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Call for SLA Midwest Symposium speakers - due Monday, May 3rd

  • 1.  Call for SLA Midwest Symposium speakers - due Monday, May 3rd

    Posted 04-20-2021 11:00
    The SLA Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Michigan Communities invite you to share your knowledge and experiences! Take part in an exciting annual virtual event featuring colleagues from around the Midwest.

    The 2021 SLA Midwest Symposium will take place on Friday, June 4. You are invited to propose one (or both) of the following by submitting your idea by Monday, May 3rd - presenters will be notified by the 14th.  We especially encourage presenters with an in progress or completed project/initiative, article/blog post, or shifted their career in some way to share what they learned.
    • Lighting talk (super-focused 10 minute talk on your topic)
    • Education session (30-60 min)

    Topics might include, but are not limited to:
    • Collecting/utilizing data
    • Evolving role of libraries
    • Information ethics
    • Copyright/intellectual property
    • Diversity, equity, inclusion
    • Pandemic and post-pandemic librarianship
    If you have any questions, please contact SLA Illinois President Elect Dan Bostrom,

    Sabine Schuller
    Sr. Research Specialist, The Rotary Foundation