As we get into conference season, it is good to try to make the most out of the time you are there. Now, more than ever, the cost of time and money to go to conferences make it imperative to maximize value. If you AREN’T going to a professional conference because of expense and you are out of work — BAD MOVE! Get out and NETWORK, NETWORK, NETWORK to find that next position. Even if you are working and not job hunting, it is a good thing to do.
I came across a good article to help you plan. It was written by Chris Brogan posted in the ALA Direct newsletter, but it is good information for any conference goer.
For those going to SLA in DC, I look forward to seeing you all there for sure!
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