What sessions would you like to experience at Intersect Unconference 2020?

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The right to learn: advocating for learners in prisons
by Chrissy O'Grady
This is not a fully-formed idea and I am open to working with others. I envision this session as ... more
 
Clarifying that this idea would include ALL people who are incarcerated. My initial idea included... more
by Chrissy O'Grady
1
 
This is an important topic since a) many people attend college post incarceration and b) people i... more
by Michael Kahn
1
14

Heidi, Lois Einhorn, Erika and 11 more

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Farm-2-Library Initiative
by Erica Freudenbergeg
Imagine grocery shopping at a Dollar Store. That’s the reality for the rural poor who live in foo... more
 
Very interesting topic
12

Heidi Ziemer, Erika, Sheryl and 9 more

"Creating a Coordinated Advocacy Campaign: From Nuts to Bolts"
by Keturah Cappadonia and Erika Jenns
The Southern Tier Library System has been leading its member libraries in advocacy efforts on a s... more
10

LoudLibrarian, Lyndsie Guy, Heidi Ziemer and 7 more

Promoting health literacy in libraries
by Olivia Helfer
We all know what it’s like to turn to Dr. Google... But there are better resources! This session ... more
 
The lack of health literacy during COVID-19 and its significant consequences makes the need to ad... more
by Michael Kahn
3
8

Heidi, Kelsey, Adrienne and 5 more

Neutrality in Libraries? It's time to speak up!
by Pamela Edholm
1. This is not a fully-formed idea, but would be in either panel or roundtable format. For this d... more
 
Libraries are definitely not neutral and should not be neutral in my opinion. I think having some... more
3
 
Just a note that I listed SURJ incorrectly. They are Showing Up for Racial Justice, not Stand Up.... more
by Pamela Edholm
8

Sheryl, Kelsey, Adrienne and 5 more

Advocating for library staff safety during COVID-19
by Katy Sullivan, Semhar Yohannes, Emily Joseph, Erin Durham
Presenters will describe how library staff wrote, adopted, and shared an open letter to campus in... more
8

Erika, Sheryl, LoudLibrarian and 5 more

But *I Am* Faculty: Self-Advocacy in the Age of Title-Questioning
by Danielle Apfelbaum & Fatoma Rad
Academic librarians on the tenure track are often put in the uncomfortable position of having to ... more
7

Heidi, Bryan, Sheryl and 4 more

Advocacy & Storytelling
by Becky Czornobil & Bri McNamee
I apologize for submitting twice i thought there would be a prompt for an email - contact project... more
5

Sheryl, Kim, Michelle and 2 more

Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing as Avenues of Community Advocacy
by Tess Wilson, Kelsey Cowles
Citizen science and crowdsourcing programs like Wikipedia Edit-a-thons leverage natural curiosity... more
5

Heidi, Sheryl, Caitlin and 2 more

Framing the Framework: Introducing Faculty to Information Literacy
by Sarah Rhodes and Jean-Paul Orgeron
This session will focus on the results of a librarian led workshop with a diverse teaching facult... more
5

BB, Heidi Ziemer, Tom Arnold and 2 more

Union Advocacy for and Within Our Profession: Focus on Higher Education in New York
by Kate Cunningham
Unions are vitally important across various professions. In libraries, unions provide a life line... more
5

Sarah, Kim, LoudLibrarian and 2 more

OER Sprint for OER Advocacy
by Georgia Westbrook
In this session, participants will work together to develop an open educational resource (form TB... more
4

BB, Caitlin, LoudLibrarian and 1 more

What is the role of libraries? Libraries and the Public Sphere
by The Case of Norway Reflections on the Impact of the Norwegian Public Library Act
I was wondering if we had a "hybrid" conference if we could invite speakers to present remotely. ... more
 
I added this idea, but I put the subtitle in the name box.
by Sarah McLean-Plunkett
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3
Amanda
Caitlin
LoudLibrarian
Health in the Headlines: Addressing Health Information Literacy and the Media
by Tess Wilson - Network of the National Library of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region
Often, the first place many patrons hear about health information is in the media. This gives lib... more
3
Caitlin
Heidi
Olivia
The Foundry: Community Advocacy and Empowerment
by Sarah McLean-Plunkett scmp@buffalo.edu
Deb Sarlin has agreed to give a presentation at the Intersect Unconference. She is the Education... more
3
Caitlin
Sarah McLean-Plunkett
Sheryl
Intergenerational Book Club That Ignites Deep Discussion on Challenging Issues
by Lisa Lewis
This session explores how an ‘Adult/Child Book Club’ for grade 4, 5 and 6 students infuses a love... more
2
Caitlin
Michelle
Prepare, partner, protest, propose, and persevere: Advocating for a dedicated information literacy classroom
by Michelle Hendley
Envision a beautifully renovated academic library without adequate space for information literacy... more
2
Caitlin
LoudLibrarian
Open Data, Digital Inclusion and New Ways Librarians Will Interact with Patrons
by Heidi
This could be a session that focuses on emerging social issues and trends that require new ways f... more
2
Caitlin
LoudLibrarian
Sample Idea Submission
by IntersectUnconference
1. In this demonstration, participants will learn how Tricider works for the submission of ideas ... more
 
This space can be used to voice your opinion in support of a session. If you have a great idea t... more
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This can also be a space to voice any concerns or potential drawbacks to a proposed idea, and is ... more
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Intergenerational Book Club That Ignites Deep Discussion on Challenging Issues
by Lisa Lewis
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Intergenerational Book Club That Ignites Deep Discussion on Challenging Issue
by Lisa Lewis
This session explores how an ‘Adult/Child Book Club’ for grade 4, 5 and 6 students infuses a love... more
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Union advocacy for and within our profession: Focus on Higher Education
by Kate Cunningham
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