SLA Europe board members Bethan Ruddock and Laura Woods will both be presenting papers on “Developing Your Skills on a Shoestring” at the New Professionals Conference, organised by CILIP’s Career Development Group, to be held on the 5th July at the University of Sheffield. The theme of the conference is “Proving your worth in challenging times”. Bethan will also be leading a workshop on using Twitter for professional networking, and Early Career Conference Award winner Chris Rhodes will be chairing a panel discussion on “Attitudes that Add Value”.