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Reminder: Deadline to Submit Proposals for Student Spotlight Sessions at 2018 NASIG Annual Conference is April 16

(via NASIG)

The NASIG Student Outreach Committee (SOC) invites proposals for the Student Spotlight Sessions for the 33rd NASIG conference in Atlanta, GA, June 8 to 11. The theme of the conference is “Transforming the Information Community.” The Student Spotlight Sessions will be held Saturday, June 9, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Presenters must be available to discuss their showcases or present their snapshots during that time. The [ Student Spotlight Sessions ]( ) will consist of up to eight 5-minute presentations with a focus on an idea, project, workflow, etc. Student Spotlight Sessions provide an excellent introduction to professional presentations and look great on resumes!

Proposals may present a report of a research study, an analysis of a practical problem-solving effort, or a description of an innovative program that may be of interest to the NASIG community. Proposals should name any particular products or services that are integral to the content of the showcase or snapshot. However, as a matter of NASIG policy, spotlight sessions should not be used as a venue to promote or attack any product, service, or institution.

To submit your proposals for Student Spotlight Session visit this page: Proposals must be received by 4:00 PM CST on Monday, April 16. Members of the Student Outreach Committee will evaluate abstracts, and presenters will be notified of the status of their proposal by mid-April. Inquiries may be sent to the NASIG SOC Chair, Danielle Williams at

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