[Libs-Or] Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference - Call for Keynote Nominations

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Mon Mar 12 11:33:41 PDT 2012

Nominate Keynote Speakers for the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference


Have you heard a great presentation lately? Do you know someone who would
inspire a global audience? As we gear up for the highly anticipated Library
2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference <http://library2012.com/> , we invite you
to nominate your choice of keynote presenters. 


The Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference will be held October 3-5,
2012. It will be an entirely online conference spanning multiple time zones
and languages. Global participation for both presenters and attendees is
encouraged. Please keep in mind that keynote presenters do not have to speak
English; they may present in their native language.  


To make your nominations, please fill out and submit the online form
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/forms/keynote/nominate.htm> . All nominations must
be received by Thursday, April 12, 2012.  Self-nominations will also be


As you think about keynote nominees, you may also consider submitting your
own presentation. This global conference presents a unique opportunity to
showcase the excellent research and work that you do every day. Everyone is
welcome to submit a talk proposal, and scheduling slots will be available on
a first-come, first-served basis. Start preparing now, so you'll be ready
when the call for presentation proposals comes out on May 1.


The Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference presentations will cover six
subject strands:


*	STRAND 1: Libraries - Physical and Virtual Learning Spaces
*	STRAND 2: Librarians & Information Professionals - Evolving
Professional Roles in Today's World
*	STRAND 3: Content & Creation - Organizing and Creating Information
*	STRAND 4: Changing Delivery Methods
*	STRAND 5: User Centered Access
*	STRAND 6: Mobile and Geo-Social Information Environments


To view examples of presentation topics for each subject strand, click here
<http://www.library20.com/page/strands-proposals> . 


The Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference is free to attend and open to
the public. To participate in the conference and receive news and updates,
please join the Library 2.0 Ning Network <http://library20.com/>  by
clicking "Sign up" located on the upper right side of the web page. 


The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
<http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/>  is a founding partner of the Library 2.012
Worldwide Virtual Conference. The nationally ranked school offers two fully
online master's degrees, a fully online certificate program, and a doctoral
program: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of
Archives and Records Administration (MARA), Post-Master's Certificate in
Library and Information Science, and the San Jose Gateway PhD Program. 


For more information about the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference,
please email us at SanJoseSLIS at gmail.com
<mailto:sanjoseslis at gmail.com?subject=Library%202.012%20Conference> . Please
share this announcement with colleagues and friends. 


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