Internet Librarian 2017 Speaker List

Debbie Abilock Rigele Abilock Stephen Abram Kudirat Abiola Adegoke Amy Affelt Francine Alt-Greene Sean Anderson Robert Anstett Patrick Armatis Jennifer Baker Jaime Barrilleaux Paul Barrows Mary Ellen Bates Anne Behler Tasha Bergson-Michelson Ben Bizzle Erik Boekesteijn Lee Boulie Marshall Breeding Bryan Carter Lainie Castle Eric Chan Mikkel Christoffersen Michael Cianfrani Tod Colegrove Emily Compton-Dzak Deirdre … Continue reading Internet Librarian 2017 Speaker List

W6: Makerspace Road Map: Practical Tips & Strategies

Morning Workshops – Sunday 22 October 09:00 – 12:00 Making is becoming a core part of the mission for more libraries. Not just public, academic, and school libraries, but also corporate libraries are creating more innovative spaces for their users and customers. If you are in the process of starting a maker’s club/ hub, innovation lab, … Continue reading W6: Makerspace Road Map: Practical Tips & Strategies

W12: Getting Started in Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR & VR)

Afternoon Workshops – Sunday 22 October 13:30 – 16:30 This half-day workshop, presented by early adopters and library practitioners, shares what it takes to start a community program based around augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR). During the workshop, participants gain an appreciation of the history of this bleeding-edge technology, and learn how all the basic hardware/ … Continue reading W12: Getting Started in Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR & VR)

Games, Gadgets, & MakerSpaces: Conference Opening Networking Event

Sunday Evening Session – Sunday 22 October 17:30 – 19:30 Join our gamers and gadget lovers for an evening of fun, playing, making, learning, and networking. See how you can transform your thinking, your programs, and your spaces with the latest games, gadgets, and STEAM ideas! Share with a poster about what your library is doing … Continue reading Games, Gadgets, & MakerSpaces: Conference Opening Networking Event

A202: Top Tech for Your New & Old Spaces!

Track A: (International Ballroom Center) —  (International Ballroom Center) —  Innovative Spaces – Tuesday 24 October 11:30 – 12:15 Hold onto your seat as our leading-edge tech guru (yes, our Games & Gadget Guy) speeds through a wide range of awesome maker tech for your innovative library space. Don’t try to take notes, as his slides are shared so you can … Continue reading A202: Top Tech for Your New & Old Spaces!

D203: Privacy, the Dark Web, & Hacker Devices

Track C: (International Ballroom West) —  (Jefferson) —  Privacy & Security – Tuesday 24 October 13:30 – 14:30 Pichman walks through the tools that help provide anonymity and some ways to help mitigate the ease of being tracked. He goes beyond private VPNs and Tor Browsing to provide other tips and tricks. Peterson gives an overview of some of the common … Continue reading D203: Privacy, the Dark Web, & Hacker Devices

B205: Tools for Collaboration & Innovation

Track B: (International Ballroom East) —  (International Ballroom East) —  Enterprise: Tools, Tech & New Roles – Tuesday 24 October 16:15 – 17:00 Pichman discusses the power of Slack, a communication app with real-time messaging, archiving, and search for modern teams, which leads to collaboration, organization, and, most importantly, innovation. Slack is almost a replacement for email that organizes and categorizes … Continue reading B205: Tools for Collaboration & Innovation

Death Match! Apps vs. Browser; Libraries vs. Cultural Institutions; Amazon vs. Libraries; Libraries vs. Robots

Tuesday Evening Session – Tuesday 24 October 19:30 – 21:00 Are libraries in a death match with other cultural or community institutions? With Amazon? With robots? Are apps or the browser the way of the future? Check out these fast and furious debates by experienced librarians, IT pros, thought leaders, and practitioners! Stimulate your thinking and … Continue reading Death Match! Apps vs. Browser; Libraries vs. Cultural Institutions; Amazon vs. Libraries; Libraries vs. Robots