I note that David Gurteen is at this event. If you can tie it in with something else you may find it interesting to see his Knowledge Cafe style works in practice.
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On 30 Oct 2013, at 23:14, "Sam Wiggins" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> *SLA Europe and ASLIB present David Gurteen and Allan Foster's Knowledge
> In conjunction with ASLIB's first conference,
> SLA Europe are pleased to announce an evening with David Gurteen and Allan
> Foster. The evening will see attendees engage in free flowing dialogue with
> Allan and David about current issues affecting the Library, Knowledge and
> Information sector.
> The event is free for SLA Europe members and AKISS conference delegates
> (please note, that additional registration via the below form is
> necessary). Non-members and those not attending the conference will be
> charged just £10.
> The evening is kindly sponsored by The New York
> *About our speakers:*
> *Allan Foster* has had a professional career spanning 40 years which has
> taken him across public library, polytechnic, university and special
> library/information sectors. He took early retirement from his post as
> Director of Information Services at Keele University in late 2005 where he
> had responsibility for IT, libraries & media services since 1994. Earlier
> posts included spells at the British Institute of Management, Sheffield &
> Lancashire Polytechnics & Manchester Business School.
> Since 2005 he has consulted to the information industry including working
> with companies & public sector organisations in the UK, mainland Europe,
> Asia & South America and he is a regular contributor to the Business
> Information Review. He has a degree in social sciences and is a Fellow of
> the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals.
> *David Gurteen* is an independent Knowledge Management consultant, curator,
> speaker, writer and facilitator. He regularly presents and runs workshops
> on various aspects of knowledge management and social learning and is well
> known for his Gurteen Knowledge Cafes that he runs regularly around the
> He is the founder of the Gurteen Knowledge Community- a global network of
> 21,000 people in over 160 countries whose purpose is to connect its members
> with like-minded people, new ideas, and alternative ways of working.
> Members receive his free monthly Knowledge-Letter that is now in its 13th
> David curates the Gurteen Knowledge website – a resource site that contains
> book reviews, articles, people profiles, event calendars, inspirational
> quotations, an integral blog and much more on subjects that include
> knowledge management, informal learning, creativity and innovation.
> In June 2010, David won the Ark Group’s lifetime* achievement award for
> services to KM. **He is the editor of the book “Leading Issues in Social
> Knowledge Management” that was published in May 2012 by Academic Publishing
> Date: 4th December 2013
> Time: 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start
> Venue: Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AQ
> *Registration is essential* via the following link: https://docs.google.com/
> We would like to thank The New York
> sponsoring the event.
> Any questions should be directed to [log in to unmask]
> Best wishes,
> SLA Europe Events Committee
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