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*The Alberta Library invites you to be a part of Netspeed: The Human Side
Of Technology.  We are accepting session proposals for this year's
conference, to be held October 16 and 17, 2014 at the Edmonton Marriott at
River Cree Resort
<http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yegmc-edmonton-marriott-at-river-cree-resort/>
in
Edmonton, AB.*



*Netspeed is a leading library technology conference that connects
librarians from public, academic, government, and special libraries from
Western Canada and beyond. Technology is embedded in virtually every aspect
of the library experience and the Netspeed conference addresses this
convergence of people and technology.*



*We offer learning experiences that include lectures, discussion,
technology demonstrations, resource and equipment vendors, forums for
conversation, and more.  Presenters have the opportunity to address a wide
range of delegates, boost their professional profile, and participate in
engaged knowledge sharing.*


*We are seeking 50 minute presentations that address the following areas of
focus:*

         Transforming library service through technology

         Emerging technology trends affecting the nature of library work

         The role libraries can play in the evolving connection economy

         Newly licensed resources, websites, apps, and collaboration tools

         Marketing, metrics, and methods for evaluating digital impact

         Innovative strategies to build digital and information literacy
skills



Do you have a great idea for a topic not listed above?  We welcome
proposals for sessions outside of our recommended areas of focus.  Formats
such as demonstrations, hands-on workshops, panels, facilitated discussions
and group strategy development are encouraged.



*Presenter information*


Accepted presentations will receive one complimentary conference
registration per session.  Proposals will be accepted through an
online form<https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/J7BJLZ8> and
must be received by April 18, 2014.



For more information contact Lauren Sergy at [log in to unmask] or
at 780-414-0805 ext. 230.



We look forward to your proposals and participation in Netspeed 2014!

-- 
Michael Silver