Explore information science-related careers in the setting you’re most passionate about at INFOCon 2021, a multi-day (Tuesday, October 19, 2021-Thursday, October 21, 2021) virtual event that showcases the breadth and depth of information professions! This event is intended for prospective students interested in learning about career paths and research topics in the areas of information, technology, and people.
The event is free, and attendees are welcomed to attend sessions that interest them the most.
Learn about information sciences careers in:
- Academic Information Management/Librarianship
- Archives and Cultural Heritage Resources/Services
- Artificial Intelligence
- Arts, Entertainment, and Education Information
- Coordinated/Specialized Information Degrees
- Data Governance and Privacy
- Digital Curation
- Emerging Technology Careers in Libraries
- Health Informatics
- Information Retrieval and Analytics
- Museum Information
- Social Justice Work
- User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design
- Virtual and Extended Reality
- Youth Services
Yonah Levenson is the Co-Founder, Co-Director & Instructor of Rutgers University’s Digital Asset Management (DAM) Certificate Program. In 2020-2021, she was awarded the Rutgers Professional Development Instructor of the year. Levenson is the Vice President Group Director of Information Services for Ad-ID.org, the ID registry for ads. She is also the founder and co-chair of the Language Metadata Table (LMT), an industry-standard for language codes sponsored by MESAOnline.org (Media Entertainment Support Alliance) and SMPTE.org (Society for Motion Pictures and Television Engineers). Formerly, she was the Manager of Metadata Strategy and Taxonomy Governance at WarnerMedia and HBO, as well as the Senior Metadata Analyst at Pearson Education.
Topic: Metadata in the Information World Thursday, October 21, 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. EST
Metadata and taxonomy skills are in high demand these days. Why is that? Huge amounts of data are being collected, and organizations need help figuring out what they have. MI and MLIS skills are just the thing! Take a walk on the business side and discover how MI and MLIS skills translate into the fulfillment of business needs.
Registration is limited. RSVP today! https://ischools.org/INFOcon-2021