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Reminder: West Branch Chapter Spring Workshop – May 31st

May 18, 2018



PROTECTING PRIVACY: West Branch Chapter Spring Workshop


Thursday May 31, 2018 at Lycoming College in Williamsport

Join the West Branch Chapter of the Pennsylvania Library Association as they help you protect the privacy of your patrons, your community, and yourself. The PROTECTING PRIVACY workshop features dynamic keynote speakers and informative sessions on online privacy, identity theft & social media.

Workshop Schedule

8:30 – 9:00           Registration, breakfast

9:00 – 9:15           Welcome/Opening remarks

9:15 – 10:15         “The Human Firewall” Lisa Bock, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania College of Technology

10:15 – 10:30        Break

10:30 – 11:30        “The Current State of Fake News” Linda Beck, Adjunct Faculty, Harrisburg Area Community College and Lebanon Valley College

11:30 – 1:00          Lunch and Chapter business meeting

1:00 – 1:45           “Avoiding and Recovering from Identity Theft” Sara Weiser, PSECU Financial Education Manager

1:45 – 2:30           “Nothing to Hide: Youth and Privacy in a Digital World” Tess Wilson, LYNCS Librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

2:30 – 2:45           “The Intersection of Libraries and Privacy” Carrie Gardner Ph.D. Principal consultant, Clairmaxine

Registration is still open!

Registration fees: Members $40 Non-members $60 Student members $20 (breakfast & lunch included). PaLA will not issue refunds for cancellations or no-shows. Substitute attendees permitted with proper notice.  You can register at:

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor, and through the College and Research Division ( ) of Pennsylvania Library Association


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