Conference Programme, Day Two

Since there was no overall keynote speaker for the second day of the full conference programme, there were four sessions in each of the three tracks. Tops were new ways of working (socialization, collaboration, and innovation), creating structure in the information universe, and information professionals.

You’d think that in today’s recessionary environment, librarians would be down in the mouth. And some of them are. Budget cuts seem a worldwide phenomenon. Gloria Zamora, SLA’s president elect, chose to talk about alternative careers, Dennie Heye, winner of SLA Europe’s Special Librarian of the year award and library for Shell in Holland, disclosed the 7 skills of highly successful info pros.

Marydee Ojala

Editor, ONLINE: Exploring Technology & Resources for Information Professionals

 

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One Response to “Conference Programme, Day Two”

  1. Event Organizer January 14, 2009 at 3:51 am #

    I think that one of the lessons that they’ve learned is to have a keynote speaker for everyday.. I for once know that it’s something i look forward to