As you are probably aware the presidents/chairs and the boards of three regional MLA associations, Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MACMLA), Philadelphia Chapter (PHIL) and New York/New Jersey Chapter (NY/NJ) recently agreed to host a Joint Conference in 2016 in Philadelphia, the nation’s birthplace.
The Local Arrangements Co-Chairs, PJ and Micki are challenging our members to create an inspiring tagline/theme that will capture the essence of the 2016 Joint Meeting. The contest winner must be a current member of one of the three participating MLA chapters and he/she will receive an all-expense paid Early Bird Registration (a basic meeting registration), valued at several hundred dollars.
To jumpstart your creative vibe, please see the attached PDF for full contest details including where to send theme suggestions and the deadline. The winner will receive an all expense-paid Early Bird Registration (exclusive of lodging and optional events).
We are looking forward to an exciting time in Philadelphia next year!
The Philadelphia MLA and SLA chapters will host a joint evening event on Thursday November 12th.
“Data Visualization: Current Tools and Future Trends” will feature a panel of data visualization experts from academia, industry, and government. Stay tuned for more information and registration details.
MLA-Phil has a professional development grant that is available to help defray the cost of classes and conferences.
Here are two that consistently get great reviews.
MAC Conference – this year held in beautiful Ashville NC
NAHSL Conference – in lovely Providence RI this year
(Since they are both the same time October 18-20 you will have to choose one)
For more information about the chapter’s program for professional development click here
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