The Taxonomy Division of SLA is offering a full slate of program sessions and a full day continuing education workshop at the SLA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, July 14-18, 2012. There has been one slight update to the program list, noted below. Also, the early-bird registration deadline for the conference is May 11. 

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Taxonomy Division Sessions July 16-18:
  • Taxonomy Design for the Short on Time
  • Digital Asset Management: Techniques for Indexing Non-Textual Content
  • Three M's: Mapping, Merging, and Multi-lingual Taxonomies
  • Reinventing Library Skills
  • Methodologies for Taxonomy Project Management (Changed topic and format to facilitated discussion.)
  • Adding Value to Content through Linked Data
  • Taxonomy Division Open House - networking opportunity
  • Keeping Your Taxonomy Fresh and Relevant
  • Impact of Technical Standards on Metadata and Controlled Vocabulary Projects
The workshop is Saturday, July 14:  Transforming Your Schema and Taxonomies into an Ontology.  You may attend the workshop without registering for the conference and vice versa, or join us for both!

Conference Overview and Registration:

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Taxonomy Division Sessions:

The Taxonomy Division offers a practical context for exploring issues and sharing experiences related to planning, creating and maintaining taxonomies, thesauri, authority files, ontologies, and other controlled vocabularies and information structures. For more information, visit