Tips on Hosting a Deliberative Forum on Privacy
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (CDT)
The ALA Membership Initiative Group, Libraries Fostering Civic Engagement is promoting public deliberation on the topic, "Who Do I Trust My Privacy To?"
Using a discussion guide written by members, Nancy Kranich and Carolyn Caywood, participants will examine approaches to protecting privacy that relies on three possible strategies for protecting privacy.
This workshop is for librarians and community partners who want to learn how to host and convene community forums on privacy and other pressing community issues.
Is this your first time to host a community dialogue?
Have you hosted community forums in the past, but had a low turnout?
Do you want to form partnerships with other organizations in your community?
Are you a seasoned veteran with lots of community dialogues under your belt and interested in sharing your lessons learned with others?
Are you looking for innovative ways to strengthen your outreach?
Do your patrons want to learn more about privacy and how to protect their privacy?
Are you personally concerned about privacy?
If so, then this workshop is for you!
This free, online workshop will cover:
- the logistics for convening your forum,
- strategies you can use to build partnerships,
- ideas for marketing your forum,
- how to use your forum to meet the information needs of your patrons, and
- free and low-cost tools you can use to host a forum in your library
This workshop will be offered online using an Elluminate virtual room. Participation is best if you have a headset with a microphone, but it is not necessary. At a minimum, you should have speakers so that you can hear the presentation. Before you attend, you might want to test your computer here.
When you register for the workshop and you will receive log-in information for the session.