Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lankes

 

 


Cal Shephard, State Librarian of North Carolina, said at the 2016 MLA

conference: "It is one of the best one day conferences I have been to."

   

 


Metrolina Library Association 2017 Conference


June 9, 2017

 



Conference Program available

Registration is OPEN



$80 - Non-member

$65 - Member

$50 - Presenter



Breakfast at registration: Fruit and muffins       
Lunch:  Mexican taco salad bar, desserts, tea, sodas and coffee







Location: CPCC Harris Conference Center

3216 CPCC Harris Campus Conference Drive

Charlotte, NC 28208





About our Speaker


 
Dr. R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Lankes has always been interested in combining theory and practice to create active research projects that make a difference.  Lankes is a passionate advocate for libraries and their essential role in today’s society earning him the American Library Association’s Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship in 2016. He also seeks to understand how information approaches and technologies can be used to transform industries. In this capacity he has served on advisory boards and study teams in the fields of libraries, telecommunications, education, and transportation including at the National Academies. He has been a visiting fellow at the National Library of Canada, The Harvard School of Education, and was the first fellow of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature.


 

           Conference Hotel     
             

Hyatt Place Charlotte/Arrowood

7900 Forest Point Boulevard

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, 28273

Tel: +1 704 522 8400


Conference rate good through May 25, 2017
 $109 plus tax a night

Booking link below or call 1-888-591-1234
Reference the ID code at the end of the link

http://www.charlottearrowood.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=G-MLJ8




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