Library 2.015 Spring Summit

The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning

Join us on April 30th, 2015 for the Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning, a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.  The Spring Summit will be held from 12pm - 3pm US Pacific / 3pm - 6pm US Eastern, and is designed to complement the fifth annual Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference on October 20th, 2015.
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The technology landscape changes rapidly, and these changes have economic, social, and ethical significance for individuals, organizations, and the entire world. The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning brings focus to the planning skills that are needed, the issues that are involved, and the current trends as we explore the potential impact of technological innovations.

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This interactive session on future technology trends will present key issues faced by information professionals and educators. A goal of the Spring Summit is to provide a forum to learn about and discuss ways to prepare for the future, both professionally and organizationally. The 3-part presentation will include:

Part 1: Chasing Storms or Rainbows?
Miguel Figueroa, Udi Chatow, Jason Swanson and Casey McCoy

A keynote panel looks at the effects of emerging technologies on current and future learning trends.

Part 2: In the Know

A special session with three topics in succession:

  • A drill down on the key impact areas of new technologies with Samantha Adams Becker
  • How to stay up to date with new technologies with Tina Jagerson | Staying Up To Date Resource List
  • How to plan and fund new technologies with Mary Alice Ball

Part 3: The Here and Now
Jen Jumba, Sara Gillespie Swanson and Joyce Valenza

A closing panel discussion on technology and social media trends.

Speakers & Panelists


 
 
Sue Alman
Lecturer at the School of Information, San Jose State University
@salmaninfopro

Sue Alman is on the School of Information faculty at San Jose State University. She has held teaching posts at the University of Michigan and University of Pittsburgh, and she is a consultant specializing in organizational behavior and planning. Her areas of specialization include Futures, Asynchronous Learning, Management, Strategic Planning, Interpersonal Communications, Marketing and Public Relations, Group Dynamics, and Cultural Diversity. In Fall 2014 she led a MOOC, The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends, that attracted over 1700 global participants. More information about the MOOC can be found on the iSchool website or the MOOC repository. She is the organizer of the Library 2.0 Spring Summit, The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning.
http://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=almans


 
 
Mary Alice Ball
Senior Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services
@US_IMLS

Mary Alice Ball is a senior program officer at the Institute of Museum and Library Services, where she administers the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian, Native American/Native Hawaiian Library Services, and National Leadership Grant programs. She also serves as the agency’s subject matter expert on broadband and digital inclusion issues. Prior to IMLS she was an assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science Indianapolis. She has worked with information technology at Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern University (NOTIS Systems), the University of Michigan, and the Research Libraries Group, as well as in the dotcom and publishing worlds. Mary Alice obtained her Ph.D. in Higher Education with a minor in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and her A.M.L.S. from the University of Chicago. Over her career she has been involved with new technologies in libraries as a vendor, an implementer, a professor, and now as a funder.
http://www.imls.gov/


 
 
Samantha Adams Becker
Senior Director of Communications, New Media Consortium
@sambeckertweets

Samantha Adams Becker, Senior Director of Communications for the New Media Consortium, is the Director of the NMC Horizon Project and lead writer and researcher for the NMC Horizon Report series, which analyzes emerging technology uptake in various education sectors across the globe, including academic and research libraries. She has an expertise in digital communications, with a special interest in e-publishing, social media, and online learning. In 2013, she taught the first online course ever to exclusively take place in Facebook, which was geared towards training education professionals to integrate social media into their teaching practices. Previous to the NMC, Samantha facilitated the digitization of books and periodicals for several of the world’s largest publishers and was the managing editor of a lifestyle magazine.
http://www.nmc.org/


 
 
Miguel Figueroa
Director, Center for the Future of Libraries at the American Library Association
@ALALibrary #libraryofthefuture

Miguel Figueroa works at the Center for the Future of Libraries at the American Library Association. He has previously held positions at the American Theological Library Association, the American Library Association's Office for Diversity and Office for Literacy and Outreach Services, New York University’s Langone Medical Center Ehrman Medical Library, and Neal-Schuman Publishers. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Knowledge River Program.
http://www.ala.org/libraryofthefuture


 
 
Tina Jagerson
School of Information, San Jose State University
@FuturesMOOC #EmergingFutureMOOC

Tina graduated cum laude with a BA in Communications and a minor in English from UCLA and a JD from UNLV Boyd School of Law. She will complete her Masters in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University in May 2015. In Fall 2014 under the leadership of Dr. Susan Alman, Tina helped develop and implement The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends MOOC that attracted over 1700 global participants. Tina previously worked as a law librarian and branch manager for the San Diego Law Library, a county public institution with four branch locations. She was an American Association of Law Library (AALL) Leadership Academy Fellow, completed AALL’s Legislative Advocacy Leadership Training program, and served as Chair of the San Diego Area Law Libraries (SANDALL) Government Relations Committee. Tina is also a Colorado licensed attorney and has volunteered at Colorado Legal Services and NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Emerging-Future-Technology-Issues-Trends-MOOC-SJSU-ISCHOOL/1465661093714336


 
 
Jen Jumba
Librarian at Cuyahoga County Public Library & Instructor at the San Jose State University School of Information
@Jen_Jumba

Jumba earned a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science after a successful career in sales and marketing. She works at the Cuyahoga County Public Library, where she specializes in adult reference. She is also a part-time instructor at San Jose State University School of Information where she teaches 'Web 2.0 and Social Media.' Jumba was a co-instructor with Dr. Sue Alman for the fall 2014 Massive Open Online Course, 'The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends.'
http://ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/moocs/emerging-future-mooc


 
 
Casey McCoy

@CayMcCoy

Casey McCoy received her MSLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 with a strong focus in Community Informatics as a way to "bridge the gap" between communities and technology. She believes youth learn best from exploring technology together and co-authored a published paper on "demystifying technology" for underrepresented families. Thoughts on emerging technologies, student-centered learning and her recent relocation to the Bay Area can be found on Twitter @CayMcCoy or online at http://caseyamccoy.wordpress.com/.
http://caseyamccoy.wordpress.com/


 
 
Jason Swanson
Director of Strategic Foresight at KnowledgeWorks
@JasonSwanson

Jason Swanson is the Director of Strategic Foresight at KnowledgeWorks, where he explores the trends shaping the future of learning. Jason holds a Master of the Science of Foresight degree from the University of Houston, is an Emerging Fellow for the Association of Professional Futurists, and a member of the World Future Society.
http://www.knowledgeworks.org/strategic-foresight


 
 
Sara Gillespie Swanson
Assistant Director for Information Literacy at Davidson College


Sara Gillespie Swanson is the Assistant Director for Information Literacy at Davidson College, where she leads the information literacy program, collaborates with faculty and staff on digital initiatives, coordinates reference and instruction, and manages intellectual property issues. Sara earned her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh and holds a BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross and an MA in English from the University of Chicago.
http://www.davidson.edu/


 
 
Joyce Valenza
Director MLIS Program, Assistant Professor at Rutgers University, SC&I
@joycevalenza

Joyce Valenza has been studying and writing about young people, technology and information fluency for more than twenty-five years. She is currently Assistant Professor and Director of the MLIS program at Rutgers University School of Communication and Information. Joyce has worked in special, public, and school libraries. Her Library Technology Report on Social Media Curation for ALA Editions was published in October. Joyce currently writes the award- winning NeverendingSearch Blog for School Library Journal and also writes VOYA’s Technology Tag Team column. She earned her doctoral degree from the University of North Texas in 2007. Active in ALA, AASL, YALSA, and ISTE, Joyce speaks internationally about issues relating to libraries and thoughtful use of educational technology. She considers herself a mother and founder of the TL Geek tribe, #tlchat, and TLCafe and GlobalTL.
http://about.me/jvalenza

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Thank you for joining us for the first annual Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning.  Please take a few moments to give us your feedback about the Spring Summit by taking this short survey.  If you were unable to attend any of the three sessions, please see the recordings below.  To save the slides from any of the sessions, select File > Save > Whiteboard. Choose to save the file as a PDF for easy viewing.

Part 1: Chasing Storms or Rainbows?
R
ecording: https://sas.elluminate.com/drtbl?sid=2008350&suid=D.73CF4FACCBC29E01836978C224359F
Miguel Figueroa, Udi Chatow, Jason Swanson and Casey McCoy
A keynote panel looks at the effects of emerging technologies on current and future learning trends.

Part 2: In the Know
Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/drtbl?sid=2008350&suid=D.2C5B3D35682B0A41215F5283FCC6DB
A special session with three topics in succession:

  • A drill down on the key impact areas of new technologies with Samantha Adams Becker
  • How to stay up to date with new technologies with Tina Jagerson
  • How to plan and fund new technologies with Mary Alice Ball

Part 3: The Here and Now
Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/drtbl?sid=2008350&suid=D.E48B987F37ABE513BBAA6DCCB05748
Jen Jumba, Sara Gillespie Swanson and Joyce Valenza 
A closing panel discussion on technology and social media trends.

We are also excited to announce that the Call for Proposals for the fifth annual Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference on October 20th is now open.  Please visit http://library20.com for more information.

Interested in continuing the conversation? Please follow #library20 and #emergingfuture on Twitter, and consider joining the Library 2.0 network.  

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