Wednesday, April 27, 2011

CFP - Emerging Technologies Summit

Save the Date and Request for Proposals:

2011 Mississippi State University Libraries Emerging Technologies Summit
Friday, August 12, 2011

Sponsored by Mississippi State University Libraries

Keynote: Aaron Schmidt, Digital Initiatives Librarian, DC Public Libraries

The 2011 MSU Libraries Emerging Technologies Summit is accepting proposals for Steal-this-Idea speakers and poster sessions. The Steal-this-Idea sessions will be one-hour in length, including time for discussion. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals that share their own experiences applying social media and emerging technologies in academic libraries. Potential topics include mobile applications, e-books and e-readers, social media, cloud computing, campus outreach, augmented reality, and assessment strategies. Please submit 150-200 word summaries for speaker or poster sessions by filling out the application located here: Proposal submissions must be received by May 27th in order to be considered.

Registration begins June 11, 2011, and you can find out more by visiting the Summit website: or by following the Summit Twitter account @msu_ets.

Please forward this email to anyone you think would be interested.

Thank you,

Amanda Clay Powers
Chair, MSU Libraries Emerging Technologies Summit
Mississippi State University Libraries

Deborah Lee, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Library Instructional Services
Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Mississippi State University
Twitter: deb07