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SLA Conference 2013: Navigating Networks [Event Ref. No. TG4/SLA]


9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Royal Statistical Society
12 Errol Street, London, EC1Y 8LX

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This event is the sixth annual cpd25 event designed for those who supervise staff, services or both.

The Audience: Senior Library Assistants, Information Services Supervisors, Library Assistants, Information Assistants (or their equivalent).

Following on from the previous successful events, the day will enable participants to discover how to make the most out of different networking methods, both in the physical and virtual worlds.

The day’s overall theme is around the ways in which communicating with colleagues can enhance our skills and knowledge. While we were once limited to meetings, phone calls or email, there are now a multitude of ways for us to keep in touch, ask questions, market and learn. This will be a highly participative day, enabling attendees to share their experiences and best practice.

Venue: Royal Statistical Society
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Outline Programme:

9.30-10.00 Tea/coffee and registration

10.00-10.30 Keynote speech: Donald Lickley (Consultant, Sue Hill Recruitment)

10.30-10.45 Tea/coffee

10.45-12.30 Visits to the Barbican Library or City University Library

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.15 Themed breakouts

14.15-14.30 Tea/coffee

14.30-15.15 Themed breakouts

15.15-16.00 Closing & feedback: Sally Faith (Head of Library Planning & Administration, University of Sussex. )

The breakout sessions will involve attendees working in small groups to discuss the following:

* What do we mean by networking and why would you want to do it?

* How can you successfully network – types of networking and tools.

The feedback from each group will be arranged so as to be quick, painless and efficient – in keeping with the tone of the event.

Please note that there are limited places available for this event.

To book a place please use our online booking form or email the administrator via

Cost: £160 for members and £240 for other institutions.

Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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