Friday, July 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, ET

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Doubletree by Hilton Jacksonville
1201 Riverplace Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207 


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NEFLIN 2019 Technology Conference (07/12/19) 

It's All About the Story with Ben Bizzle

From programming to purchasing, from the website to the reference desk, every library, in every action, is telling a story to its community. What story is your library telling?

Join library advocate, marketer, author, and entrepreneur, Ben Bizzle as he discusses the stories libraries tell, how we tell those stories, and ways to enhance the stories we are telling to our communities. 

Ben Bizzle is founder and CEO of the marketing and web development firm, Library Market. He was a 2013 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and 2012 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winner. Ben is author of the book, Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library, and for over 7 years, served as the director of technology and head of the creative team at Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Concurrent Sessions

Select one topic from each session to attend when registering.

Concurrent Session #1: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • DPLA's Innovative Platform: Exhibits, Primary Source Sets, Ebooks & API Searching with Keila Zayas Ruiz
  • Get the Most Out of Your Cricut with Diana Silveira
  • On-boarding AI and Machine Learning with Brian Pichman
  • Re-Plugged: Video Game Tournaments in the Library with Curtis Burkhardt
Concurrent Session #2: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
  • Creating Social Business Content with Dawn Raquel Jensen
  • Creating Video for Beginners with Diana Silveira
  • Privacy Tools to Survive the Datapocalypse with Joshua Stone
  • Starting a STEAM Room at Your Institution with Emily O'Neil & Trina McCowan
  • TechSpace featuring NEFLIN Member Libraries
Concurrent Session #3: 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Black Belt Tactics in Social Media & Digital Marketing with Dawn Jensen
  • Creating Interactive Programs & Contests with LibGuides with Trina McCowan
  • If You Teach It, They Will Code with Jerome Azbell
  • Learning Project Management Tools to Manage Your Library Projects with Jim Walther
  • TechSpace featuring NEFLIN Member Libraries
Concurrent Session #4: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Getting the Word Out About Digital Citizenship with Patty Duval
  • Libraries as Solution Spaces with Brian Pichman
  • Mobile Tech Kits for School Age Programs & Outreach with Nicole Rivera
  • Working with Open Source Communities Without Learning Coding with Wilhelmina Randtke

See Concurrent Session descriptions HERE

23 Mobile Things Wrap Up (O'Neill & Silveira?)
Big Data, Deep Learning, and Machine Intelligence (Boyd) 
Emerging Trends in Mobile Library Services (Esposito) 
Graphics and Logos Made Easy: Top 10 Free Programs and Apps to Create Stellar Graphics for Marketing (Le) 
Keeping it Straight: Managing Your Online Professional Development (Riggins & Farmer) 
Library Technologies Interest Group: Lightning Rounds! (??NEFLIN IG??) 
Library Technology: What's Next? (Sauers & Pichman) 
Making it Work: Online Project Management Techniques (Riggins & Farmer)
Navigating the EdTech Wild West: Finding the Best Educational Technology for Library Learning (Bell) 
Participating in the Creative Commons (Sauers) 
Plug It In, Plug It In: How to Jazz Up Your Blog with Plug-ins and Widgets (Le) 
Research Projects and Digital Presentations (Monaghan) 
Technology + Mindfulness (Monaghan) 
The Internet of Everything (Boyd)
Using Online Avatar and Comic Strip Generators to Connect with Users (Avila)
What's After MakerSpaces? (Pichman) 
Registration Fee:   $45.00 All attendees (includes lunch and parking)

Payment by Check: Mail payment to NEFLIN prior to the meeting or pay at the door.
Payment by Credit Card: PayPal link included in registration.

This conference has been funded in part under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.