Online Conferences and Events in August



Each month we post upcoming free virtual conferences to our training calendar. Here are the offerings coming up for August.

Aug 1-4 (9-10:30 am)
New Orleans Information Literacy Collective and 2022 Forum (New Orleans Information Literacy Collective)
The conference will take place from Monday, August 1 through Thursday, August 4 with two back-to-back presentations each day followed by a Question and Answer session. The conference will open with a keynote by architectural historian-turned archivist, Sally Reeves. Ms. Reeves has over fifty years of experience in the field and is recently retired from the Notarial Archives Division of the Orleans Parish Office of the Clerk of Civil District Court. Sally’s remarks will focus on her own evolution with the office along with her observations about the essential nature of the collection, its long history, and its own evolving use as society changes.

Aug 4 (7-3 pm)
SLJTeen Live! (School Library Journal)
Come hear about the latest and most exciting forthcoming titles for teens and tweens. From rom-coms and mysteries to graphic novels and classic coming-of-age stories, our daylong program of author panels, in-depth conversations, and keynote talks will keep you inspired and entertained. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the virtual exhibit hall to meet with leading publishers, enjoy additional chats, and download digital galleys and other free resources.

Aug 18 (9-1:45 pm)
Training Industry Leader Talk: Developing a Strategic Plan (Training Industry)
Great training organizations understand that aligning learning and development initiatives with business objectives is crucial to their success. Learning leaders can only earn a seat at the table by understanding the business’ strategic goals, vision and mission, and by identifying the skills employees need to move the organization forward. During this Training Industry Leader Talk, industry experts will share actionable insights on identifying training needs and creating training programs that support business goals. Multiple sessions.

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