NMRT 2016 Presidential Program at ALA Annual--“What’s a Millennial to Do? Learning to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace”

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

June 5, 2016

(via Lindsay Harmon, IACRL Vice-President/President-Elect)

On behalf of the New Members Round Table (NMRT) President’s Program Committee, we are pleased to announce this year’s preconference at the American Library Association’s 2016 conference in Orlando, “What’s a Millennial to Do? Learning to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace,” which will be held on Friday, June 24, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST. The three-hour pre-conference includes breakfast, a panel presentation, and an interactive workshop session with the panelists. The cost for registration is $75. NMRT members are eligible for a discounted rate at $65.

Our dynamic panel of presenters includes Henrietta Verma (Senior Editorial Communications Specialist at the National Information Standards Organization [NISO] and a former reviews editor at Library Journal and School Library Journal), Cynthia Mari Orozco (Student Services Librarian at California Sate Library, creator of LIS Microaggressions), and Sarah Houghton (Director of the San Rafael Public Library [California], Librarian In Black). These knowledgeable librarians will share their expertise as well as practical advice on how you can navigate your position while ensuring that your voice is heard. Each panelist will present her information, host a brief Q&A session, and then work with participants in smaller breakout groups, focusing on developing skills and solving workplace challenges.

To register, visit the ALA Conference page. For more information, contact Rachel Gammons, Chair of the NMRT Presidential Program Committee, at Rachel.w.gammons@gmail.com.

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