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Leadership & Management Division [clear filter]
Sunday, July 15

8:00pm CDT

LMD and KMD Open House

Join your SLA colleagues for a networking reception that will be second to none!

Rebecca Vargha, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Sunday July 15, 2012 8:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Hilton Chicago, Continental Ballroom A
Monday, July 16

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

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: Meaningful Measures: How Do Buyers and Sellers Show ROI?

A panel of buyers and sellers will discuss how you can best illustrate return on investment and the distinct value of your content purchases to management and budget approvers.

Robin Neidorf, FreePint

Ann Lee, Dow Jones & Company; Jantinus Meints, Ernst & Young; Gurinder Sangha; Bill Noorlander, BST America LLC

Monday July 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B

4:00pm CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: Reinventing Library Skills

Case studies and practical advice for transporting library skill sets to new areas of the information profession or to entirely new careers, with a focus on reinventing skills to stay competitive in a tight economy; branching out, and developing in areas that are still relevant to SLA.

Mary Talley, Talley Partners

Richard Hulser, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; Deborah Hunt, Information Edge; Ethel Salonen, The MITRE Corporation

Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B
Tuesday, July 17

10:00am CDT

Tales from the Trenches: Contract Negotiation Is Not for the Faint of Heart

Many librarians are involved in the contract negotiation process or work alongside their institutions' purchasing and procurement staff. They have to be able to read and comprehend often complex contracts in order to get the most favorable and sensible terms for their libraries and organizations. Experienced information professionals who manage the content and contracts for their organizations will share their knowledge and tips for "getting to yes" without too much bloodshed!

Amy Affelt, Compass Lexecon

Carol Ginsburg, BST America LLC; Steven Goldstein, Alacra; Barbara Hirsh, NERA Economic Consulting; Laurie Sue Leichman, McKinsey & Co Inc; Bob Lemmond, Wolters Kluwer; Bill Noorlander, BST America LLC

Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E353A

2:00pm CDT

Leadership and Management Division Business Meeting and Afternoon Tea

PRICE: $25.00 Member/ $25.00 Student Member/ $35.00 Non-Member

Join division chair Rebecca Vargha and the LMD board for a review of the events of the past year and a look at the future. The Karen J. Switt Award will be presented.

Rebecca Vargha, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E263

4:00pm CDT

Creating Organizations We Want to Work In: Combatting Defensiveness at Work

This presentation will describe how defensive routines begin and live within organizations, making trust, true teamwork, and honesty difficult. The presenter will describe tested theories and concepts that explain how defensiveness creates threatening and uncomfortable work environments. These theories will relate to how toxic environments feel to the members of the organization and what can be done to create workplaces in which we want to work. The speaker will provide insights into how all staff can play critical roles in creating a healthy workplace. After this presentation, attendees will understand organizational climate and culture more deeply and will see the connection between individual behaviors and their effect on the organization.

Dianna Magnoni, Olin College of Engineering

Kathryn Deiss, Association of College & Research Libraries


Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E265
Wednesday, July 18

8:00am CDT

Challenges of Buying and Selling Content in 2012 Breakfast

PRICE: $15.00 Member/ $15.00 Student Member/ $30.00 Non-Member

A panel of buyers and sellers will discuss the most significant challenges faced in acquiring content over the past year.

Ann Kenny, Ernst & Young LLP; Cynthia Studnicha, Ernst & Young LLP

Dawn Lynn, Abbott Labs; Bill Moore, ThomsonReuters; Mike Stelzer, Knowledge Management Services; Jim Toomey, Standard & Poor's

Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room S402A

10:00am CDT

Marketing for the Rest of Us: A Guide for Introverts

Marketing may not be in your job description, but it's a critical part of everyone's job. Mary Ellen Bates offers techniques for raising the profile of your information center and yourself in ways that are authentic and comfortable to even the most marketing-phobic.

James Manasco, University of Louisville

Mary Ellen Bates, Bates Information Services Inc.

Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E265

5:45pm CDT

Architectural Boat Tour of Chicago

PRICE: $55.00 Member/ $55.00 Student Member/ $70.00 Non-Member

Join your colleagues in LMD, DITE, MAHD, DTRN and the Architecture Caucus as we take an evening boat tour of the architectural highlights of Chicago. Beverages and snacks will be available for purchase on the boat. 

Attendees should meet in the 8th street lobby of the Chicago Hilton at 5:45 p.m. Please contact On The Scene prior to the event with questions at 312-661-1440 option 0.

Rebecca Vargha, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Wednesday July 18, 2012 5:45pm - 8:45pm CDT
Meet in the 8th Street Lobby of the Chicago Hilton

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