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Saturday, July 14
 

6:30pm CDT

Transportation Division No-Host Dinner

Get your conference off to a great start by meeting and networking with your colleagues over dinner. 

Details: Cash is required since there are no separate checks. Meet at 6:15 in the Essex Inn lobby to walk together.


Saturday July 14, 2012 6:30pm - 8:30pm CDT
Zapatista 1307 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
 
Sunday, July 15
 

8:30am CDT

GTRIC Roundtable

PRICE: $75.00 Member/ $75.00 Student Member/ $75.00 Non-Member

The Government Transportation Research Information Committee (GTRIC) Roundtable is a forum for sharing and learning about essential tools and best practices for transportation libraries.


Sunday July 15, 2012 8:30am - 3:00pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E256
 
Monday, July 16
 

12:00pm CDT

Transportation Division Business Meeting and Lunch

PRICE: $60.00 Member/ $60.00 Student Member/ $60.00 Non-Member

Annual business meeting and lunch networking opportunity for Transportation Division members.


Monday July 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E256

12:00pm CDT

Three M's: Mapping, Merging, and Multi-lingual Taxonomies

Developing a sound taxonomy is a challenge in itself, but what happens when a taxonomist needs to harmonize existing or legacy vocabularies, create crosswalks or mappings between taxonomies, or address a multi-lingual audience? This session will present tips and case studies for bridging multiple vocabularies, taxonomies, and languages.

SPEAKING:
Heather Hedden, Hedden Information Management; Marcie Zaharee, The MITRE Corporation

PRESENTATION HANDOUTS:
http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/3MMappingMergingMulti-lingualTaxZaharee.pdf


Monday July 16, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

4:00pm CDT

Sailing through Cataloging: Cataloging Practices for Solos

Tips, tricks and other practical information for beginner and experienced catalogers.

SPEAKING
Paul Burley, Northwestern University


Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253B
 
Tuesday, July 17
 

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.


MODERATING:
Cheryl Hansen, Engineering Systems Inc.

SPEAKING:
Michael Stevenson, ESI


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

8:00pm CDT

Joint Divisions Open House: SOL, DGI, TRN

Please join the Government Information, Solo Librarians, and Transportation Divisions for a lively joint open house. Speak with members from a variety of fields and experiences, all in one place. 

Please meet at the event location: 312 Chicago, Downtown Loop.


Tuesday July 17, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
312 Chicago 136 N. LaSalle Street Chicago , IL 60602
 
Wednesday, July 18
 

10:00am CDT

DTRN Board Meeting

Business meeting of the Transportation Division Board. All Division members are invited to attend.


Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Hilton Chicago, PDR #2

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.

MODERATING: 
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