> Professional development opportunities abound at OCLC Eastern-register
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> Changing the Way Libraries Do Business: Meeting the Challenges of the
> Web 2.0 World <http://www.oclc.org/eastern/web2/default.htm>
> March 20, 2008
> 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
> Arlington County Public Library (Arlington, Virginia)
> Everyone seems to be talking about Web 2.0 these days-but who's
> actually doing it? Five experts share how and why they are using these
> new techniques, and where they see it going in the future. Walk away
> from this day-long session, co-sponsored by OCLC Eastern and SOLINET,
> with practical information you can implement immediately at your
> library. Speakers include keynote Jenny Levine, star librarian
> blogger, speaker and author of the popular blog, The Shifted
> The Art of Strategic Persuasion: Essential Skills for Leaders
> April 10, 2008
> 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
> The Cato Institute (Washington, D.C.)
> Learn how to master the art of public speaking, and advance your
> career by becoming a more effective and compelling speaker. In
> partnership with SLA, FLICC and ARL, OCLC Eastern is pleased to offer
> a one day workshop featuring two dynamic speakers: Dr. Susan Miller
> and Mr. Tom Calcagni.
> Engaging Teens Conference 2008
> May 8-9, 2008
> 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
> Arlington County Public Library (Arlington, VA)
> Presented by OCLC Eastern and SOLINET, this first-ever conference on
> teen programming in libraries is for librarians, educators and staff
> who work with teens. You'll learn new tools and creative approaches to
> help you engage and connect with teens in your community. You'll leave
> with new sources of support, networking opportunities, education and
> resources for reaching those "hard to reach" youth.
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