Lauren Speaks

I’ll talk if you’ll let me!

Speaking topics include advocacy, leadership, technology training, and getting up off your butt to make your ideas happen.

Past Presentations

2016

WordCamp US
Libraries <3 WordPress – Friday, December 2, 2016

New York Library Association Conference
Naked Librarianship – Thursday, November 3, 2016
Training Guerrilla Advocates -Thursday, November 3
Managing Generations – Friday, November 4, 2016
15 Minutes of Development – Saturday, November 5, 2016

American Library Association Annual Conference
5 Ways Professionalism is Killing Your Library – Saturday, June 25, 2016
Um, I’m a manager now? Supervision for Millennials – Sunday, June 26, 2016
LITA Top Tech Trends – Sunday, June 26, 2016
Can’t somebody ELSE stand up for libraries? – Monday, June 27, 2016

Next System Project – NYC Convening
Our Information Commons: Challenges and Opportunities with Open Data

Urban Librarians Unite Coffee Break – Webinar
5 Ways Professionalism is Killing Your Library

2015

New York Library Association Annual Conference
Library Journal Mover and Shaker Breakfast

2014

The Digital Shift – Webinar
Digital Strategies for Job Search Training

American Library Association Annual Conference
Ignite Session – Naked Librarianship

South by SouthWest Innovative (SXSWi)
Grassroots Library Advocacy

2013

New York Library Association Annual Conference
DIY Library Box CE
Making Your Own Leadership Opportunities
New Library Disaster Responses

2012

New York Library Association Annual Conference
Training on the E-book
ALA Office of Library Advocacy – Webinar
Rallying Your Community: Mobilizing the Grassroots

ALA Editions – Webinar
Introducing Grassroots Library Advocacy

American Library Association Annual Conference
Back to Basics: Strategies & Techniques for Teaching Basic Digital Literacy to Underserved Populations
How to Save Your Library: Advocating on Multiple Fronts during Economic Crisis

Public Library Association Conference
Grassroots Library Advocacy

New Jersey Library Association Conference
We Will Not Be Shushed: Grassroots Library Advocacy

2011

New York Library Association Annual Conference
SMART Flash Talks, Web 2.0 Advocacy

American Library Association Annual Conference
Teens as Advocates
Pecha Kucha: Teens and Technology
We Will NOT Be Shushed: a New Method for Library Advocacy
Emerging Leaders Poster Session, Project M: Branding LITA