The following plenary sessions will be available open access as a live streaming video feed (available at http://www.charlestonlibraryconference.com/video-live-stream/) during the 2016 Charleston Conference:
Thursday, November 3
*All times listed are Eastern.
8:30 – 9:15 am
- Welcome and Opening Remarks
- You Can’t Preserve What You Don’t Have – Or Can You? Libraries as Infrastructure for Perpetual Access to Intellectual Output. (Anja Smit, University Librarian, Utrecht University)
9:15 – 10:00 am
- Libraries as Convener, Enabler, Distributor, Advocate, and Archive in the Future Knowledge Economy (Jim Neal, University Librarian Emeritus, Columbia University)
10:00 – 10:10 am
*A recording of these sessions will be re-broadcast on Thursday afternoon beginning at 1:00 pm Eastern.
Friday, November 4
8:30 – 9:10 am
- Announcements and Opening Remarks
- Reimagining Our World At Planetary Scale: The Big Data Future Of Our Libraries (Kalev Leetaru, Senior Fellow, Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, Georgetown University)
9:10 – 9:55 am
- Hyde Park Debate – Resolved: APC-Funded Open Access is Antithetical to the Values of Librarianship (Rick Anderson, Associate Dean for Collections & Scholarly Communication, University of Utah; Michael Levine-Clark, Dean and Director, University of Denver Libraries; Alison Scott, Associate University Librarian for Collections & Scholarly Communication, University of California, Riverside)
9:55 – 10:00 am
10:20 – 11:20 am
- Charleston Fast Pitch Competition – See four finalists compete for two $2,500 prizes to further support the development and implementation of compelling library innovations.
*A recording of these sessions will be re-broadcast on Friday afternoon beginning at 1:00 pm Eastern.
Recorded video from these and other sessions will be made available on the Conference Website in January. See our full schedule of sessions at https://2016charlestonconference.sched.org/.
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.