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From: Hannah Miller <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 2:38 PM
Subject: [sla-cdc] International Special Librarians Day - April 14th
To: Washington DC Chapter <[log in to unmask]>

International Special Librarians Day (ISLD) 2011 will increase awareness of international librarianship as we celebrate the day on Thursday, April 14, from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
Join the International Relations Committee (IRC) and other interested chapter members at the Georgetown University Law Library, Room 320, 111 G Street, Northwest, DC.
We are bringing to DC, Dr Sohair Wastawy, currently Dean of Libraries at Illinois State University and formerly Chief Librarian of the Library of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt.
Washington DC is represented by Allen Overland, Directory of the National Endowment for Democracy, Democracy Resource Center.  He is widely known in international development and democracy information circles and will discuss building a resource center that in this case was funded by the UN Democracy Fund.
And the IRC is pleased to have with us, Edna Reid, Intelligence Analyst at the Headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in DC.  She will discuss her pioneering work in Asia as former president of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals Singapore (SCIPSgp). Prior to that work, she was an entrepreneur with an Internet start-up in Malaysia.
Wow!  All of these great speakers, and some networking time before the presenters, start at around 6:45 PM.
The location is close to the Judiciary Square and Union Station Metrorail stations.
Fees are $15 for most members ($10 for student and unemployed members) and $20 for non-members.  The fees include drinks and appetizers.  Please register via the link below.
(If you choose to pay by check, send your payment no later than a week before the event to the address below.  Makes the checks to “DCSLA”.)
Zeinab Mansour
4620 N Park Ave #811E
Chevy Chase  MD  20815


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Christopher M. Vestal
DC/SLA 2011 Communications Secretary
Phone: (540) 227-0718
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