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Futurizing at Internet Librarian Oct 20 - 22 -- Looking for speakers!

  • 1.  Futurizing at Internet Librarian Oct 20 - 22 -- Looking for speakers!

    Posted 01-22-2020 13:07

    Internet Librarian 2020

    October 20-22 @ Monterey Marriott


    Futurizing: People, Technology & Communities

    There are so many positive possible futures for libraries in every community – campuses, municipalities, hospitals, schools, corporate and non-profit enterprises, governments, and more! The trick is to channel the passion that librarians have into building awareness and relationships in their communities; taking action and not waiting for citizens, students, researchers, business folks or faculty to come to them; creating and experimenting with innovative programs and services using new technologies; securing solid partnerships to expand programs and resources; and futurizing strong, collaborative and successful communities! Internet Librarian 2020 highlights how libraries are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to save time for new programs, dealing with big data to pinpoint insights, using sensors and other "internet of things" devices to improve and extend services, experimenting with augmented and virtual reality to delight their communities, tracking and sharing applications of smart technology with their campuses, organizations and neighborhoods. Internet Librarians never, however, lose sight of people in their communities as they futurize and transform to make sure they are relevant and valuable in their communities.

    SLA is a strong Learning Partner of this event.

    Please share your knowledge and experience as a speaker.  Send us your proposals!


    Jane Dysart
    Dysart & Jones Associates