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Friday, April 12, 2024, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Continuing Education

SENYCon 2024

Date: April 12, 2024

Time: 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location: Highland, NY and online via Zoom

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SENYCon is an annual conference to highlight the unique talents and skills that library professionals in the Southeastern region hold. This event is made possible due to an outpouring of enthusiasm from our members, and the event is free for all Southeastern members.

This year’s event will take place on Friday, April 12 with an inclement weather date of Friday, April 19. Libraries of all types are represented, include food, and are open to all. You may choose to attend in person or online.

Cost:  In-person attendees: $10 (includes brunch)
Presenters: Free
Online attendees: Free

Schedule of presentations:
9:00 amSocial Media Success: How Our College Library Bridges Communities Through Engaging Content and Connections – Sharon Skopp, SUNY Orange Community College
9:20 am: Multicultural and Multilingual Communities- How could the library serve these community members? – Yoly Avella, Newburgh Free Library
9:50 am: I Have No Idea What I’m Doing: Lessons Learned from Building, Implementing, and Retooling a Rules-Based Chatbot – Lauren Dodd, US Military Academy Library
10:20 am: Aliens Are Coming! Connecting Past Hoaxes to Present Media Literacy – Kristin McClune, Coxsackie-Athens Central School District
10:45 am: Brunch Service
11:30 am: The Art of FAQs – Elizabeth Clarke, Emily Doyle, Marist College
11:50 am: Putting the Pieces Together: Creating, Editing and Publishing a Hospital History – Mary Jo Russell, Vassar Brothers Medical Center/Nuvance Health
12:15 pm “What Surprised You About This Project”: The New Paltz Historic Documents Project So Far – Josephine Bloodgood, Director of Curatorial & Preservation Affairs, and Donna Dixon, Digital Librarian/Project Manager, Historic Huguenot Street
12:45 pm: Books in the Museum, Art in the Library! A Pop-up Swap Pilot at SUNY New Paltz – Catharine Casey-Wagemaker, Noelle Sullivan, Abigail Rosenthal, Madeline Veitch, SUNY New Paltz
Poster SessionSocial Media Stuffies – Margaret Roach, Marist College