Call for Emerging Technology Forum presenters: share your tech savvy in Pasadena!Posted: November 28, 2012
ARLIS/NA 41st Annual Conference: Call for Emerging Technology Forum Presenters
The Conference Program Committee, the Professional Development Committee, and the Art Library Students & New ARLIS/NA Professionals Section (ArLiSNAP) are joining forces to bring an exciting new program to the Pasadena conference!
The Emerging Technology Forum will feature presenters sharing their knowledge of cutting-edge technologies through hands-on demonstrations at technology stations and brief presentations. The Forum will be held concurrently with the Posters Session.
Have you harnessed a technology tool to make your job more efficient, your teaching more effective, or your collections more accessible? Consider sharing your expertise and experience with your fellow conference attendees!
Submission deadline: Monday, December 31, 2012
Requirements for Participation:
Presenters will be required to prepare a hands-on component to demonstrate tableside at a technology station for the duration of the 2-hour session, prepare and give a brief five-minute presentation to a larger group during the 2-hour session, and provide handouts about the technology.
Presenters will be asked to provide their own hardware (laptops/tablets, etc.) for their demonstration station. WiFi will be provided.
Possible presentation areas:
Blogging (example: Tumblr)
Citation Management (example: Zotero)
Concept Mapping (examples: Compendium, FreeMind)
Content Management Systems (examples: Omeka, Drupal)
Social Media (example: Pinterest)
Demonstrations of free or open-source technologies are preferred.
TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR THE EMERGING TECHNOLOGY FORUM, COMPLETE THE SUBMISSION FORM HERE.
Questions? Contact the Program Co-chairs:
Sarah Sherman (ssherman at getty.edu)
Cathy Billings (cbillings at ci.glendale.ca.us)