2016 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit

The 2016 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit Planning Committee is pleased to announce that registration for our July 21, 2016 Summit – “Library Services by Design: Supporting Future Forward Workplace Competencies” – is now open at http://bit.ly/PAFILS2016.

You do not need to be a member of PaLA to register and attend! Five ACT 48 credits will be available.

The event will be held at the Paterno Library, Penn State University, State College, PA and our morning Keynote on information literacy and workplace competencies for academic, school, and public libraries will be presented by three speakers:

Russ Hall – Associate Librarian focusing on reference and instruction at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania
Wes Roberts – Library Services Manager of Workforce and Economic Development at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Dr. Brenda Boyer – Freelance instructional designer and a librarian for the Kutztown (PA) Area School District

Our thirteen breakout sessions have also been finalized, and you can find full details on the registration site under Breakout Session Descriptions.

If you would like to book a room at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, we have secured a discounted Summit rate. Reservations must be made by June 20, 2016. More information about the program, hotel discount code, and parking at Penn State are available on the reservation website under Registration, Program, and Hotel Information.

Registration will remain open through July 21, or until capacity is reached. Please visit http://bit.ly/PAFILS2016 for more information!

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor, through the College and Research Division (https://crdpala.org/) of PaLA. Show your appreciation by becoming a member of PaLA! And if you are a member – thank you!