Saturday, June 23, 2012

SLA 2012 is less than a month away and SLA 2012 Advance RegistrationDeadline is June 29


The SLA Annual Conference is less than a month away 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. The deadline for advance registration is June 29.
Click the links above and below for more information:
Taxonomy Division Sessions July 16-18:
  • Transforming your Schema and Taxonomies into an Ontology
  • 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
  • SPOTLIGHT SESSION: Reinventing Library Skills
  • SPOTLIGHT SESSION: E-Discovery
  • Methodologies for Taxonomy Project Management
  • 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: http://www.sla.org/content/Events/conference/ac2012/index.cfm
Online Conference Schedule: http://sla2012.sched.org/ 
Taxonomy Division Sessions: http://wiki.sla.org/display/SLATAX/SLA+2012+Annual+Conference+-+Taxonomy-Related+Programs
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 our new website at http://taxonomy.sla.org
Regards,
George Peckham-Rooney
PR Chair, Taxonomy Division