Belated followup, we have posted a YouTube video of this event.



On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Jimmy Ghaphery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Please see the announcement below for the event on January 9th which will
> also be streamed.
> thanks,
> Jimmy
> *
> Library technology-science leaders to gather at VCU on Jan. 9 for "Moving
> Up to the Cloud" event*
> As one of the first major research universities to launch a pioneering new
> cloud-resident enterprise library platform, Virginia Commonwealth
> University is hosting an educational session Jan. 9, designed to help other
> libraries around the world prepare for the next generation of library
> technologies.
> VCU Libraries went live in the fall semester with Alma, cloud-resident
> enterprise library software from Ex Libris Inc. Alma is a unified
> resource-management system that replaced the system VCU had used for the
> past decade, which had also been developed by Ex Libris. VCU is the third
> library in North America to have launched Alma.
> Speakers at the Jan. 9 event:
>    - Marshall Breeding, the national authority on enterprise library
>    systems, is editor of Library Technology Guides and author of a monthly
>    column in Computers in Libraries.
>    - Mark Ryland, chief solutions architect for Amazon Web Serviceís
>    Worldwide Public Sector team, began working with Microsoft Federal Systems
>    as a senior architectural engineer and has seen the industry grow up.
>    - Mark Triest, president of Ex Libris North America since 2010,
>    previously was president of Inigral, a social-media start-up delivering
>    applications for the education market. He also served as senior vice
>    president of global sales at Sunguard Higher Education.
>    - John Ulmschneider, university librarian at VCU, is a past president
>    and board member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries and
>    leads VCUís growing and innovative research-library system.
>    - Gene Damon, panel moderator, is director of library automation for
>    the Virginia Community College System, one of the nationís largest
>    community-college systems. He is chair of the steering committee for the
>    Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), and brings a distinguished background
>    of leadership in enterprise library systems in both corporate and academic
>    environments.
> An audience of Virginia and Washington-area academic library leaders will
> participate in two panel sessions, which will be streamed live on the Web
> and posted for viewing by interested parties worldwide.
> Get details, register to attend, or watch live<>
> --
> Jimmy Ghaphery
> Head, Library Information Systems
> VCU Libraries
> 804-827-3551

Jimmy Ghaphery
Head, Library Information Systems
VCU Libraries