Thursday, February 19, 2015

CFP: Internet Librarian International 2015

Internet Librarian International 2015 Call For Speakers

October 20-21, 2015
London, United Kingdom

Dynamic disruption: transforming the library
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Information Today invites you to submit your presentation ideas for this year’s Internet Librarian International (ILI) – the fast-growing innovation and technology conference that attracts hundreds of global library and information professionals each year.

We are seeking innovative case studies and discussions on the ideas, strategies and practical implementations that are helping you make a difference to your organisations, clients and communities.

ILI is all about the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience and this year we will also be exploring the ‘big questions’ which challenge libraries and information professionals – who are we, and what are we for?

Which new technologies, services and business models are the most appropriate now, and where should we focus our attentions next? What changes can we make to ensure our communities thrive? How do we deliver 'constant innovation'? How can we meet the often unexpressed needs of our customers?

We are also looking for your ideas for the X-Track - an informal space for hands-on interactive activities.

As always, we welcome contributions from all types of libraries and info pros - public, academic, government, national or commercial - as well as those working outside a 'traditional' library setting.
Click here to submit your ideas.

This year’s Call for Speakers has 6 main categories:
  • Innovative technologies, tools and apps 
  • Latest developments in search and discovery 
  • Cutting edge services – new structures, new roles, new ideas 
  • Transforming engagement - new ways to influence 
  • Innovations in content - creation, collaboration, copyright and co-operation 
  • X-Track experiences and ideas 
  • PLUS workshops 

We’re looking for a range of presentation formats, including:
  • 30-minute scene-setting themed papers 
  • 15-minute case study presentations 
  • X-Track experiences and volunteers 
  • Workshop leaders 
  • Panellists 
The submissions deadline is 10th April 2015, but don’t delay your submission until then. Now’s the time to share your expertise, and be a part of this influential and forward-thinking event - Submit today.