SLA Europe Events

SLA Europe Webinar – Experimenting with Mind-Mapping: Concepts and Tools with Hal Kirkwood

SLA Europe Webinar – Experimenting with Mind -Mapping: Concepts and Tools with Hal Kirkwood Mind-mapping is a technique for individual or group knowledge reflection and brain-storming, enabling the visualisation of concepts and ideas. It can also be used during instruction to demonstrate the scope of a topic or to work in small groups brainstorming possible solutions to problems. A further …

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SLA Europe Webinar – Covid 19 and its impact on business research requirements and forecasts

On 3rd June, Ben Longman of Trendtype presented the third in our series of webinars connected to the impact of the pandemic. Ben talked about what the rapidly-evolving Covid-19 situation has meant both for forecasts and examined the type of information that is now critical for both suppliers and researchers. A number of questions were posed by the audience and …

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SLA Europe Webinar – Managing the mental stresses and strains of the changing work environment

Last week, Cathrine Hertz-Sondergard (Events Committee) moderated a recent presentation titled, ‘Managing the mental stresses and strains of the changing work environment: where to turn?’ This webinar is in a series of online events hosted and organised by SLA Europe in response to the pandemic ensuring our members can continue to benefit from professional development and networking. You can find …

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SLA Europe Webinar – How library and information professionals are coping during a pandemic?

Earlier this week, Stephen Phillips, chaired a recent panel discussion titled, ‘How library and information professionals are coping during a pandemic?’ This webinar is in a series of online events hosted and organised by SLA Europe in response to the pandemic ensuring our members can continue to benefit from professional development and networking. You can find further resources and information …

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SLA Europe webinar: User experience in your library – making your first steps

Join us for our next Wednesday webinar, ‘User experience in your Library: Making your first steps’. 

User experience (UX) is a new trend in the sector, and can help you to design or make changes to your library services. Find out how UX can help you gather feedback and evidence and where to start. This webinar will also introduce a few UX research techniques for every budget.

Event Review by Helen Doyle: Winter Warmer Quiz

Our thanks to Helen Doyle, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the Winter Warmer Quiz that took place last month in London. Helen Doyle is Senior Assistant Librarian (Law) at the House of Lords, having previously worked at the Inns of Court and at a commercial law firm. In 2016 she was awarded one of SLA Europe’s Early Career …

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Event: Winter Warmer Quiz 2017 – London, Wednesday 25 January 2017

SLA Europe Winter Warmer Quiz 2017   When: Wednesday, 25 January 2017 @ 6.00pm – 10.00pm Where: Minster Court, Minster Place, London EC3R 7PP SLA Members: £10.00 Non-members: £20.00 Please register via Eventbrite   SLA Europe is pleased to invite you to its annual Winter Warmer Quiz generously sponsored by Acquire Media and hosted by legendary professional quizmaster AskTony at Minster Court. …

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Event: Artificial Intelligence and the Information Professional: Threat or Opportunity? – London, Tuesday 15 November 2016

When: Tuesday, 15 November 2016 @ 18:15 – 21:45pm Where: Morgan Stanley, Westminster Auditorium, 25 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QA SLA Members: Free Non-members: £16.52 (booking fee included) Please register via Eventbrite     Artificial intelligence has risen to prominence this year. In March 2016, Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo won 4-1 in the Chinese game of Go, beating the top Go player …

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Event: Copyright in a post-Brexit world – Edinburgh, Thursday 13 October 2016

When: Thursday, 13 October 2016 @ 13:15 – 16:15pm (Lunch : 12.45) Where: National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW SLA Members: £25 Non-members: £50.00 (cost includes pre-event lunch and coffee/tea break) Please register via Eventbrite     Join us for a fascinating seminar on copyright presented by Dr Charles Oppenheim, a leading expert on this topic. The three-hour seminar will cover …

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Event: SLA Europe Summer Soiree 2016 – London, Friday 8 July 2016

When: Friday, 08 July 2016 @ 18:00 – 22:00 pm Where: The News Building, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF SLA Members: Free Non-members: £20.00 + £2.29 fee Please register via Eventbrite     We’re pleased to invite you to SLA Europe’s annual summer soiree. This year, we’re holding it on a Friday which we feel will be particularly attractive for our members …

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Event Review by Raymond Pun: SLA Spring Social

Our thanks to Raymond Pun who kindly accepted to offer a review of the SLA Spring Social event, which was sponsored by CB Resourcing and took place earlier this month in London. Raymond is the first year student success librarian in California State University, Fresno. He has been an SLA member since 2015.   A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to …

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Event review by Evelyn Webster: CLSIG, BIALL & SLA Europe Graduate Open Day 2016

Our thanks to Evelyn Webster, who kindly accepted to offer a review of the Graduate Open Day that took place earlier this month in London. Evelyn is in her first professional post as a library officer for Pinsent Masons LLP, based in their Leeds office. She completed her MA in library and information management at MMU in 2013. She is also a committee member …

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