[Libs-Or] On winter break? Write a proposal for Library 2.018 Design Thinking Conference

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Tue Dec 19 10:07:02 PST 2017

The San Jose State University School of Information announces the Library
2.018 Worldwide Virtual Conference series, with the first of three online
conferences scheduled for March 8, 2018. "Design Thinking: How Librarians
Are Incorporating It into Their Practice
<http://www.library20.com/page/design-thinking> " is the topic for the March
web conference. Everyone is invited to participate, and registration is


.        What: Library 2.018 "Design Thinking" Conference

.        When: Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 12-3 p.m. US-Pacific Time

.        Where: Online (sessions will be recorded)

.        Who Should Attend: Library professionals, employers, LIS students,
and educators  

.        Cost: It's Free - Register Now!


Abstract: Design thinking is a process designers use to thoughtfully
identify problems and develop prototypes useful for implementing an elegant
solution. In response to the growing interest in design thinking, this web
conference will cover insights into the process and examples of how
librarians are integrating it into their practice. You'll learn how you can
develop and lead a design challenge at your library. 


Keynote Speakers: The conference is being organized in partnership with
Steven J. Bell, who will moderate the opening keynote panel (panelists to be
announced) and deliver the closing address. 


Crowdsourced Sessions: Start thinking about your presentation now! The Call
for Proposals
<http://www.library20.com/page/call-for-proposals-design-thinking>  is open,
and proposals are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes to allow time for Q&A. All
presentations must be non-commercial and will be recorded and released under
a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License. Web
conference training will be provided for presenters and is mandatory. More
information at

Upcoming Library 2.018 Conferences: The "Design Thinking" conference in
March will be followed by two more conferences in 2018. Mark your calendar
for June 7 when the IMLS-funded grant project on blockchain technology
hnology-benefits-information-centers>  will be discussed. In October,
"Libraries and Social Crises" will be the focus.


About: The Library 2.0 Worldwide Virtual Conference series
rary-20>  was co-founded by the San Jose State University School of
Information <http://ischool.sjsu.edu/>  in 2011. The conference series
discusses timely topics in the information profession and features keynote
sessions, crowdsourced presentations, and an international audience. Past
conference sessions are freely available on the conference website at




Nicole Purviance

Director of Marketing and Communications

School of Information

San Jose State University

One Washington Square

San Jose, CA 95192-0029

nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu





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