Internet Librarian 2017 Speaker List

Debbie Abilock Rigele Abilock Stephen Abram Kudirat Abiola Adegoke Amy Affelt Francine Alt-Greene Michelle Amores Sean Anderson Patrick Armatis Jaime Barrilleaux Paul Barrows Mary Ellen Bates Anne Behler Tasha Bergson-Michelson Ben Bizzle Erik Boekesteijn Lee Boulie Marshall Breeding Leizel Jackson Case Frank Cervone Eric Chan Mikkel Christoffersen Michael Cianfrani Tod Colegrove Emily Compton-Dzak Deirdre Costello … Continue reading Internet Librarian 2017 Speaker List

W5: Innovative Strategies of Public Libraries

Morning Workshops – Sunday 22 October 09:00 – 12:00 This facilitated workshop by an avid industry watcher and successful public library advocate blends an overview of creative and innovative strategies used by public libraries worldwide; insights into getting intimate knowledge of your community; engaging all parts of your demographic area including teens, makers, etc.; and sharing … Continue reading W5: Innovative Strategies of Public Libraries

A104: Future Watch: Coming AI Tools for Libraries

Track A: (International Ballroom Center) —  (International Ballroom Center) —  Discovery, Navigation, & Search – Monday 23 October 15:15 – 16:00San Carlos 1 & 2 Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the next big things. It’s being used in many industries, and libraries need to keep their eye on the coming possibilities for AI. For instance, how can libraries use chatbots?  … Continue reading A104: Future Watch: Coming AI Tools for Libraries

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

Abram, Stephen

Stephen AbramPrincipalLighthouse Consulting Inc.& Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries (FOPL) Blog | Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Google+ Stephen Abram, MLS is managing principal of Lighthouse Consulting Inc. He is executive diretcor of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries. He has been with Gale Cengage Learning, SirsiDynix, the SirsiDynix Institute, ProQuest, Micromedia, … Continue reading Abram, Stephen