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, 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. All nominations must be received by Thursday, April 12, 2012.  Self-nominations will also be accepted.

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.

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 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 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@gmail.com. Please share this announcement with colleagues and friends.

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