[CatSIG] LIANZA 2010 conference - sponsorship opportunity

Sarah McGuinness Sarah.McGuinness at natlib.govt.nz
Fri Aug 27 14:08:51 NZST 2010


CatSIG, LIANZA's Cataloguing Special Interest Group, would like to
sponsor one person to attend the LIANZA Centennial conference: At the
Edge -- Te Matakāheru. This will be held from 28 November - 1 December
2010 in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Sponsorship will cover the registration fee and reimbursement of up to
$500 for travel and accommodation costs.  

To apply, please write 1-2 paragraphs stating your reasons for
applying
for sponsorship, the year you last attended a LIANZA conference, your
background and work experience, and the insights and learning that you
expect to gain from attending. You must also provide written
confirmation from your employer that, if successful, you will be given
leave to attend. You must be a CatSIG member to apply (or be willing
to
become one). 

Consideration will be given to the following criteria:

*     How you and/or your organisation would benefit professionally
from attendance

*     Evidence of enthusiasm, commitment and passion for cataloguing

*     Difficulty of attending the conference without sponsorship

The successful applicant will be required to write a short report
which
will be included in Catapult - CatSIG's quarterly newsletter. 

Please email applications and enquiries to Janess Stewart
Janess.Stewart at natlib.govt.nz 

Applications close 17 September 2010.






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