[Libs-Or] Save the Date: Netspeed Conference 2014

Sergy, Lauren lsergy at thealbertalibrary.ab.ca
Thu Jan 23 14:51:22 PST 2014

Get ready for…


*October 16 and 17, 2014*

*Edmonton, Alberta*

*Marriott River Cree Resort*

The Alberta Library invites you to save the date for Netspeed 2014.
Netspeed has experimented with many new conference approaches, and in 2014,
Netspeed is extending its reach by inviting sessions and attendees from
Western Canada to explore trends and developments in library technology.
Netspeed 2014 will focus on:

·         -Transforming library service through technology

·         -Emerging technology trends affecting the nature of library work

·         -The role libraries can play in the evolving connection economy

·         -Newly licensed resources, websites, apps, and collaboration tools

·         -Marketing, metrics, and methods for evaluating digital impact

·         -Innovative strategies to build digital and information literacy

Netspeed connects delegates with technology demonstrations, resource and
equipment vendors, forums for conversation, and other tech-minded
librarians from across Western Canada.

Netspeed strives to provide attendees an affordable and enjoyable
conference experience, as well as ideas that can be adapted and implemented
at the local level.

*Make Netspeed part of you and your organization’s professional development
schedule in 2014.*

Conference Rates:

Early bird: $252

Regular: $362

Student: $115

Conference delegate hotel rate: $165/night.  Please visit
more hotel information.

*A call for proposals and registration packages will be coming soon.*
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