Wednesday, February 18, 2015

CFP: Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL Spring Conference "Building Supportive Organizational Cultures in Libraries" Binghamton NY May 19, 2015

Please send your proposal to by February 20th.


The Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL (ENY/ACRL) is pleased to offer a new presentation opportunity for its upcoming Spring Conference, “Building Supportive Organizational Cultures in Libraries,” which will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY.

In addition to lightning rounds and poster sessions (the official call for which will come in March), this year we are also offering ENY/ACRL members a chance to submit proposals for our breakout sessions.  Breakout sessions should cover 45 minutes, can include 1-2 presenters, and should incorporate a combination of introduction/presentation and the facilitation of an interactive group discussion.  Possible topics could include, but are not limited to: personnel support, professional development and continuing education, staff training, work-life balance, mentoring, tenure, early/mid/late-career perspectives, etc.

Proposals should include:
  • Presenter’s name and position title (If there is more than one presenter, choose one person to be the contact)
  • Institution
  • Contact information, including phone number, e-mail, and mailing address
  • Title of presentation
  • Summary description of less than 250 words, including ways in which you plan to engage your audience.
  • Presentation needs (e.g. technology, electricity, space, etc.)

Submit breakout session proposals to:
Yu-Hui Chen

Deadline for proposals is February 20, 2015. Candidates will be notified of acceptance by March 6, 2015.

Thank you for your interest!  And be on the lookout also for our call for lightning round presentations and poster sessions later in March.