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2013 Annual NEASIST Networking Dinner

Join us for the 2013 Annual NEASIST Networking Dinner!

Date:       Tue., May 7
Time:       6 to 9 p.m.
Place:      MIT, Pappalardo Room (Bldg 4-349)  find it on MIT MAP

Register now until Sunday, May 5.


6:00 Networking
6:30 Dinner (Mexican buffet)**
7:30 Award presentations followed by speaker, Dr. David Weinberger

NEASIST welcomes David Weinberger who will talk about

LIBRARY AS PLATFORM: Opening up to Support our Communities in the Production of Knowledge*

David Weinberger, Ph.D., writes about the effect of the Internet on ideas. He is a co-author of the bestseller, The Cluetrain Manifesto (2000) and is the author of "Small Pieces Loosely Joined" and "Everything Is Miscellaneous." His new book, "Too Big to Know" (2012), looks at how the networking of knowledge and expertise is changing how we understand our world and make decisions in it; it has won two international "book of the year" awards. Dr. Weinberger is a senior researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and is co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, where he is also leading the Harvard Library Interoperability Initiative. He has been a marketing adviser to many high tech companies, and adviser to several presidential candidates, and was recently a Franklin Fellow at the U.S. State Department. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto, and lives in Boston.

*Library as Platform

NEASIST will announce and congratulate the NEASIST Chapter Member of the Year and Student Member of the Year.

** Prices
NEASIST/ASIST/SLA member:       $25.00
Public (non-member):                   $35.00
Student/retiree/between jobs:    $18.00