Summer Educational Institute (SEI 2011) Registration  The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) and the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) are pleased to announce that registration for the 2011 Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management will open on January 24, 2011 at noon EST. Registration will be open through April 15, 2011 but will close earlier if all available slots are filled prior to this date.  Please register early to assure your attendance.

SEI 2011 will be held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque from June 7-10, 2011.

Past Institutes have been attended by visual resources professionals new to the field, those currently enrolled in library schools who wish to augment their experience with image management training, and more experienced professionals eager to update their skill sets in response to fast-changing technological advancements. At SEI 2011, the intensive 3-day workshop will feature a curriculum that specifically addresses the requirements of today’s professional, and will include hands-on and lecture modules. Expert instructors will cover intellectual property rights, digital imaging, metadata and cataloguing, the application of social and new media in visual resources, the product environment, strategic planning, professional development, and future directions for the profession.

For additional information and to register, please visit the SEI webpage:  

Need funding assistance?  Check out the SEI website for information on the Samuel H. Kress Foundation Summer Educational Institute Scholarship Program;
Please note that the deadline for submission of applications for the Kress Scholarship is February 11, 2011.  

Contacts (Summer Educational Institute Implementation Committee Co-Chairs):

Kathe Hicks Albrecht
Visual Resources Curator
Katzen Arts Center , American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

Elizabeth Schaub
Director, Visual Resources Collection
School of Architecture
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station, B7500
Austin, TX 78712-0222

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