The conference aims to offer an immersive experience where participants choose one of four themes to follow: creative spaces, culture, customer curiosity and abundant community. Josh Linkner, bestselling author of “Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity,” will kick off the conference as keynote on Monday. His mission is to “make the world more creative.” He’ll share thoughts on creativity as a commodity and the characteristics of creative individuals during his keynote discussion, according to the tourism board. Other speakers include John McKnight, co-director of Asset-Based Community Development Institute and professor emeritus at Northwestern University, John Creighton, former […]
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R Squared, a photo by mstephens7 on Flickr. Heading out to the opening reception and oxygen bar. I need it!
When I started at SJSU SLIS in August 2011, the university Provost spoke at our faculty orientation and presented each of us with a gift – an allotment of funds to attend the conference of our choice! Last spring, I chose to use my funds to attend the R-Squared Conference. From the Vision page: In February 2011, a group of Colorado library professionals began brainstorming how libraries can avoid extinction, reinvent themselves and strengthen their role as vital parts of their communities. With that, R-Squared – The Risk & Reward Conference was born. Members of the Colorado State Library,Colorado Library Consortium (a 501(c)3), Anythink, Wilkinson […]
StephensCV2012 Just updated my CV for my 2nd year retention, tenure & promotion dossier. Curious about the dossier? I made a video!