Presentations

Lauren is an energetic and engaging speaker on topics ranging from advocacy and community building to leadership, technology training, and getting up off your butt to make your ideas happen.

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2019

Wild Wisconsin Winter Web ConferenceĀ 
Opening Keynote – Pull Yourshelf Together: Community Organizing in Libraries

2018

New York Library Association Conference
I Still Don’t Want to Talk About It

Southern Tier Library System Annual Meeting
Organizing for Resilience
Keynote: Pull Your-shelf Together: Community Organizing in Libraries

Virginia Library Association Conference
Political Intelligence In Library Advocacy

2017

New York Library Association Conference
Stalk Your Elected Officials
“Nevertheless, She Persisted,” Women’s Leadership Panel

Connecticut Library Association Conference
Keynote: Anchors Aweigh!!!

NYC School of Data
New York City’s Public Library Branches: Networked Infrastructure for Civic Engagement

2016

WordCamp US
Libraries <3 WordPress

New York Library Association Conference
Naked Librarianship
Training Guerrilla Advocates
Managing Generations
15 Minutes of Development

American Library Association Annual Conference
5 Ways Professionalism is Killing Your Library
Um, I’m a manager now? Supervision for Millennials
LITA Top Tech Trends
Can’t somebody ELSE stand up for libraries?

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