San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
SCSLA & SC ASIS&T Program of Speakers
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Keynote Address - Buying and Selling Information: Successful Vendor/Customer Relationships
Keynote Speaker - Michael L. Gruenberg
President of Gruenberg Consulting, LLC
Author of "Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success"
Mike Gruenberg’s name in the Information Services Industry is synonymous with winning results – in sales team development and leadership, in performance and customer satisfaction, and in his own success in selling complex information services into demanding markets worldwide. Mike’s track record during more than 30 years in the industry is headlined by the significant profit performance he has delivered in every position he has held.
Mike is currently the President of Gruenberg Consulting, LLC, a firm he founded in January 2012 devoted to provide information services companies with sales source analysis, market research, executive coaching, trade show analysis and best practices advice for improving negotiation skills.
Copies of Mike's book, Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success, will be available for $39.95 each. (This is optional, and separate from the ticket price).
Career Identity: Using an MLIS More Than Ever, But No Longer a Librarian
Abigail Mann, Lindsay Rogillio, Hillary Hudson
Prospect Researchers at USC Development Center
Three graduates of USC SLIS are now using their MLIS degrees in a nontraditional career path. They will talk about what they do day-to-day, as well as the special projects and specialty areas each of them gets to work on. Topics covered will include prospect research, competitive intelligence, and data analytics.
SCSLA & SC ASIS&T Networking Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 pm
SCSLA Membership Meeting
1:30 - 2:00 pm
SCSLA members only.
Discussion of merging with the North Carolina chapter of SLA. A vote will be taken. Log in to SLA Connect to get details.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you do not need to bring a ticket. The ticketing process is simply so that we can order the correct number of lunches. If you reserve a ticket, we have your name on our list and are expecting you.
Where do I find more details about the SCSLA merger vote?
http://connect.sla.org --> Communities --> My Communities --> login --> South Carolina --> Proposed Merger Details
What are my parking options for the event?
There is hourly parking for $1 per hour in USC's Bull Street Parking Garage (Gate 3) at 611 Bull St., Columbia, SC 29201. Parkers will take a ticket at the entrance gates and pay at the pay booth (northwest corner of level 4) before you return to your vehicle.
When & Where
SCSLA and SC ASIS&T
SLA is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners.
SLA serves more than 7,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic and government information specialists.
SLA promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives.
See more at: http://www.sla.org/about-sla
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is the only professional association that bridges the gap between information science practice and research.
For nearly 80 years, ASIS&T has been leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.
ASIS&T supports regional chapters and student chapters throughout the U.S. and abroad, as well as varied special interest groups (SIGs)—diverse professional groups organized by specialty and focus, such as bioinformatics, information architecture, and visualization, images, and sound.
See more at: https://www.asist.org/about/