Welcome to the 2016 MLA Annual Conference! MLA looks forward to celebrating its 125th Anniversary with you.
Thursday, September 29 • 12:05pm - 1:35pm
Lunch Keynote: Relevance with Nina Simon

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We all want our libraries to be "relevant." But what does that word really mean? In this interactive keynote, author and museum director Nina Simon will share inspiring examples and practical theories on how to make your work more vital and valuable to diverse communities. Relevance isn't about what's #trending. It's about unlocking meaning in people's hearts. Join Nina for a thought-provoking conversation about how we can use relevance to matter more to more people.

avatar for Nina Simon, Director, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

Nina Simon, Director, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

Nina Simon has been described as a “museum visionary” by Smithsonian Magazine for her community-centered approach to design. She is the author of the Museum 2.0 blog, the books The Participatory Museum (2010) and Relevance (2016). Nina is the Executive Director of the Santa ... Read More →

Thursday September 29, 2016 12:05pm - 1:35pm CDT
Lake Superior Ballroom JK - Floor 2 DECC