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Sunday, July 15
 

1:00pm CDT

DMAH Board Meeting

All division members and interested parties are welcome to attend.

MODERATING:
Richard Hulser, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County


Sunday July 15, 2012 1:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C
 
Monday, July 16
 

10:00am CDT

Confessions of Chicago Advertising Men and Women - Welcome to Disruption

Disruptions are new digital tools and media that are fast gaining traction to address information immediacy, global reach, and diversity.  Learn how to understand disruption to bring clarity to consumers and uniquely harness information and consumer insights.  Find out the implications and benefits of disruption for information professionals, researchers and users of new tools in the market.

MODERATING:
Grace Villamora, the brightresearch group

SPEAKING: 
Hugh Allspaugh, OGILVY & MATHER; Patrick Palmer, VSA Partners; Beth Uyenco, Microsoft


Monday July 16, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

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

The Evolving Role of Competitive Intelligence in the Legal Marketplace

Discover how law firm librarians can morph their skills and services to provide a competitive advantage. Topics to be addressed include legal issues specific to law firms, examples of law firm competitive intelligence, training recommendations, and adding value through CI.

SPEAKING:
Zena Applebaum, Bennett Jones SLP; Nathan Rosen, Dechert; Toni Wilson, MarketSmart Research; Emily Rushing, Haynes and Boone LLP

PRESENTATION HANDOUTS: 
http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/EvolvingRoleCIinLegal.pdf

 


Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C
 
Tuesday, July 17
 

10:00am CDT

Forestry Roundtable

Find out about the history of alcohol from wood, the economics of alcohol from biomass, and how scientists are using libary resources in these subject areas.

SPEAKING:
Thomas Jeffries, USDA, Forest Products Lab


Tuesday July 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

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

4:00pm CDT

Open Access to Federal Science Technology Information

The session will address Open access through the Federal Science Repository Service (FSRS) and the collaboration between NTIS and the scientific and engineering communities. Learn the what, why and how of this collaboration and find out how it is working and what it can do for you.

SPEAKING:
Wayne Strickland, National Technical Information Serv


Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C
 
Wednesday, July 18
 

8:00am CDT

UX (User Experience) for Non-UXers

Gretchen McNeely, Jennifer Melinn, Product Manager for EndNote at Thomson Reuters, Debra Kolah, Convener of the SLA UX Caucus, and Christopher Erdmann, will share stories about their UX experiences, and introduce you gently to: relevant terms in UX, information architecture (IA) and service design; elements of design thinking that play into UX discussions; areas where content strategy, IA and UX intersect; the challenges addressed by effective experience design; and simple ways to assess the current user experience in your information environment. You will also learn to isolate insights based on that assessment and develop concepts for improving that environment.

MODERATING: 
Stella Ota, Stanford University

SPEAKING:
Debra Kolah, Rice University; Mike Corbett, Simmons College; Gretchen McNeely, Self-Employed; Tilla Edmunds,Thomson Reuters 


Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

10:00am CDT

Open Data in Chicago

Chicago has recently launched major government transparency efforts.  Learn more about open data initiatives in the Windy City, particularly the work of the Metro Chicago Information Center.

SPEAKING:
Virginia Carlson, Urban Rubrics


Wednesday July 18, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C

12:00pm CDT

Gov on the Go: Mobile Apps

Government information is now being made available on the go via smart phone applications.  This session will explore creating mobile applications using government information as well as one government library's experience evaluating mobile applications for use in an agency setting.

SPEAKING:
Heidi Peters, ARTI; Katrina Stierholz, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

PRESENTATION HANDOUTS: 
http://www.sla.org/pdfs/sla2012/GovontheGoMobileAppsHPeters.pdf

 


Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E253C
 


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