06.09.14

NMRT in Las Vegas

Posted in Annual, Conference at 6:56 pm by nmrtsecretary

Once again, NMRT is sponsoring all types of programs and socials at Annual Conference. Take a look at what we are offering and if you see one of the board members around be sure to stop and say hi!

Coming out of the Shell: Becoming a Powerful Public Speaker (Preconference/Institute $)
Friday, June 27, 2014 – 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Caesars Palace, Anzio

Anyone, even the shyest among us, can give a presentation that everyone will listen to.. it just takes learning savvy presentation and public speaking skills. Three experienced librarians with years of instruction and public speaking experience will impart their wisdom at this pre-conference session, sharing their favorite tools, tricks, and tips. Attendees will learn how to put together an engaging, informative, and appropriate presentation that will command attention, how to overcome nervousness and stage fright. Join us on June 27th to gain new insight into coming out
of your shell and becoming a powerful public speaker.

Conference Orientation
Friday, June 27, 2014 – 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: Caesars Palace, Florentine II-IV
New to the Annual Conference or ALA? Get a fun and informative introduction to the Annual Conference and Las Vegas. Learn how to navigate the exhibits and decipher the conference program, how to make ALA and NMRT work for you, and where to spend your free time in the city. NMRT provides tips from the pros and an orientation that will prepare you to take full advantage of the conference experience.

NMRT Mentoring Social
Friday, June 27, 2014 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Caesars Palace, Sorrento
The NMRT Mentoring Social gives participants in both the NMRT Conference Mentoring Program and NMRT Career Mentoring Program a chance to meet in person. For Conference Mentoring participants, this is a further chance to exchange conference survival tips and make a definite professional connection at Annual. For Career Mentoring participants, the social provides an opportunity to cement the mentoring relationships developed during the previous nine months of career mentoring. All participants in NMRT’s Mentoring programs are encouraged to attend even if their mentoring partner cannot attend the social.

NMRT 101
Saturday, June 28, 2014 – 8:30am to 10:00am
Location: Las Vegas Hotel, Ballroom E
New Members Round Table leaders and experienced members welcome current and prospective NMRT members to the NMRT 101 session. Learn about what NMRT does, NMRT events happening at ALA Annual Conference, benefits of membership, and how to get more involved. This will be a great place to make connections and network with other new members and experienced leaders alike.

Executive Board Meeting
Sunday, June 29, 2014 – 10:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Las Vegas Hotel, Conference Room 03
The Annual Conference meeting of the NMRT Executive Board. Everyone is welcome to observe this meeting.

Student Reception
Sunday, June 29, 2014 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Las Vegas Hotel, Ballroom G
Library school students are invited to network in a relaxed environment and learn more about ALA from unit representatives, NMRT leadership, and experienced ALA members. The Student Chapter of the Year Award is presented and light refreshments will be served.

NMRT Awards Reception
Sunday, June 29, 2014 – 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Las Vegas Hotel, Ballroom G
Join us for networking and light refreshments as NMRT recognizes our award recipients. All are welcome.

Emily Prather-Rodgers, President

Emily Prather-Rodgers, President

Megan Hodge, Vice President

Megan Hodge, Vice President

Kirby McCurtis, Secretary

Kirby McCurtis, Secretary

Kate Kosturski, Leadership Development Director

Kate Kosturski, Leadership Development Director

 

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