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The Exchange – A 3 Day Virtual Conference - May 4, 6, 8

  • 1.  The Exchange – A 3 Day Virtual Conference - May 4, 6, 8

    Posted 03-01-2020 09:40


    "The Exchange" – A 3 Day Virtual Conference (May 4, 6, 8)

    Early-bird registration for the Exchange ends March 1-register today!

    "The Exchange" is a virtual conference for sharing professional library ideas and experiences from three ALA divisions. The Exchange is an innovative, interactive, virtual forum.

    This year, the theme is "Building the Future Together." "The Exchange" examines the topic in relation to collections, leadership, technology, innovation, sustainability, and collaborations.  Participants from diverse areas of librarianship will find the three days of presentations, panels, and activities both thought-provoking and highly relevant to their current and future career paths.

    Interested in submitting a poster for the virtual poster session? The deadline for submitting virtual poster proposals is March 6. Learn more and submit your proposal today. 

    Presentations include:

    • Managing Change from the Inside-Out: The Library as Catalyst for Transformational Change
    • Are We Ready? Including Organizational Readiness in Your Change Plan
    • 3C's for Leading Community Engagement Initiatives in Academic Libraries
    • Using Project Management Principles to Ensure Successful Collaborations
    • Making Connections through Campus Collections
    • Recruiting from Retail: University of Chicago Library acquisitions department experience
    • Disabled People Use the Internet! Building and Maintaining Inclusive Library Spaces Online
    • Documenting Library Work: Lessons We Can Learn from Technical Writers

    Early-bird registration rates are $199 USD for ALA division members, $255 for ALA individual members, $289 for non-members, $79 for student members, $475 for groups, and $795 for institutions. Early-bird registration ends March 1 - That's today!

    Want to register your group or institution? Groups watching the event together from one access point will receive single (1) user access to the live stream over all three days and unlimited user account creation on the Exchange event site. Institutions with a maximum of six (6) concurrent user access points receive access to the live stream over all three days and unlimited user account creation on the Exchange event site.

    Group and institutional members are encouraged to create their own user accounts and participate in the event's discussions and non-streaming content. To learn more, contact Tom Ferren at tferren@ala.org



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    Megan Price
    She/Her
    International Chair - MAHD/SSH
    Newsletter Coordinator - SLA Europe
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