October 22-3, Monterey CA

For the second year, the Digital Strategy Summit for Library Directors is planned in conjunction to Internet Librarian in Monterey CA.  Keynotes David Weinberger and Lee Rainie will spend one on one time with the Summit audience.  At philosopher by training, Weinberger has written may books including The Cluetrain ManifestoEverything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder and most recently in 2012 Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room.  Rainie is the Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, a non-profit, non–partisan “fact tank” that studies the social impact of the internet. Prior to current position, Rainie was the managing editor for U.S. News & World Report.  He has a co-authored a number of books including his newest, Networked: The New Social Operating System, a book about the social impact of technology.

The 2-day summit is an intimate forum for library directors, CEOs, and CIOs of academic, public,government, and special libraries to problem-solve, discuss, and network with colleagues. It featuresa mix of high-level presentations, expert panels, and roundtable and facilitated discussions with lotsof networking/peer engagement time.  Participants include: F rank Cervone,Vice Chancellor for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, Purdue University Calumet; Becky Morin, California Academy of Sciences;  Brian Bannon, Commissioner, Chicago Public Library; Mary Anne Mavrinac, Dean, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester; Ken Roberts, Former Chief Librarian, Hamilton Public Library, and lots more!!  Have a look at the website for more info.

If you want to attend the Summit with a free registration, talk to your suppliers as they can sponsor 10 clients or potential clients for $5K!!