ARLIS/NA 42nd Annual Conference: Call for Emerging Technology Forum Presenters
The Conference Program Committee, the Professional Development Committee, and the Art Library Students & New ARLIS Professionals Section (ArLiSNAP) are pleased to announce that the Emerging Technology Forum will be featured again in Washington. The session will be held on Saturday, May 3, from 2:30 until 4:30 pm at the Grand Hyatt.
The Emerging Technology Forum will feature presenters sharing their knowledge of cutting-edge technologies through hands-on demonstrations at technology stations and brief presentations. PLEASE NOTE: The Forum will be held concurrently with the exhibits and the poster sessions.
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: Friday, February 21, 2014
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.
· Blogging (example: Tumblr)
· Citation Management (example: Zotero)
· Concept Mapping (examples: Compendium, FreeMind)
· Content Management Systems (examples: Omeka, Drupal)
· GIS Mapping
· Photo Sharing
· Social Media (example: Pinterest)
Demonstrations of free or open-source technologies are preferred.
Examples of presentations featured in the inaugural forum held in Pasadena in 2013:
· Building Interfaces to Digital Collections with Viewshare - Jefferson Bailey
· Pinterest As More Than a Collection of Images - Shannon Lane
· Crowdsourcing Projects, from Start to Finish - Mary-Michelle Moore & Fallon Bleich
· If This Then That: Taming the Web Using IFTTT - Caitlin Pereira
· Getting from Chaos to Strategy: Process Delineation in the Digital Age - John Trendler
· Expanding Zotero's Image Universe: Building Translators to Harvest our Digital Collections - Alexander Watkins
TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR THE EMERGING TECHNOLOGY FORUM, COMPLETE THE SUBMISSION FORM HERE: