Interactive conference on libraries in a post-print world, innovation, and more

Interactive professional development ideal for anyone unable to attend Annual Conference as well as anyone ready for more—two days of keynote speakers and interactive 45-minute Web sessions providing insights from experts and offering opportunities for conversation with speakers and other attendees around key issues in library transformation.

Topics include ebooks and ereaders; open source software; using Google products to enhance your mission and branding; libraries in a post-print world; publishers partnering with libraries; designing a superior library user experience; learning from startups and innovative organizations; and Urban Mediaspace Aarhus—building the library of the future.

Speakers include keynotes George Needham & Joan Frye Williams and Stephen Abram, plus Terry Ballard, Steven Bell, Emily Dowdall, Marlene Harris, Lisa Hickman, Nate Hill, James LaRue, Brian Mathews, Peter Murray and Marie Østergård.

And back by popular demand—30-minute author lunches hosted by Booklist editors Brad Hooper and Donna Seaman.

Annual Conference full registrants save 25% on Virtual Conference! Registration is recommended to make the most of the interactivity and conversations.

The 2012 Virtual Conference Archive will be available free to registrants as well as to full registrants of ALA Annual Conference for up to six months.