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The Military Libraries Division of the Special Libraries Association invites your participation in the following special events at SLA 2009 in Washington:

Saturday, June 13, 12:00-5:00 PM    How to Become a Federal Librarian --  CLICK here for information and Registration [REQUIRED] for this Free event at the Library of Congress/Madison Building -- If you would like to confirm your registration, please email [log in to unmask]

Saturday, June 13, 1:00-2:00 PM     Wreath Laying at Tomb of the Unknown SoldierArlington National Cemetery (METRO Blue Line)

Sunday, June 14, 7:30–10:30 PM      International Spy Museum Tour (Ticketed event #585--$5.00), 800 F Street, NW,  (Metro YELLOW, RED, GREEN Lines, Gallery Place/Chinatown)

Monday, June 15, 7:00–8:30 AM      MLD/SLA Networking Breakfast, Convention Center, Room 151B

Monday, June 15, 9:00-10:30 AM     Imagining Knowledge Government Access in Virtual Worlds, Convention Center, Room 150A -- Panel will address the capabilities of virtual worlds and the pieces that need to be put into place to imagine the future possibilities. 

Monday, June 15, 1:30–3:00 PM     All About Succession Planning in Libraries: Part One,  Case Study, Convention Center, Room 147B – Department of Justice (DOJ) Library Succession Planning Group prepares for the impending retirement wave, (Part 2 follows in the same room)

Tuesday, June 16, 7:00-8:30 AM     MLD/SLA Networking Breakfast, Convention Center, Room 151A

Tuesday, June 16, 9:30-11:00 AM     Competitive Intelligence and the Government Librarian, Convention Center, Room 144B -- This program will review some of the key sources and techniques for undertaking government CI and look at some recent examples of the use of CI in the federal sector.

Tuesday, June 16, 11:30AM-1:00PM    DMIL Business Meeting/Luncheon, Convention Center, Room 140A, Preregistration Required—RSVP to Pat [log in to unmask]">Alderman—[log in to unmask]   ( For current DMIL members only)  .  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT US---JOIN MLD/SLA

Tuesday, June 16, 1:30-3:00 PM       ABCs  of  Military Resources, Convention Center, Room 142 -- Military Librarians’ best recommendations for unclassified resources to answer questions about the military.

Wednesday, June 17, 7:00-8:00 AM   MLD/SLA Networking Breakfast, Convention Center. Room 207A

Wednesday, June 17, 8:30-10:00 AM   Effective Communication Strategies How to Understand and Be Understood with Customers and Co-Workers, Convention Center, Room 144C

Thursday, June 18, 8:00AM–4:00 PM  Trip to Mount Vernon – Home of George Washington (Ticketed event #1003--$50.00)


Posted by Marybeth Dowdell and Greta Marlatt—MLD Public Relations Committee