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FREE Virtual Conference Opportunities!

Question asked by casey.eubank on Apr 3, 2018

Rhonda Holt, a colleague with the Oklahoma Blackboard User Group has graciously allowed me to share the following FREE virtual conference opportunities!

 

Make sure to sign up for the Learning Innovations Summit, a free virtual conference that focuses on advancing the excellence of online and blended learning practices, with particular emphasis on higher education settings. There are online sessions via Zoom everyday from April 2- April 13!  Check it out! 

 

Another great FREE virtual conference is Library 2.018: Blockchain Applied: Impact on the Information Profession on Thursday, June 7th from 2 pm - 5 pm!  Blockchain technology has the potential for libraries to accomplish much more than housing electronic credentials. The technology enables a broader impact within the community and around the globe. Some suggestions being explored for blockchain applications in libraries include building an enhanced metadata center, protecting Digital First Sale rights, supporting community-based collections, and facilitating partnerships across organizations. This mini-conference will provide participants with an overview of blockchain technology and information about current applications within the information professions. All library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators are invited to provide input and participate in this event.

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