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Insurance & Employee Benefits Division [clear filter]
Monday, July 16

8:00am CDT

IEBD Monday Networking Breakfast

Technologies in Insurance & Employee Benefits libraries. Join us for breakfast and a lively discussion on the technologies being used by your colleagues for information services. 

Margaret Hauler, The Institutes

Monday July 16, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E259

10:00am CDT

Transitioning into Management and Leadership

Whether you are moving into a management position at your current organization or taking on a team-lead role at a different organization, the first three months are critical for your longer-term success. Your fortunes depend on your ability to do the jobas well as your skill at clearly positioning yourself in the role with your boss, your team and yourself. The speaker will walk you through a process for transitioning successfully and sanely.

Martha Foote, LibraryCo Inc.

Rebecca Jones, Dysart & Jones Associates

Monday July 16, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E270

12:00pm CDT

IEBD Lunch and Business Meeting

PRICE: $25.00 Member/ $10.00 Student Member/ $30.00 Non-Member

Please join us for the annual IEBD business meeting and lunch

Monday July 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room S402A
Tuesday, July 17

8:00am CDT

IEBD Tuesday Networking Breakfast

“Research Clients Behaving Badly: Tales of Dilemmas and How They Were Resolved.” A C-suite executive asks you to use work time to conduct research supporting his hobby as a novelist. A research client makes claims that are the opposite of what your research actually found. Another client, a rising executive, takes credit for your research work and ideas. What would you do in these situations?  In the first part of this session, we’ll share some true stories of dilemmas faced by corporate information professionals and explain how they were successfully resolved. (Names, places and dates will be changed to protect the guilty.)  Next, audience members will be invited to participate by sharing their own true tales of clients or other stakeholders behaving badly and describing how each situation was handled. Join us to laugh, commiserate, learn from the experiences of your colleagues, and maybe share a story of your own.

Kathleen Fischer, Northwestern Mutual

Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E263

2:00pm CDT

How and Why Things Fail - Forensic Engineers and Information Specialists

Real Forensic Engineering not made for TV.  Librarians, information researchers, and libraries of all types and forms are essential to the field of forensic engineering. Come hear Michael Stevenson of ESI talk about what forensic engineering really is and how the gathering of information is key to the field.

Cheryl Hansen, Engineering Systems Inc.

Michael Stevenson, ESI

Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

4:00pm CDT

Insurance Research

Insurance Industry: Research and Its Results.

This session will take attendees on a roller coaster overview of research in the insurance industry, broadly covering financial and legal research and finishing with a behind-the-scenes perspective on the processes involved in insurance products.

Teresa Wilkins, Buck Consultants 

Jennifer Evert, American Financial Group; Rebecca Roth, Metlife; Karen Ward

Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E260

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