#SLAers Flying Solo

2017 – Phoenix

June 17-20, 2017

Solo Librarian Division No-Host Dinner 
Mother Bunch Brewery
Saturday, 7:00 pm

Undercover Marketing: Speaking So Clients Hear You
Sunday, 2:15 PM CC-229B
How do you communicate the value and impact of your information center when your colleagues’ eyes glaze over at the mention of “authoritative sources” or “controlled vocabulary”? Mary Ellen will give you five tangible tools to turn every opportunity with a colleague into a learning moment and to develop a reputation as an invaluable asset to your organization. Whether you are a solo librarian or just need to polish your skills in building your professional brand, expect to leave this session with fresh ideas to be seen as the strategic partner you are.
Speaker: Mary Ellen Bates

Joint Division Reception
District American Kitchen & Wine Bar
Sunday, 8:00 pm
Please join the following units at our Annual Joint Session Reception: • Solo• Museums, Arts, and Humanities• Government Information• Transportation• Social Sciences. We will be hosting this year’s event off site at the District American Kitchen and Wine Bar. This annual reception is the perfect opportunity to relax, mingle, and enjoy great food and drinks with your fellow librarians.

How to Manage Annoying People
Monday, 9:00 am, CC-226 BC
Managing annoying people is truly relevant in today’s workplace. In an environment where employees are competent, moral, and ethical and bring real value, managers are challenged to cope with numerous social skill sets and employee styles and eccentricities that can annoy to no end. Ilene Marcus, author of the book Managing Annoying People, will provide techniques and insights on how to change the relationship dynamic.
Speaker: Ilene Marcus

Business Meeting
Monday, 7:00 pm, Estrella Room

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