IA Summit 2006: The IA is IN

Published on Author Christopher Fahey4 Comments
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Victor Lombardi consults yours truly for some serious mentoring. Photo by Michael Braly.

Someone Eric Reiss set up this lovely “Mentoring Booth” at the IA Summit. I needed a place to sit down to work on some laptop stuff — and I figured making a bit of a spectacle of myself wouldn’t be so bad — so I sat down behind the desk and started typing away.

Over the next hour and a half, a half dozen different people actually sat down to talk to me, each of them under a half-joking pretext of asking for advice. And I did my best to play my role, dispensing my diagnoses and prescriptions as well as I could. Inevitably I learned as much (probably more) from my “patients” as they did from me.

I also had my photo taken about a hundred times.

4 Responses to IA Summit 2006: The IA is IN

  1. I’m so pleased you liked the booth! And thanks for the mention. But to give credit where credit is due, I merely came up with the idea; the booth itself was built by Stacy Surla and her sister.

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