April 01, 2004

Internet Librarian 2004 Call for Speakers

Internet Librarian 2004:

        Starring Info Pros in Content, Context, & Communities
        Monterey, CA November 15-17, 2004
        www.infotoday.com/IL2004

Call for Speakers

The Internet is our backbone and it continues to provide us with opportunities to streamline our operations, improve and enhance our customer relationships, develop new applications, and more.  Keeping up with the new tools and techniques is always a challenge but Internet Librarian 2004 definitely meets that challenge.  With the theme, Starring Info Pros in Content, Context & Communities, the conference provides attendees with many opportunities to meet and hear from leading edge information professionals in all types of environments -- stars of the information industry who are organizing and managing digital content in creative ways, setting the context for excellence in information utilization in their organizations, building strong collaborative communities using new technologies, and more.

Information Today Inc., a key provider of technology conferences for over twenty years, is pleased to announce the 8th annual Internet Librarian  the ONLY conference for information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing Internet, Intranet, Extranet and Web-based strategies in their roles as information architects and navigators, webmasters and web managers, content evaluators and developers, taxonomists, searchers, community builders, trainers, guides, and more. This comprehensive conference and exhibition offers a wide-ranging program designed to meet the needs of librarians, information managers, systems professionals, researchers, content managers and information specialists.

Internet Librarian 2004 caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge with four simultaneous tracks plus many workshop and networking opportunities. This year’s tracks encompass such topics as: Managing Content & Knowledge Assets, Web Tools, Intranets & Portals, eLearning & Training, Case Studies of Internet and Intranet Librarians, Web Development & Management, Digitizing Resources, Distance Learning & Instruction, Streaming Multimedia, Digital Libraries, Content Management and more. Speakers are knowledgeable, authoritative and focus on practical applications, new tools and techniques, case studies as well as technical and managerial issues. Please consider sending us a proposal.  For more topics ideas, check out our web site, www.infotoday.com/il2004.
If you would like to participate in Internet Librarian 2004 as a speaker or workshop leader, please complete the submission form at:
www.infotoday.com/il2004/SpeakerSubmissions.shtml
or contact the Program Chair at the email address listed below as soon as possible (April 26,2004 at the very latest). Include the following brief details of your proposed presentation: title, abstract, a few sentences of biographical information that relate to the topic, and full contact information (title, address, e-mail, phone & fax). All abstracts will be reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made in the summer.

Jane I. Dysart, Program Chair
Dysart & Jones Associates
phone: 416/484-6129
email: jane@dysartjones.com

Organizing/Review Committee
Scott Brandt, Purdue University Libraries
Darlene Fichter, University of Saskatchewan
Richard Geiger, San Francisco Chronicle
Richard Hulser, Amgen
Micki McIntrye, UMDNJ HealthyNJ Librarian
Marydee Ojala, Editor, Online Magazine
Barbara Quint, Editor-in-Chief, Searcher
Donna Scheeder, Congressional Research Service
Michael Stephens, St. Joseph County Public Library

To receive the registration and program brochure, or exhibit information please contact:
Information Today Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055
phone: 609/654-6266
fax: 609/654-4309
email: custserv@infotoday.com
Web site:www.infotoday.com

Posted by Michael at April 1, 2004 01:25 PM
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