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Invited Lectures, Seminars, Workshops

Camila is a thought-provoking and engaging speaker who has presented all over the world, as detailed below. She is always interested in new speaking opportunities where she can share her knowlege with library and related groups. Follow this link to email Camila about your event.

International 1990+

Library Society of China Academic Library Division & Northeast Normal University Conference, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China, June, 2013. “Embracing Change:Working in the University Digital Library World.

Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China, November, 2012. “Trends in Academic Libraries.” (Speaker for JULAC Consortium Libraries)

ExLibris Information Technology National Conference, United International College, Zhuhai, China, November, 2012. “New Technologies, New Environments, and New Services: Why Emotionally Intelligent Leadership is Critical For Successful Change.” (Keynote address)

Shanghai Normal University AND Tonji University, Shanghai, China, November , 2012. “Trends in Academic Libraries” (Speaker)

Capital Normal University Third International Conference on Collaboration & Resource-Sharing, Beijing, China, October, 2012. “Library Consortia’s Role in Collaboration & Resource-Sharing.” (Keynote address)

Trejo-Foster Foundation Institute IX, Chihuahua, Mexico, October, 2012. “Equity of Access…Yes or No? Serving Latinos in the United States .” (Keynote address)

U.S. State Department, Mexico (Puebla), 2011, “Emotional Intelligence Leadership” (Keynote address)

Chinese Academic Librarians Conference, Shangxi University, Taiyuan, China. “U.S. Trends in Academic Libraries” (Keynote speaker; panelist).

U.S. State Department, Brazil (Rio de Janiero & Sao Paolo). “Library Advocacy.”

U.S. State Department, Spain (Madrid, Zaragoza, Valencia).

International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), Milan, Italy. “Libraries Creating Futures for the Women of the World” (speaker/panellist); “Library Advocacy” (speaker)

CLA/APLA/NLLA/ 2007 National Conference, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, May 25, 2007, co-presenter: “Coming Down from the Ivory Tower: Advocating for the Academic Library on Campus!”

International Librarians Colloquium of the University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, November 28 - 30, 2005; “Preparing the Academic Librarian for the New Millennium.”

University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 2004; “The Value of an Academic Library to the University Community.”

IFLA Annual Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2004; Panelist: “Professional Librarianship 2004: Development and Training.”

National 1990+

Pueblo City & County Public Library District, February, 2013, “Embracing Change: Customers & Courage” (Keynote Address)

Reforma National Conference, Denver, CO, September 15, 2011, Preconference co-presenter; Adelante! Developing Latino Library Leaders as Change Agents

As ALA President - spoke at most all state conferences/other conferences on initiative –“Frontline Library Advocacy;” leadership development, emotional intelligence leadership, etc. 2008-2010

Reforma National Conference, El Paso, TX, September 19, 2008, Co-presenter; “Born to Lead – The Power and Passion of Leadership.”

ALA Annual Conference, June 22, 2007: ALA Staff Empowerment Conference: “My Library’s a Disaster! Now What Do We Do?”

ALA Annual Conference, June 23, 2007: LAMA Program Speaker/Panelist: “Insurance and Crises: Lessons Learned.”

ALA Annual Conference, June 25, 2007: Reforma Program Speaker/Panelist: “The Color of Leadership.”

Special Library Association National Conference, Denver, Colorado, June 5, 2007; Speaker: “Managerial Leadership and Diversity: Where Do You Fall?

ARL Second Annual Leadership Institute, held at ALA Midwinter Conference, San Antonio, Texas, January 21-22, 2006; “Designing Your Professional Career.”

ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 28, 2005; National Dialogue on the Curriculum of Readiness for the 21st Century Librarian. Panelist, “Plenary Session I: Preparing Leaders for 21st Century Library and Information Service.”

ARL Leadership and Career Development Program, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 19, 2003; “Getting from There to Here: Personal Observations and Advice for Minority Academic Library Administrators.”

ALA Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 22, 2003; Panelist, Topic: “BCALA – Minorities in Academic Librarianship: An Orientation to the Issues.”

ALA Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 22, 2003; Speaker/Panelist, Topic: “APALA: Building Our Community.”

ALA Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 21, 2003; Panelist, Topic: “Library Management and Leadership: Theory vs. Practice.”

ALA National Town Hall Meeting, Recruitment @ your library, April 26, 2002; Keynote Speaker, Topic: “Changing Demographics and Changing Lives: The Role Library Recruitment Plays in Equity of Access.”

3rd National Diversity Conference for Academic Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa, April 3, 2002: Luncheon Speaker, Topic: “Lunch with Academic Libraries: A Salad for Diversity and a Recipe for Organizational Change.”

American Library Association, National Spectrum Scholars’ Institute, San Jose, California, June 13, 2001; Keynote Speaker, Topic: “Committing to the Challenge: The Task of Becoming a Leader of Color.”

Library of Congress and the Association of Research Libraries, “Bicentennial Symposium on the Strategic Stewardship of Cultural Resources,” Washington, D.C., October 30-31, 2001; Speaker/Panelist, Topic: “The Silver Lining: Coping with Theft, Vandalism, Deterioration, and Bad Press.”

American Library Association, Annual Conference, Association of College and Research Libraries, Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee, Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 2001; Speaker/Panelist, Topic: “A Model for Library Faculty Retention.”

American Library Association, National Spectrum Scholars’ Institute, Oak Brook, Illinois, July 5, 2000; Speaker, Topic: “Committing to the Challenge: The Task of Becoming a Leader of Color.”

American Library Association, Annual Conference, New Members Roundtable President’s Program, Chicago, Illinois, July 8, 2000; Co-presenter, Topic: “Get Hired! Interview Skills for Information Professionals.”

Association of Research Libraries, Leadership and Career Development Program, Broomfield, Colorado, August 17-22, 1999; Guest Presenter: “A Day in the Life of an ARL Dean.”

The Black Caucus of The American Library Association, The 4th National Conference of African American Librarians, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 19-22, 1999; Presentation Topic: “Serving Latinos: Heart, Soul, and Library Services.”

American Library Association, Annual Conference, ALA Awards Committee Program, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 27, 1999; Panel Member: “An Awarding Experience: An Introduction to the Awards Process.”

American Library Association, FIRST National Spectrum Initiative Leadership Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 23-25, 1999; Participant: “Recruiting for Diversity: Spectrum and Beyond.”

Association of College and Research Libraries, 9th National Conference, Detroit, Michigan, April 8-11, 1999; Reactor: “Shifting Gears: A University President’s View.”

Association of Research Libraries, Leadership and Career Development Institute, Palm Coast, Florida, February 1998; Presentation: “A Day in the Life of an ARL Dean.”

American Library Association, Annual Conference, LA New Members Roundtable Annual Orientation Program, Washington, DC, June 27, 1998; Main Speaker: “Networking for Success in the Next Millennium.”

REFORMA National Conference, Austin, Texas, August 23, 1996; Speaker/ Panelist: “Getting There: Latino Library Directors Share Their Career Strategies.”

Chapter Relations Committee, American Library Association Annual Conference, New York City, July 1996; Presentation: “Walking the Walk: The Colorado Perspective.”

Association of College and Research Libraries, National Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 1995; Paper Presentation with Jay Schafer; Paper Topic: “Changing a Library Services Faculty Model: The Major & Minor (M & M) Approach.”

Public Library Association, Fifth Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 24, 1994; Joint Presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Seminar Topic: “Latinos in America: Heart, Soul and Library Services.”

National Conference of African American Librarians, Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 5, 1994; Panel Topic: “Stop Talking and Start Doing? Recruitment and Retention of Minorities at the State and Local Level.”

Sixty Seventh Annual Conference of the South Carolina Library Association, Charleston, South Carolina, December 8, 1993; Keynote Speech: “Focus on Library Professionalism and Leadership.”

Regional 1990+

District of Columbia Library Association, Spring Banquet, Washington, D.C., May 7, 2008, Speaker; "Resonant Leadership: How to Stay Energized in the Workplace.”

Utah Library Association/ Mountain Plains Library Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City UT April 30, 2008, Presenter; “Reaching Out to Spanish Speaking Audiences.”

Utah Library Association/Mountain Plains Library Association Annual Conference, Salt Lake City UT April 31, 2008, Panel Moderator; “Great Issues Forum: Immigration and Libraries.”

Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, April 12, 2007; Speaker/Panelist: “Disaster Strikes! Lessons Learned from a Series of Unfortunate Events”

HELIN Library Consortium Annual Conference, Smithfield, Rhode Island, January 12, 2005, “What’s Up With the M Word? Marketing an Academic Library.”

Heartland Chapter, REFORMA, Kansas City, Missouri, September 25, 2004. “Outreach and Marketing to your Latino Communities.”

University of Missouri-Columbia Library School, September 24, 2004. “The M Word: Marketing an Academic Library.”

Mountains and Plains Library Association Conference, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, November 5-8, 2003, Pre-Conference Program: “Born to Lead?”

Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Elk City, Alva, Ada, and Tulsa-Martin, March 3-6, 2003, Workshop Topic: “Serving Your Hispanic Communities.”

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Bowling Green and Lexington, July 12-13, 2001, Workshop Topic: “Library Services for the Spanish Speaking Community.”

Innovative Interfaces, Directors’ Retreat, Berkeley, California, February 4-5, 2001; Panelist, Topic: “Multi-Type Library Resource Sharing: The Making of Prospector.”

The Chicago Public Library Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 16, 1999; Scholars in Residence, Keynote: “Imagine Libraries: A Salad for Diversity and Recipe for Organizational Change.”

Texas Library Association 1999 Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, April 20-23, 1999; Speaker Topic: “Serving Latinos: Heart, Soul, and Library Services.”

Association of College and Research Libraries’ New England Chapter Conference, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, Fall 1999; Keynote Presentation “What’s Up with the ‘M’ word?: Marketing Services of the Academic Library.”

Nevada Library Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 1-4, 1998; Panel Member: “Leadership Now and Beyond 2000.” and: Speaker: “Library Services to Latino Communities.”

6th Annual California Association of Research Libraries Annual Conference, Newport Beach, California, September 11-12, 1998; Keynote Presentation: “Passion and Pressure to Plans and Partnerships: A Statewide Model.”

The 30th Annual SUNYLA Conference, Fredonia, New York, June 3-5, 1998; Keynote Presentation: “From Calamity to Cooperation.”

ULA/MPLA Joint Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 6-9, 1998; Presentation Topic: “Library Advocacy Now!”

Nevada Library Association Annual Conference, October 1997; Seminar: “Library Services to Latino Communities.”

Montana Library Association Annual Conference, Helena, Montana, April 1996; Workshop: “Montanans Can't Wait: Library Advocacy Now!”

Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania, March 30, 1995; Colloquium Speech: “Multiculturalism in Libraries: Preparing MLS Graduates.”

1994 Tri Conference, Partnerships in Education, Salina, Kansas, April 8, 1994; Joint Presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “Invisible Minority: Hispanics, Libraries and Life Long Learning.”

Colorado Library Association/Mountain Plains Library Association Joint Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, October 2, 1993; Joint Presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “Invisible Minority: Hispanics, Libraries & Life Long Learning.”

Wyoming Library Association Annual Conference, Casper, Wyoming; Presentation Topic: “What Do You Say After You Say ‘Hello’: Grassroots Lobbying.”

University of Colorado Excellence of Diversity Regional Symposium, Denver, Colorado, 1990; Paper Topic: “Motivation of Minority Students in Higher Education.”

Adelante Mujer 1990 Regional Conference, Denver, Colorado, 1990; Topic: “Job Search Strategies for Hispanic Women.”

State

Border Regional Library Association, Annual Conference, El Paso, TX, October 17, 2008, Keynote Speaker; “Leadership for the New Millennium: Service, Demographics, Technology, and Cooperation.”

Washington Association of Library Employees (WALE), 17th Annual Conference, Olympia, WA, October 3, 2008, Featured Speaker; Library Employees As Leaders: How “Emotional” Are You?

Annual Gathering at the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Rhode Island,April 18, 2008, Keynote Speaker; “Leadership for the New Millennium: Service, Demographics, and Technology.”

NYC Chapter Special Libraries Association, February 26, 2008: "Dealing with Diversity: Transforming Your Library's Work Environment."

Mississippi State University Libraries’ Advocacy Symposium, Starkville, Mississippi, February 16, 2006; “Advocacy from the Front Line.”

Academic Library Association of Ohio Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio, November 4, 2005; “ACRL Looks to the Future.”

Long Island Library Research Council, 14th Annual Conference on Libraries and Future, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York, October 21, 2005; “Changing Demographics: Developing Cultural Competencies.”

Illinois Library Association Conference, Peoria, Illinois, October 11, 2005, “Leading During a Crisis: Someone Has to Do It!”

South Dakota Library Association Conference, Pierre, South Dakota, October 6, 2005, “Beyond the Ivory Tower: Why Grassroots Advocacy Efforts are Critical to the Academic Library.”

Florida Library Association Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, April 12, 2005, “Imagine Libraries! A Salad for Diversity and Recipe for Organizational Change.”

Native American Librarians Special Interest Group, Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico, December 2, 2004. “Library Advocacy Now! Lobbying for Native American Libraries.”

Wichita State University Libraries Faculty Development Seminar, Wichita, Kansas, May 16, 2005. “Marketing the Academic Library: Telling Your Libraries Story.”

New Mexico Library Association Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 21, 2004; Pre-Conference Workshop: “Library Advocacy Now! Lobbying for Libraries.”

METRO Library Recruiting and Retention Symposium, New York, New York, September 10, 2003; Panel Presentation: “Recruiting Diverse Employees.”

New Mexico Library Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 24, 2003; Presentation: “Making Hay While the Sun Shines: Capitalizing on Resource Sharing and GO Bond Funds” and Panelist: “REFORMA Salutes Library Education in New Mexico.”

Colorado Library Association, College and University/Technical Services Divisions, Joint Spring Workshop, March 29, 2002; Keynote Speaker, Topic: “It is the Best of Times, It is the Worst of Times: Collections and Services in the New Millennium.”

Colorado Library Association College and University Division Annual Spring Meeting, Fort Collins, Colorado, May 17, 1999; Presentation: “Working with Institutional Stakeholders.”

The 11th Annual Young Adult Literature Conference, Denver, Colorado, April 17, 1999; Panel Presentation: “Reaching Across Cultures.”

CARL Alliance Forum, Denver, Colorado, November 15, 1994; Invited Respondent; Topic: “Telecommunications: Options for Connecting to CARL, An Administrator's Perspective.”

Colorado Library Association Annual Conference, Keystone, Colorado, November 6, 1994; Joint presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “Librotalk: The Latino Fiction Combination Plate.”

Colorado Library Association Annual Conference, Keystone, Colorado, November 5, 1994; Panel Moderator: “Menudo: A Conversation with Latino Authors in the Multicultural Stew.”

Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado, October 25, 1994; Book discussion presented with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “The Top 10 Latino Writers.”

Colorado Library Association, Public Library Division, Aurora, Colorado, May 6, 1994; Joint Presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “Hispanics in Colorado: A Snapshot of Public Library Services.”

Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 3, 1994; Keynote Speech: “Cinco de Mayo: Symbols of the Past, Success for the Future.”

Colorado Education Media Association Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 11, 1994; Joint Presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “Hispanics in Schools: Heart, Soul, and Library Media Services.”

High Plains Library Service System Retreat, Estes Park, Colorado, September 23, 1993, Joint Presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “Library Services for Hispanics.”

Library Skills Institute, Crested Butte, Colorado, September 15 17, 1993; Presenter: “Professionalism is a State of Mind.”

Colorado Library Association, College and University Division Spring Conference, May 7, 1993; Reactor/Panelist: “Virtually Working in a Virtual Library: 2013.”

Three River Library System Mini Retreat, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, April 29, 1993; Joint Presentation with Orlando Archibeque; Topic: “Hispanics in Colorado: Heart, Soul, and Library Services.”

University of Colorado at Boulder, CU Boulder Libraries Faculty Research Seminar Series, Boulder, Colorado, November 15, 1991; Topic: “Types of Research Methodologies: Practical Applications.”

Denver Public Library Staff Career Day, Denver, Colorado, March 1, 1991; Workshop Topic: “Job Search Strategies: Marketing Yourself.”

Pikes Peak Community College, Pikes Peak, Colorado, 1991; Presenter; “Mentor/Mentee Program for Ethnic Student Enrichment Program.”

Pikes Peak Community College Workshop, Pikes Peak, Colorado, 1990; Keynote Speech: “A Dimension of Style: Classified Staff's Contributions to Quality in Higher Education.”

Woodland Park Public Library, Woodland Park, Colorado, 1990; Topic: “Re Entering the Job Market.”

Local

Colorado State University, International Conference of the International Colloquium of the Associacion Europea de Profesores de Espanol, Speaker: “Un Poquito de SALSA – A Successful Academic Latino Shares Her Accomplishments.”

University of Denver, Graduate Library and Information Services Program, Denver, Colorado, October 1999; Workshop: “Marketing Yourself: Job Search Strategies for Information Professionals.”

University of Denver, Graduate Library and Information Services Program, Denver, Colorado, October 1996; Workshop: “Marketing Yourself: Job Search Strategies for Information Professionals.”

Auraria Library, Denver, Colorado, April 14, 1993; Presentation: “Professionalism is a State of Mind.”

Forum on Amendment #1, Sponsored by the Metro Area Parapros, Auraria Campus, Denver, Colorado, March 25, 1994; Panelist.

Dialogues in Diversity, Sponsored by the Anti Defamation League Women's Leadership Committee, Denver, Colorado, March 1, 1993; Briefing Panelist.

University of Colorado at Denver Workshop, 1990; Topic: “Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Job Search Strategies for Minority Students.”


 
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