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President’s Message June/July 2015: A Driven SLA

President’s Message June/July 2015: A Driven SLA

By  Deena Adelman, DC/SLA President I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! The Annual Conference in Boston drew more than 3000 attendees and was well received, with 91% of survey respondents indicating they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their conference experience. I hope many of you were able to hear some DC/SLA members speak […]

2015 SLA Annual Conference Recap-Recap

2015 SLA Annual Conference Recap-Recap

By Rick Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary In case you missed the annual conference and the recap event that occurred last week, I am recapping the conference recap event. Jenner & Block, a Chicago-based law firm, hosted the event in their downtown DC location. They were kind enough to let DC/SLA use their big conference room and to provide refreshments before […]

Looking for a viable path forward for professional associations

By Rick Kowalski, Local chapter member Michael Gruenberg  recently wrote an article in Online Searcher titled Finding Value in Professional Associations: Management and Membership Issues. Gruenberg takes a hard look at the current value propositions of professional associations and the uphill battle they face in maintaining viability. While he enumerates the many challenges with which […]

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Event Recap: Taco Tuesday Happy Hour at RFD

By Kathy Kelly Kathy Kelly is a Records Management Specialist working for the DC Government. Seven chapter members attended a DC/SLA Happy Hour at RFD in the Gallery Place/Chinatown section of DC on June 2nd. They enjoyed RFD’s popular “Taco Tuesday” offerings, such as 3 tacos for $2 each, and beer specials. RFD had been […]

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Event Recap: The Right to Be Forgotten and Other Hot Topics in EU and U.S. Privacy and Security

Event Recap: The Right to Be Forgotten and Other Hot Topics in EU and U.S. Privacy and Security

By Carol Abrams  Carol Abrams is earning her MIS degree at the University of Tennessee. If you’ve ever been inundated with online ads for products you’ve just searched for then you know the feeling. Don Aplin, the senior legal editor of Bloomberg BNA’s Privacy & Security Law Report, used the phrase “the “ick” factor” to […]

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Sixteen DC/SLA members serving as speakers or moderators at the 2015 SLA Annual Conference

DC/SLA is proud to recognize the following members for serving as speakers or moderators at the 2015 SLA Annual Conference! Please see the detailed list for more information about their conference sessions. Marilyn Bromley Stacy Bruss Blane Dessy Dawn French Michael Gruenberg Gail Kouril Dee Magnoni Tracy Maleeff Chris Olson Karen Reczek Sheryl Rosenthal Abigail […]

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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – May 2015

      Thank you to DC/SLA’s 75th Jubilee-Level Sponsors:           President’s Message Leaving Labels, Transcending Tendencies – By Deena Adelman. Freeing ourselves of categorizations helps us to focus on possibilities instead of expectations. Event Recap TED Talks Curated by DC/SLA Past Presidents – By Jan Zastrow Reflections Reflection – Dual […]

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