Are you attending NEKLS Tech Day 2011: Making Connections on August 2, at Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library?
Michael Wesch will give the keynote, “Mediated Culture: Libraries and and Librarians in New Media Environments.” Dubbed “the explainer” by Wired magazine, Michael Wesch is a cultural anthropologist at Kansas State University exploring the effects of new media on society and culture.
An early video of Michael Wesch’s that some of you might remember:
Check out more videos on his YouTube channel.
Other sessions at Tech Day 2011 include:
- Creating 21st Century Information Literacy Programs
- Using Social Networking to Market the Library
- 3-2-1 Contact: A Touch, Multi-touch, & Stylus Odyssey
- Naked in the Library (online security)
- Hyperlinking Reality with QR Codes
- Podcasting and Local History
- Hands-on with eBooks
- Networking Opportunities
- Lightning Rounds
- And much much more!
Cost is $20 for members and $40 for non-members. Registration begins at 8:30am, the event starts at 9am and will run to 4pm. Continental breakfast and a lunch buffet is included in the registration.
We hope to see you in Topeka!
For more information, call 785-838-4090 or email Sharon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo credit: Photo of original art “found on a wall in Malmö, Sweden” and added to Flickr by Karl Jonsson. Our thanks to both Karl and the artist.