The Role of the New Information Professional

SOASIS....on the move presents:

"The Role of the New Information Professional" with Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths.

Join the Southern Ohio Chapter of the Association for Information Science for its Annual Meeting and luncheon with our special Guest, Jose-Marie Griffiths.

Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths, the University of Michigan Chief Information Officer, will speak on "The Role of the New Information Professional." The internationally known Dr. Griffiths will address the shift in the information profession, what our priorities are, and what our proficiencies must be. Dr. Griffiths' achievments and honors in the field of Information Science are too many to mention, but they include: appointment to the US National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; ASIS committees and offices, including ASIS President; ASIS Research Award; and numerous publications. Following Dr. Griffiths' presentation, a reaction panel of past-chairs of SOASIS will lead off a discussion period.

There will be an informal lunch preceding the program to give us an opportunity to meet and mingle before the program. After lunch, the SOASIS Awards Committee will conduct an awards ceremony and recognize members for their outstanding contributions during the past year.

Where: Best Western in Springdale, OH.

When: Thursday, September 24 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Cost: $12 for ASIS members, $15 for non-members. SOASIS must be notified of any cancellations by Sept. 15, or you will be billed for the cost of the meal.

RSVP: to Jim Cretsos at or (513) 791-8244 by Sept. 15. Registration will be limited to 40.

We look forward to seeing you there! Events Page GOTO

Document date 08.21.98 SOASIS HOME

  From Cincinnati--take I-75 north to I-275.
  From Dayton--take I-75 south to I-275
 Go west on I-275 to exit 41. Go right off the exit ramp, left at the lights onto Ray Norrish Dr., then right onto Sheraton Lane where you will see the Best Western.