor on the Research Commons to the University of California San Francisco’s Clinical Translational Science Institute. John holds a degree in Philosophy from Tulane and studied modern letters at the Sorbonne.

Speaking

Sunday June 8, 2014 9:00am - 11:00am
Convention Centre West, Ballroom AB

11:00am

Ask the Copyright Expert
Do you have a copyright or licensing question? This is your chance to enjoy a free, confidential consultation with author, educator, and lawyer Lesley Ellen Harris. Lesley developed and teaches SLA's Certificate in Copyright Management program and writes a column about copyright issues for Information Outlook. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to handle your organization's copyright and licensing issues more effectively.

Speaking
avatar for Lesley Ellen Harris

Lesley Ellen Harris

Copyrightlaws.com


Sunday June 8, 2014 11:00am - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Social Media Lounge

11:15am

INFO-EXPO Grand Opening
INFO-EXPO Grand Opening

Sunday June 8, 2014 11:15am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO
  • Presented By SLA

11:30am

INFO-EXPO Sunday Hours
INFO-EXPO Sunday Hours

Sunday June 8, 2014 11:30am - 7:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO
  • Presented By SLA

11:45am

Borderless CI: Researching International Intelligence
The global nature of business today means that every CI professional needs to know not only the sources/systems/services that help them monitor industries and companies in other nations, but master the complexities associated with working in those countries.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will engage with CI practitioners from around the world to share their experiences through an exchange – a dialogue.

  2. Participants will experience no PowerPoints here – just expertly crafted and refined questions crowdsourced from the membership about the penetration of CI around the world.

  3. Participants will learn about tools and techniques employed most frequently; cultural sensitivities that make CI challenging (and tips to overcome); and more.



Moderating
BK

Barbie Keiser

President, BEK, Inc.

Speaking
PA

Phani Adidam

Executive Management Education Professor, University of Nebraska Omaha
JC

Jonathan Calof

Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy, University of Ottawa
SL

Scott Leeb

Managing Director, Knowledge Management, Rockefeller Foundation
AJ

Annie Joan Olesen

Managing Director, A9 Consulting
AD

Adeline du Toit

Professor, Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria



Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 211

11:45am

Data Visualization
You've done all the research, synthesized the facts, and want to present the data in a format that makes it easy to understand at a glance. This session will help you to effectively combine information with graphic design -- a critical skill as we become more involved with Big Data.

Speaking
avatar for Marcy Phelps

Marcy Phelps

President, Phelps Research Inc.
As the founder and president of Denver-based Phelps Research Inc., Marcy Phelps helps decision-makers manage risk and prevent fraud. She started her company in 2000 after earning a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Denver. A past-president of AIIP (2009-2010), Marcy is a licensed private investigator and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Marcy blogs about investigative research sources and strategies at... Read More →


Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 121

11:45am

Library Outreach and the Italian Beef Sandwich
Being able to communicate a library’s value is critical to the library’s success and continued existence. A key part of that communication is effective outreach to the patron/user community that it serves. This session will discuss library outreach and describe practical things that librarians can do to have effective outreach as well as how to develop a mindset wherein library service is always at “top of mind”.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Attendees will become impressed with the need to do effective outreach to the constituencies they serve and have practical behaviors and programs that can aid them in their outreach efforts



 

Speaking
EG

Eugene Giudice

Research Librarian, Latham & Watkins



Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 114 & 115

11:45am

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - It's a Brave MOOC World: Challenges and Opportunities for Librarians
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are gaining in popularity as another tool in the expanding field of learning technologies. At the same time, the librarian’s role is being redefined as many move from traditional reference and instruction roles to offering more integrated and embedded information services, whether via subject-specific or general expertise. What opportunities do MOOCs offer for librarians, and how can librarians adapt to and take advantage of the opportunities offered by this new platform? In this panel discussion, three MOOC practitioners will discuss where librarians can “fit” as embedded learners, connectors and collaborators within the MOOC learning environment. Q & A to follow.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will gain an understanding of what MOOCs are, what they offer, and how they compare to traditional methods of instruction.





  2. Participants will learn a variety of roles that information professionals can play within MOOCs based on research and the experience of presenters as MOOC teachers, facilitators and students.





  3. Participants will have the chance to ask questions of presenters to more concretely link the proposed roles with their individual experiences with MOOCs.




Speaking
KL

Kevin Leyton-Brown

University of British Columbia
RR

Rosie Redfield

University of British Columbia
MS

Michael Stephens

Assistant Professor, San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science



Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom AB

11:45am

Springer Lunch and Learn
Springer Lunch and Learn - Sunday

Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 215 & 216

11:45am

Taxonomies: Everything You Need to Know to Start a Taxonomy from Scratch
In this introductory session that is part theory and part practice, the focus will be on how to start creating a taxonomy. Following a presentation of taxonomy basics and techniques to get started and some case examples by the author of The Accidental Taxonomist, there will be an interactive component of working together to build a small taxonomy with audience input.

Program Take-aways: 

  1. Learn the basics of what a taxonomy is.

  2. Get some actual experience choosing taxonomy terms and along the way, learn common pitfalls. 



Moderating
KM

Kathleen McElhinney

Metadata Librarian, University of South Dakota Libraries

Speaking
avatar for Heather Hedden

Heather Hedden

Senior Vocabulary Editor, Cengage Learning
JR

Jacob Ratliff

Archivist/Taxonomy Librarian, National Fire Protection Association



Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 212 & 213

11:45am

Vendors New Product Roundtable Luncheon
Four leading information industry vendors offer 15 minute pitches of new products or services to the DBIO membership, while members enjoy complimentary box lunches provided for them.

Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 110

11:45am

Video Magic! Production Advice and Secrets
Go behind the scenes with our speakers as they explain the process of creating videos and share their tips for creating an attention-getting production. Learn how to avoid the dreaded "talking heads" video and the one that drones on … and on. Discover what to expect when engaging the services of a videographer or production company and the sequential process of creating a viedo from start to finish. And for those of you who are DIY, pick up tips for your own video efforts. What's your story? Your narrative voice? Your message and desired outcomes? Do you have a creative device or hook? What's the "shoot schedule" , location, and who's going to be in your video? Will there be scripts? Storyboards? And then there's music, editing, file format, and distribution options. Videos featuring information service customers are popular in-house communications tools, but they've got to be done right otherwise no one will watch them. Join us for lunch as we learn about producing videos, watch examples by seasoned videographers, and have our video production questions answered.


If you want to attend this engaging session but don't want to buy the conference lunch, please feel free to bring your own lunch and join us.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Learn about the processes and steps for making avideo

  2. Learn about what to expect when working with avideographer or producer.

  3. Learn about current video technology.


Moderating
CO

Christine Olson

Principal, Chris Olson & Associates

Speaking
DC

Devon Cooke

Technical Director, Storybubble Media
DC

David Cooperstone

Owner, The Studio Video Facilities
SL

Shawn Lam

Owner, Shawn Lam Video


Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 109

11:45am

DEDU Business Meeting with ERIC Update
Our annual DEDU business meeting will include an update on the ERIC database.

Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 105 & 106

11:45am

Government Information Division Business Meeting/60 Government Sites in 60 Minutes
In addition to the annual Government Information Division Business Meeting, our guest speakers will take a quick, fun, and fascinating tour of 60 government websites that information professionals should become familiar with.

Program Take-Aways


  1. You will learn about the mission and functions of the Government Information Division and how valuable membership in the division can be for any special librarian.



  2. You will learn about interesting and informative local, state, and federal government websites; what makes them so unique; and the types of information and data that can be obtained from these resources. 



Speaking
MK

Marie Kaddell

Info Profess Consultant, LexisNexis
CV

Chris Vestal

LexisNexis


Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 118

11:45am

MAHD 2014 Board & Business Meeting
The MAHD Board of Directors will provide updates on a variety of topics in this combined open board and business meeting for division members and anyone interested in the division. From the treasurer’s report to an overview of MAHD programs during the 2014 SLA Annual Conference, the topics will be diverse and informative. All are welcome. 

Program Take-Aways

  1. Particpants will gain a good understanding of MAHD - its' leaders and educational opportunities. Participants will also learn more about how the divisions function.


Speaking
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Rebecca Vargha

Librarian/Adjunct Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 107 & 108

11:45am

Solo Librarians Division Business Meeting
You check your Solo e-mail list every morning, right? Here's your chance to check in with solos in person! Network with colleagues, enjoy lunch, and find out where the division is headed in the coming year. We look forward to seeing you there.

Sunday June 8, 2014 11:45am - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Room 221

12:00pm

QUICK TAKE - MBA Insights: The Top 5 Things Information Professionals Should Know about Business Students
An academic business librarian takes the plunge and goes back to school to get his MBA. Hear his insights about the experience from a student's perspective. Any surprises? Maybe it is time to re-align your services.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the day-to-day experiences and information needs of  MBA students.

  2. Participants will learn how MBA students view libraries and the services they offer.

  3. Participants will be prompted to explore if a realignment of library services might be in order given the insights revealed. 


Speaking
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Kyle Naff

Student, University of Wisconsin



Sunday June 8, 2014 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

12:30pm

QUICK TAKE - What the Heck is Big Data? And Why Is It Important?
The term Big Data is tossed around in different ways by the media, various industries and technology and information practioners (not to mention CEOs). Join us for a down and dirty, lightning fast explanation to help take you through your conference experience.

Speaking
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Sean Campbell

CEO, Cascade Insights


Sunday June 8, 2014 12:30pm - 12:45pm
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

1:00pm

QUICK TAKE - Altmetrics – The Basics
Come hear why people are talking about Altmetrics as a new way of measuring scholarship; these metrics are based on the Social Web and can be used for analyzing and informing scholarship.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Lean about the basics of Altmetrics, a new way of measuring scholarship.


 

Moderating
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Nevenka Zdravkovska

Head, EPSL, University of Maryland

Speaking
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Linda Galloway

Bibliographer/Associate Librarian, Syracuse University Libraries



Sunday June 8, 2014 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

1:00pm

Meet Guy St. Clair, SLA Past President
Join us at Soutron Global booth (#912) for a one on one session with Guy St Clair, SLA Past President. You will receive a copy of Soutron Global’s latest publication: From Collections to Connections: Managing the Transformation of Libraries into the Digital Resource Centers of the Future, where Guy St. Clair outlines—in sharp detail—how specialist librarians and strategic information and knowledge professionals are positioned to lead the way in connecting content captured in collections (wherever located and however defined) to the people who will be collaborating in using that content. 

Please stop by booth #912 to set up your appointment.

Sunday June 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

1:00pm

The Technical Report Archive and Image Library - Meet & Greet of TRAIL
Are you interested in technical reports? In unique digital libraries? In collaborative projects? TRAIL is a project initiated in 2006 to digitize, catalog, and provide persistent open access to historical U.S. government technical reports. TRAIL is currently supported by 39 member institutions from the U.S. and Canada. We would like to meet with anyone interested in the work of TRAIL in an informal, drop-in Q&A session.

Sunday June 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

1:30pm

Applying Elicitation Methods to Social Media Research
Due to unforeseen circumstances this session title has been altered slightly. Our speaker will be present “Leveraging Social Media to Find Elicitation Targets." 

Social media straddles the divide between secondary and primary research.  Information Professionals can leverage social media to identify individuals for human intelligence focused efforts.

Program Take-Aways


  1. In this session a primary research veteran will share methods you can use to identify elicitation candidates across a variety of social media platforms.



Moderating
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Lora Bray

Research Librarian, Credit Union National Association

Speaking
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Zena Applebaum

Director, Competitive Intelligence, Bennett Jones LLP
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Sean Campbell

CEO, Cascade Insights


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 121

1:30pm

DENG Standards Update
This is your opportunity to meet representatives and vendors from many standards development organizations (SDOs). Learn about new developments and the latest product and technological innovations. Ask questions and provide feedback while the SDO reps are all in the same room! Come early to get a seat, as this session fills up fast!

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will acquire updates from a variety of major standard development organizations (SDOs).

  2. Participants will have the opportunity to network with SDO vendors.

  3. Participants will be able to network with others interested in the development of standards. 




Moderating
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Jeremy Cusker

Cornell University
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Susan Morley

Manager, Information & Knowledge Management, CSA Group
Chair, Standards, Engineering Division | 2013 SLA Engineering Librarian of the Year | Standards go to person

Speaking
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Claudia Bach

President, Document Center Inc.
SB

Stuart Bowyer

Vice President, Business Development - Americas, Information Services Division, SAI Global
MB

Michael Bozzano

Sales Consultant - Techstreet, Thomson Reuters
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Patti Ensor

Manager, Commercial Alliances, CSA Group
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Erin Moore

Product Manager, Technical Papers, SAE International
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William Nara

Director, Publications Marketing, ASCE
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Steve Noth

Senior Director, Product Management, IHS
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John Pace

Vice-President, Publication & Marketing, ASTM (ASTM International)
MJ

Michael J. Rovins

Director (Global) Sales and Customer Service at ASME, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
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Alban Smith

Head of Licensing & Partnership Development, BSI Standards Limited
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Angela Trilli

Senior Marketing Manager, Digital Products and Corporate Sector, IEEE
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David Walsh

President, Standards Technology Group, Inc.


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 211

1:30pm

KM from the Trenches: Practical Tips for Making Knowledge Management Work in Your Organization
Knowledge management has been discussed extensively by scholars, but very little has been written about how to make KM projects work in real organizations.  This session will focus exclusively on practical problems which often lead to the failure of KM projects within organizations and how to avert or overcome them.  Panelists share their years of experience gleaned from planning and stewarding KM projects in a variety of industries.  Come hear about the highlights of their new book Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations:  The View from Inside just published by IGI Global: http://www.igi-global.com/book/knowledge-management-practice-organizations/90644.

Speaking
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Deborah Keller

Principal, Keller & Associates
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Cindy Shamel

Shamel Info Svcs
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Ulla de Stricker

de Stricker Associates


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 220

1:30pm

Open Data Initiatives
This session will provide an overview of the World Bank's open data projects featuring Tariq Khokar, Data Scientist  from the World Bank.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will learn about the concept of open data and about the World Bank's specific open data initiative.

  2. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how the World Bank's open data has benefited a number of projects across the globe. 


Speaking
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Tariq Khokhar

Data Scientist, World Bank


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 205 & 206

1:30pm

PAM Mathematics Roundtable
Small group discussion of current topics and concerns related to mathematics information, literature, publishing, and libraries. Anticipated topics range from altmetrics and e-books in mathematics to new acquisition models and faculty outreach.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will learn about current topics and trends in mathematics information.



  2. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss issues relevant to mathematics librarianship with colleagues.



Speaking
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Khue Duong

California State University
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Kathleen Gregory

University of Denver


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 224

1:30pm

QUICK TAKE - The Librarian is Where? Supporting Clients Across Miles and Timezones
Is your customer support based on a physical model—working in a library or office setting—so that you can be close to clients or co-workers? Librarians and other information professionals have successfully separated themselves from research materials, moving needed resources to online access models and digital repositories, and capitalizing on the wealth of information available through the internet. Why not separate them from clients as well? Our presenter will share her experiences as a “virtual” research librarian for ten years. She will discuss strategies for communicating with both clients and co-workers, and continuing to be a part of the team in spite of the location and time differences.

Speaking
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Mary Frances Lembo

Research Librarian, Senior, Pacific Northwest Natl Lab


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

1:30pm

SLA Contributed Papers - Sunday Session
Come hear what your colleagues have to share on these topics:

Lessons from the Battlefield: the Challenges and Evolution of an Embedded Researcher
Leah Swift, MLIS, Resource Librarian, R. V. Anderson Associates Limited, Toronto, ON Canada

Information Verification in the Age of Digital Journalism
Nora Martin, Research Librarian, Sound and Reference Library, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Sydney, NSW, Australia

Beyond COUNTER data for Journal Retention Decisions: a Case Study of Chemistry and Biochemistry Periodical Value Metrics at a Research University
Lutishoor Sailsbury, Head, Chemistry and Biochemistry Library, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR, USA

Leaders in Librarianship: Role of Special Libraries Association in Asia
Dr. P K Jain, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India

Moderating
GB

Giovanna Badia

McGill University Library

Speaking
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Praveen Kumar Jain

Librarian, Institute of Economic Growth Library
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Nora Martin

Graduate student, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australian Broadcasting Corporation
LS

Lutishoor Salisbury

University Professor/Librarian, University of Arkansas
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Leah Swift

R.V. Anderson Associates Limited



Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 208 & 209
  • Presented By SLA

1:30pm

SLA Hot Topic: Developing Technology-enabled Custom Research Solutions
We wish to focus on the use of technology by Evalueserve to develop custom research solutions and knowledge processes for its clients. Over the last decade, Evalueserve has evolved as a pioneer in the field of custom research solutions. 

We understand, based on the diverse demands of clients across domains, that their expectations related to information gathering has evolved from mere ‘easy to access’ to ‘easy to consume’. In view of this trend, we foresee a growing need for DIY research products that not only allow easy access to information but also customization of data elements as per user preference. 

Evalueserve envisions a growing demand for technology-enabled custom research solutions that combine the benefits offered by traditional data aggregators and custom research providers. 

Evalueserve would also like to discuss a few Process Enhancement Tools (PETs), which enable users to automate and streamline time-intensive knowledge processes, developed for clients.

Speaking
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Itty Gupta

Group Manager, Corporates and Professional Services Business Unit, Evalueserve
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Patrick Tobin

Director, Evalueserve


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 114 & 115

1:30pm

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - Disruption, Alignment, and Embedded Librarianship: Connecting the Dots, and Avoiding the Traps
As members of a disrupted profession, librarians require new strategies to realign what we do with the changed expectations of our employers. Embedded librarianship is just such an innovative strategy but there are traps and pitfalls awaiting the unwary. Dave will briefly survey the core characteristics of embedded librarianship and discuss some of the common traps and pitfalls, offering strategies for getting out of them – or avoiding them altogether.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will understand the  core characteristics of embedded librarianship.

  2. Participants will learn some of the common traps and pitfalls involved with embedded librarianship.

  3. Participants will learn strategies for getting out of those traps and pitfalls or avoid them together. 


Speaking
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David Shumaker

Catholic University of America


Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom AB

1:30pm

The Evolving Information Professional: Changing Roles, New Opportunities
The definition and role of a librarian has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. At the same time, new information-related fields have emerged, offering new opportunities. Our panel will look at where these changes have taken us professionally and where they see them leading us in the future.

Program Take-Aways
  1. Learn why the definition and role of a "librarian" has changed over the past two decades and where outside  of traditional libraries, librarians and information professionals can now be found.

  2. Learn from a panel of experts where they believe librarianship is heading and areas of opportunity that are emerging for those with the skill sets found within most librarians and information professionals. 


Moderating
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Hannah Rubin

US Library of Congress

Speaking
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Denise Bedford

Kent State University
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Blane Dessy

Dep. Assoc. Libn., Library of Congress



Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 119 & 120

1:30pm

The Reluctant Intrapreneur - Becoming the Info Center CEO
Part One of Two-Part Series on "The Irreplaceable Info Pro". Special librarians have always managed information centers within larger organizations, but we don’t always see ourselves as business owners. Mary Ellen Bates gives you the tools to think like an internal entrepreneur, negotiate painlessly, stay customer-driven, and use “un-marketing” techniques to communicate effectively with your clients.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will learn to recognize opportunities to become an intrapreneur, however reluctant.

  2. Participants will learn how to negotiate successfully, with Mary Ellen’s Joyful Negotiation strategies.

  3. Participants will learn how to effectively “un-market” the info center to stakeholders.



Moderating
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Elaine Lasda Bergman

Librarian, State University of New York at Albany Libraries

Speaking
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Mary Ellen Bates

Owner, Bates Information Services, Inc.



Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 212 & 213

1:30pm

The Science and Politics of Sustainable Seafood
Fish and shellfish provide a vital source of protein and essential fatty acids for the human diet around the world. They are wild caught or aquacultured at the rate of 150 million tons annually by industrial fleets and farm operations nominally regulated by national governments which have often have drastically diverging interests from those of other nations with whom they must share the seas. Many species are endangered, some aquaculture practices have been found hazardous to the environment, and the livelihood of small-scale, subsistence fishermen everywhere is imperiled. Corrective multinational seafood conservation treaties require massive data compilation & the development of an international scientific & political consensus on best practices. But informed consumers making wise choices in the market may well be the most influential factor in making seafood a sustainable resource. Information professionals have an important role to play at every step of the process.

Program Take-Aways
Participants will have a better understanding of the complexities of what is truly an international dilemma, will see how important fact-finding is, and yet understand how competing interests can look at the same set of  facts and come to very different conclusions.

Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 202 & 203

1:30pm

Fellows Business Meeting
SLA Fellows annual business meeting; agenda TBD.

Sunday June 8, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 207

2:00pm

QUICK TAKE - Top 5 Tips for Developing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles
This session will focus on how to develop positive, persuasive LinkedIn profiles with a concentration on proven recognized best practices.

Program Take-Aways

Participants will leave this session with a practical list of steps to take to maximize the visibility of their LinkedIn profile. 

Speaking
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Nathan Rosen

Library Research Manager, Dechert LLP



Sunday June 8, 2014 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

3:00pm

Meet Guy St. Clair, SLA Past President
Join us at Soutron Global booth (#912) for a one on one session with Guy St Clair, SLA Past President. You will receive a copy of Soutron Global’s latest publication: From Collections to Connections: Managing the Transformation of Libraries into the Digital Resource Centers of the Future, where Guy St. Clair outlines—in sharp detail—how specialist librarians and strategic information and knowledge professionals are positioned to lead the way in connecting content captured in collections (wherever located and however defined) to the people who will be collaborating in using that content. 

Please stop by booth #912 to set up your appointment.

Sunday June 8, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

3:30pm

Academic Division Roundtable and New Member Welcome
Meet your Academic Division colleagues and discuss some of the most important and relevant issues facing academic librarians. Discussion topics will be chosen from the following:

1.Tenure, promotion, career trajectories, and continuing professional development
2. Scholarly Communication, Open Access, Digital Repositories, Library as Publisher
3. Trends in Higher Ed: MOOCs, distance learning, blended campuses (academic + entrepreneurship)
4. Altmetrics data, h-indices, and publishing
5. Library instruction: embedded librarians, information literacy courses
6. Outreach and collaboration: on campus and beyond
7. Liaison services 
8. Buildings, spaces, and places
9. Makerspaces, 3D printing, and knowledge creation
10. Assessing and communicating value
11. Core competencies for leadership
12. Data management


Whether you are seeking to develop new contacts or to connect with existing ones, bring your questions and thoughts as you build your own network of mentors, experts, and colleagues.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will connect with colleagues and reflect on practice via guided discussion.

  2. Participants will leave with an understanding of what membership in the Academic Division offers and of ways to get involved with the Division. 


Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 116 & 117

3:30pm

Bringing Parks to the People: Online Access to the Scenery and History of Our National Parks
This session will spotlight efforts on the part of Parks Canada and the National Park Service (in cooperation with Clemson University and the Digital Public Library of America) to provide digital and social media access to the wonders of our National Parks.

Program Take-Aways
1) Learn about the efforts of the National Park Service (in partnership with the Digital Public Library of America and Clemson Univ.) and Parks Canada to provide libraries and library users with the capability to virtually visit their parks and explore their history and natural beauty.

2) Learn how these agencies are utilizing YouTube, Facebook, and other social media tools as outreach mechanisms to reach their constituencies and what they are planning for the future. 

Speaking
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Nancy Hori

Librarian/Public Information Officer, National Park Service
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Morag Hutcheson

Manager, New Media, Parks Canada
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Chris Vinson

Head of Library Technology, Clemson University



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 119 & 120

3:30pm

Crossing Boundaries: Corporate and Academic Librarians
Join us for a lively and engaging discussion on the similarities and differences between academic and corporate libraries and their parent organizations. A panel of librarians who have experienced both cultures will share practical tips for working in and working with both areas to help us "cross boundaries". 

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will gain valuable information on the similarities and differences between academic and corporate libraries and organization culture.

  2. Participants will acquire practical tips and insights to help prepare them to move from one environment to the other. 

  3. Participants will garner insight into communicating and working with librarians across boundaries.




Moderating
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Patricia Aspinwall

Prospect Researcher, The Lung Association

Speaking
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Chris Ewing

Asst. Professor & STEM Librarian, EWU Libraries
JV

James Van Loon

Science Librarian, Wayne State University
TM

Tasha Maddison

Science Liaison Librarian, University of Saskatchewan
VT

Valerie Tucci

Physical Science and Engineering Librarian, College of New Jersey Library
CW

Christie Wiley

Engineering Research and Data Services Librarian, University of Illinois



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 211

3:30pm

globalEDGE: Your Free Resource for Global Business Knowledge
The Michigan State University International Business Center (MSU-CIBER) is home to globalEDGE.msu.edu, consistently ranked as one of the top international business websites. Attend this session to learn more about this valuable free resource and its many unique features. This session will include a review of the export tutorials available on the site, the Market Potential Index for Emerging Markets, and the extensive Database of International Business Statistics (DIBS). Numerous other tools and resources for the international business practitioner, researcher, or educator will also be covered in-depth.

Program Take-Aways:

  1. Participants will be provided with a general overview of the globalEDGE website as well as in-depth coverage of the unique datasets available on the site. 

  2. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how the data available from the globalEdge website is used by researchers, educators and practitioners. 


Speaking
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Breezy Silver

Business Librarian, Michigan State University Libraries
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Sarah Singer

Assistant Director, MSU International Business Center



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 220

3:30pm

How Not to Run a Meeting: Facilitation Skills 101 for Librarians
Why Facilitation Matters: A Comedy of (Meeting) Errors. Remember the best (and worst) meetings you've ever attended? This humorous set of interactive skits will show you why some meetings and events are truly awful, and why the best ones are often the ones that are most skilfully (and sometimes very subtly) facilitated. Introduces and uses Group Works: A Pattern Language (and 91-card deck) for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings. Includes a brief introduction to the topic of facilitation and how you can learn to improve your facilitation skills, both as a leader and as a participant in group events.

Program Take-Aways:

  1. Participants will learn about the basics of meeting facilitation.

  2. Participants will improve their facilitation skills as a leader or as a participant. 




Moderating
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Sharon Lenius

Retired, National Guard
Program planning

Speaking
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Dave Pollard

Author and Entrepreneur, After Us the Dragons



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 109

3:30pm

I Don’t Have Time for Metadata! Adding Automated Categorization to Your Workflow
Automated categorization is a means of extending your expertise past what you can possibly categorize manually. During software set-up, some of your expertise is transferred to the software, which can then process much more material than you could ever process manually. Hear from a panel of librarians who have worked with auto-categorization products. Learn how auto-categorization was embedded into their workflows, as well as what they learned about the challenges, costs and required skill sets. Have some experience with auto-categorization? There will opportunity to share your insights as well.

Take-aways:



  1. How does your expertise get embedded into the process?



  2. How taxonomies can improve auto-categorization results. 



Moderating
Speaking
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Denise Bedford

Kent State University
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Susan Golden

Senior Product Manager for Content, Onvia
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Bob Kasenchak

Project Manager and Taxonomist, Access Innovations
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Joyce Ward

Director, Taxonomies and Semantic Enrichment, LexisNexis


Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 205 & 206

3:30pm

Information Alchemy: Adding Value Where It Counts
Part Two of Two-Part Series on "The Irreplaceable Info Pro". To fully leverage our value, info pros must look beyond information retrieval and organization to providing strategic analysis and insights Gulp! Mary Ellen Bates offers strategies and approaches to recognizing where the greatest needs for higher-end analysis are and creating high-value services and products that amaze your clients.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will learn to see their role as an info pro in a challenging new light.

  2. Participants will learn how to strategically manage their resources to provide the highest value possible and best ROI.

  3. Participants will learn how to create information services that create fierce client loyalty. 



Moderating
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Melissa Gustafson

Librarian I, Battelle Memorial Institute

Speaking
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Mary Ellen Bates

Owner, Bates Information Services, Inc.



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 212 & 213

3:30pm

Joint Poster Session
The 2014 SLA Annual Poster Session will showcase projects that are in keeping with the 2014 theme of Beyond Borders. Attendees will have the opportunity to talk directly and informally with those who have been selected.


Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

3:30pm

Magical Mentoring?
Gerry Hurley Memorial Leadership Program.  
Many organizations embrace mentoring as a strategy for fostering leadership development and succession for high-potential employees, but there is still much to be learned about the process. For librarians who manage to find mentors, the question remains whether it actually pays off in terms of promotions and career satisfaction. And for mentors and mentees alike, it is often unclear how to structure roles and responsibilities to ensure success. During this lively panel discussion, library leaders debate the tangible and intangible benefits that they have derived from their own experiences on either side of the mentoring relationship.

Speaking
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Karen Reczek

Senior Standards Information Specialist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
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Rebecca Vargha

Librarian/Adjunct Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 121

3:30pm

Practical Tips on How to Aggregate Intelligence Information
It's not just enough to know that information exists. You need to get the information in front of the person who needs it. Learn practical methods your colleagues have used to get information gatherers to share their knowledge so that it can be aggregated for the organization.

Moderating
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Anne Herron

Allis Information Management (AIM)

Speaking
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Dr. Mari Buche

Associate Professor, Management Information Systems, Michigan Technological University’s School of Business & Economics


Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 114 & 115

3:30pm

Prometheus Project: Multi-Institution Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Initiative in British Columbia
Materials science in Canada is taking their destiny in their own hands. Come hear from Neil Branda, a Canada Research Chair, about: what he and his team are doing in materials science in general for Canada, how they are shaping the researchers of tomorrow in materials science, as well as what projects they are working on, including Project Prometheus, which focuses on solar industry related materials/devices, miniaturized biosensors, and spintronics/magnetic devices.

Program Take-Aways:

  1. Participants will take away  a brief history of materials science.

  2. Participants will learn what the author’s team in BC/Canada is doing  including the Prometheus Project.

  3. Participants will understand how a new breed of materials science students are being encouraged to drive their own future.



Speaking
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Neil Branda

Professor, Simon Fraser University



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 208 & 209

3:30pm

Science and Engineering 101
This year in 101, join Mary Frances and James as they celebrate their 10th anniversary with a retrospective survey of past sessions including their favorite sources, with updates, and their favorite memories, including the infamous patents session.

Program Take-Aways

  1. This year in 101, join Mary Frances and James as they celebrate their 10th anniversary with a retrospective survey of past sessions including their favorite sources, with updates, and their favorite memories, including the infamous patents session. 




Moderating
NZ

Nevenka Zdravkovska

Head, EPSL, University of Maryland

Speaking
MF

Mary Frances Lembo

Research Librarian, Senior, Pacific Northwest Natl Lab
JM

James Manasco

Engineering and Physical Sciences Librarian, University of Louisville Libraries



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 210

3:30pm

SLA Career Connection Seminar: Make the Most of a Difficult Situation: MORE Solutions to Get You Through
We’ve all experienced a difficult work situation at least once (perhaps twice).  While we believe that we control our own destiny, the truth is that a rough project, an abusive boss, a clash with a colleague or even an unpleasant physical space can alter that belief as well as threaten productivity, working relationships, and the ability to succeed and thrive.  In this popular session, we will discuss tactics and techniques, brainstorm solutions, and provide advice for surviving difficult work situations.  You are encouraged to bring your questions and situations, and seek solutions.

Speaking
JH

Jill Hurst-Wahl

Director, LIS/SM Programs, Syracuse University



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 110

3:30pm

Staying in the Game: New Roles for Libraries in Research Support
Within an increasingly competitive funding landscape and with the push toward interdisciplinary research, a unique role exists for librarians and information specialists in facilitating collaborations and research dissemination through new and traditional means of scholarly communication. Promoting the use of social media and research sharing tools to connect with potential collaborators, keeping up with new developments in ‘altmetrics’, and providing embedded services and tools for measuring research impacts for grant reporting and promotion processes are just a few ways information professionals are making a difference. This program will illustrate some of these new roles for librarians in supporting the research mission of their institutions. This will take place in the form of brief talks followed by a facilitated panel discussion. The panel will include a librarian actively involved in these activities, and the viewpoints of faculty/researchers and/or administrators will be represented. In addition, I hope to invite a representative of an altmetrics tracking tool such as Impact Story or Plum Analytics to lend a more in-depth view on the role and future of this interesting trend.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will learn new tools of the trade for measuring research impacts and altmetrics.



  2. Participants will be able to better support researchers and faculty in their use of traditional and new means of scholarly communication. 



Moderating
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Lutishoor Salisbury

University Professor/Librarian, University of Arkansas

Speaking
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Elaine Lasda Bergman

Librarian, State University of New York at Albany Libraries
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Mike Buschman

Co-founder, Plum Analytics
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Steven Roberts

Associate Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington



Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 202 & 203

3:30pm

IFLA in Lyon, France

Learn about activities for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) conference, and hear an overview of IFLA’s Trend Report, which identifies 5 high level trends affecting  and shaping the future information ecosystem.


Speaking
DS

Donna Scheeder

Deputy CIO, Congressional Research Service - US Library of Congress


Sunday June 8, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 105 & 106
  • Presented By SLA

5:00pm

Book Signing with Lesley Ellen Harris
Lesley Ellen Harris will be signing copies of her book Canadian Copyright Law, 4th Edition. 

About the book:

Copyright law is very complicated. The purpose of this book is to demystify Canadian Copyright Law and set out its fundamental principles in everyday language. This book is written for those who create copyright materials, use copyright materials, acquire the rights to content, and share and disseminate content. Its audience is the individual as well as those who work in institutions and organizations in a broad range of fields including cultural, entertainment, education, information and computer software, whether for-profit or nonprofit organizations, and whether your use of content is for commercial or noncommercial or personal purposes. Many of us share the same experience in that the internet and digital content and distribution has made copyright everyone’s business. 

About the author: 

Lesley is a lawyer, author and educator. She’s also a mom, wife, dog owner (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel), tennis player, kayaker, and loves walking anywhere in the world. She’s an avid Scrabble player and knows the 101 2-letter words acceptable in the Scrabble dictionary.
Lesley began working in copyright in the summer of 1984 while a law student at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.

 

Speaking
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Lesley Ellen Harris

Copyrightlaws.com



Sunday June 8, 2014 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Convention Centre West, Social Media Lounge
  • Presented By SLA

5:00pm

Book Signing with Mary Ellen Bates
Mary Ellen Bates will be signing copies of her books The Reluctant Entrepreneur: Making a Living Doing What You Love and Building and Running a Successful Information Business: A Guide For the Independent Info Pro

About the books:

The Reluctant Entrepreneur: Making a Living Doing What You Love

Are you someone who loves what you do, and you want to make a living doing it independently? This book is written for people who have something they love to do and who want to make a living doing it—they just don’t know how to think like an entrepreneur. 

Building and Running a Successful Information Business: A Guide For the Independent Info Pro
This book, described as the “bible for info-entrepreneurs”, walks you through all the steps necessary to launch your own information business—from figuring out what services to offer to how to attract clients and plan strategically.


About the author:
 

Mary Ellen Bates, president and founder of Bates Information Services is one of the nation's leading experts in customized information research (also known as information brokering) and effective, thorough, and no-nonsense training for corporate researchers and knowledge workers. She also provides detailed consulting and hands-on business coaching for professionals seeking to enter the field of information brokering. 



 

Speaking
ME

Mary Ellen Bates

Owner, Bates Information Services, Inc.



Sunday June 8, 2014 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Convention Centre West, Social Media Lounge
  • Presented By SLA

5:00pm

INFO-EXPO Opening Reception
All conference attendees are invited to celebrate the start of the SLA 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO. Join us to network with fellow attendees, enter to win one of many terrific prizes, and enjoy food and drink compliments of our sponsors. Need a drink ticket? Just visit one of the three sponsors’ booths!

Sunday June 8, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

5:45pm

Book Signing with Dave Pollard
Dave Pollard will be signing copies of Group Works: A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings (Card Deck + Booklet). 

About the Card Deck + Booklet:

The Group Works card deck is designed to support your process as a group convenor, planner, facilitator, or participant. The people who developed this deck spent several years pooling our knowledge of the best group events we had ever witnessed. We looked at meetings, conferences, retreats, town halls, and other sessions that give organizations life, solve a longstanding dilemma, get stuck relationships flowing, result in clear decisions with wide support, and make a lasting difference. We also looked at routine, well-run meetings that simply bring people together and get lots of stuff done.

The deck consists of 91 full-colour 3.5" x 5.5" cards (plus a few blanks to add your own patterns), a five-panel explanatory insert, and an accompanying booklet explaining the purpose and history of the project and suggesting uses for the cards in group process work.

 

 

Speaking
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Dave Pollard

Author and Entrepreneur, After Us the Dragons




Sunday June 8, 2014 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Convention Centre West, Social Media Lounge
  • Presented By SLA

6:30pm

DPHT Hospitality Suite
Join us for hors d’oeuvres and beverages featuring local beers and wines. There’s a lot going on this evening … but please stop by to connect with colleagues that you only get to see at Annual Conference

Sunday June 8, 2014 6:30pm - 10:00pm
TBA

7:30pm

SciTech Division Reception and Awards Ceremony
Come network with your SciTech Division colleagues and celebrate the 90th anniversary of our Division. 

Awards will be presented. 

Enjoy finger foods and a drink at Mahony and Sons (in the Convention Centre) http://mahonyandsons.com.

Speaking
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Nevenka Zdravkovska

Head, EPSL, University of Maryland


Sunday June 8, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Mahony & Sons Burrard Landing 1055 Canada Pl #36, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

7:30pm

Business & Finance Division Open House & Awards Reception
Open house and reception honoring student and professional award recipients as well as B&F Division members who have published in the past year. Come and offer your congratulations.

Sunday June 8, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Pinnacle Ballroom I & II

7:30pm

Special Libraries Association Education Division 40th Anniversary Celebration, 1974-2014
Happy 40th Anniversary to DEDU! This evening reception will highlight the Education Division's role and contributions over the years, 1974-2014.

Sunday June 8, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Shaughnessy Salon

7:30pm

Western States Chapter Reception
The Western States Chapter Reception is held annually during the SLA conference. This reception is intended for the western state chapters and their guests. It offers networking opportunities and provides a time for attendees to relax and have fun together. During the reception, hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. 

Sunday June 8, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Mahony & Sons Burrard Landing 1055 Canada Pl #36, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

8:00pm

LMD/KMD Open House
This is an open house sponsored by LMD and KMD

Sunday June 8, 2014 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Renaissance, Harbourside Ballroom I

8:00pm

News Division Networking Opportunity
The News Division networking event will start with a tour of The Vancouver Sun/The Province at 200 Granville Street (a five minute walk from the convention center) followed by a no-host visit to a nearby pub for fun and fellowship. Register in advance by contacting Kate Bird at kbird@vancouversun.com by Friday, May 30. 

Sunday June 8, 2014 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Vancouver Sun Building 200 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC

9:00pm

Karaoke Party
Join your fellow SLA members as we sing our way into Beautiful British Columbia. You'll see that Karaoke has the power to take us Beyond Borders. Trust us. Singing talent is most definitely not a requirement, but enjoying yourself is.

Sunday June 8, 2014 9:00pm - Monday June 9, 2014 12:00am
Renaissance, Salon A
 
Monday, June 9
 

7:00am

Registration Hours - Monday
Registration Hours - Monday

Monday June 9, 2014 7:00am - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West
  • Presented By SLA

7:30am

IEEE Breakfast & Presentation
IEEE Breakfast & Presentation

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30am - 9:00am
Renaissance, Harbourside Ballroom I

7:30am

PsycINFO: But Seriously, What's In It for Me?
You're on a tight deadline and need accurate, up-to-date, and authoritative information. Is there a good reason to turn to bibliographic psychology database? What if it gets you to on-target sources precisely, quickly, and affordably? If you think PsycINFO is "just" a psychology database, think about what psychology is: "scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context." Sound relevant? SLA members specialize across disciplines--and so do we. Among PsycINFO's 2,500+ professionally indexed journals are journals that are focused on the areas you work in, communications, environment, biotechnology, logistics, telecommunications, marketing, HR, law, the military, government, and hundreds more. How can we benefit you? How can you get immediate and affordable access? Come to a session with PsycINFO trainer Anne Breitenbach and find out.

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30am - 9:00am
Convention Centre West, Room 214

7:30am

DCHE Breakfast Meeting and Business Meeting and Vendor Roundtable
This program will begin with a full breakfast, followed by a brief business meeting of the Chemistry Division. The rest of the session will focus on the major chemistry vendors and publishers, representatives of which will inform participants of new developments of importance from each of their perspectives.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will enjoy a full, plate breakfast.





  2. Participants will hear a brief update on the activities and financial status of the Division.





  3. Participants will learn of the latest developments in chemistry research dissemination from each of the major chemistry and chemistry related vendors and publishers.




Moderating
LP

Lee Pedersen

Brown University Library

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 116 & 117

7:30am

FAN New and Renewing Members Business Meeting and Breakfast followed by Vendor Speed-Dating
Enjoy a hot breakfast buffet with your fellow FAN members, help us look ahead and plan for the upcoming year and enjoy an opportunity to meet face-to-face with some of our vendor partners to discuss new products and services.

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 222

7:30am

PHTD Business Meeting and Awards Breakfast
Join your PHTD colleagues to review the accomplishments of the past year, learn about the plans for the future, and celebrate our award winners.

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 207

7:30am

Military Libraries Division Networking Breakfast
The Military Libraries Division invites all interested attendees to join us for a breakfast buffet paired with good conversation and excellent company. Meet Division members and learn about the various services provided to the military by our librarians.

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 204

8:00am

Monitoring Social Media: Beyond Lurking--Data Mining and Putting the Pieces Together
The role that social media plays in our lives is increasing rapidly. Beyond finding friends on Facebook, and reading scandalous celebrity tweets, the fragmented social media landscape has fundamentally changed the way we consume information. Hear strategies from several social media experts on how they monitor social media, and the tools they use to stay aware of what's “trending” as well as trends that are emerging in social media formats. Find out how information gleaned from “casual data mining” of social media outlets including Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, blogs, forums, and online news sites is used for professional activities including journalism and law enforcement.

Speaking
ZA

Zena Applebaum

Director, Competitive Intelligence, Bennett Jones LLP
MK

Marie Kaddell

Info Profess Consultant, LexisNexis



Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 211

8:00am

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - A.D. (After Digitization): Managing and Marketing your Digital Content
This session will look at case studies from media organizations and other institutions that have digitized newspapers and local history records not just for access preservation, but also to drive website traffic and maximize revenues. Participants will see how blog posts, partnerships and other promotions can highlight historical digital content and new revenue streams can be developed from related projects including e-books, commemorative pages and photo sales.

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Ballroom A

8:00am

The Bionic InfoPro – Machine Augmentation of Competitive Intelligence
Competitive intelligence work is an intensely analytical process. It relies on human knowledge and expertise. A panel of analysts will discuss how an analyst’s knowledge might be profiled as a taxonomy or an ontology for machine assisted analysis.

Program Take-Aways 


  1. How to add automation to your competitive intelligence process.

  2. How taxonomies may improve your competitive intelligence work. 


Moderating
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Heather Hedden

Senior Vocabulary Editor, Cengage Learning

Speaking
EL

Elaine Lasda Bergman

Librarian, State University of New York at Albany Libraries
AJ

Arik Johnson

Founder & Chairman, Aurora WDC


Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 212 & 213

8:00am

Managing External Content and Online Tools for the Enterprise
Join the Content Buying Section of LMD for a panel discussion on topics chosen by our members. We expect a riveting discussion that will touch on various aspects of managing external content and online tools for the enterprise. Expected topics include: mobile delivery options, importance of single sign-ons, and your role in the supplier’s product development process.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participant will learn about various aspects of managing external content including:
    *mobile delivery options
    *importance of single sign-on
    *their role in the supplier’s product development process

 

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 118

8:00am

Academic Division Business Meeting and Awards Reception
All division members and potential board members are invited to attend.

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 223

8:00am

College & University Business Libraries Section Meeting
Annual business and networking meeting of the College & University Business Libraries Section.  New members are welcome. The meeting will include two formal presentations: "Making Entrepreneurship Local for Foreign Students at US Colleges" by Jack Cahill and "A Global Reach: Supporting International Research, Academics & Working Abroad" by Holly Inglis & Stephanie Perpick. Topical roundtable discussions will follow the presentations.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of how universities are supporting international business students and researchers.

  2. Participants will also be able to connect with colleagues and learn of best practices in a range of areas through the roundtable discussions. 


Moderating
LL

Linda Lowry

Business Librarian, Brock University

Speaking
JC

John Cahill

Babson College Horn Library
HI

Holly Inglis

Public Services Librarian, Rotman Business Information Centre, University of Toronto
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Stephanie Perpick

Finance Librarian, UTSC Library and Finance Trading Lab, University of Toronto Scarborough Library


Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 224

8:00am

Corporate Information Centers Section Meeting
Annual meeting of the Corporate Information Centers section of the Business & Finance Division.  

No Longer the 'Desk Set" - An Examination of Corporate Information Centers Today and Their Future

Panel Discussion

Moderating
JA

John Aubrey

Senior Business Development Specialist, Analysis Group, Inc.

Speaking
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Kate Arnold

Head of Academic Liaison, Royal Holloway, University of London
LB

Lauren Beaumont

Director, Private Equity, KPMG LLP
ME

Monica Ertel

Director, Global Information Services, Bain and Company
NG

Nancy Gershenfeld

Senior Lecturer, University of Washington Information School
LA

Lori Anne Oja

Associate Director, Global Knowledge Services, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited


Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 201

8:00am

Financial Services Section Meeting
Annual meeting of the Financial Services Section of the Business & Finance Division.  

Topic: Vendor Content Portfolio Management

As knowledge managers face increasing internal demand for cost transparency and information spend budget management, how do they determine the optimal portfolio of resources to add value to their business? This program focuses on the analysis of content strategic fit and vendor/product performance for efficient resource management.

Speaking
AI

Alex Ilg

Vice President, Morgan Stanley


Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 109

8:00am

OCLC Update Breakfast
Join OCLC and your colleagues for breakfast and update on OCLC activities from Nigel Long, Library Services Consultant, OCLC Canada.

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Renaissance, Harbourside Ballroom III

8:00am

PAM Division Annual Business Meeting and Breakfast
PAM Division Annual Business Meeting and breakfast.

Speaking
BK

Barbara Kern

Science Lib, University of Chicago Libraries


Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 110

8:00am

The Bloomberg BNA Legal Division Breakfast & Business Meeting
The Legal Division's Breakfast and Business Meeting graciously sponsored by Bloomberg BNA.  The Legal Division chair will offer remarks about the state of the division, new business will be entertained, and award winners will be announced.

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Marriott Pinnacle, Pinnacle Ballroom I & II

8:00am

Aerospace Section Breakfast and Program
Join the Aerospace Section for a delicious meal and stimulating discussion on current topics.

Speaking
EP

Edna Paulson

Librarian on the Move


Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 221

8:00am

DBIO Annual Business Meeting
All major officers of the division present their reports to the membership in which the previous year's progress is reviewed, current year's agenda confirmed, and the outlook for the coming year is projected. Suggestions for next year's convention programs are taken from the floor. Annual Awards are presented. Calls for candidates for next year's officers are issued.

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 215 & 216

9:00am

QUICK TAKE - Networking Naturally: Getting to the Heart of Information Sharing
One of the hallmark features in a learning organization is frequent sharing of information. While this trait is not unique to organizations with strong knowledge management programs, information sharing is essential to KM success. Our presenter, a “natural networker,” will share tips and techniques to building a professional network. He will also talk about the role of networks within learning organizations, and the role that information sharing can play in professional and organizational success.

Speaking
TR

Thomas Rink

Instructor, Library Services, Northeastern State University



Monday June 9, 2014 9:00am - 9:15am
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

9:00am

INFO-EXPO Monday Hours
INFO-EXPO Monday Hours

Monday June 9, 2014 9:00am - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West
  • Presented By SLA

9:30am

DirectPath™ Demo: Get Content, the Rights to Share it, and the Tools to Manage it in One Place Monday Session
Your colleagues need information faster. Management wants to know if your company’s getting the most value from your subscriptions. And you want a more efficient way to connect employees to the content they want and the rights they need to share that information. Join Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) for a demo of the new DirectPath content workflow solution—an easy-to-use and cost-effective way to find, get, buy, share and track content.

Monday June 9, 2014 9:30am - 10:00am
INFO-EXPO

10:00am

10:00am

Meet Guy St. Clair, SLA Past President
Join us at Soutron Global booth (#912) for a one on one session with Guy St Clair, SLA Past President. You will receive a copy of Soutron Global’s latest publication: From Collections to Connections: Managing the Transformation of Libraries into the Digital Resource Centers of the Future, where Guy St. Clair outlines—in sharp detail—how specialist librarians and strategic information and knowledge professionals are positioned to lead the way in connecting content captured in collections (wherever located and however defined) to the people who will be collaborating in using that content. 

Please stop by booth #912 to set up your appointment. 

Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

10:00am

CANCELLED: Global Health Issues
What are the major global health issues outside of North America, and how can an information professional help effect change? In some cases, this may be the ultimate of imbedded librarianship!

Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 219

10:00am

Children's Literature Panel
This session on children’s literature will include what makes Canadian children’s book publishing unique and how academic collections of children's literature act as special libraries, serving populations whose needs differ greatly from those who use public library children’s collections.

Moderating
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Maya Kucij

Coordinator, Education Curriculum Resources Centre, McGill University Libraries

Speaking
KG

Kallie George

Author/Editor, Simply Read Books
JH

Jan Hare

Professor in Indigenous Education for Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
JN

Jo-Anne Naslund

Librarian, Education Library, University of British Columbia
JS

Judith Saltman

Professor, School of Library Archival and Information Studies, University of British Columbia


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 210

10:00am

Engaging Users with Technology
How do we decide what products we will purchase and invest our time in? Are these decisions driven by the functionality of the technology, or how the interaction enhances our experience? The speakers will explore models to measure user engagement along with teaching and learning applications, such as gaming.

Program Take-Aways
    1. Participants will gain insights into the phenomenon of engagement and understand a conceptual model to measure user engagement as a process.

    2. Participants will learn about a game developed to teach STEM students ethical research practice.

    3. Participants will gain insight into the structure and creation of an educational web site reflecting museum holdings and indigenous knowledge content.

Moderating
Speaking
DJ

Damara Jacobs

Primary Consultant & CEO, J3 Consulting Group
HO

Heather O’Brien

Assistant Professor, UBC iSchool
DW

Donna Wrublewski

Librarian, California Institute of Technology



Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 220

10:00am

Finding Those Who Don't Want to Be Found Using Social Media and Other Cyber Tools
We have all seen the crime shows where with a few clicks using social media—a key piece of evidence in finding someone who doesn’t want to be found turns up, but how hard is this to do in real life? Come find out from one of the principals of a leading investigative agency in Canada! Our speaker will discuss how they use social media and other cyber tools to discover this type of information. Emphasis will be placed on resources, tips and techniques that you can add to your research toolkit.

Program Take-Aways:



  1. Participants will gain an understanding of how to use social media and other resources to track and locate people who did not want to be readily found.

  2. Participants will gain an understanding of some of the tips and techniques that investigative firms use in tracking people on social media. 




Moderating
LS

Lynn Strand

Market Intelligence Lead, FICO

Speaking
JC

Julie Clegg

President, Toddington International


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 202 & 203

10:00am

MY View - Scientific Open Access
Open access generates much debate and discussion in the academic, publishing, government and library communities; the level of passion and acrimony surrounding this topic tends to produce more heat than light. Come and find out from some of the leading scientific open access visionaries from the academic, publishing, government and library communities what the future may hold---are any of the current open access publishing models viable, how advances in technology going to change open access, how are libraries going to be able to deal with the explosion of open access materials. Major groups involved with open access are librarians, publishers, scientists and institutional repositories. Each of these groups want something different from open access and bring their particular view point. Hence the title, MY View."

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will gain an understanding of the current status of open access, the challenges facing libraries, universities, academics and publishers in dealing with this issue and the future direction of open access.



  2. Participants will gain an understanding of the differing perspectives of information professionals, publishers, and academics on this issue. 



Moderating
MV

Matthew Von Hendy

Owner, Green Heron Information Services

Speaking
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Geraldine Clement-Stoneham

Knowledge and Information Manager, Medical Research Council UK
SH

Stephen Hawthorne

Executive Director, Royal Society of Chemistry
RH

Richard Huffine

Senior Director, U.S. Federal Market, ProQuest
SR

Sara Rouhi

ACS Library Relations, ACS


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 208 & 209

10:00am

PAM Astronomy Roundtable
The 2014 Astronomy Roundtable will host the discussion topics:

Innovative approaches or solutions to

a. Serving Clientele (Unique Approaches that Attract Users)

b. Collection Loss or Remotely Stored Collections: Storing or accessing unusual collections, such as glass plate negatives and/or oversize materials, etc.

c. Collaboration

Future trends for

a. Astronomy Libraries

b. Original Cataloging of Astronomy Collections (existing and emerging formats)

c. Open Access – Pros, Cons, and Cost

We hope these topics will result in a lively discussion among not only astronomy librarians, but any librarian who is struggling to find a balance in turbulent times as well as gaining insight into the profession in general and astronomy librarianship specifically.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will have the opportunity to facilitate discussion amongst other astronomy librarians.





  2. Participants will gain insight into the latest trends in astronomy librarianship.




Moderating
MB

Marsha Bishop

Observatory Librarian, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
EV

Elaina Vitale

American Institute of Physics

Speaking
NA

Nicole Arbuckle

Vice President, Bibliographic Services, Backstage Library Works


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 224

10:00am

Reproducible Research: A Path for Boosting Science in the 21st Century
What does it really mean for research to be Reproducible? How realistic is it? Is it of sufficient What does it really mean for research to be Reproducible?   How realistic is it? Is it of sufficient importance to overcome the
difficult nature of it? To what extent might researchers need to alter their work practices?  What are the incentives for the scientists?

This is a big topic with many ramifications.  While we cannot treat all of them, the speakers will explain possibilities for advancing reproducible computational research.

Moderating
Speaking
JB

Jennifer Bryan

Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and the Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia
IM

Ian Mitchell

Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, University of British Columbia


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 211

10:00am

SLA Hot Topic: Adapt, Act and Thrive: Ensuring the Sustainable Library
Serious challenges threaten special libraries’ sustainability and we want to show you how your peers Adapt, Act and Thrive.

Join us and a panel of visionary information professionals to learn how they:

• Ensure and leverage info-ubiquity.  Universal access to information assets requires global coverage and 24/7/365 self-service, from any device, including mobile. 
• Embed themselves within their organizations.  Library technology must integrate with existing systems, leverage existing information assets and work seamlessly with current IT infrastructure.  
• Engage end users.  Users expect to influence and interact with content via social tools. 
• Manage challenging vendor relationships.  Get control of third party content providers who are directly approaching end users and bypassing the library.  
• Control costs.  Budgets are scrutinized every year; purchased content must be utilized and costs must be recovered. 
• Demonstrate value.  Tracking, measurement and monitoring of services, satisfaction and performance are critical, together with communication of results.
Special librarians achieve sustainability by emphasizing access, efficiency, integration and relevance.  Our panel discussion will include several of your peers who make their departments and functions more relevant – now, and into the future. Survive: adapt, act and thrive!

Program Take-Away: 

Participants will hear about powerful ways to adopt survival tactics in order to thrive and extend their reach. 

Moderating
JM

Joe Matthews

JRM Consulting Inc.

Speaking
JB

Judith Bloch

Corporate Librarian/Information Resources Manager, Shannon & Wilson, Inc.
JC

Joan Cunningham

Regional Librarian, SGH
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Jennifer Hermsen

Manager KM, Kemin Industries, Inc.
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Karen McQuillen

Director, Knowledge Services, ETS
ST

Susannah Tredwell

Manager of Library Services, Davis LLP


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 114 & 115

10:00am

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - Data for Dinner: Data Mining from Farm to Table
Many aspects of our lives are now impacted by ‘big data’, and what and how we eat is no exception. From precision data collection in agricultural fields to enhance crop yield, to data mining of consumer behavior data to enhance sales, the food on our tables has likely been flavored in some way by big data. This session will bring to light some of the fascinating practices in data mining as they relate to the food we eat. Whether you are there as an information professional in a corporate library interested in learning more about this increasingly important marketing practice, as an academic librarian hoping to better understand the role of big data in research, or simply as a consumer wondering about the food you buy and eat, this session will have something for everyone.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will learn about how data mining techniques are applied in the agriculture and food industries.





  2. Participants will apply big data concepts to their own areas of industry or research and consider how libraries can support these efforts. 




Speaking
MB

Melanie Browne

Manager, Digital Research, Maple Leaf Foods Corporate
MG

Michael Gilbert

CEO, SemiosBIO Technologies Inc
DB

Dr. Bertis Little

Associate Vice President For Academic Research, Tarleton State University


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Ballroom A

10:00am

The Search for Meaning and Semantics: Taxonomies Get It Done
Semantic search – a phrase that is increasingly used in the popular as well as the professional literature. What does it look like, and how will it work. Panelists will present their visions of semantic search. Program is designed to be interactive with audience participation – suggestions for functions and features they see in the future.

Program Take-Aways: 

  1. What is semantic search?

  2. What are the components of semantic search?

  3. How can it be used in libraries?



Moderating
JK

Janice Keeler

NERA Economic Consulting

Speaking
DB

Denise Bedford

Kent State University
JB

Joseph Busch

Principal, Taxonomy Strategies
BK

Branka Kosovac

Information Management Consultant, dotWit Consulting Inc.



Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 119 & 120

10:00am

Archival & Preservation Caucus Annual Business Meeting
Annual Business Meeting with a speaker.

Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 107 & 108

10:00am

Encore Caucus Business Meeting
Encore Caucus members will meet to discuss programming and plans for the caucus

Speaking
GZ

Gloria Zamora

Shea Inc.


Monday June 9, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 113

10:30am

CANCELLED - QUICK TAKE - Mapping It: Tips and Tricks in Online Mapping Tools
The development of online mapping options, both free and fee-based, is expanding dramatically. This session will offer selected examples of mapping tools. Attendees will be able to view basic as well as advanced tools, along with tips on usage.

Speaking
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Vanette Schwartz

Social Sciences Librarian, Illinois State University


Monday June 9, 2014 10:30am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

11:00am

QUICK TAKE - Technology Tools for Instruction
Take 15 minutes to efficiently learn about key tech tools that can easily be integrated into your instruction sessions to enhance learning and presentation quality and, really, just make things a little more cool.

Speaking
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Amy Buckland

eScholarship, ePublishing & Digitization Coordinator, McGill University


Monday June 9, 2014 11:00am - 11:15am
Convention Centre West, Outside of Ballroom A

11:30am

Thomson Reuters Research Solutions: Integrated content, tools and services help you discover, develop, deliver and promote your research.

Thomson Reuters makes it easier for you to uncover connections between research – across subject areas and around the world – to help you turn your ideas into new innovations.

Our comprehensive, objective content provides a trusted foundation for your research and connects you with your peers. Once you’re ready to begin authoring, our bibliographic tools help you collect references, embed citations and collaborate with others to develop meaningful papers.

When it’s time to share your findings, integration with the leading peer review system speeds your submission process for publication or presentations to make your ideas discoverable by others. 

Finally, we provide unbiased, industry recognized metrics to demonstrate your successes and secure future funding to advance your important work.


Speaking
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Jeff Clovis

Senior Director, Customer Education & Global Solutions Support, Thomson Reuters
LC

Lisa Connor

Solutions Specialist, Global Solutions Support, Thomson Reuters
JF

Joey Figueroa

Solutions Specialist, Global Solutions Support, Thomson Reuters


Monday June 9, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO, Rear of Hall

12:00pm

Computer Science Roundtable
Join your IT, Sci-Tech, and PAM division colleagues for a moderated discussion on current topics and concerns. Topic(s) for this roundtable to be chosen at the session.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will share best practices and learn about new technologies and resources impacting computer science professionals, faculty, and collections.





  2. Participants will have the chance to propose topics of discussion, ask questions and brainstorm ideas with colleagues.




Moderating
HJ

Helen Josephine

Head of the Terman Engineering Library, Stanford University Libraries
RK

Ruth Kneale

Systems Librarian, National Solar Observatory

Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 207

12:00pm

More Education, Less Time: Implementing Learning Management Systems for Legal Professionals
Continuing legal education, professional development and library or research trainings consistently put additional time pressures on busy lawyers’ already hectic schedules. Can learning management systems (LMS) help ease the burden and improve the quality and delivery of educational offerings? Two firms discuss their experiences with selecting and working with different LMS platforms and consider the ever present dilemma: “if you build it, will they come?” in the world of the billable hour.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Attendees can expect to learn about the LMS process from procurement to content development to rollout, and how to deal with issues from access to promoting and tracking usage. 



Speaking
LC

Laura Choyce

Hogan Lovells LLP
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Greg McCashin

National Director of Professional Development, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP



Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 217 & 218

12:00pm

Open Access Resources
Are you confused or unsure about the multitude of scitech resources that are suddenly available? In the spirit of the famous “60 resources in 60 minutes” SLA sessions, two experts will help you discover what’s new and important in this area by covering 30 scitech open access resources in 60 minutes. Emphasis will be placed on items which have experience significant changes or are new or lesser known.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will gain an understanding of 30 scitech open access resource including subject content coverage, organization, accessibility, strengths and weaknesses. 

  2. Participants will learn about new scitech open access resources as well as major changes in existing ones as well.




Moderating
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Matthew Von Hendy

Owner, Green Heron Information Services

Speaking
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Catherine Chiba

President and Chief Research Geek, Dauratus Research
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Tamara Durec

Durec Information Services Inc., Owner



Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 212 & 213

12:00pm

Rising Stars and SLA Fellows Roundtable
Now in its fifth year, this increasingly popular session couples up-and-coming Rising Star with 2014 SLA Fellows to explore the hottest industry topics and participate in a Q & A session with the audience. This session is designed to be interactive, so be sure to bring questions for this talented group of professionals!

Speaking
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Daniel Lee

Senior Manager, KM Operations, PwC Canada
An American in Canada who thrives where data, information and knowledge converge as a competitive advantage.


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 110
  • Presented By SLA

12:00pm

Show All the Metrics: Uncovering and Rewarding the Broad Impact of Research
Ambitious scholars have been including a few metrics on their CVs for years, for example indicating that a paper was recommended by Faculty of 1000, received a “Highly Accessed” badge on a journal website or SSRN, or was widely discussed in the media. New tools are starting to make it easy to track traditional and alternative metrics (altmetrics) at a large scale; we can expect it will become common to include impact data on CVs in the future. In this talk we'll explore how this change will empower scholars and their publishing decisions, what opportunities and challenges exist for displaying and interpreting this data, what pitfalls we should avoid, and how libraries can help with the transition.

Program Take-Aways 


  1. Participants will learn what the word "altmetrics" means.

  2. Participants will learn 10 ways that altmetrics improve a CV.

  3. Participants will leave with concrete suggestions on how librarians and libraries can help the transition to new metrics. 


Speaking
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Heather Piwowar

Co-Founder, Impactstory


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 211

12:00pm

SLA Contributed Papers - Monday Session
Come hear what your colleagues have to share on these topics:

Organizing and Embedding a Library Hackfest into a 1st Year Course
Sarah Shujah, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Citation Study of Faculty Publications in the Department of Marketing and Their Use in identifying and satisfying needs at the University
Brittany Tavernaro, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA; Lutishoor Sailsbury, Head, Chemistry and Biochemistry Library, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR, USA

The Game Changer: Developing MITRE’s Environmental Scan Service
Deanna West Martin, Associate Department Head, Information Services, The MITRE Corporation, McLean, Virginia, USA

Implementation of Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) at a Large Academic Institution
Merle Rosenzweig, Informationist, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Moderating
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Alex Grigg

Library Manager, Lexmark International Library

Speaking
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Merle Rosenzweig

University of Michigan
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Lutishoor Salisbury

University Professor/Librarian, University of Arkansas
SS

Sarah Shujah

York University
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Brittany Tavernaro

Student, University of Arkansas



Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 208 & 209
  • Presented By SLA

12:00pm

So You Want to Work in a Museum: What Does It Really Take?
From beautiful works of art to priceless treasures, the word museum brings to mind outstanding collections and engaging tours as well as quiet, contemplative spaces. If you want to work in a museum or specialized library museum environment, what does it really take in terms of education, qualifications and practical experience? Our three panelist will share their insights, tips and career advice. Join us for a lively session with three panelists who are working in their respective museum dream jobs.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will gain practical insights about the knowledge base and skill sets that are needed to work successfully in contemporary museum settings.





  2. Participants will learn more about career opportunities in cultural institutions.





  3. Participants will observe the differences and similarities of working in the United States and Canada.




Moderating
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Rebecca Vargha

Librarian/Adjunct Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Speaking
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Shannon LaBelle

Librarian, Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
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Meredith Lowe Prather

Head Librarian, The Museum of Flight
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Krishna Shenoy

Librarian, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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Ann Stevenson

Head, Audrey & Harry Hawthorn Library & Archives, UBC Museum of Anthropology


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 121

12:00pm

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - Information Overload: Taking Advantage of Taxonomies
Information overload is not a new problem. However, many organizations are taking a new approach to managing this challenge. Enterprise content management (ECM) tools offer organizations the advantage of integrating websites, repositories, collaboration sites, blogs, wikis, and other information formats. Maximizing the effectiveness of ECM tools, however, requires the use of metadata and taxonomies to focus in on the needed information. In this session, ECM managers share strategies to increase the effectiveness of ECM tools as knowledge management platforms.

Speaking
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Denise Bedford

Kent State University


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom A

12:00pm

Springer Lunch and Learn
Springer Lunch and Learn - Monday

Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 215 & 216

12:00pm

How to Get Management to Approve Your Next ILS

Needing a new ILS and getting management approval are two different things. Do you want to be more persuasive with management? Are you looking for more resources, a bigger budget?

 Join us for an educational luncheon focusing on what it takes to be persuasive with management and IT. Learn critical influencing skills that will help you succeed in making a difference in your organization by speaking their language. Stephen Abram, Advocate for Special Libraries and Former SLA President, will share many tips and tricks he learned both as an advisor and a manager of special libraries.

The impact of the following will be considered:

  • How to influence management
  • How to speak management’s language
  • Tying your purchase to strategies and organizational success

Whether you're considering an ILS upgrade or replacement, justifying these projects in the minds of leaders and colleagues is crucial. Join us for an info-packed hour and lunch that will leave with management wrapped around your finger.


Speaking
SA

Stephen Abram

Dysart & Jones


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 205 & 206

12:00pm

GLBTC Annual Business Meeting and Program
Following its short annual business meeting, the Caucus will hear from a local speaker of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender librarian community.

Moderating
JM

Julie Murphy

Manager of Library & Information Services, Prevention Research Center

Speaking
AD

Aaron Devor

Founder/Academic Director, The Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
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Nailisa Tanner

Archivist, Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony, Simon Fraser University
LW

Lara Wilson

Director, Special Collections & Archives, Univ. of Victoria


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 204

12:00pm

IEBD Business Meeting & Network Luncheon
IEBD’s annual business meeting.  Reports from the Chair and board members.  The luncheon provides an opportunity for members to be engaged in our division’s business matters and to network with peers.   Meeting will be held at  a local restaurant within walking distance from the Convention Center. Open to non-members interested in learning more about IEBD.  

NOTE: Limited Seating - RSVP REQUIRED BY MAY 16, 2014.  
Contact: Sharon Smith - email: SharonM.Smith@aig.com  or 212-458-4007, or 917-319-1246.

Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Market Restaurant at the Shangri-la Hotel 1128 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC

12:00pm

Business & Finance Division Annual Business Meeting
Annual business meeting of the Business & Finance Division featuring Standard & Poor's Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist at S & P Capital IQ as well as the author of The Seven Rules of Wall Street and the column Stovall's Sector Watch.

Moderating
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Laura Leavitt

Head, Gast Business Library, Michigan State University Libraries

Speaking
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Sam Stovall

Chief Equity Strategist, S&P Captial IQ


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 109

12:00pm

DPER Lunch and Annual Business Meeting
Join your DPER colleagues for lunch and division update at Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar, one of Vancouver's friendly lunch spots. Good food, great scenery, and all you want to know about DPER business! Please contact Marlene Vogelsang at mvogelsang@sbcglobal.net with any questions.

Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar Gastown 601 West Cordova St.

12:00pm

Engineering Division Business Meeting and Luncheon
Join the Engineering Division for network and information as we present awards, discuss the past year and future goals, and eat!

Speaking


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 118

12:00pm

LMD Annual Business Meeting & Lunch
LMD Annual Business meeting and lunch conference guidelines.

Certain business functions of the Association also take place only during the Conference; for example, business meetings of the Divisions, and meetings for the Chapter and Division.

Speaking
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Martha Foote

Board General Manager, LibraryCo, Inc.


Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 116 & 117

12:00pm

PLI Librarian Advisory Lunch
The Practising Law Institute (PLI) will be holding a Librarian Advisory Lunch at SLA 2014.  PLI is developing a taxonomy with the aim of making our content even easier to find and discover online and will showcase our prototype over lunch.  We will demonstrate the exciting future enhancements that are currently planned for Practising Law Institute’s Discover PLUS, our eBook library containing our authoritative Treatises, Answer Books, Course Handbooks, Program Transcripts, and Legal Forms.

Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 201

12:00pm

SLA Competencies Task Force Meeting
Task Force Business Meeting

Monday June 9, 2014 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 107 & 108
  • Presented By SLA

2:00pm

Book Signing with Wei Wei
Wei Wei will be signing copies of her book Tracing Our Footsteps: Fifteen Tales of Hope, Struggle, and Triumph.


About the book: 

Would Yong Da be able to embrace this land of freedom and reside permanently on foreign soil? In 2004, nearly three years after his wife passed away, Yong Da, the author’s father embarked upon the journey of his life to America. Aged and broken-hearted, he was looking for a new beginning. This humorous, moving, and rich memoir is about the author’s efforts to help her dad to fit into a new environment and to re-establish their relationship. It focuses on ordinary, but profound experiences that a father and a daughter shared, reflecting upon their personal values, perspectives, and priorities during a five-year period and offers the reader insight into the life and struggle of a contemporary immigrant family.

Tracing Our Footsteps: Fifteen Tales of Hope, Struggle, and Triumph is truly remarkable — a story of a journey shared regardless of age, race, gender or cultural backgrounds.

 

Speaking
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Wei Wei

Wei Wei is a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association and former Engineering Librarian at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  She is the editor and co-editor of Scholarly Communication in Science and Engineering Research in Higher Education, 2002; and Leadership and Management Principles in Libraries in Developing Countries, 2004.



Monday June 9, 2014 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Convention Centre West, Social Media Lounge
  • Presented By SLA

2:00pm

Monday INFO-EXPO Non-Conflict
Monday INFO-EXPO Non-Conflict

Monday June 9, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Presented By SLA

2:30pm

Get the Critical Online Information Fast
In today's world of information overload, adding value means not simply providing more information, but helping lawyers quickly cut through the noise and find critical, actionable intelligence, along with relevant context and expert analysis. Discover how you can leverage Bloomberg Law's innovative legal research, news and business intelligence tools to add value to your firm.

Speaking

Monday June 9, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO, Rear of Hall

3:00pm

Book Signing with Heather Hedden

Heather Hedden will be signing copies of her book, The Accidental Taxonomist.

About the book:

The Accidental Taxonomist is the most comprehensive guide available to the art and science of building information taxonomies. Heather Hedden—one of today’s leading writers, instructors, and consultants on indexing and taxonomy topics—walks readers through the process, displaying her trademark ability to present highly technical information in straightforward, comprehensible English.

Drawing on numerous real-world examples, Hedden explains how to create terms and relationships, select taxonomy management software, design taxonomies for human versus automated indexing, manage enterprise taxonomy projects, and adapt taxonomies to various user interfaces. The result is a practical and essential guide for information professionals who need to effectively create or manage taxonomies, controlled vocabularies, and thesauri.

About the author:

Heather Hedden has been developing and editing taxonomies, thesauri, and controlled vocabularies since 1995 for various employers and also as an independent consultant. Previously she was a user of controlled vocabularies as a database indexer. Heather currently works as a senior vocabulary editor at Cengage Learning for both Gale and educational products. She also teaches online continuing education workshops in taxonomy creation through Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Heather was previously chair of the mentoring committee of the Taxonomy Division of SLA.


Speaking
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Heather Hedden

Senior Vocabulary Editor, Cengage Learning



Monday June 9, 2014 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Convention Centre West, Social Media Lounge
  • Presented By SLA

3:00pm

Meet Guy St. Clair, SLA Past President
Join us at Soutron Global booth (#912) for a one on one session with Guy St Clair, SLA Past President. You will receive a copy of Soutron Global’s latest publication: From Collections to Connections: Managing the Transformation of Libraries into the Digital Resource Centers of the Future, where Guy St. Clair outlines—in sharp detail—how specialist librarians and strategic information and knowledge professionals are positioned to lead the way in connecting content captured in collections (wherever located and however defined) to the people who will be collaborating in using that content. 

Please stop by booth #912 to set up your appointment.

Monday June 9, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

4:00pm

Analytical Models that Deliver Value
Due to popular demand, this session will be similar to our presentation given at SLA 2012 in Chicago and 2013 in San Diego. The premise is straightforward - the session attendees will be introduced to three competitive intelligence analytic tools or methodologies that will have practical value to information professionals. To aid the learning process, we will develop a case study exercise using a well-known industry or companies and have the session participants work through the analytical process of each tool. The presenters will provide analytical templates that can be used to organize, evaluate and analyze business information and provide guidance to the attendees on when and how to apply the techniques.

This session will benefit attendees as they learn new ways to collaborate with their internal corporate peers and develop analytical conclusions to support marketing, sales, strategic planning and product development in their respective companies.

Moderating
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Lynn Strand

Market Intelligence Lead, FICO

Speaking
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Zena Applebaum

Director, Competitive Intelligence, Bennett Jones LLP



Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 119 & 120

4:00pm

Big Data & Job Opportunities Panel
This panel discussion will focus on opportunities and roles for librarians in big data. Learn how we as a profession can market and apply our inherent data and analysis skills to ensure we are in on the ground floor of this evolving field.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will discover  job opportunities presented by the advent of big data.



  2. Participants will explore roles for librarians in big data.



  3. Participants will discover how to market and apply their inherent data and analysis skills.




Speaking
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Amy Affelt

Director of Database Research, Compass Lexecon
Past Chair, Leadership and Management Division. | Expertise: | Marketing Information Services. | Evaluating Information Integrity and Quality. | Big Data.
JD

Jane Dysart

Senior Partner, Dysart & Jones
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Daniel Lee

Senior Manager, KM Operations, PwC Canada
An American in Canada who thrives where data, information and knowledge converge as a competitive advantage.
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Kimberly Silk

Data Librarian, Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto
Candidate, Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect | Past President, SLA Toronto Chapter | Digital media librarian extraordinaire.


Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 208 & 209

4:00pm

Information Literacy, MIL, Metaliteracy, Learning Skills: What’s Happening?
National and international library and information professional organizations are reconceptualizing information literacy for the digital age, even renaming it and reframing it in light of new educational and workplace realities. This session provides an insider view of several current initiatives from ACRL, AASL, IFLA, and UNESCO. Presenter Dr. Lesley Farmer is deeply involved in several of these initiatives, and can talk about the issues and processes that go into rethinking information literacy and its place in lifelong learning.

Speaking
LF

Lesley Farmer

California State University


Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 121

4:00pm

Midyear Leadership Tune-Up
This program is designed especially for our unit leaders by our unit leaders. Chapter, division and caucus leaders and any SLA members who might consider a leadership opportunity should plan to attend. Brief presentations will showcase the newest leadership tools. Then share ideas with other leaders in speed dating sessions that will match you up with leaders of units with similar characteristics. This peer-to-peer problem-solving will prepare you for the remainder of the year and get a jump start on the year ahead.

Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Pinnacle Ballroom I & II
  • Presented By SLA

4:00pm

SLA Hot Topic: The Agony and Ecstasy of Discovering more in Search
What are the latest technologies that can help searchers discover relevant content in search results?  How well do data visualization, auto complete, and predicted search suggestions really work?  What else can information professionals and search services do to lead searchers to answers rather than just results?  This session will explore the challenges of developing the interfaces and the back-end technologies that can lead both casual and experienced searchers to added insights from both structured and unstructured data.

Moderating
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Ann Lee

Customer Value Executive, Dow Jones

Speaking
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Dawn Lynn

Global Content Manager, Abbott Labs
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Marcy Phelps

President, Phelps Research Inc.
As the founder and president of Denver-based Phelps Research Inc., Marcy Phelps helps decision-makers manage risk and prevent fraud. She started her company in 2000 after earning a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Denver. A past-president of AIIP (2009-2010), Marcy is a licensed private investigator and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Marcy blogs about investigative research sources and strategies at... Read More →
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Virginia Tucker

Professor, San Jose State, School of Library and Information Science


Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 114 & 115
  • Presented By SLA

4:00pm

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - State Government Information and the Copyright Conundrum
Why should we care about copyright of state government information? Isn’t it all in the public domain? It’s public information just like federal government information, right? WRONG!

The ability of states to assert copyright over their publications still exists to this day. The consequences of this significantly impacts and impedes knowledge institutions' ability to digitize historic state publications, capture and archive born digital publications, and freely disseminate them to the public via library catalogs or digital repositories.

Bernadette Bartlett, Library of Michigan, and Kris Kasianovitz, Stanford University, have embarked on a project to demonstrate the constraints that copyright law places upon citizens, researchers, academic institutions and digital repositories, like HathiTrust, to release scanned post-1923 state government publications into the public domain as well as chart a paths forward to bring about change to this little discussed but major issue. Join us for a lively discussion of our project and find out how you can help!

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants are aware of the problems libraries face as stewards of state government information collections, especially when they want to reformat from print to digital or capture born digital materials.

  2. Participants are introduced to the Free State Government Information project in order to generate support and grassroots connections that will result in fruitful policy clarification or change."



Moderating
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Natalie Brant

Research Librarian III, MDRC

Speaking
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Bernadette Bartlett

Michigan Documents Librarian, Library of Michigan
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Kristina Eden

Copyright Librarian, University of Michigan
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Kristine Kasianovitz

Government Information Librarian, Stanford University Library



Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom A

4:00pm

Win-Win Contract Negotiation
A panel of experts will discuss the relationship between customers and vendors in terms of assessing product and service value and how this value can be measured. Panel members to be determined.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will develop insight on how to approach negotiations with a 'win-win' attitude to the benefit of all stake-holders.

  2. Participants will explore how to measure the value of information products as well as vendor customer service and product support. 


Moderating
RD

Roberta De Gregorio

North American Customer Relationship Manager, Perfect Information Ltd.

Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 202 & 203

4:00pm

Baseball Caucus
The Baseball Caucus goes international with our guest speakers in VC. Learn more about beisbol de Cuba with Kit Krieger, leader of the annual Cubaball Tour to the island and friend to many Cuban ballplayers, including Conrado Marrero, at 102, the oldest living former MLB player.  Kit will talk about both history and current situation in Cuba. Are things opening up? What about the “Cuban pipeline” ? We will also visit with a front office exec from the Vancouver Canadians, who were Northwest League Champions in 2013.

Moderating
TL

Tony Landolt

Sales executive, reprints desk

Speaking

Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 210

4:00pm

Learning & Libations: The Annual DBIO Medical Section Reception & Business Meeting
The Medical Section will host DBIO members and guests at a martini, wine, and soft drink annual business meeting and reception where we will once again network while honoring fellow section members who have recently published new books, and book chapters, relating to biomedical librarianship, patient safety, and knowledge management.

Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Shaughnessy Salon

4:00pm

News Division Business Meeting
Division leadership will deliver its annual report for its members, and discuss plans for its future.

Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
TBD

4:00pm

UX Caucus Business Meeting
UX Caucus Business Meeting

Program Take-Aways

  1. This will be a business meeting, with an opportunity for librarians working in User Experience to have a round robin session to share recent projects in their respective libraries/information centers. Non-UX Caucus members are welcome. 


Monday June 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 215 & 216

5:30pm

SLA Chapter Cabinet Meeting
This is the official business meeting of SLA chapters. Chapter presidents and presidents-elect convene to request and receive reports, advise the board on matters of chapter interest, and initiate proposals for board consideration. The meeting is open to all SLA members.

Monday June 9, 2014 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Pinnacle Ballroom I & II
  • Presented By SLA

5:30pm

SLA Division Cabinet Meeting
This is the official business meeting of SLA divisions. Division chairs and chairs-elect convene to request and receive reports, advise the board on matters of division interest, and initiate proposals for board consideration. The meeting is open to all SLA members.

Monday June 9, 2014 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Pinnacle Ballroom III
  • Presented By SLA

5:30pm

6:00pm

EOS Client Reception
EOS Client Reception

Monday June 9, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance, Salon E

6:15pm

SLA Joint Cabinet Meeting
This is the official joint business meeting of SLA chapters and divisions. Chapter presidents and presidents-elect and division chairs and chairs-elect convene to request and receive reports, advise the board on matters of chapter and division interest, and initiate proposals for board consideration. The meeting is open to all SLA members.

Monday June 9, 2014 6:15pm - 7:00pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Pinnacle Ballroom I & II
  • Presented By SLA

6:30pm

Canadian Reception
Every year, the Canadian Reception brings together Canadian librarians (and Canadaphiles) for an evening of relaxation, catching up with old acquaintances and making some new friends.

The answer is usually: hockey.

Please contact Carolyn Soltau at csoltau@theprovince.com with any questions. 

Monday June 9, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Vancouver Terminal City Club 837 W Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

7:30pm

Legal Division's Vendor Appreciation Night
An evening reception hosted by the Legal Division to show our appreciation to our vendors

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Renaissance, Salon F

7:30pm

Competitive Intelligence Division Networking Dinner
Please join us for a fabulous Cocktail & Fancy Hors d'ouevres Party at the historic Fish House in Stanley Park. Sample some delicious Pacific Northwestern cuisine, enjoy a drink and mingle and network with your colleagues. Check out our Swag Bags and Doorprizes! This is an event not to be missed! Bring a friend, vendor or student and get your tickets early, this will be a sell-out!

Ticket includes 1 drink and heavy Hors d'oeuvres
Location: Fish House in Stanley Park 

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Fish House 8901 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver, BC

7:30pm

News Division Awards
News Division awards reception

Monday June 9, 2014 7:30pm - 10:30pm
The Boathouse Restaurant - English Bay 1795 Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC V6G 1Y9

8:00pm

International Reception
All conference attendees are invited to this reception to celebrate the international activities and colleagues of our association. 

Speaking
GO

Greta Ober

International Monetary Fund


Monday June 9, 2014 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Renaissance, Tuscany

8:00pm

Joint Divisions Open House / Reception
The Transportation Division, along with the Solo Librarians and Government Information Divisions, cordially invite you to a few hours of fun, networking, food and spirits. Celebrate another great conference with old friends and meet some new!

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Ambleside I

8:00pm

PAM Open House
Come join the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division for a meet-and-greet with colleagues!

Monday June 9, 2014 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Marriott Pinnacle, Point Grey

9:00pm

Taxonomy Division Open House
Come celebrate the Taxonomy Division's 5th anniversary!  Have some goodies and chat with working taxonomists and metadata professionals.  Not sure what a taxonomy is?  No problem. We'd be happy to help you understand the basics and how to get started.  Students -- think you might be interested in a career in the metadata/taxonomy world?  Network with other professionals and find the metadata professional track that's right for you.


Monday June 9, 2014 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Renaissance, Port of Singapore

9:00pm

IT Dance Party
IT's annual dance party is back for 2014! Stay tuned for this year's theme...

Monday June 9, 2014 9:00pm - Tuesday June 10, 2014 12:00am
Renaissance, Harbourside Ballroom
 
Tuesday, June 10
 

7:00am

Registration Hours - Tuesday
Registration Hours - Tuesday

Tuesday June 10, 2014 7:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West
  • Presented By SLA

7:30am

PAM Vendor Update, Networking Breakfast
Beyond Borders - Updates from publishers and vendors on current and future issues.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will get updates from publishers and vendors



  2. Participants will learn about current and future issues.



Speaking
CB

Cunera Buys

Northwestern University
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Mangala Krishnamurthy

University of Alabama


Tuesday June 10, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 201

7:30am

DCHE/DENG Breakfast and Corporate/Academic Roundtable on Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN)
Electronic Laboratory Notebooks, or ELNs are more than a simple alternative to the traditional paper laboratory notebook. Current technologies make ELN critical for R&D collaboration, knowledge management and productivity. Although well established particularly in the pharmaceutical world, ELNs by providing a variety of research solutions, are quickly moving into the mainstream for all industry and many disciplines in academia. Some of the questions to be addressed include the following.What are ELNs? With the many choices, how do we decide what ELN is right for our organization? What is the librarian’s role in the transition to and implementation of the ELN.

Program Take-Aways:

  1. Participants will learn what are ELNs and their capabilities.

  2. Participants will learn what ELN is right for their organization whether academic or corporate.

  3. Participants will learn what is the librarian's role in the transition to and implementation of the ELN.



Moderating
TJ

Theodosia Jones-Quartey

Director, Global Library & Information Services, W R Grace & Co

Speaking
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Denise Callihan

Librarian, PPG Industries
SC

Simon Coles

CEO, Amphora Research Systems
ME

Michael Elliott

Atrium Research
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Daureen Nesdill

Data Curation Librarian, University of Utah



Tuesday June 10, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 118

7:30am

Military Libraries Division (DMIL) Networking Breakfast
The Military Libraries Division invites all interested attendees to join us for a breakfast buffet paired with good conversation and excellent company. Meet Division members and learn about the various services provided to the military by our librarians.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 207

7:30am

PHTD Networking Breakfast
With all the busy-ness of the Annual Conference, we often don't get a chance to network with Division members that we only get to see once a year. Join us for breakfast to reconnect with old colleagues and meet some new Division members.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 7:30am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 116 & 117

8:00am

Digital Humanities: What Does It Really Mean for Libraries and Cultural Institutions?
What is the impact of technology on research in the humanities? Scholars in the field of digital humanities face many challenges and opportunities in creating knowledge. How does their quest in terms of studying data patterns impact libraries and cultural institutions? Our panelists will discuss their definitions of digital humanities and the impact on libraries with a specific emphasis on collaborative digitization projects.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will learn more about the pragmatic aspects of digital humanities programs.

  2. Participants will gain a new understanding of knowledge creation.

  3. Participants will hear diverse explanations of the term digital humanities and learn about collaborative digitization projects.


Speaking
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Laurie Allen

Coordinator for Digital Scholarship & Services, Haverford College
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Amy Buckland

eScholarship, ePublishing & Digitization Coordinator, McGill University
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Trish Rosseel

Head, Koerner Library, University of British Columbia


Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 202 & 203

8:00am

IEBD Roundtable and Breakfast
A forum for IEBD members and interested non-members to discuss topics, resources, technology and other issues related specifically to the insurance and employee benefits division or the information profession in general. 

We welcome  members from all divisions who are interested in learning more about IEBD.   NOTE: LIMITED SEATING - RSVP Required by Friday MAY 2, 2014 to SharonM.Smith@aig.com or 212-458-4007, or 917-319-1246.

Speaking
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Keoni Norgren

Dolden Wallace Folick LLP
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Jill Shore

Dolden Wallace Folick LLP


Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 214

8:00am

SLA Competencies: 2014
The newly revised SLA Competencies document is an important asset to have in your professional arsenal. It can be used as a tool for career building, for employee evaluation, for on-the-job training, and for so much more. During this session you will learn from those who crafted it about what this document means to you and your career and participate in a discussion of best practices for the future.

Moderating
DH

Deb Hunt

Principal, Information Edge
I'm passionate about the endless opps out there for info pros as we expand upon our skillsets and experience. Can't wait to connect with my tribe at SLA in Vancouver!

Speaking
AC

Anne Caputo

Principal, Anne Caputo Consulting
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Nancy Gershenfeld

Senior Lecturer, University of Washington Information School


Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 211
  • Presented By SLA

8:00am

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - Academic Libraries: Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Academic institutions are increasingly focusing on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. In reference to their recent White Paper, Entrepreneurship Education Comes of Age on Campus, the Kauffman Foundation notes, "Entrepreneurship, one of the fastest-growing subjects in today's undergraduate curricula, has moved from the margins of higher education to the mainstream." Libraries are well placed to support the incubation of ideas and creativity, both of which are integral to innovation and start-up culture, by opening up their spaces and expanding their services, and in fact, many already are. The speakers will discuss the shift in pedagogy taking place on campuses and the librarians on the panel will share how their libraries partnered with other stakeholder groups as well as, in some cases, outside corporate partners to support academic and community entrepreneurs. Examples include the University of Maryland's Innovation Office Hours at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Library and library-led business start-up incubators.

Program Take-Aways:

  1. Participants will learn how they can work collaboratively with campus administrators/other departments to leverage library’s resources to support entrepreneurship/innovation.

  2. Participants will gain an understanding of best practices for evolving academic librarianship to include working with academic/community entrepreneurs. 

  3. Participants will learn about new commitment to innovation/entrepreneurship that many academic institutions are demonstrating & some of the new approaches to learning.



Moderating
JJ

Julie Jones

Liaison Librarian, McGill University Libraries

Speaking
AM

Aleha McCauley

Community Engagement Librarian (Business Services), UBC Library | Irving K. Barber Learning Centre | The University of British Columbia
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Gary White

Associate Dean for Public Services, University of Maryland Libraries
DW

Donovan Woollard

Head of Ventures for RADIUS, Simon Fraser University



Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Ballroom A

8:00am

Teach Me! SharePoint, Metadata and Taxonomy Lessons from Experience
Want to know about SharePoint 2013’s taxonomy and managed metadata capabilities?  Panelists will discuss using the SharePoint Taxonomy Term Store Manager, when the built-in components need some help, issues to consider with cloud-based, on premise and hybrid solutions, and connecting to other institutional systems.

Program Take-Aways

  1. How Sharepoint's TermStore can improve your Sharepoint implementations. 

  2. When TermStore is not enough. 



Moderating
JR

Jacob Ratliff

Archivist/Taxonomy Librarian, National Fire Protection Association

Speaking
JC

Jeff Carr

Senior Productivity Technology Solutions Professional, Earley & Associates
MD

Mike Doane

Principal, Term Management, LLC
AR

Anne Rogers

Director, Research & Knowledge Services, Cargill



Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 114 & 115

8:00am

Breakfast with Dr. Ken Haycock
RevisedTitle for Speaker: Dr. Ken Haycock – Research Professor of Management and Organization, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and Senior Partner, Ken Haycock & Associates Inc.

Ken Haycock has been senior partner of Ken Haycock & Associates for over 20 years. Given the range of his professional background, Ken’s consulting services run the gamut: from effective governance, program reviews, executive search, strategic and organizational reviews to human resources issues and staff development. Come have breakfast with one of the leading thinkers in the information industry and hear for yourself what you need to know to realize success. Prepare to be challenged. Dr. Haycock always delivers the straight goods.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will become aware of self-assessment tools that enable greater self-awareness and improved career planning.

  2. Participants will be introduced to a number of career options from consulting to teaching to interim CEO.

  3. Participants will know the undergirding requirements for successful transitions between positions and from positions.

 

Speaking
KH

Ken Haycock

Key Haycock & Associates
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Juanita Richardson

Associate, Dysart & Jones Associates


Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 204

8:00am

FAN 2015 Incoming Board Meeting
Join your 2014-2015 FAN Board members to discuss division business and look ahead to another year.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 112

8:00am

Information Outlook Advisory Council Meeting
Information Outlook Advisory Council Meeting

Tuesday June 10, 2014 8:00am - 9:30am
Convention Centre West, Room 107 & 108
  • Presented By SLA

9:00am

INFO-EXPO Tuesday Hours
INFO-EXPO Tuesday Hours

Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:00am - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO
  • Presented By SLA

9:30am

DirectPath™ Demo: Get Content, the Rights to Share it, and the Tools to Manage it in One Place Tuesday Session
Your colleagues need information faster. Management wants to know if your company’s getting the most value from your subscriptions. And you want a more efficient way to connect employees to the content they want and the rights they need to share that information. Join Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) for a demo of the new DirectPath content workflow solution—an easy-to-use and cost-effective way to find, get, buy, share and track content.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:30am - 10:00am
INFO-EXPO

9:30am

TRANSFORMING LIBRARIES: The New Knowledge Services – From Collections to Connections
Join SLA Past Presidents Deb Hunt and Guy St. Clair as they discuss how our role as specialist librarians and information professionals is enhanced by our skills, competencies, and professional know-how to bring people together to provide Knowledge Services. To guide the discussion, Deb and Guy ask you to think about three questions:


  1. Do other business units/departments in your organization collect and deliver information to users? If so, do you have a relationship with the managers of those units?

  2. Are you responsible for the company's knowledge assets? Or closely connected with the people responsible?

  3. With respect to the ILS or other information management system used in the business unit where you work, what are your expectations?


Please RSVP to reserve your seat by registering on our website or call 760-870-4243. 

All seminar attendees will be eligible to win an iPad Mini and the first 30 registrants will receive a copy of The Librarian's Skillbook: 51 Essential Skills for Information Professionals by Deb Hunt and David Grossman. Plus, all attendees will receive a copy of Soutron Global’s latest publication: From Collections to Connections: Managing the Transformation of Libraries into the Digital Resource Centers of the Future, by Guy St. Clair.

Speaking
GS

Guy St. Clair

President, SMR International
DH

Deb Hunt

Principal, Information Edge
I'm passionate about the endless opps out there for info pros as we expand upon our skillsets and experience. Can't wait to connect with my tribe at SLA in Vancouver!


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:30am - 11:00am
Convention Centre West, Room 220

9:45am

Analysis of Patent and Other Large Bibliographic Data Sets
Visualization techniques find ample source material in bibliographic, patent, or information-rich web content.  Librarians and Information Professionals are being called on to provide content and an understanding of context to create large data sets for evaluation.  For example, a well defined search on a technology may result in many thousands of patents and technical papers.  Data visualization can assist technical experts detect trends or opportunities in this technology space.  This session brings the three perspectives:  1) corporate information professional, 2) solution provider, and 3) library student’s examination of available analysis tools.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will gain an understanding of the role of a technical librarian in creating analysis datasets include patent portfolios, competitive landscapes, and white space (discovery) projects.

  2. Participants will see the interactive features, dashboard access, and visualizations from an Intellixir analysis project.

  3. Participants will hear about the major players and products for analysis and visualization and take away a handout comparing product features."


Speaking
CK

Caitlin Kortuem

MLIS Candidate, St. Catherine University
JP

Jean-Baptise Porier

US Account Manager, Intellixir LLC
CS

Claire Stokes

Sr. Technical Supervisor, 3M



Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 211

9:45am

Association Information Services Caucus: Unusual Collaboration Opportunities
Join John Krukoff of the AIS Caucus for a roundtable discussion on unusual collaboration opportunities in associations. Mary Martinez-Garcia, librarian at the National Association of REALTORS®, will share her experience on a project which partnered the library with a real estate graduate degree program. Come share your collaboration experiences with colleagues – leave with new ideas for your library!

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will learn how to identify relevant and achievable collaborative opportunities that are beneficial to both parties.



  2. Participants will be taught how to identify potential benefits -- and common pitfalls; when developing collaborative ventures.



  3. Participants will also share ideas and experiences with colleagues during roundtable discussions, and leave with new approaches for collaborative synergy applicable to their own library or information center.



Speaking
MM

Mary Martinez-Garcia

Manager, Collection Development, National Association of Realtors®



Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 208 & 209

9:45am

Intelligence Roles for Information Professionals
This panel discussion will look at the various roles within the competitive intelligence process and cycle where information professionals and their skills are not only encouraged, but optimal. The session will include a variety of info pros from a cross section of industries with varying backgrounds and specialties. Don’t miss your opportunity to find out where you can add value!

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will leave with ideas for ways in which you can improve your eligibility, important requirements, and ideas for the future.





  2. Questions will be prepared in advanced, though questions from the floor will also be welcome and the CID will be soliciting questions from the conference going community prior to the event and via Twitter #roles4infopros.





  3. Speakers include a member of the SCIP Board of Directors, a former SLA Chapter President, and more! 




Moderating
LS

Lynn Strand

Market Intelligence Lead, FICO

Speaking
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Zena Applebaum

Director, Competitive Intelligence, Bennett Jones LLP
LB

Lora Bray

Research Librarian, Credit Union National Association
SL

Scott Leeb

Managing Director, Knowledge Management, Rockefeller Foundation
AY

Adam Yuzik

Business Intelligence Analyst, Saskatchewan Research Council


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 119 & 120

9:45am

Leadership in a Time of Disruption: Reconnecting Intellect and Practice
Many of us wrestle with finding ways to balance reflective professional practice with the demand to react and respond to change. While technology is certainly responsible for much of this, so, too, is globalization. Both have led to fundamental changes in how education is viewed and practiced. Libraries, of all types, operate within this sphere. As citizens become increasingly subject to the effects of privatization and transparency, it is critical for library professionals to explore the possible spaces that libraries will occupy in the future. This session will examine how intellectualism and reflective practice are essential tools for library leadership in all settings, and for developing effective ways to evolve our support for the informed citizen.

Program Take-Aways:

  1. Participants will identify factors that shape the present library context in order to consider ways in which “change” and “leadership” are understood. 

  2. Participants will learn how reflexive practice can introduce new ways of understanding how we might cope with change and an uncertain future. This will include an exploration and discussion of the conflation of the terms leadership and management and its implications. 


Speaking
CN

Christina Neigel

Associate Professor, University of the Fraser Valley



Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 217 & 218

9:45am

Murder in the Library: Meet a Canadian Author of Crime Fiction
Come and meet a Canadian mystery writer who will talk about her latest book and the writing life!

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will gain insights about the creative process of writing from a well-known mystery writer.



  2. Participants will learn more about the professional organization, Crime Writers of Canada.



  3. Participants will gain practical insights from an expert writer about the skills sets that are required to work as an author. 



Moderating
RV

Rebecca Vargha

Librarian/Adjunct Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Speaking
CA

Cathy Ace

Author of the Cait Morgan Mysteries, Cathy Ace


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 121

9:45am

Roundtable: Current Topics in Taxonomies
Discuss issues currently affecting taxonomists in a round table format. Learn how your tablemates have handled similar issues, and then share your table's gems with the larger group. Walk away with practical, actionable advice from your fellow taxonomists. Initial topics will be chosen based on member input. If you have a topic you would like to discuss, email the program chair 2014 (program2014@taxonomy.sla.org).

Program Take-Aways 


  1. Share your triumphs and frustrations with other taxonomists and get tips on how to improve future taxonomy projects.

  2. Discuss what makes a successful taxonomy project.

  3. Meet other practicing taxonomists with similar experiences.


Moderating
KM

Kathleen McElhinney

Metadata Librarian, University of South Dakota Libraries
JR

Jacob Ratliff

Archivist/Taxonomy Librarian, National Fire Protection Association

Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 215 & 216

9:45am

SLA Career Connection Seminar: The Accidental Data Scientist - A New Role for Librarians and Info Pros
In October, 2012, Tom Davenport wrote in Harvard Business Review that the “data scientist” is the “sexiest job of the 21st Century,” and ever since, the term has become ubiquitous. In 2013 alone, there were 3113 articles on Factiva mentioning the term. Unfortunately, however, only 2 of the 3113 also mentioned the terms “librarian” or “information professional.” It is imperative that we parlay our skills into different roles and job functions, and we’ve always been well-versed in working with data. How do we avoid being late or uninvited to the Big Data party? We can’t afford to miss out on the opportunities that working with Big Data affords. Join Amy Affelt for this session where you will learn about ways to get involved with Big Data initiatives in your organization by leveraging your unique abilities to find, analyze, and judge the quality of data in order to create knowledge deliverables.

Speaking
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Amy Affelt

Director of Database Research, Compass Lexecon
Past Chair, Leadership and Management Division. | Expertise: | Marketing Information Services. | Evaluating Information Integrity and Quality. | Big Data.


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 110
  • Presented By SLA

9:45am

SLA Hot Topic: Industry Research in Action: Enhancing the Value of Information Services
As a continuation of the research conducted by the Financial Times and SLA last year (http://ftcorporate.ft.com/sla/), this interactive panel discussion will showcase success stories of how information professionals have enhanced their influence and value within their organizations.  

Learn how your peers are using the report findings and their own expertise to improve communication, better align information services with critical business needs, and successfully deliver decision-ready information in a variety of industries. Panelists will share their successes and challenges along with a host of useful tips to excel. 

This is a must-attend event for anybody interested in improving the perceived value of their information services, and understanding how the information profession is evolving along with the global economy.

Moderating
JP

Joseph Piombino

Vice President Corporate Content Sales – Americas, Financial Times

Speaking
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Kate Arnold

Head of Academic Liaison, Royal Holloway, University of London
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Christine DeLuca

Law Librarian, Bennett Jones LLP
JD

Jane Dysart

Senior Partner, Dysart & Jones
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Daniel Lee

Senior Manager, KM Operations, PwC Canada
An American in Canada who thrives where data, information and knowledge converge as a competitive advantage.
TM

Tracy Maleeff

Library Resources Manager, Duane Morris LLP
KR

Karen Reczek

Senior Standards Information Specialist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 114 & 115

9:45am

Social Media for Everyone and Every Library: How to Use New Apps and Tools in Innovative Ways
Although social media sometimes seems geared toward individuals, there are many ways that organizations and libraries can leverage new social media tools. This in-depth workshop will explore innovative uses of social media and how to determine which tools and apps best match various types of organizations. While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to social media, this will help participants learn about the variety of tools and apps (some you may never have even heard of) that can help them spread their missions, broaden their reach beyond their traditional audiences, engage users in new ways – and also learn how to stay on top of the latest social media trends.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will gain an overview of social media tools and applications applicable to organizations (versus individuals).



  2. Participants will learn how to evaluate and compare social media tools and to select those most appropriate to fulfilling their organization's goals.



Speaking
CY

Cheryl Yanek

Librarian, Director, Catalyst



Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 212 & 213

9:45am

Solo Success Stories
Success is measured in a variety of ways. In a reception-style atmosphere, participants will share their stories of solo librarianship success. Find out how others have broken down walls and created innovative services, and share your own story! Attendee participation is encouraged.

Speaking
TB

Terry Buckner

Bluegrass Community and Techical College
AD

Alisun Dekock

Manager of Information Services/Archive, Shedd Aquarium
KP

Kathleen Phillips

Kanawha Valley Community & Technical College


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 210

9:45am

ABCD Caucus Round-Robin Session
The ABCD Caucus is now a section of the Engineering Division.  Come join us for the new section launch and future planning.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 105 & 106

9:45am

Advertising & Marketing Section Meeting
Annual business meeting and roundtable discussion of the Advertising & Marketing Section of the Business & Finance Division.

Moderating
JM

Jeanette Mueller-Alexander

Arizona State University

Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 221

9:45am

Annual Meeting International Information Exchange Caucus
A follow-up to discussions at the 2013 conference about the ongoing role of KIIE and what it can do to support SLA's international initiatives. Also selection of caucus leaders. BYO coffee and snack.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 107 & 108

9:45am

Arabian Gulf Chapter Meeting
SLA – Arabian Gulf Chapter : 20 years in serving the gulf information community.

This is the first annual business meeting for Arabian Gulf Chapter during annual SLA conference , there will be small presentation about the history of our chapter and the recent professional activities.

Speaking
SA

Saif Al-Jabri

Sultan Qaboos University
MG

Majda Gharieb

King Abdulaziz University
MM

Mohamed Mubarak

Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Library


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 109

9:45am

Asian Chapter Meeting & Awards Ceremony
Annual meeting of Asian Chapter members and awarding of SLA Asian Chapter's 2014 Librarian Award and 2014 Early Career Award. Launching of the 4th International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL 2015) to be held in Seoul, South Korea on 22-24 April 2015 will also happen during this meeting.

Speaking
RS

Randy Snape

Marketing Manager, Korea Tourism Organization


Tuesday June 10, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Convention Centre West, Room 224

10:00am

Business & Finance Division Poster Session
Theme: Business Librarianship-Thinking and Going Beyond Borders

Posters will include case studies and practical applications on how business librarians and/or libraries are thinking or expanding globally. This will include examples of business librarians and/or libraries transcending traditional librarianship boundaries, figuratively going beyond borders.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will learn of how colleagues are expanding their scope in terms of transcending traditional librarianship boundaries as well as reaching across physical borders.

  2. Participants will learn of new or novel approaches to traditional library work. 


Moderating
ED

Emily Doyle

University of South Carolina

Tuesday June 10, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
INFO-EXPO

11:00am

'I Am Not a Brand!': Building Your Personal and Professional Profile
Many of us cringe at the thought of "personal branding". Mary Ellen Bates offers painless approaches to raising your profile and communicating the value you provide to your employer or clients in ways that are authentic and comfortable to even the most marketing-phobic.

Speaking
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Mary Ellen Bates

Owner, Bates Information Services, Inc.



Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 212 & 213

11:00am

60 Sites in 60 Minutes
This wildly popular session that explores new and under-utilized Websites returns for another year. Fast-paced and fun, if offers a glimpse of what you may be missing on the Web.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Attendees can expect to learn about new and useful websites covering news, reference, travel, social networks, and much more, to help them in their professional and personal lives



Speaking
JD

John DiGilio

National Manager of Research Services, Reed Smith, LLP
GL

Gayle Lynn-Nelson

Sr. Librarian Relations Consultant, Lexis Nexis
SW

Samuel Wiggins

Senior Research Librarian, Berwin Leighton Paisner


Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom A

11:00am

Government Information Access in the U.S. and Canada: Implications for Librarians
Access to government information varies widely and is, in many cases, changing rapidly. Attendees will gain an understanding of the American and Canadian government information contexts while also learning what each context means for contemporary library services. The question of how can librarians and information professionals of all types can meet new challenges in this area while also preparing for — and anticipating — future developments will also be addressed.

Take-aways:

  1. Participants will learn about the history and development of the Canadian Depository Services Program and how the recent changes in Government of Canada guidelines and policies in Web standards have profoundly affected this service.

  2. Participants will learn about the Canadian Government Information Private LOCKSS Network initiative and its attempt to curate Government of Canada websites. 


Speaking
CG

Carla Graebner

Liaison Librarian, Government Information, W.A.C.
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Donna Scheeder

Deputy CIO, Congressional Research Service - US Library of Congress



Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 217 & 218

11:00am

Managing Primary Research
Learn about the practices, trends and vendors of primary market research. Featured speaker: Belle Frank, EVP, Global Director of Strategy & Applied Research at Young&Rubicam.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of  primary market research techniques. 

  2. Participants will learn about major trends as well as vendors of primary research. 


Moderating
SF

Stephen Fleming

Director, Global Intelligence, Young and Rubicam Group

Speaking
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Belle Frank

EVP, Director Strategy & Research, Young & Rubicam


Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 220

11:00am

Recruiting a Champion: Getting C-Suite Support for Your KM Project
It is often difficult to obtain organizational support to begin knowledge management projects. Most are expensive, time-consuming, and it may be years before the organization begins to see any results. Hear from experienced knowledge managers about how to recruit an organizational champion to support a KM project and convince others about the value of the investment to the organization.

Speaking
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Ethel Salonen

Department Head, The MITRE Corporation
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Mary Talley

Principal, TalleyPartners
Current candidate for Chapter Cabinet Chair on the SLA Board
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Kenneth Wheaton

State of Alaska Court System


Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 202 & 203

11:00am

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - Working across Cultures
Inter-cultural awareness and cross cultural communication skills are essential competencies for information professionals in the global workplace.This session will bring together a panel of speakers who will provide some key advice on how to develop cultural intelligence, approach cross border business relationships and provide some entertaining examples (in the style of the HSBC adverts) of how to avoid misunderstanding and embarrassment.

Moderating
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Geraldine Clement-Stoneham

Knowledge and Information Manager, Medical Research Council UK

Speaking
HK

Hyoshin Kim

Instructor/Faculty, Douglas College & UBC
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Catherine Lavallée-Welch

Library Director, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
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Donald Roll

Managing Director - Europe, Alacra


Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 205 & 206

11:00am

When Powerhouses Merge: Librarian and Vendor Perspectives
When a large publisher acquires a smaller one, who benefits? Libraries? Users? Publishers? We will hear from interested parties - vendors and librarians: Helen Josephine (Stanford University Libraries), Ella Balagula (Knovel), William Gunn (Mendeley).

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participate in an open dialog between customers and vendors on how to improve the transition when mergers happen among major information suppliers. 


Moderating
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Nevenka Zdravkovska

Head, EPSL, University of Maryland

Speaking
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Ella Balagula

SVP, Engineering & Technology, Elsevier
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Jennifer Chang

Global Director, CDI & Mendeley, Elsevier
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Helen Josephine

Head of the Terman Engineering Library, Stanford University Libraries


Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 211

11:00am

DCHE Board Meeting
Board Meeting to review 2014 Program and Plan for 2015

Program Take-Aways


  1. Participants will review 2014 sessions.



  2. Participants will help plan for 2015 sessions.



Moderating
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Valerie Tucci

Physical Science and Engineering Librarian, College of New Jersey Library

Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 107 & 108

11:00am

Online Content Council Meeting
The SLA Online Content Advisory Council (OCAC) will meet to discuss the first half of 2014 and to plan social media and digital content initiatives for the rest of 2014. The OCAC is responsible for the popular #SLAtalk Twitter chat series, as well as advising staff on all things social media, including the Association’s Facebook presence, blogging efforts, LinkedIn Group, and such peripheral social media channels as Instagram and Pinterest. This meeting is open to all and likewise, the OCAC will be open to ideas and suggestions.

Speaking
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Tracy Maleeff

Library Resources Manager, Duane Morris LLP


Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Renaissance, Salon E
  • Presented By SLA

11:00am

Public Policy Advisory Council Meeting
Public Policy Advisory Council Meeting

Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 112
  • Presented By SLA

11:00am

SLA Webmasters Meetup (Operation Vitality)
Calling all SLA unit Webmasters! Join this interactive meetup to discuss and share stories about efforts to adopt Wordpress as the CMS of choice for your unit website. Share tips and strategies for optimizing Wordpress, discuss what the future holds, and ask and answer questions. Wi-fi will be available, so bring your computer of choice!

Moderating
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Daniel Lee

Senior Manager, KM Operations, PwC Canada
An American in Canada who thrives where data, information and knowledge converge as a competitive advantage.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Convention Centre West, Room 122
  • Presented By SLA

12:00pm

Tuesday INFO-EXPO Non-Conflict
Tuesday INFO-EXPO Non-Conflict

Tuesday June 10, 2014 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO
  • Presented By SLA

1:00pm

Meet Deb Hunt, SLA Past President
Join us at Soutron Global booth (#912) for one on one session with Deb Hunt, SLA Past President. The first ten attendees will receive a copy of The Librarian's Skillbook: 51 Essential Skills for Information Professionals autographed by Deb Hunt.

Please stop by booth #912 to set up your appointment.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

1:00pm

Meet Guy St. Clair, SLA Past President
Join us at Soutron Global booth (#912) for a one on one session with Guy St Clair, SLA Past President. You will receive a copy of Soutron Global’s latest publication: From Collections to Connections: Managing the Transformation of Libraries into the Digital Resource Centers of the Future, where Guy St. Clair outlines—in sharp detail—how specialist librarians and strategic information and knowledge professionals are positioned to lead the way in connecting content captured in collections (wherever located and however defined) to the people who will be collaborating in using that content. 

Please stop by booth #912 to set up your appointment.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Convention Centre West, INFO-EXPO

2:00pm

CANCELLED: Health Economics in an Era of Increasing Change
With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act along with increasing use of Electronic Health Records in the US, we are all very much aware of how healthcare is changing. How can we begin to mine the increasing amount of real world clinical data -- for both our companies and our families? How will real world clinical data from other parts of the world impact us at home? What will the change to "population medicine" do to the economics of healthcare?

Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 210

2:00pm

Choices Just Get Harder: Making Career Transitions When Money Is Not the Motive
Do you feel that you are stagnating in your current position? Are you moving from full-time employment to a high energy “retirement” and needing alternatives? Where are the positions? What are the possibilities? How do you match your skill set with the range of options before you? And yes, this is a range of options… Learn about assessing your strengths, knowing your requirements, understanding the choices and how to be successful making the move.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will explore possible options for career transition.

  2. Participants will learn how to match their skills with the range of available options.

  3. Participants will understand how to be successful making a career move. 


Speaking
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Ken Haycock

Key Haycock & Associates


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 202 & 203

2:00pm

Digital Government Strategy: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve Our Constituencies
Federal and local government agencies are implementing plans to provide more services to their constituents through digital means. Representatives from the U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. State Department, and the city of Vancouver will discuss their agencies’ efforts to move in that direction.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Learn how and why libraries at the local and federal government levels are partnering with their home agencies to provide library and other government services digitally to their sometimes unique communities.





  2. Learn which digital and social media tools are being utilized and are recommended by local and federal government libraries and agencies for this type of digital outreach. 




Moderating
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Gail Kouril

Manager - Knowledge Services, RAND Corporation

Speaking
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Sandra Singh

Vancouver Public Library
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Katrina Stierholz

Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Chris Zammarelli

Metadata Librarian, U.S. State Department (ATSG)


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 119 & 120

2:00pm

eDiscovery: Everything You Need to Know But Were Afraid to Ask
With records retention policies and legal hold procedures subject to increasing judicial system scrutiny, Records Managers can no longer afford to be ignorant of eDiscovery. Join us for a presentation of eDiscovery essentials! This presentation will use the document lifecycle to clearly differentiate the roles and responsibilities of records management professionals, taxonomists, forensic experts and litigation attorneys in the eDiscovery process. Presenters will discuss how records managers can take on leadership roles within their organizations by developing organizational governance policies which address legal hold mechanisms, facilitate court mandated searching requirements, and to support their organization's legal team through the litigation process.

Speaking
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Sandra Nunn

Professor, Central New Mexico Community College


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 217 & 218

2:00pm

Engineering Café
Join us for this roundtable discussion of current topics of interest to Engineering and Science librarians. Topics will be chosen based on survey results/discussion on the DENG listserv. There will be 3 rounds of 25 minutes each to allow attendees to gain multiple experiences yet have time to effectively discuss each topic.

Program Take-Aways



  1. Participants will gain information on 3 topics and be able to contribute to the discussion at the table.





  2. Participants will be able to network with other engineering and science librarians and develop communities of interest.




Moderating
BT

Beth Thomsett-Scott

Engineering Librarian, University of North Texas Libraries

Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 109

2:00pm

Legal Division Unconference Featuring the Corporate Café
The return of the successful Unconference session where Legal Division minds meet to discuss current issues, swap ideas and realize they aren't working in a bubble!

Program Take-Aways

  1. Attendees will learn from their peers how they are handeling real-world challenges of operating a library in the legal field, and have the oportunity to learn from the experiences of others. 


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 105 & 106

2:00pm

PAM Physics Roundtable
An in-depth examination of several current topics and concerns related to physics information, publishing, researchers, laboratories, and libraries. The session will be a combination of short educational presentations and small- and large-group discussions on these topics.

Program Take-Aways:


  1. Participants will learn about trends concerning physics information and librarianship.



  2. Participants will engage with colleagues about addressing these trends.



Speaking
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Tyler Dzuba

University of Rochester
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John Kromer

Physical Sciences Librarian, Miami University


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 110

2:00pm

SharePoint Show and Tell: It Doesn't Have to Suck
Special libraries are able to use SharePoint for many different projects and purposes.

This session will feature a panel of librarians demonstrating their SharePoint projects and will act as an inspiration point for others that may be considering how they can also use SharePoint in a way that doesn't suck.

Speaking
AB

Allison Buehler

Knowledge Services Associate, IPAS
JH

Jocelyn Hallman

Librarian, BGC Engineering
GN

Gretchen Nadasky

Senior Associate, Optimity Advisors


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 220

2:00pm

SLA Contributed Papers - Tuesday Session
Come hear what your colleagues have to share on the following topics: 

Professional Associations as Catalysts for Change Through Leadership and Consolidation 
Susan Henczel, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Catching up to Corporate: Creating a Data Science Culture in Academia
Jennifer L. Clark, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA; 
Lori A. Hurley, Chicago, IL, USA; 
Andrea L. Ogier - Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, University Libraries, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA

International Students within our Borders: Looking Back and Moving Forward on Improving Information Literacy and Library Services with Particular Reference to Graduate Engineering Students
Hema Ramachandran, Engineering Librarian, California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA

Moving Beyond Borders with Business Information: One Book’s Transformation from Print to Network Visualization
Carissa M. Phillips, Business & Finance Information Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Moderating
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Juanita Richardson

Associate, Dysart & Jones Associates

Speaking
JC

Jennifer Clark

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SH

Susan Henczel

RMIT University
AO

Andrea Ogier

Virginia Tech
CP

Carissa Phillips

Business & Finance Information Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Hema Ramachandran

Engineering Librarian, California State University-Long Beach



Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 208 & 209
  • Presented By SLA

2:00pm

Speed Geek
It’s speed dating meets speed geek - come meet a variety of information professionals working in web services, information systems, and more. Each presenter will lead small group discussions of 10-15 minutes, and participants can ask questions and share their own experiences as they rotate from table to table.

From digital preservation systems and open source ILS to the evolving roles of the U/X and the accessibility librarian, there’s something for everyone in this informal and interactive session. 

Full list of session presenters and information can be found here: http://goo.gl/cXJVN6.

Program Take-Aways

  1. Participants will see demonstrations of new applications of library technology in the library, archive and corporate domains.

  2. Participants will interact with presenters and other attendees by asking questions and gaining advice for applying concepts to their own work.




Speaking
JB

Jessica Bushey

AtoM Product Manager and Systems Analyst, Artefactual Systems
DC

David Cappoli

University of California, Los Angeles Law School Library
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Debra Kolah

Head of User Experience, Fondren Library (Rice University)
Master Naturalist (pulling weeds, herb gardening, and volunteer landscaping). Modern architecture. Eco science fiction (Kim Stanley Robinson). India. UX!
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Cynthia Ng

Technology, the Web, Accessibility, Teaching, Building a Community
JR

Jennifer Robbins

Librarian, Microsoft
LW

Liam Whalen

Self Employed
JW

Joyce Wong

Coordinator of User Experience, Langara College



Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 116 & 117

2:00pm

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - Developing and Leading a Knowledge Sharing Culture
This 90-minute session will explore the structural and human resource changes needed to build an organizational culture where people are encouraged and motivated to share information and knowledge. By the end of the session, participants will be able to determine where their organization lies on the collaboration continuum, identify ways that they can shift their organization to be more adept at sharing knowledge and understand how they can be more effective at initiating and championing the shift.

Program Take-Aways


  1. Determine where their organization lies on the collaboration continuum



  2. Identify ways that they can shift their organization to be more adept at sharing knowledge



  3. Understand how they can be more effective at initiating and championing the shift



Moderating
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Martha Foote

Board General Manager, LibraryCo, Inc.

Speaking
JS

Jim Stewart

Manager of Human Resources, Eaton Chelsea Hotel


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom A

2:00pm

Academic Division Board Meeting
All division members and potential board members are invited to attend.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 122

2:00pm

Data Caucus Annual Meeting
Inaugural meeting of the of the newly formed Data Caucus.  

Speaking
EL

Elaine Lasda Bergman

Librarian, State University of New York at Albany Libraries
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Kimberly Silk

Data Librarian, Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto
Candidate, Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect | Past President, SLA Toronto Chapter | Digital media librarian extraordinaire.


Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 118

2:00pm

DEDU Board Meeting
Annual board meeting for DEDU

Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 112

2:00pm

Emergency Preparedness & Recovery Advisory Council Meeting
Emergency Preparedness & Recovery Advisory Council Meeting

Tuesday June 10, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Convention Centre West, Room 111
  • Presented By SLA

4:00pm

SLA Annual Business Meeting
Come hear SLA CEO Janice R. Lachance deliver the annual state-of-the-association presentation. In addition, SLA President Kate Arnold and Treasurer John DiGilio will report on the successes and planned initiatives of the association.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom B
  • Presented By SLA

5:00pm

Closing General Session
Don’t leave Vancouver without attending SLA’s fast-paced TED Talk-style Closing General Session. Four speakers who are experts in their fields, a bit edgy and most definitely forward thinking will address and engage attendees on our conference theme, Beyond Borders. Speakers include: Sarah Glassmeyer, Director of Content Development for CALI, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction; Brandy King, Head of Inoformation Services, The Arnold P Gold Foundation; Josh Maleeff, Head Coach and Technical Trainer, Tech Ed Coach; Heather Piwowar, Cofounder of ImpactStory. Ready to explore your own borders?

Speaking
SG

Sarah Glassmeyer

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
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Brandy King

Arnold P. Gold Foundation
JM

Joshua Maleeff

Head Coach and Technical Trainer, Tech Ed Coach
HP

Heather Piwowar

Co-Founder, Impactstory


Tuesday June 10, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Convention Centre West, Ballroom B
  • Presented By SLA

6:00pm

Military Libraries Division Open House
Please join the Military Libraries Division for an evening of fun! Take the opportunity to unwind, meet Division members and work on our customary puzzle.

Tuesday June 10, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Renaissance, Salon E
 
Wednesday, June 11
 

8:30am

Tour of TRIUMF, UBC , Museum of Anthropology, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Join your colleagues for an exciting tour. We will be visiting TRIUMF (Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics), the Museum of Anthropology, and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Boxed lunch and bus transportation will be provided.

This tour will involve stairs and a fair amount of walking. Please advise if you have a pacemaker or different implanted medical device. After registering, please contact bkoh@cs.ubc.ca for directions and details.

The bus will arrive to start boarding at 8:00 am and the drop off time is expected to be 3:30 pm.


Moderating
BK

Bernice Koh

Reading Room Coordinator, University of British Columbia
NZ

Nevenka Zdravkovska

Head, EPSL, University of Maryland

Wednesday June 11, 2014 8:30am - 3:00pm
Front Entrance of the Convention Centre West Building

9:00am

PAM Tour
PAM Division tour of TRIUMF and the Rose Garden at the University of British Columbia (UBC)

The day begins with a tour of  TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, followed by a no-host lunch at "Sage" (http://sage.ubc.ca/) restaurant and ending with a self-guided walk of the Rose Garden and other facilities on UBC campus.  

Transportation to TRIUMF, between locations, and back to the starting location will be provided. 

The tour of TRIUMF and the Rose Garden will require walking.

Leave downtown (Marriott Pinnacle) at 9:00am and return 4:00 pm by chartered bus.

Cost is $20 per person.  Space is limited; RSVP to Michiko Tanaka mtanaka@bnl.gov / 631-344-7761

Wednesday June 11, 2014 9:00am - 4:00pm
Meet in the Marriott Pinnacle Lobby

10:00am

UBC Education Library Tour
Participants will tour the University of British Columbia’s Education Library. Please meet in the lobby of the Marriott Pinnacle and bring money for public transportation. Wear good walking shoes and contact Maya Kucig at Maya.kucij@mcgill.ca with any questions.

Wednesday June 11, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet in the Marriott Pinnacle Lobby