Sixth Annual "Bridging the Spectrum" Symposium
This Year's Theme: Renewing Our Value
Friday, January 31, 2014
Great Room, Pryzbyla Student Center
Catholic University of America
Call for proposals
Proposals are no longer being accepted.
Registration is now open. The fee is $20.00, which includes lunch. All attendees must pre-register; no on-site registrations will be accepted. To register now using our secure site, go to: https://regstg.com/Registration/Registration.aspx?rid=a84844a1-8737-4987-9c1e-08f37663b60c.
Parking will be available during the Symposium in the lot behind O’Boyle Hall. Campus Security has informed us that they will relax enforcement in that lot only. Guests who park in other campus lots without a valid CUA permit may be ticketed.
|9:30am - 10:00am||Registration and Coffee
Pryzbyla Center Third Floor
|10:00am- 11:00am||Opening Session Great Room B
Welcome: Dr. Lawrence Poos, Dean, School of Arts & Sciences
Keynote Address: Michael Edson, Director, Web & New Media Strategies, The Smithsonian Institution
|11:15am-12:15pm||Morning Breakout Sessions
Session #1: Cultural Heritage Information Management (Great Room C)
Lunch & Poster Presentation
|1:45pm-3:00pm||Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Session #1: Current Issues in Law Librarianship (Great Room C)
About the Keynote Speaker
Michael Edson is the Director of Web and New Media Strategy in the Smithsonian Institution's Office of the CIO. Michael has worked on numerous award-winning projects and has been involved in practically every aspect of technology and New Media for museums. In addition to developing the Smithsonian’s first Web and New Media Strategy, the Smithsonian Commons concept, and the Smithsonian's Web and New Media Strategy Wiki, Michael helped create the Smithsonian’s first blog, Eye Level, and the first Alternative Reality Game to take place in a museum, Ghosts of a Chance. Michael is an O'Reilly Foo Camp veteran and serves on the Open Knowledge Foundation's Open GLAM advisory board. He was named a Tech Titan: person to watch by Washingtonian magazine.
Thank you to our 2014 sponsors: Proquest and Springer
We encourage attendees to use Metro if possible. The Pryzbyla Center is a short walk from the Brookland Metro stop. If you are driving, you may park in the O’Boyle lot at the north end of campus. However, spaces are limited and regular restrictions will be enforced in other university parking lots. See the campus map at http://www.cua.edu/res/docs/cuamap.pdf.
Accommodations and Special Needs
Please include any disability accommodations or special dietary needs, when you register, or contact the Symposium Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-319-5551.
Dr. Renate Chancellor, Dr. Sung Un Kim, David Shumaker
Committee shared email address: cua-slis-symposium[at]cua.edu