2013 Program Overview


NOTE: Presentation materials have been submitted and uploaded for those titles with live web links. More will be added immediately after the conference.

DAY #1: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

7:30am - 9:00am
Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:00am - 8:45am
Early Bird Demo Sessions

  • Q: What’s next with Institutional Repositories? A: The Network (bepress)
  • It Wasn’t Designed for Librarians! (Springer)
  • OCLC: WorldShare Mgmt Services: Cooperative Library Management (OCLC)

9:00am - 10:15am
Opening Plenary Session / Keynote

Keynote Speaker:
Virginia Eubanks is the cofounder of Our Knowledge, Our Power (OKOP), a grassroots anti-poverty and welfare rights organization, and the Popular Technology Workshops, which help community organizations and social movements make the connection between technology and their other social justice goals. She teaches in the Department of Women’s Studies at the University at Albany, SUNY and writes books about technology, social justice, and politics.

10:30am - 11:30am
Concurrent Sessions

11:30am - 1:00pm
Lunch and Sponsor’s Dessert Reception

1:15pm - 2:15pm
Concurrent Sessions

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Concurrent Sessions

  • Road to Endeca: Building an OPAC Outside of the Box
  • Getting Their Pinterest: Using Pinterest to Market Your Library
  • Steal this Tutorial!
  • Using CollectionHQ and Supplemental Tools to Rethink Collection Management
  • All Rivers Flow to the Sea: Integrating Web-Scale Discovery with Existing Systems
  • How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Institutional Repositories
  • New Wine into Old Wineskins? Adding the Visual to Literacy Instruction
  • Is that a Doctor in Your Pocket? Medical and Health Information on the Go

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Concurrent Sessions

2:30pm - 4:45pm
Hands-on and Workshop Sessions (attendance may be limited for some sessions)

  • How Do We Know? Assessment Approaches for Library Technology
  • From Hanging Out to Messing Around: Teen Technology Facilitators in Twin Cities Public Libraries
  • Screencasting: Simple & Inexpensive Virtual Instruction
  • GIS Lite: Simple and Free Mapping Resources for Spatial Scholarship
  • Envision the Future of Libraries in 2025 with the Minnesota Library Futures Initiative
  • Decoding and Developing the Online Finding Aid as a Building Block to Understand XML, EAD, and Web Development
  • Creating and Publishing eBooks


DAY #2: Thursday, March 21, 2013

7:30am - 9:00am
Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:00am - 8:45am
Early Bird Demo Sessions

  • eBooks, eBooks & more eBooks (EBSCO)
  • Ex Libris Alma – Unlocking Opportunities for Collaboration (Ex Libris)

9:00am - 10:15am
Thursday Morning Plenary Session / Keynote

Keynote Speaker:
Kimberly Bryant is a Biotechnology/Engineering professional who has spent the last decade in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Manufacturing industry in a series of technical leadership roles for various Fortune 100 companies such as Merck, Pfizer, and Dupont. Most recently Ms. Bryant spent 5+ years as a Senior Manager with Bay Area biotechnology company Genentech. Ms. Bryant founded BlackGirlsCode in April 2011 to meet the needs of young women of color who are underrepresented in the currently exploding field of technology.

10:30am - 11:30am
Concurrent Sessions

11:30am - 1:00pm
Lunch

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Poster Sessions / Tech Lounge / Lightning Rounds

1:15pm - 2:15pm
Concurrent Sessions

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Concurrent Sessions

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Concurrent Sessions

2:30pm - 4:45pm
Concurrent Sessions

4:15 - 5:30pm
Closing / Wine and Cheese Reception

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