NMRT Events at the 2013 Midwinter Meeting in Seattle

Here are the details for the NMRT Events at 2013 Midwinter Meeting.

You can find them all listed within the conference scheduler linked on the Midwinter Meeting website.

We hope to see you in Seattle!

Saturday, January 26
8:30 – 10:00 am – Conference Orientation – WSCC – Room 611-614
New to the Midwinter Meeting or ALA? Get a fun and informative introduction to the Midwinter Meeting. Learn to navigate the exhibits, to decipher the conference program, how ALA really works, and ways to get involved. NMRT provides tips from the pros and the opportunity for you to get your questions answered.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Executive Board Meeting – WSCC – TCC 101

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Membership & Networking Meeting – WSCC – Room 205
Join potential & current New Members Round Table (NMRT) in learning about the round table’s latest activities. Hear from the ALA Presidential Candidates about their platforms and ideas for ALA. Stop by this informal meeting to network and learn more about the exciting things NMRT has to offer you.

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Midwinter Social – DragonFish Cafe, 722 Pine Street
Please join fellow NMRT members (and non-members!) at the DragonFish Cafe (722 Pine Street) in the Paramount Hotel for an evening of networking and fun in Seattle. Light refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome!

Sunday, January 27
10:30 – 11:30 am – Speak Up: Developing Effective Public Speaking Skills (NMRT/LLAMA Discussion Group) – WSCC – Room 619
Learn tips and tricks on how to develop public speaking skills to engage people and to effectively convey your message. Join us for discussion and networking with LLAMA and NMRT members, new librarians, new members of LLAMA and/or NMRT, librarians making career shifts, and anyone interested in developing leadership skills.

WSCC – Washington State Convention Center
WSCC-TCC – The Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center

NOTE: The TCC ( The Conference Center) is part of the Convention Center. They have some of the same room numbers as the Convention Center so please make sure you notice the TCC in front of the number.

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