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Celebration of Black History Month Through Music

Event organizers: Magalie Desince, SLA NY Diversity Committee
Title: Harlem Chamber Players Black History Month Concert
When: Feb 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (ET)
Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium
515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd), NY, NY 10037
Admission: Free and open to all!!

Join us for an evening of music by the Harlem Chamber Players as they host their 11th Annual Black History Month celebration. This concert will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the importation of the first black slaves to America. The Harlem Chamber Players commissioned the noted composer Adolphus Hailstork to composer the concert aria Nobody Know for this event.

Program
Beethoven’s Weary Blues
Adolphus Hailstork Piano Quintet “Detroit” for Piano and Strings
Adolphus Hailstork Nobody Know for Baritone and Strings with text by Herbert Martin
Antonín Dvořák String Quartet, Op. 96

Registration opens on February 14th, please self-register here.

Maximum number of attendees is 20. We will need an accurate headcount so after you register with eventbrite you must also register with SLA here.

Registration ends on February 22nd.

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Honored in the Breach: A Conversation about Data Privacy

Event Organizers: SLA New York Chapter – Professional Development and Diversity Committee
Date of Event: February 13, 2019,  Wednesday
Time of Event: 6 pm-8 pm
Location of the Event: Skadden, Arps, 4 Times Sq, New York, NY 10036
Cost of event: $5 to Members $10 to Non-Members, refreshments will be provided

Join us for the first NY Chapter professional development event of 2019. From consumer data breaches to election interference, from smart devices to behavioral tracking, data privacy is a concern which touches more and more parts of our lives.  Join us for a panel discussion with information professionals and privacy advocates about best practices, emerging standards, and changing cultural norms around securing personal data.

You will learn about:

  • Current library policies governing personal data
  • Best practices for patron data management
  • How to impart best practices to LIS students
  • Library dependency on 3rd party vendors who don’t share practices/values

Speakers’ details:
Lucia Cedeira-Serantes, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College
Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Senior Staff Technologist, Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, American Civil Liberties Union
Cassandra Porter, Director, Senior Privacy Counsel (Americas), Cognizant
Bonnie Tijerina, Researcher, Data & Society Research Institute

Panel Chair:
Matt Johnson, That Matt Johnson Consulting

Register Now!

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Manager’s Breakfast Roundtable 11/16/2018

Manager’s Breakfast Roundtable 11/16/2018

Event Organizer(s): Marcy Winkler
Date of Event: Friday, November 16
Time of Event: 8am-9am

Come to the SLA NY Managers Breakfast round table discussion group for chapter members currently in management positions or any chapter members whose work responsibilities include any of the following:

  1. administrative duties
  2. overseeing a budget
  3. having direct reports
  4. responsibility for marketing your information center’s services.

This group will provide an informal network for participants to seek advice and share best practices with their peers.

Location of event:
Financier Patisserie, 35 Cedar Street at 10 Liberty Plaza, between Pearl and William. Near Fulton Street stops of the A, C and Wall Street stop of the 2, 3,4 or 5 subway lines.

Register Now!

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SLA-NY Fall Happy Hour!!

Date: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Time: 6pm-8pm
Location: 825 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022 / (Entrance on 50th between 3rd and 2nd Avenue)
Cost: Free, cash bar

Stop by, have a drink with your fellow SLA NY’ers for a post-election happy hour at Ashton’s Alley Sports Bar. The venue is on the first floor, located near the 6, E, M lines (N,R,W just a few blocks more). This will be a cash bar event. Drink specials are $9 house wines, $9 well drinks and select $5 beers.

RSVP by Tuesday, November 6th.

REGISTER NOW!

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SLA-NY Annual Meeting 2018

SLA-NY Annual Meeting 2018

Date: Monday, October 15th
Time: Drinks and light refreshments: 6:30pm-7pm
Meeting: 7pm-8pm
Location: Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010

Please join the SLA New York Executive Board as we look at our Chapter’s accomplishments this year, future initiatives, and announce our 2019 Board.

All Chapter members are welcome to attend the Annual Meeting. This is a free event for all attendees.

REGISTER TODAY!! We look forward to seeing you there!

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Manager’s Breakfast Roundtable 9/14/2018

Manager’s Breakfast Roundtable 9/14/2018

Event organizer(s): Marcy Winkler
Date of event: Friday September 14
Time of event: 8-9am
Location of event: Pain Quotidien, 708 Third Avenue at 44th Street
Cost: Free, but members must pay for their own breakfast.

Come to the SLA NY Managers Breakfast round table discussion group for chapter members currently in management positions or any chapter members whose work responsibilities include any of the following:

  1. administrative duties
  2. overseeing a budget
  3. having direct reports
  4. responsibility for marketing your information center’s services.

This group will provide an informal network for participants to seek advice and share best practices with their peers.

REGISTER HERE!

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