Monday, October 5, 2009

Future of the Book Symposium, October 10, 2009


The Clements Library, The Special Libraries Association-U of M chapter, and the School of Information invite you to a fall 2009 interdisciplinary conference "Digital Book Debates" asking the question, "What is the future of the book?"

This event will be held in the Main Room of the Clements Library on October 10, 2009, 10:00-4:30. Clements Library Director Kevin Graffagnino will be participating in the first panel, "The Physical Book and Its Future."

Online registration is available through the official event website at http://www.searchonly.org. Questions about the event can emailed to searchonly2009@gmail.com.


Schedule of events

9:30-10:00
Registration and refreshments

10:00-10:45
Panel 1 Presentations - The Physical Book and Its Future- (Shannon Zachary, Kathy Beam, Kevin Graffagnino, Nicholas Theisen)

10:45-11:30
Q&A

12:00-12:45
Lunch (On Your Own)

1:00-1:45
Panel 2 Presentations- The Current State of Digital Publishing (Maria Bonn, Phil Pochoda, Mary Sauer-Games, and Melissa Levine)

1:45-2:30
Q&A

2:30-2:45
Break

2:45-3:30
Panel 3 Presentations- The Future of Publishing and Collections (Richard Adler, Paul Hartzog, Nicole Garrett, and Eli Neiburger)

3:30-4:15
Q&A

4:15-4:30
Closing Remarks

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