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Conference Dates: October 3 - 6, 2009
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Clifford StollSunday Keynote Speaker: Clifford Stoll
Clifford Stoll Bio (PDF)

The Thin Book with Lots of Pictures

Wikipedia Entry

YouTube Video:
Clifford Stoll 18 Minutes with an Agile Mind

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal Funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3503 with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Lorcan DempseyMonday Keynote: Lorcan Dempsey, VP and Chief Strategist OCLC
The Network, Library Boundaries, and Systemwide Organization

Lorcan Dempsey Bio

The Network, Library Boundaries, and Systemwide Organization

Lorcan Dempsey's weblog
On libraries, services, and networks.

Sunday Panel: Margaret Bandy, Karen Heiser, Rebecca Phillips
What Administrators Want from Libraries

Margaret Bandy
Manager, Library and Media Services, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital
Margaret Bandy Bio (PDF)

Karen Heiser
VP – Education at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at OSU
Karen Heiser Bio (PDF)

Rebecca Phillips
VP, Education & Training, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Associate Professor, Division of General and Community Pediatrics, UC College of Medicine
Rebecca Phillips Bio (PDF)

Monday Panel: Ray English and Karen Fischer
Scholarly Communication 101: It’s All About Change

Ray English
Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries
Oberlin College

Ray English Bio (PDF)

Karen Fischer
Collections Analysis & Planning Librarian
University of Iowa Libraries

Karen Fischer Bio (PDF)