PLA and LITA offer highly affordable workshop for women in tech
For Immediate Release
Public Library Association (PLA)
Scholarships available. Apply by May 17!
CHICAGO -- Women in the technology field face numerous challenges in their day-to-day work. That’s why PLA is partnering with the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) to present AvramCamp, named in honor of library innovator Henriette D. Avram. AvramCamp 2018 will provide an opportunity for female-identifying individuals who work with technology to connect with peers and discuss shared challenges. Participants will collectively examine barriers to success, salary negotiation, creating and maintaining inclusion, and more. AvramCamp will be presented as a full-day preconference workshop prior to the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, La. Here are the details:
|Date:||Friday, June 22|
|Time:||9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Central|
|Location:||New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
|Cost:||$25 per person (separate registration required)|
|Registration Instructions:||You can add AvramCamp during the regular conference registration process or choose the preconference only. Visit the ALA Annual Conference registration site and enter your personal and demographic information. Choose Single Session, and continue on to choose the AvramCamp and complete your registration.|
Want to attend but need financial assistance? Thanks to support from our sponsors, we offering several $500 travel scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded competitively based on the committee’s ranking of applications received by the deadline. To apply, please complete this form prior Thursday, May 17.
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The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) is the leading organization reaching out across types of libraries to provide education and services for a broad membership. The membership includes new professionals, systems librarians, library administrators, library schools, vendors and anyone else interested in leading edge technology and applications for librarians and information providers.