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SEFLIN’S 2018 Virtual Conference: Libraries the Intersection of Technology & Innovation

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Brandy McNeil, MBA
 Brandy McNeil is the proud recipient of the 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker award. Ms. McNeil is the Associate Director of Tech Education & Training for one of the largest public library systems in the United States, the New York Public Library. She exemplifies the mission of the library which is to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge and strengthen the communities by the work she has done. Brandy manages tech education for over 89 branches across New York City and has successfully recruited and developed a team of effective professionals and support staff. In the the time Brandy has been at the Library, she has designed and built 7 computer labs, tripled attendance numbers for tech education, launched several innovative and successful programs in which two boasted an impressive 5K+ waitlist and also established partnerships with some of the world’s most prestigious organizations such as Google, MIT, Codecademy, and the U.S. Embassy of Athen, Greece.
Brandy McNeil, MBA
Associate Director of Technology Education & Training
New York Public Library
Title: Developing Innovative Tech Training
In this session find out how you can take your technology training program to another level at your library. This session helps you rejuvenate all aspects of your program, including hiring and training of staff, designing and building new computer labs, curriculum design & assessments, partnering with organizations, having a social media presence, unique marketing tips and building relationships with key people. Learn all about how The New York Public Library TechConnect program tripled is tech program to over 120K attendees in 2017, by taking a blended learning approach, traditional strategies, and tapping into the emerging tech to create innovative practices and services. ​
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Abram, MLS
Managing Principal at Lighthouse Consulting, Inc.
CEO of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries
Title: Libraries the Intersection of Technology and Innovation
Wayne H. Morse, Jr. MA
Co-Director, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship
Emory University
Session Title: Digital Scholarship as Partnership
Murtha Baca, PhD
Emerita Head of Digital Art History, Getty Research Institute
Emerita Adjunct Professor, UCLA Department of Information Studies
Session Title: Access, Access, Access: A Look at Major Challenges and Issues, and Some Solutions
Jenny Johnson, MLS
Co-Director of IUPUI University Library for Digital Scholarship
Indiana University-Purdue University
Session Title: Inclusion of 3D Artifacts into a Digital Library: Exploring Technologies and Best Practice Techniques
Pre-recorded Lunch Session
Alison Macrina, MLIS
Founder, Executive Director
Library Freedom Project
Session Title: Library Freedom Project
Enjoy the conference from your desktop 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST

Posted on: August 22, 2018, 12:22 pm Category: Uncategorized

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