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“2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries”, February 2016, OCLC Webjunction webinar
Invited speaker, “Bringing the “Back Room” Forward: Thoughts on Recruiting, Supporting, and Transforming the Tech Services Librarian”, January 2016, ALCTS Midwinter Symposium: Re-envisioning “Technical Services” to Transform Libraries, Boston, MA
“Learning from video games and date nights: How to plan backwards”, August 2015, SUNY Potsdam Dr. Millard & Ruth Harmon Student Leader Conference, Potsdam, NY
Invited vision speaker, “Reaching New Horizons: Gathering the Resources Librarians Need to Make Hard Decisions”, May 2014, NASIG 29th Annual Conference, Fort Worth, TX
Invited plenary speaker, “Librarians In The Post-Digital Information Era: Reclaiming Our Rights and Responsibilities”, November 2013, Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC
Invited speaker, “Emerging Tech Trends Panel”, September 2013, NYLA Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, NY
Invited speaker, “Sparking Open Access Publishing for Faculty”, September 2013, NYLA Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, NY
“Running Effective Meetings”, June 2013, New York State Library Assistants’ Association Annual Conference, Lake Placid, NY
Invited Keynote Speaker, “Evolving Partnerships: Connecting Our Libraries, Collections and Vendors” preconference, May 2013, Canadian Library Association Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB
Invited Keynote Speaker, May 2013, Southeast Idaho Library Association annual conference, Blackfoot, ID
Invited Keynote Speaker, April 2013, Minnesota Academic and Research Libraries Division Day, Chaska, MN
“Running Effective Meetings”, April 2013, SUNY Center for Professional Development webinar
Invited Keynote Speaker, “Leading Libraries Beyond Book Museums”, February 2013, New Librarians’ Symposium 6, Brisbane, Australia
Workshop, “Change is hard for everyone, so start with yourself”, February 2013, New Librarians’ Symposium 6, Brisbane, Australia
Workshop, “Leadership: Getting a grip on the intangible but necessary”, February 2013, New Librarians’ Symposium 6, Brisbane, Australia
“Library Self vs. Library Action”, January 2013, Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference webinar, sponsored by Nicolet Federated Library System, Green Bay, WI
Invited speaker, “Seizing Opportunities to Serve: Professional Involvement Local to National”, November 2013, NYLA Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY
Invited panelist, Top Trends Panel, November 2013, NYLA Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY
“Running Effective Meetings: There’s more to collaboration than just showing up”, July 2012, SUNY Librarians’ Association, New York, NY
ACRL New Members Discussion Group panel discussion, June 2012, ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA
Case study on Library Mentorship, in “New Professionals Toolkit”, edited by Bethan Ruddock, Facet Press, 2012
Invited Keynote Speaker, “Saying Yes: Building smart libraries by killing fear and getting the job done”, May 2012, Quebec Library Association, Montreal, CA
“The Impact of your Online Presence”, April 2012, Ontario Library Association Education Institute, online event.
Invited Keynote Speaker, “Dealing with change when everything is always changing”, April 2012, Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Annual Conference, Lake Geneva, WI
Invited Keynote Speaker, “Saying Yes: Building innovative libraries by killing fear and getting the job done”, April 2012, California Academic and Research Libraries Association, San Diego, CA
“Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: Presentation Skills”, January 2012, NCompass Live, online event, http://nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/eventshow.asp?ProgID=11135
Invited Keynote Speaker, “Reality-based Librarianship for Passionate Librarians”, November 2011, LIANZA Conference 2011, Wellington, New Zealand
“Reality-based Librarianship for Passionate Librarians”, October 2011, Hikuwai Chapter LIANZA, Auckland, New Zealand
“Reality-based Librarianship for Passionate Librarians”, October 2011, Hikuwai Chapter LIANZA, Whangarei, New Zealand
“Your online identity”, September 2011, Dr. Millard Harmon Fall Student Leader Conference, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY
Invited speaker, ALCTS Forum, June 2011, ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA
“Seizing Opportunities to Serve: Professional Involvement Local to National”, NMRT President’s Program, June 2011, ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA
Workshop, “The Tough Stuff: Leadership, Change, & Performance Management for Library Managers”, with Colleen Harris-Keith, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, June 2011, ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA
Oh Users, Where Art Thou?, June 2010, SUNYLA Annual Conference, with Daniel Newton, SUNY Potsdam
Online Identity in Libraries, February 2010, Web 2.you, McGill University School of Information Studies, Montreal, Canada.
[.pdf] Yes, You Are Speaking In Public: Some Implications of Building a Personal and Professional Online Presence, November 2009, Indiana Online Users Group Fall Program 2009. Speaker’s notes.
[.pdf] Going beyond the great idea: Getting buy-in and doing effective training for new technology projects, May 2009, Massachusetts Library Association Conference 2009.
[.pdf] Getting support for your 2.0 technology projects: No one said it would be easy, but no one said it would be this hard, Academic Library 2.0 preconference, October 2008, Internet Librarian Conference 2008. Full day preconference workshop and unconference with Amanda Etches-Johnson, Jason Griffey, Iris Jastram, and Steve Lawson.
[.pdf] Getting Buy-in for New Technology Projects, October 2008, SUNYLA LiSUG.
Collaborative Collection Development: Not Just a Dream!, June 2008, SUNYLA Annual Conference, with Jennifer Smathers, SUNY Brockport.
Servers 101 for Accidental Tech Librarians, June 2008, SUNYLA Annual Conference, with Matthew Keller, SUNY Potsdam
Integrating training and doing: teaching social software while getting things done, April 2008, ACRL/LAMA Joint Spring Virtual Institute.
[Slideshare] Going Beyond the Great Idea: Getting buy-in and doing effective training for 2.0 projects, Academic Library 2.0, April 2008, Computers in Libraries Conference 2008. Preconference workshop and unconference with Amanda Etches-Johnson, Chad Boeninger, Meredith Farkas, and Jason Griffey.
[PowerPoint] The Two Faces of Facebook, September 2007, SUNY Potsdam Family Weekend class.
Stressbusters at F.W. Crumb Library, June 2007, SUNYLA Annual Conference. Poster session.
Throw it all out: how to plan, implement, and maintain a successful weeding project, June 2007, SUNYLA Annual Conference.
Why repositories struggle, June 2007, SUNYLA Annual Conference.
The SUNY Potsdam Institutional Repository, February 2007, SUNY Potsdam LTEC presentation.
Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube: Social Networking Can Be Educational!, January 2007, SUNY Potsdam Information Technology Fair, poster presentation with Marianne Hebert.
Using SFX reports to make collection development decisions, October 2006, SUNY Aleph Users Group Annual Conference.
Why Dspace can (and should) work for all SUNY institutions, June 2006, SUNYLA Annual Conference.
[PowerPoint] Blogging and IM in Higher Education, August 2005, SUNY Potsdam Information Technology Fair.
[PowerPoint] Blogs and Webfeeds, May 2005, College Libraries Staff professional development seminar.
[PowerPoint] IM Training, April 2005, College Libraries reference staff professional development workshop.
[PowerPoint] Choice Online Overview, August 2004, SUNY Potsdam Information Technology Fair.
[PowerPoint] Zero-based Budgeting for Periodicals, May 2004, SUNYLA Annual Conference.