[Libs-Or] FW: Introducing the PLA Virtual Spring Symposium!

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Tue Feb 22 09:33:40 PST 2011


I'm forwarding the information about PLA's Virtual Spring Symposium as an FYI.  If you have questions, please consult the event page or contact PLA.

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/pla/plaevents/plaspringsymposium/index.cfm
            pla at ala.org<mailto:pla at ala.org>
800-545-2433 ext. 5PLA (5752)

Thanks,
Jen

Jennifer Maurer
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From: Public Library Association [mailto:pla at ala.org]
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2011 8:51 AM
To: Jennifer Maurer
Subject: Introducing the PLA Virtual Spring Symposium!


A Fresh Twist on a PLA Classic


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Through the years the Public Library Association's Spring Symposia have built a reputation of being premier education events for public library staff.

This year, PLA is bringing that same level of professional development and inspiration right into your library with the Virtual Spring Symposium<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyMA/index.html>.

Individual and group registration<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyMQ/index.html> for this one-day, online event make it easy to have a day of education for yourself or your whole library staff!



Eight education programs<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyMg/index.html> to choose from in Technology ~ Youth Services ~ Admin/Leadership ~ Adult Services

Lunchtime interview with author Diane Ackerman<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyMw/index.html>

Closing session with keynote speakers George Needham and Joan Frye Williams<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyNA/index.html>

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The PLA 2011 Virtual Spring Symposium
Program Schedule

March 30, 10am - 5pm CST
(All times below in CST)

10:00-10:15am
Introduction by Audra Caplan, PLA President<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyNQ/index.html>

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10:15-11:15am

Track 1: Technology
A Mobile Feast: Reaching Library Customers via Mobile Technology<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyNg/index.html>

Track 2: Youth Services
When School Is Out, The Library Is In<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyNw/index.html>

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11:30am-12:30pm

Track 1: Technology
Can Your Library Provide the Electronic Content That People Want and Need?<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyOA/index.html>

Track 2: Youth Services
Connecting With Teens @ Your Library<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyOQ/index.html>

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12:30-1:30pm
Lunchtime Author Interview with Diane Ackerman<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyMw/index.html>

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1:30-2:30pm

Track 3: Administrative/Leadership
The Post Recession Library
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Track 4: Adult Services
I Didn't Know You Could Do That at the Library!<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIzMQ/index.html>

________________________________________

2:45-3:45pm

Track 3: Administrative/Leadership
Minnesota Library Futures Initiative
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Track 4: Adult Services
Transforming Life After 50<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIzMw/index.html>

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4:00-5:00pm

Closing Session
The Sustainable Library<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyNA/index.html> with George Needham and Joan Frye Williams


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Cost to Attend

Individual registration:

PLA Member: $125
ALA Member: $155
Nonmember: $185


Group registration:

$225 (one-three participants)
$450 (four-nine participants)
$750 (10+ participants)


Registration is available<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT0xMzA0MjYwJnA9MSZ1PTEwMjAwMTYxNDEmbGk9NTUzNDIyMQ/index.html> online with a credit card or via fax or mail with a PO, check, or credit card. Following March 30, an archived copy of the Virtual Spring Symposium will be available for download by registrants.


Join PLA for fresh learning at the
2011 Virtual Spring Symposium, March 30.







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