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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Emma Illingworth and myself at NPC2010 (from sarahjison on Flickr)"][/caption] Having gained a lot from the use of Twitter as a communication tool and conference backchannel at recent conferences, I was keen to encourage this at this year's New Professionals Conference. Thankfully, the organising committee agreed and I was appointed the grand title of “Twitter Officer” (despite what some people thought, this was only my title for the conference and not for my paid job!). The Twitter hashtag A hashtag of #npc2010 was agreed early on in the conference planning, and a TwapperKeeper archive was set up by Ned...

There's been quite a lot of talk on Twitter about this year's New Professionals Conference (hashtag #npc2010). It's great to see the increase in use of Twitter from last year when I think there was only me and a couple of others using a hashtag I'd made up! I'm hoping to develop further Twitter support including a list of delegates (more on this later). I'm a bit late in organising it this year but thankfully the conference is on a non-working day so I should hopefully be able to attend, I'm just trying to get this confirmed at the moment. For anyone...

Some readers will remember my nerves followed by enjoyment when I spoke at my first conference last year - the New Professionals Conference. As you can see from my write up of the experience, I really enjoyed the conference - there was such a buzz of enthusiasm. Following the success of last year's event, CILIP Career Development Group are organising New Professionals Conference 2010 this summer, this time in Sheffield. Quite a few people on Twitter seem to be considering proposing a paper, and I'd strongly encourage anyone to do so if you are eligible and you're thinking about it; it...