Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements – 2017

Directors Forum, New England Library Association Annual Conference, Burlington, VT, October 22, 2017

Library Assessment, New England Library Association Annual Conference, Burlington, VT, October 22, 2017

Facilitating Communication, Collaboration, and Continuing Education for Library Directors, American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, June 24, 2017

Library Assessment Crash Course, Massachusetts Library Association, Hyannis, MA, May 24, 2017

Library Directors’ Forum, Massachusetts Library Association, Hyannis, MA, May 23, 2017

Library Directors’ Forum, Connecticut Library Association, Groton, CT, May 4, 2017

Linux Laptops, Tech Tour, Computers in Libraries, Arlington, VA, March 29, 2017

Panelist, Directors Speak Out, Computers in Libraries, Arlington, VA, March 28, 2017

Circulating Unusual Items, webinar, Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, American Library Association, February 7, 2017

Speaking Engagements – 2016

Non-Traditional Items Workshop series, co-led with Kristi Chadwick, Massachusetts Library System, Fall 2016

Library Lockdown, New England Library Association Annual Conference, Danvers, MA, October 17, 2016

New Directors’ Forum, New England Library Association Annual Conference, Danvers, MA, October 17, 2016

Simplifying Libraries, webinar, New Jersey Library Cooperative, September 7, 2016

Panelist, Career Development and Self-Advocacy, Project SET: Skills, Empowerment, Talent, Massachusetts Library System, Marlborough, MA, August 10, 2016

Library Lockdown, Ignite Session, Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference, Warwick, RI, May 25, 2016

Simplifying for Success, Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference, Worcester, MA, May 18, 2016

New Administrators’ Forum, Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference, Worcester, MA, May 17, 2016

Panelist, Reference in the Digital Age, Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference, Worcester, MA, May 17, 2016

Linux Laptops for Libraries, NCompass Live, Nebraska Library Commission, Online Presentation, May 11, 2016

Panelist, Linux Laptops and Unusual Items, Minuteman Library Network Tech Fair, April 27, 2016

Open Source Solutions for Patron Computing, Computers in Libraries, Washington, DC, March 8, 2016

Flexible, Affordable, Easy, Secure: An Open Source Solution for Patron Computing, Ignite Session, American Library Association Mid-Winter Meeting, Boston, MA, January 11, 2016

Challenges Facing New Directors, Ignite Session, American Library Association Mid-Winter Meeting, Boston,MA, January 11, 2016

Panelist, Top Tech Trends, Library Information Technology Association, American Library Association Mid-Winter Meeting, Boston, MA, January 10, 2016

Speaking Engagements – 2015

Circulating Unusual Items, Invited Talk, New England Library Association Annual Conference, Manchester, NH, October 27, 2015

Managing Library Repairs, New England Library Association Annual Conference, Manchester, NH, October 26, 2015

Ubuntu Laptops in the Library: Flexible, Affordable, Easy, Featured Presentation, Small Libraries Forum, Massachusetts Library Association, Sturbridge, MA, September 23, 2015

Press Nine to Get Out: The Story of a Major Facilities Failure 90 Minutes into a New Job, Ignite Session, Librarians: Fail Fast and Prosper, Massachusetts Library Association, Devens, MA, June 9, 2015

025.28: Circulating Unusual Items in Public Libraries, Lightning Talk, New England Technical Services Librarians Annual Conference, Worcester, MA, April 10, 2015

Panelist, Simmons College SLIS Alumni Career Panel, South Hadley, MA, March 15, 2015

Speaking Engagements – 2012 – 2014

Surprise, Delight, Inspire: Circulating Unusual Items at a Small Public Library, Poster Presentation, Small Libraries Forum, Sturbridge, MA, October 29, 2014

How Librarians Tweet, Invited Talk, Web2.U Symposium, Montreal, QC, February 8, 2013

Dispatches from Blog Purgatory: Final messages from scholars’ inactive blogs, Poster Presentation, #Influence2012 Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 28, 2012.