Interesting and Exciting – Free 3-day Library 2.011 Virtual conference Nov. 2-4, 2011

Starting tomorrow, the Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference will kick-off at 9:30
am EST. Take advantage of this great opportunity to strengthen your knowledge on digital
technologies for a variety of services. Will you be there? (Register here)

Thanks to Stephen Abram, for blogging about this conference.  I thought I’d post it for anyone else who hasn’t seen it.
Registration is Free and so far there are over 5,000 participants, with over 40 registering every hour.

Here’s a reposting of the conference schedule based on Eastern Standard Time:

Wednesday, November 2

9:30am

Conference Welcome

10:00am

OPENING KEYNOTE:  Sandy Hirsh

11:00am

KEYNOTE: Lennart Björneborn

11:00am

Developing and Implementing Findability Standards – Ravi Mynampaty, Search Guy

11:00am

Making State Documents Relevant with Social Media – Abby Swanton, Librarian

11:00am

Training Core Knowledge Skills by Finding Treasure – Melanie Metzger, Assistant Library Director: Children’s Services

11:00am

Virtual Reference and Instruction: What is it really like? – Reina Williams, Online Reference Librarian

11:00am

What’s In A Frame? Metadata and Moving Images – Caitlin Bakker, Digital Content Projects Coordinator

12:00pm

Incorporating Digital Storytelling Into Your Instruction: A Toolkit – Cassy Lee, MLIS student

12:00pm

Leveraging multiple literacies for sticky search education – Tasha Bergson-Michelson, Search Education Curriculum Fellow

12:00pm

Librarians Use of Social Media Profile Photos – Julie Still, Reference Librarian

12:00pm

SPOTLIGHT:  Future Ready – Cindy Romaine, President SLA

12:00pm

Today’s Libraries and the Self-Checkout Technology – Dr. Ruphina Ozoh

1:00pm

Are  librarians going the way of travel agents in the age of Google? –  Prakash L Dheeriya, PhD, Father, Author & Professor of Finance

1:00pm

Glogging In – Creating Multimedia Activities and Assessments – Kristina A. Holzweiss, School Library Media Specialist

1:00pm

New trends in American librarianship – Nowe trendy w amerykanskim bibliotekarstwie – Dr Beata Anna Cessak Obydzinski

1:00pm

Talking about bBooks with kids – Lisa Durff,  Flat Classroom® Coordinator

1:00pm

Understanding the Universe of LIS Career Opportunities – Scott Brown, Owner

1:00pm

Where were you when you looked that up? – The geography of information needs – Andrew Carlos, Electronic Resources Librarians

2:00pm

Don’t  Just Sit There! Tips for Engaging Participants in Online Sessions –  Debbie Faires, Assistant Director for Distance Learning

2:00pm

Happiness as a learning outcome in the digital age – Naresh Kumar Agarwal, Assistant Professor

2:00pm

Multiliteracy is the new Information Literacy – Diane Fulkerson Social Sciences and Education Librarian

2:00pm

Patterns of Participation in a Virtual Collaboratory – Kristen Radsliff Rebmann, Ph.D., MLIS; Assistant Professor

2:00pm

Situating the Academic Library for Digital Natives: Enhancing Student Learning Through DLMs – John D. Shank

2:00pm

The Brave New World of Genre Fiction Selection – Marlene Harris

3:00pm

Blogging – a possible solution for reading – Ms. Nadina C. Nicolici

3:00pm

Building  Visual and Digital Literacy; Framing a Youth Conversion Globally around  Community Identity in a Dynamically Growing Online Visual Library –  Corinne Okada Takara, Arts Educator,  Slot Shelters Project Lead

3:00pm

Smart Objects on the Cheap: DIY Interactive Digital Exhibits – Jeremy William Kemp, Full-time faculty

3:00pm

Towards a Knowledge Economy – Jacquelyn Erdman, Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

3:00pm

Who needs a computer? I have a QR Reader! – Jennifer Shafer, Library Specialist

4:00pm

Gut geplant, fast gewonnen – Eine OPL stellt sich der Social-Media Herausforderung – Dierk Eichel

4:00pm

Read, Watch, or Talk: 3 Methods for Engaging in Library Instruction – Michelle M. Powers, Manager of Library Services

4:00pm

Spotlight  on the Learner: a Third Dimension of Information Literacy – Mary Iber,  Consulting Librarian for the Sciences, Kinesiology and College Archivist

4:00pm

The Future of Emerging Technologies in Libraries – Dr. Sandra Hirsh, Director

4:00pm

Use  of Digital Tools to Create a Learning Commons in the English Language  Arts Classroom – Richard Beach, Professor Emeritus of English Education

5:00pm

Back to the Future – Sarah Baker, Education Librarian

5:00pm

Librarianship + Leadership: understanding challenges in change management – Nicole Forsythe, Digital Services Librarian

5:00pm

Project-Based  Learning in Higher Education: Developing Information Literacy Skills  and Global Competency in Research and Technology Course – Melda Yildiz,  Associate Professor

5:00pm

SPOTLIGHT:   Frontline Fundraising for Libraries – Roberta Stevens, Immediate Past  President, American Library Association and Outreach Projects and  Partnerships Officer

5:00pm

The Impact of Technology on Library Design – Lynn Cunningham,  Associate Curator of Visual Resources

6:00pm

Alternate Careers in Federal Government – Nancy Faget, Federal Librarian

6:00pm

Learning to Lead: Technology Lessons Learned from Pre-Service School Librarians – Daniella Smith, Assistant Professor

6:00pm

Peer  Coaching and Teacher Librarians: Creating a Catalyst for Classroom  Impact – Colet Bartow, Library-Information Literacy Curriculum  Specialist

6:00pm

SPOTLIGHT:   The Role for Professional Library Services in National Development of  Low-income Countries – Jane Kinney Meyers, President

6:00pm

Teaching Plagiarism Prevention in an Online Environment – Breanne Kirsch, Evening Public Services Librarian

7:00pm

How Can You Obtain More Operational Funding and Develop Sustainable Funding for Your Library?  Think Salmon! – janet jai, Author

7:00pm

Impact and Effect of Learning 2.0 Programs in Australian Libraries – Michael Stephens Assistant Professor

7:00pm

Successful Residency Programs in Non-Academic Settings: The evidence so far – Cindy Mediavilla, Planning Project Manager

7:00pm

The Modern Library: A Progressive Hub For Job Seekers? – Tim Tyrell-Smith, Founder and CEO

7:00pm

Virtual Tornado: a Library Exhibit and Simulation – Valerie Hill, Librarian

8:00pm

Book Club 2.0: How to Start and Run a 21st Century Book Club – Ben Curran–teacher/consultant

8:00pm

Creating a School Learning Commons – Professor David V. Loertscher

8:00pm

Putting  the “Information” into “Information Technology” : Reflections on a  Non-Traditional LIS Career – Laura C. Anderson, Manager, Advanced  Estimating & Infrastructure Solutions

8:00pm

State Library of Queensland’s web 2.0 program: the what, why, who and when – Linda Barron, Directorate Support Officer

8:00pm

The Library of the Future Will Include the One You Make Yourself – Kathleen Johnson, Librarian

8:00pm

Wake Up! With Polling, Surveying and Backchanneling – Nikki Robertson

9:00pm

KEYNOTE: Michael Stephens

9:00pm

Engaging  Special Collections Archives while Teaching Digital Storytelling –  Alison Regan, Ph.D.,Associate Librarian, Acting Head, Digital  Scholarship Lab

9:00pm

Live the Literature: Digital Storytelling with Bookcasts – Cris Crissman, PhD

9:00pm

Tiers for Fears: QUT Library’s learning and Study support service – Gabrielle Hayes – Health Liaison Librarian

10:00pm

KOS – What is your alignment and how can you change it? – Dominique Hallett, Reference Librarian

10:00pm

read and tweet : a twitter reading group everyone can join – Ellen Forsyth, Consultant, Public Library Services

10:00pm

Social Networking and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Dr. Corey Marie Hall

10:00pm

The Friday E-Mail List: A Personalized Follow-up to the One-Shot Library Instruction Session – Dale Larsen, Assistant Librarian

10:00pm

The Slow Death of the Reference Collection – Dave Tyckoson, Associate Dean

11:00pm

The  U and You Project: Longitudinal Storytelling Capturing Student’s  Academic Lives – Anthony Sams Digital Scholarship Consultant and Project  Manager Director, Story Center

11:00pm

Virtual Learning Commons: a new image for a school library – Dr. Dana Dukic
Closing Party
Thursday, November 3  

12:00am

Legal Information Requests in the Public Library Setting – Virginia Tucker

12:00am

Using SCVNGR to create an interactive self guided tour – Linda Barron, Directorate Support Officer

1:00am

How to Embed A Librarian, Library Resources and Service Components in Moodle! – Dr. Indira Koneru, Online Course Facilitator

1:00am

Local Collecting for Global Digital Libraries: a Case Study – Amy Brunvand, Digital Scholarship Librarian

1:00am

United Nations University Library: Improving library services for members worldwide – Chad Francisco

3:00am

The introduction reference services in Libraries  with emphasis on reference services 2.0 – Dr. Asefeh Asemi

4:00am

Collaboration;  the Librarian and the Library resources embedded via a VLE. – Monica  Morscheck, Head Librarian and eLearning Coordinator

4:00am

Pottermore and school libraries: multiliteracies at work – Judith Way

5:00am

Dealing with Research Data: the role of Academic Librarians in research support – Ana van Meegen Silva, MA

6:00am

KEYNOTE:  Christine Bruce

7:00am

My Info Quest:  Providing Text Message Reference in Libraries of All Types – Lori Bell, Lecturer

7:00am

Reading 2.0: the new role for librarians – Adam Sofronijevic

7:00am

Technical Skills & Digital Library programs – Elias Tzoc, Digital Initiatives Librarian

8:00am

Clouds  and Trees: Using Folksonomies to transform Online Public Access  Catalogues – Caitlin Bakker, Digital Content Projects Coordinator

8:00am

Ebooks: Do They Use Them? Do They Care – Beth Filar-Williams, Distance Education Librarian

8:00am

Human Target: Staff Is More Important Than Software – Grace Dunbar, Vice President

8:00am

Libraries, Publishers, Vendors – The eBook Whitewater – Robin Nesbitt, Technical Services Director

8:00am

Proactively scanning Twitter & the web for feedback – How are users reacting? – Aaron Tay

9:00am

KEYNOTE: Ellen Tise

9:00am

“Heyyyyy,  Ms. Library Lady: Classroom Management Techniques for Young or  Young-at-Heart Librarians” – Rhonda McCoy, Information Curriculum  Specialist

9:00am

Children’s E-Picture-Books: Can They Help Children Learn to Read? – Lisa Guernsey, Director of the Early Education Initiative

9:00am

Librarians Network Online – Anna Taranenko, Social Media Specialist

9:00am

Presentation  of a gamification project : an online serious game to learn information  skills to 9-12 years old – Thierry Robert, Librarian

9:00am

Ready  to Read Corps: How the Columbus Metropolitan Library is using Every  Child Ready to Read in a bold new way – Sarah Mackey, Manager

9:00am

Using Instructional Architectures to Create Innovative Online Learning Experiences – Sami Lange, MLIS, MS.Ed  Adjunct Librarian

10:00am

Best Practices for Increasing the Use Of Online Databases – Peter Simon, MLS, VP Product management

10:00am

Creating instructional screencasts: An overview of available tools and best practices – Michelle Holschuh Simmons

10:00am

Get ‘Em While They’re Young: The Embedded Elementary School Librarian – Briar Sauro, Librarian, Grades 2-4

10:00am

The Open Education Movement and Libraries – Rebecca Hedreen, Library Coordinator for Distance Learning

10:00am

The Use of Web 2.0/emerging technologies in the LIS field in the Caribbean: an exploration – Beverley Wood

11:00am

Deliver books the Netflix way – shawn strecker

11:00am

Introduction to Digital Game-Based Learning in Libraries – Mary Snyder Broussard, Instructional Services Librarian

11:00am

Job Help Centers – Steve Hipes, Project Manager

11:00am

Personal Librarian Programs Build Connections – Sarah I. Smith, Reference/Instruction Librarian

11:00am

Using  SNA (social network analysis) to understand your library’s social media  presence – Frank Cervone, Vice Chancellor for Information Services and  CIO

12:00pm

GPII: Innovations in Serving Patrons with Disabilities – Jane Berliss-Vincent, A.M.L.S.

12:00pm

Implementing Student ePortfolios – Anne Arriaga, Librarian

12:00pm

Improve Library Instruction with Emotional Intelligence – Dena Kinney, Director of Education Programs & Services

12:00pm

Privacy and the First Amendment , Friends or Foes in Cyberspace? – Sue Aspley, Head of Copyright Advisory Services

12:00pm

The Economic Legitimacy of Public Libraries – John Wenzler

1:00pm

Creating  a Learning Organization: Technology, socialization, learning, and  culture change – Rudy Leon, Technology Outreach and Training Librarian

1:00pm

Influencing Decision Makers to Give Libraries More Funding? – Cheryl Stenstrom, Library Consultant and Instructor

1:00pm

Readers advisory for book clubs as new reference – Dr Beata Anna Cessak Obydzinski

1:00pm

Riding the “Long Tail”: Leveraging a Niche to Build a Network – John Morris Jackson

1:00pm

SPOTLIGHT:   Successful paths for new librarians: best practices, models and  recommendations – Loida Garcia-Febo, Coordinator, New Americans Program

2:00pm

A Bird in the Bush:  Pathfinders as a Tool for Developing Multiliteracies – Reneé Lyons, Instructional Librarian/Author

2:00pm

Knowledge  for the People, By the People: Teaching an Online Library Studies  Course – Jeffrey Knapp, Reference and Instruction Librarian

2:00pm

Outreach through Gaming – Kathy Makens, Head of Adult Services at the South Regional Library

2:00pm

The Embedded Librarian: A Crucial Addition to Online Courses – Professor William Denny, Distance Learning Librarian

2:00pm

Using  Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Agents to Enhance Library  Information Services – Michele McNeal – Web Specialist, Akron-Summit  County Public Library

3:00pm

KEYNOTE:  Stephen Abram

3:00pm

Making and Sharing Book Trailers – Jennifer Shafer, Library Specialist

3:00pm

My collection isn’t boring! : An unexpected role as advocate for a collection. – Elizabeth Psyck  liaison librarian

3:00pm

Really  long-distance learning:  studying for an American MLIS degree while  living in another country – Charlotte Goodwin, Educational Adviser and  LIS student

3:00pm

So I’ve Checked In…Now What?: Libraries and foursquare – Philip Whitford MLISc Candidate

4:00pm

Changed but Still Critical: Brick and Mortar School Libraries in the Digital Age – DOUGLAS JOHNSON

4:00pm

Digivolution: Meeting eReading & App-etite Needs in Uncharted Territory – Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair

4:00pm

Teaching Data Computing Literacy to Future E-Scientists – Minglu Wang, Data Services Librarian

4:00pm

Teaching Storytelling in an online environment – Beth Wrenn-Estes, Full-Time Lecturer

4:00pm

Toddlers, Touch Technology, and Family Learning at the Library – Monica Wong, Head Librarian

4:00pm

Web  2.0 Tools For You – A Cybrarian’s Guide to Free Resources on the Web  and their Practical Application in Libraries and other Work Environments  – Cheryl Peltier-Davis Archives and Digital Librarian

5:00pm

Down with the FAQ! Bring in the Dynamic PKB (Public Knowledge Base)! – Gabe Gossett, Librarian for Extended Education

5:00pm

Get started circulating eReaders! – Megan Wong, Technology Librarian

5:00pm

Google+: A Plus (or Minus) for Libraries? – Steve Watkins, Coordinator of Technology Development

5:00pm

QR Codes in the Classroom – Gwyneth Jones, The Daring Librarian

5:00pm

Student Research Journal: an Open Access Forum for Graduate Student Contributions to the Profession – Maria Otero-Boisvert

5:00pm

The Evolution of Book Reviewing Practice: New Directions in the 21st Century – Kimberly Black, Assistant Professor

6:00pm

High School Book Clubs in a Digital Age – Phil Goerner, Teacher Librarian

6:00pm

Social Media, User Engagement, and Intellectual Freedom on the Web – Barbara Jones, Director

6:00pm

The Texting Librarian – Willyn Webb, Administrator/Adjunct Professor

6:00pm

Transforming  from the podium instructor to roving lecturer in a classroom. – William  Worford Assistant Professor, Gorgas Information Services

6:00pm

Using  Survey Data to Improve Resources & Services for Online Students –  Emily D. O’Connor, Director of Library & Learning Resources

7:00pm

New Library Models for Client Engagement and Participation – Rory McLeod, Director Client Services and Collections

7:00pm

Online Library Degrees: The Pros and Cons – Kristin Anne Carr, Librarian

7:00pm

School  Libraries Matter: They Involve, Engage, Empower, and Connect! – Roxanne  Clement, Teacher Librarian, Technology Coordinator

7:00pm

SPOTLIGHT:  Create your community with 2.0 Learning…at home, in your spare time…and in your jammies! – Connie Williams

7:00pm

The Importance of Library Express Stations in Community & Cultural Centers – kYmberly Keeton

8:00pm

Connect…Collaborate…Grow…with Twitter! – Nikki Robertson

8:00pm

Linear Thinking for the Non-Linear World – R. U. iN 2 iT? – Martin H. F. Gonser

8:00pm

Make It LIT: K-12 Library and Information Technology Program – Mike Eisenberg, Dean Emeritus

8:00pm

Roles SLIS Students Play in Producing Original Research – Antonia Krupicka-Smith Youth Librarian/SLIS graduate student

8:00pm

The  Unmined Potential of Ebooks: Create Passionate Patrons & Promote  your Library – Natalie Teske Rector, Emerging Technologies Librarian

9:00pm

Embed? Definitely and here’s how! Developing a customized definition of enbedded librarianship. – Christina Peterson, Librarian

9:00pm

Engaging  Teens in Information-based Content Creation via Social Media and Radio  Podcasting – Rebecca Renard, Teens of Distinction Program Coordinato

9:00pm

Knowledge Building Centers in Libraries and Learning Commons – Professor David V. Loertscher

9:00pm

Libraries in the Clouds – DOUG JOHNSON

9:00pm

Libraryhack : Setting content free – Margaret Warren, Senior Planning Officer

10:00pm

“Just click here – imparting effective  scholarly habits to digital natives – the why, the what and the how!” – Ms Heather Todd

10:00pm

information Experiences of Teen Content Creators – Mary Ann Harlan, PhD student

10:00pm

Is this “public” library in Mongolia? – Begzsuren, IT Manager

10:00pm

Libraries:  Portals to Your Ancestral Past – Claire V. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS, AG |  British Research Consultant & Technology Specialist

10:00pm

Reference Redux: The Changing Role of the Reference Librarian – Jennifer Bartlett, Head of Reference Services

11:00pm

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