Navigating Career Opportunities in Libraries, Research, and Knowledge Management
Sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Library, the New York Black Librarian’s Caucus Inc., and REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking.
This event is FREE and limited to the first 45 registrants! Registrants will receive a confirmation email including suggested prepartory activities and contact information for the onsite host. Please let your onsite host know immediately if your plans change to make space for additional participants.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
10:00 - 10:30am Continental Breakfast & Welcome from Taina Evans, Library Information Supervisor, Brooklyn Public Library and Kerwin Pilgrim, Director of Adult Learning, Brooklyn Public Library
10:30-11:30am Morning Keynote and Q & A featuring Steven G. Fullwood, Assistant Curator, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
11:30am -12:30pm Panel: Careers in the Information Age featuring Robin Camille Davis, Emerging Technologies & Distance Services Librarian, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY); Andrew Jackson, Executive Director, Queens Library's Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center; Hannah Lee, Assistant Librarian, Student Multimedia Design Center, University of Delaware Library; and Kelvin Watson, Vice President Digital Services & Strategy Queens Library/GM Queens Library Enterprises
12:30 - 1:45pm Lunch featuring Career Path Talk Tables with local professionals
1:45 - 2:45pm Networking Break/Visit Resource Tables
2:45 - 3:45pm Panel: Getting Ready for Graduate School featuring Nik Dragovic, Collections Assistant, New York University; Manuel Jusino, Intern/Resident, Rutgers University Libraries; Gilda Ramos, MLIS student, Long Island University; and Charlotte Roh, Scholarly Communication Resident Librarian, University of Massachusetts Amherst
3:45 - 4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:00pm Closing Keynote and Q & A featuring Tracie D. Hall, Vice President, Strategy and Organizational Development, Queens Library and Andrew Jackson, Executive Director, Queens Library's Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center
Review more information about these activities and our speakers in the full online program book (pdf).