Library 2.023 Worldwide Virtual Conference
EDI 2.0: Individual Responsibility for Creating Belonging and Connection in the Library Profession
Please join the SJSU School of Information for its third Library 2.023 mini-conference, “EDI 2.0: Individual Responsibility for Creating Belonging and Connection in the Library Profession,” on Thursday, November 9th, 2023, from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. US-Pacific Time.
Our speakers will discuss the evolution of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts within the library profession, focusing on how libraries can foster an environment of inclusion and meaningful connection.
We will also look at the integration of EDI standards into the core of library services, enhancing inclusivity within the Library and Information Science community, and discuss the growing integration of EDI into accreditation standards and professional competencies and the broader implications this holds for the future of the library profession.
Our special conference chair is Julius C. Jefferson, current chair of the International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA), North American Regional Division, and Past President of the American Library Association (ALA).
Please visit the conference website for more information and to register for this conference.