Library 2.016: Privacy in the Digital AgeThe very important topic of privacy will be on everyone's minds for the first Library 2.016 mini-conference, scheduled for Wednesday, March 16, 2016, from 12 - 3 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. During this focused conversation, keynote speakers and information professionals will discuss the roles and responsibilities of libraries regarding the protections of intellectual freedom, privacy, free speech, information access, and freedom of the press. Participants are encouraged to use #library2016 and #privacy on their social media posts leading up to and during the event.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers
- Lee Rainie; Director; Internet, Science, and Technology Research; Pew Research Center
- Jamie Larue, Director, Office for Intellectual Freedom, American Library Association
- Jonathan Hernández, Associate Researcher, Library and Information Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
- Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Deputy Director, Office for Intellectual Freedom, American Library Association
- Alison Macrina, Director, Library Freedom Project
How are libraries and librarians responding to the increasing complexities of data tracking and desires for data-informed services and marketing? Library professionals worldwide are invited to share their views and research on the topic of privacy. There will be time for 10-15 crowd-sourced presentations. For more information on how to submit a presentation proposal, please view the call for proposals (link is external).
The Library 2.016: Privacy in the Digital Age event is free to attend. Advanced registration (link is external) is required.
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