Friday, February 02, 2007

Connie Crosby's 2007 Schedule - Full Steam Ahead!

Well, 2007 is shaping up to be a hectic but memorable year! I have an exciting schedule full of speaking engagements, conference attendance, conference organizing, and writing. Here is summary of what is ahead:

Wednesday and Thursday, February 21-22, 2007
Best Practices for Legal Library & Information Service Centers
Organizers: Ark Group
Location: New York
--> I am speaking on Feb. 21st:

Discovering the Latest in Web 2.0 Developments
  • What is Web 2.0 and Library 2.0
  • The use of blogs, podcasting, RSS, and wikis inside and outside the law Firm
  • Emerging Web 2.0 applications and trends
  • Getting started and determining what will work best in your firm

Saturday and Sunday, February 24-25, 2007
Podcamp Toronto
-->will I be speaking? Check back later!

Monday, March 19, 2007
Hosting Carnival of the Infosciences here on my blog!

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Computers in Libraries 2007
Organizers: Information Today
Location: Arlington, Virginia
-->presenting two workshops with one of my heroes, Sabrina Pacifici, as follows:

Workshop 14 — Super-Charged Blogging: Delivering Innovative Enterprise and Client Services
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Workshop 20 — Mining Blogs & RSS for Research
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, April 23, 2007
Hosting Blawg Review here on my blog!
Special theme: World Book and Copyright Day

May 6-9, 2007
CALL 2007
Location: Ottawa
-->I'm not speaking but have lots of other fun things to do. See you there!!

May 10, 2007
OALT 2007
Organizers: Ontario Association of Library Technicians
Location: Toronto
--> I agreed to speak on KM yesterday. Tentative title and description:

Bringing SexyBack: How Knowledge Management has Made Our Work Sexier
What is knowledge management (KM) and what is the library's role? KM is a management theory that has been around more than a decade, so is more than a passing fad. It incorporates a number of familiar library concepts, somehow made 'sexier' when given new names.

May 30-31, 2007
Mesh Conference 2007
Location: Toronto
-->tentatively attending. I enjoyed this last year!

June 22-24, 2007
Podcasters Across Borders
Location: Kingston
-->tentatively attending. Missed it last year and regretted it!

Saturday, July 14, 2007
AALL 2007
Organizers: American Association of Law Libraries
Location: New Orleans
-->I am working with Jim Milles, Diane Murley, Lee Peoples, and Dongfa Zhou to present a full day pre-conference workshop called How (and What) to Podcast. The program hasn't been officially released, so I can't give you too many details other than that. Hope I haven't let the cat out of the bag!

~~and the big enchilada:

October 17-20, 2007
Libraries Without Borders II
4th Northeast Regional Law Libraries Meeting
Organizers: northeast law library chapters of AALL and Canadian law library associations. Hosted by Toronto Association of Law Libraries (TALL)
Location: Toronto
--> I am proud to be a co-chair of this meeting, along with Stephen Weiter of ALLUNY fame! Plans have been underway since 2004 to bring you a fantastic educational program in this fun city. Members of TALL are working to bring you a networking opportunity to remember!

So, promise to wake me up when it is all over?? I am now officially full up for the year. Well, to be honest too full. But you know me, I just love doing all of this, connecting with people I know, meeting new people, and learning new things. This year is already a whirlwind, but I wouldn't want it any other way, dontchaknow. I hope to see you out at one of these events. Please make a point of saying hi!



Steve Matthews said...

I hate to leave a one word comment, but...


Connie Crosby said...

It's a bit much, isn't it? I had to write it all out to help get my head around it all.