September 18, 2009: Public Library Directors of Virginia workshop, Richmond, Virginia September-October 2009: Australia Research Project with CAVAL, ASLA & QPLA. October 2, 2009: Australian School Library Association Biennial Conference, Dr Laurel Anne Clyde Memorial Keynote Address: Engage, explore, celebrate: The Hyperlinked School Library,” Perth, Western Australia October 11, 2009: Keynote, “The Hyperlinked Public Library in Times of Change & Challenge,” Queensland Public Library Association Conference, Townsville, Queensland. November 7, 2009: Keynote, Innovation, Technology & Trends, Innovation Sessions, Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina. November 19, 2009: Beta Phi Mu Event, Rutgers, Rutgers, New Jersey. December 11, 2009: Oak Park Public Library Staff Day, Oak Park, Illinois.