[Libs-Or] Library 2.011 Worldwide Conference is Only a Week Away

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Tue Oct 25 09:41:48 PDT 2011

Library 2.011 Worldwide Conference November 2-4


We’re counting down the days until the inaugural Library 2.011 Worldwide
Virtual Conference <http://www.library20.com/page/2011-conference>  begins
on November 2. More than 3,500 information professionals from 149 countries
have signed up to join the global conversation on the current and future
state of libraries. The groundbreaking event will be a whirlwind of
information with 160 presentations scheduled over two days! 


Participants can view the schedule of all 160 sessions in customized pages
for each of the world's 36 time zones. Presentations will cover a variety of
pertinent subject strands that affect the LIS industry and the changing
roles of libraries and librarians in our digital world. Keynote addresses
will be scheduled over the course of the two-day conference. Keynote
speakers include:


*	Dr. Sandra Hirsh (USA)
*	Dr. Lennart Bjoerneborn (Denmark)
*	Dr. Michael Stephens (USA)
*	Dr. Christine Bruce (Australia)
*	Ms. Ellen Tise (South Africa)
*	Mr. Stephen Abram (USA)


The conference welcome will start at 6:30 a.m. US-PDT on Wednesday, November
2, followed by the opening keynote by Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual
Conference Co-Chair Dr. Sandra Hirsh, professor and director of the School
of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at San José State University. The
conference will conclude with a final conference gathering at 9:00 p.m.
US-PDT on Thursday, November 3 (November 4, in some parts of the world). The
full schedule is posted on the conference website at


Participants, presenters, and volunteers are encouraged to share our
excitement for this global event and download online badges to let everyone
know about the Library 2.011 conference. To download badges, please visit:


As a reminder, the conference will be held entirely online and is FREE to
attend. For more information, please visit: http://www.library20.com


We’ll see you online November 2!


Dr. Sandra Hirsh

Professor and Director 

School of Library and Information Science <http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/>  

San José State University 

More Information:  http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/people/faculty/hirshs/hirshs.php


Steve Hargadon

Web 2.0 Labs

Email:  steve at hargadon.com

Phone:  916-283-7901      

More Information:  http://www.stevehargadon.com




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