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No-Host dinner – RSVP by June 8
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm

Hello Taxonomists!

We hope you are as excited as we are for the 2015 Annual Conference on June 14-16 in Boston this year! As you know, every year the conference is filled with exciting speakers, exhibits and attendees and this year will be no exception. This SLA event offers so many opportunities to learn, connect and share with others in our field.

We have an exciting event planned for you to connect with other like-minds: our annual Taxonomy no-host dinner! As you know, this event has been created for you to come together, kick-back, and enjoy each other’s company. You do not need to be a member of the division to participate.

Here are the details for the event:
Location: Salvatore’s Restaurant, 225 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA (Seaport District). Note: There are multiple locations for Salvatore’s. If you use their website for the address, please use the Seaport District location
Phone: (617) 737-5454
Date: Saturday, June 13th
Time: Reservation is at 6.30pm. Please try to arrive on time to coordinate seating.
Directions: Google Map Link – Click “Directions” and add the address where you are staying
Getting There:

  • Taxi: Please ask the hotel staff or concierge to call or hail a taxi for you.
  • Walking: Salvatore’s is located about .5 miles from the convention hotel (Boston Westin Waterfront). Walk should take no more than 10-15 minutes.
  • Meet-up: If interested in walking with a group, we have a volunteer who will meet people at the small Starbucks in the Boston Westin Waterfront Hotel at 6.00pm. The group will leave the hotel for the restaurant promptly at 6:15pm.

Cost: Whatever you select from the menu. Separate checks available.

If you are interested, please RSVP immediately! We want to make sure we can accommodate as many of you as possible.

Please RSVP to by Monday, June 8.

Once you RSVP, we will send you details on the pre-dinner meet-up and the dining logistics. So be sure to register early!

SLA Annual Conference – Boston 2015
Jun 14 – Jun 16 all-day

The annual conference in Boston is fast approaching. June will be here before you know it. To Bostonians, it can’t get here soon enough! Early bird registration is now open. Save money by registering before April 18! Click here to register.

Hotel space is filling up fast, so make your plans today. Click here for conference hotel sites and prices.

Introduction to Developing a Better Web-based User Experience
Jun 14 @ 11:45 am – 1:30 pm
Get the Picture: Use your Taxonomy to Classify Images
Jun 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Enhancing Intranet Search
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Taxonomy Tool Update (Quick Take)
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Digital Libraries and Metadata: the Next Frontier
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Taxonomy Division Open House
Jun 15 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Autocategorization and Human Tagging: How do They Work Together?
Jun 16 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Sharepoint, Metadata and Taxonomy (Crescendo Session)
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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