Happy New Year to all our friends and colleagues!  The beginning of a new year is always a great time for planning, for thinking about our skills and what we might like to learn in the coming year.  We’re very excited about all the events that we will be participating in this year and wanted to share some with you.  We’re sure there will be more along the way!

Ontario Library Association SuperConference, Jan 29 – Feb 1

* Session 324  Positioning & Talking Points for Public Libraries — Stephen Abram (Thurs 9:05 am)

* Session 614  Conversations with New Professionals — Jane Dysart (Thurs 3:45 pm)

* Session 1028  Extreme Library Makeover: Space, Programs & More — Madeleine Lefebvre, Erik Boekesteijn & Jane Dysart (Fri 9:05 am)

* Poster Sessions — yes Dysart & Jones is sponsoring them once again — stay tuned for more!

Building Smarter Organizations, Vancouver Club, Feb 4th

Metrics & Libraries, University of Toronto iSchool Institute, March 3-4

Computers in Libraries 2014, Washington DC, April 6-10

* Workshop 3: Encouraging a Change Culture in Your Library — Rebecca Jones & Stephen Abram

The Future of Libraries: Survival SummitWashington Hilton, Washington DC, Apr 7-8 — Rebecca Jones & Ken Haycock

The Future of Libraries, Royal York Hotel, Toronto, May 1-2 — Ken Haycock & Jane Dysart

Building Smarter Organizations, Arts & Letters Club, Toronto, May 8th

Creative Making, University of Toronto iSchool Institute, March 15-16

Canadian Library Association Annual Conference, Victoria BC, May 28-31

Thinking Strategically, Vancouver Club, June 6th

* Rebecca Jones & Jane Dysart

Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Vancouver June 7-10

International Federation of Library Association Annual Conference, Lyon France, Aug 15-21

* KM Cafe — Jane Dysart

The Future of Libraries, San Francisco, Sept 18-19

Internet LibrarianMonterey CA, Oct 27-29 — Call for Speakers to be posted shortly

Library Leaders Digital Strategy Summit, Monterey CA, Oct 27-8

* Rebecca Jones & Mike Ridley

Taxonomy Boot Camp, Washington DC, Nov 4-5 — Call for Speakers to be posted shortly

KMWorld 2014, Washington DC, Nov 4-7 — Call for Speakers to be posted shortly

We hope to see you at one or the other of these events!  Have a great learning year!