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TLA 2020 PreConferences

 Export to Your Calendar 3/31/2020
When: Tuesday, March 31
8:00 AM
Where: Knoxville Convention Center
701 Henley Street
Knoxville, Tennessee  37902
United States
Contact: Cathy Farley

Online registration is available until: 3/31/2020
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Real-Life Communication Skills for Library Professionals: Presentation Planning and Design Best Practices
8am - 12pm  Wendy Doucette

Learn how to structure a modern, polished presentation which will make you and your organization proud. This workshop will address: How to plan your message for your audience; Best practices for presentation design and layout; Paid, free, and open source presentation software; ADA compliance; Image permissions and credits; Brainstorming and storyboarding as time permits Attendees will leave with guidelines and a resource list for all of the above.

What Opportunities Might the Census Power for You?
8am - 12pm  Ronald Williams

As the 2020 Census launches, what better time to learn how census information can provide a better understanding of your community's unique characteristics and help you and your users make data-driven decisions about everything from library programming to starting new businesses? Join the Census Bureau's Data Dissemination Specialist Ronald Williams, to explore a variety of powerful tools. The program promises to engage with hands-on activities to help you learn!

PHP, MySQL, and API's: A hands on workshop about coding and data
1pm - 5pm  Andrea Schurr, Brittany Richardson, Brian Rogers

Have you always wanted to try out coding but don't know where to start? Do you dream of sharing your most exciting library data on the web? Bring your laptop and join us for a hands on session exploring MySQL, PHP, and API's. During this workshop, you will create a simple program and discover a pathway for continuing to explore coding on your own.

Library Leadership Your Way
1pm - 5pm  Jason Martin

This preconference is intended to be a practical guide for anyone interested in library leadership. Attendees will learn about leadership, become better leaders, and develop their own leadership practices. This preconference will allow attendees to engage with the subject of leadership in a meaningful way, by thinking and reflecting on various ideas of leadership and how they might use those ideas in their leadership lives.

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