Innovation Conference

The Innovation Conference: Fostering Creativity and Invention in Academic Libraries

Thank you for making The Innnovation Conference
a huge success!

Photographs from the conference

The Innovation Conference: Fostering Creativity and Invention in Academic Libraries, sponsored by Florida State University Libraries and the Panhandle Library Access Network (PLAN), featured seven thought-leaders from across business, government and libraries.

Keynote Speakers
  • John Bertot, Professor and Co-Director of the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland-College Park iSchool
  • Helene Blowers, Director of Digital Strategy, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio
  • Barbara I. Dewey, Dean of University Libraries and Scholarly Communications at the Pennsylvania State University
  • Gary Hoover, Entrepreneur and Business Leader
  • Kristi Jensen, Program Director, Social Sciences and Professional Programs, University of Minnesota Libraries
  • Robert McDonald, Associate Dean for Library Technologies and Digital Libraries-Indiana University
  • Marsha Semmel, Director for Strategic Partnerships, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

The featured speakers had addressed many aspects of risk-taking, innovation and invention, including:  entrepreneurship, leadership, organizational design for innovation, digital frontiers, integration innovation and risk-taking in library education, and designing learning spaces that inspire creativity. 
Our featured speakers’ presentations were inter-mixed with lightning rounds, posters, and panels by colleagues from across academic libraries presenting innovative applications that inspired you.

Platinum SPONSOR

Springer

GOLD SPONSOR

EBSCO-host

Gale CENGAGE

SILVER SPONSOR

EBL

http://www.harrassowitz.de

Mergent

The Friends of the Florida Stste University Library

YBP Baker & Taylor

BRONZE SPONSOR

http://thomsonreuters.com/

ProQuest

INGRAM



The sponsors of the Innovation Conference collaborated with business partners to subsidize the cost of the conference to keep the registration to $100.

The Innovation Conference was held at Florida State University’s Panama City campus Thursday and Friday, August 16th and 17th, 2012.


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The Innovation Conference was the fourth in an annual series of topical conferences sponsored by Florida State University Libraries and the Panhandle Library Access Network (PLAN) to offer professional development opportunities for library professionals and advance discourse and decision-making on important academic library topics.

 

 

 

 

The Innovation Conference: Fostering Creativity and Invention in Academic Libraries
was co-sponsored by
The Florida State University Libraries and PLAN, The Panhandle Library Access Network

Florida State University Libraries
The Florida State University Libraries

PLAN

Panhandle Library Access Network

 

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Florida State University Libraries
Gary Hoover John Bertot Barbara Dewey Marsha Semmel Helene Blowers Robert McDonald Kristi Jensen