Friday, June 17, 2016

CFP: Computers in Libraries 2017 (Arlington, Virginia - March 2017)

Computers in Libraries 2017
Hyatt Regency Crystal City (Arlington, Virginia)
March 28-30, 2017
CFP Deadline: September 12, 2016

See above link for more information, conference tracks and suggested topics
There are many excellent libraries as well as a myriad of innovative and engaging services in the information world these days. What strategies, learning, training, partnering, out-of- the-box thinking and borrowing from other industries will enable all libraries to be excellent in their communities? Whether it’s building creative spaces with learning commons and makerspaces; engaging audiences in different ways with community managers and embedded librarians; advocating for learning and literacy in new and exciting ways; using new technologies to provide engaging services and apps; partnering with museums or chambers of commerce;Computers in Libraries 2017 is all about Upping Our Game: Taking Libraries to New Heights with Technology.
Hear from excellent and innovative libraries, network and learn from leaders in the field, and definitely be an active participant in the 32nd Computers in Libraries -- the most comprehensive North American conference and exhibition concentrating all aspects of library technology.  The conference offers a multifaceted program designed to meet the needs of librarians, community and information managers, systems professionals, eresource managers, researchers, webmasters and web managers, content evaluators, digital strategists, and information specialists.  The focus of the conference is on leading edge technology that allows us to engage with, and bring strategic value to, our user communities.  It provides the latest information and practices for you to make informed choices for your community -- whether it is an academic, corporate, non-profit, public, or school library community.
If you would like to participate in Computers in Libraries 2017 as a speaker or workshop leader, please submit a proposal as soon as possible (September 12, 2016 at the very latest). Include the following brief details of your proposed presentation on the form: title, abstract, a few sentences of biographical information that relate you to the topic, and full contact information for you and your co-presenters (title, address, email, phone & fax). All abstracts are reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made in the fall.