As program director for more than 20 years for the Computers in Libraries conference, I am thrilled to introduce our keynote speakers and some of the themes to be discussed!
- Rick Huijbregts, VP, Strategy & Innovation, George Brown College former VP, Digital Transformation & Innovation, Cisco
- Jeanne Holm, Senior Technology Advisor to the Mayor, Deputy CIO at City of Los Angeles, Information Technology Agency, City of Los Angeles UCLA, In Unison, Open Data Collaboratives, International Academy of Astronautics
- Digital Transformation & Libraries: Participatory Culture Hubs with Brendan Howley &Daniel Lee, Co-Founders, Icebox Logic — using media & stories!
- Facts in the Digital Age: Coping in an Era of Total Noise! with popular #CILDC speaker Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Research Center & others!
- Games, Gadgets & Makerspaces: Conference Opening Networking Event!
Lots of wonderful speakers will be participating, some returning, popular experts, some new & exciting. Key themes:
- Navigation & Search
- UX & Digital Presence
- Community Engagement
- Learning from Leaders from Toronto Public Library, British Library, Edmonton Public, Purdue, and more! Also in Library Leaders Summit!
- Internet@Schools & 2nd day too!
- Open Access
- Enterprises: Processes & Practices
- Makerspaces: Tips & Practices
- Systems & Operations
- Discovery: Practices & Possible Future
- Future & Innovation
- Management Tips & Practices
- Tech Tools
There are also lots of in-depth workshops on these topics for those who want more. Conversations and networking are most important at Computers in Libraries 2018 so our producer, Information Today, and our sponsors host morning breakfasts, coffee breaks, and receptions; make sure you meet lots of new folks there!
Got some 2017 funds left over? Use it to register early and join us for a learning experience which will inspire lots of ideas and insights to take back to your community! Look forward to seeing you in DC in April. In the meantime, enjoy the holiday season and all the best for a terrific 2018!