Fwd: Taxonomy workshops and sessions at SLA - early discount deadline April 1
- SLA has now posted a PDF of the preliminary conference program under the Personal Planner section at http://www.sla.org/content/Events/conference/ac2008/planner/index.cfm - tomorrow is the discount deadline.Be sure to check out the whole program! In addition to the sessions explicitly mentioning taxonomy in their descriptions, there are many others that may be relevant to you, e.g. a half day workshop on content management by Ann Rockley.
Janice Keeler <keelerjs@...> wrote:
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 09:02:57 -0700 (PDT)
From: Janice Keeler <keelerjs@...>
Subject: Taxonomy workshops and sessions at SLA - early discount deadline April 1
To: list TaxoCop <email@example.com>This years SLA Annual Conference in Seattle in June offers several professional development workshops and conference sessions directly related to taxonomy, ontologies, tagging and controlled vocabularies.Early bird discount registration deadline is April 1, so if youre interested, see conference details and registration information at http://www.sla.org/content/Events/conference/ac2008/index.cfmAlthough other sessions and exhibits may also be of interest, here's a list of the sessions explicitly related to taxonomy. Ive extracted these program descriptions and costs to a file on the TaxoCop Yahoo group site http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/TaxoCoP/files/. Please note these are subject to change or cancellation (e.g. if workshops don't get enough registrants), so please check the SLA online planner for updates and book soon if interested.Professional Development Workshops (with costs)Knowledge Discovery and Ontologies full-day workshop Saturday, June 14Level: IntermediateSpeaker(s): Denise A. Bedford, Senior Information Officer, World Bank GroupTaxonomies for Indexing: A Hands-On Approach full-day workshop Saturday, June 14Difficulty Level: BasicSpeaker(s): Alice Redmond-Neal, Access Innovations and Data HarmonyOntologies: What Should Librarians Know? half-day workshop Sunday, June 15Difficulty Level: BasicSpeaker(s): Brandy King, Librarian, Center on Media and Child Health, Children's Hospital BostonProgram Sessions Conference registration required in addition to ticket costs for Tech ZoneUsing Controlled Vocabularies to Enhance Access to Cultural Information - Seek and Ye Shall Find - Monday, June 16, 2008 9:00AM - 10:30AMSLA Tech Zone: Taxonomy and SharePointA Powerful Combination three 90 min. sessionsSLA Tech Zone: Bringing Social Media into the Workplace - three 90 min. sessionsRegards,Janice Keeler