ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 1/18/19

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Registration for the 2019 NASIG Annual Conference is now open! The 2019 conference will mark a return to Pittsburgh, PA, where the 1999 conference was held. We will be meeting at the Omni William Penn Hotel.  A link to the hotel reservation website will be provided upon completion of registration.

Early bird registration ends on April 30th. Please stay tuned for the schedule and line-up, including pre-conferences! Please log in to your NASIG account to receive the member rate. Not a member?

Join now! NASIG is committed to providing a harassment-free experience for its members and others who participate in its conferences, events, meetings, and online spaces.The full version of the Code of Conduct is available here.

NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models. Visit more information.

When: April 08 2019 – 08:00 to April 10 2019 – 11:00
Where: Telford International Centre, St Quentin Gate, Telford, TF3 4JH, United Kingdom

The UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Telford International Centre and is a major event in the scholarly communications calendar which attracts over 900 delegates each year from around the world – librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries. The conference combines high-quality plenary presentations, lightning talks and breakout sessions with entertaining social events and a major trade exhibition.

  • Digital Book World 2019

When: September 10-12 (with optional pre-conference workshops taking place Monday, September 9)
Where: Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee


The gathering of the wide world of pubishing returns!

Moving up into September (September 10-12, with pre-conference workshops taking place Monday September 9) and taking over the entire Loews Vanderbilt Hotel (THE OFFICIAL DBW 2019 DISCOUNTED ROOM BLOCK IS AVAILABLE HERE), Digital Book World 2019 takes the DBW 2018 programming and fine-tunes it to add even more value to publishers of every type, large and small.

Breakout tracks will include:

  • Marketing Book World
    Best practices in marketing books in every format.
  • Academic Book World
    Best practices across the growing world of scholarly and academic publishing.
  • Data Book World
    Best practices in making data-driven decisions across modern publishing operations.
  • Production Book World
    Best practices in producing digital books and optimizing modern publishing workflows.
  • Print Book World
    Best practices in the print publishing world, with specific attention paid to the emerging, yet very under-discussed, world of augmented print books utilizing micro digital technologies.
  • New Media Book World Best practices in publishing operations involving new media, from podcasting to voice assistants/AI to interactive content to audiobooks and much more…

Academic publishing and digital bibliodiversity


Welcome to the 23rd edition of the International Conference on Electronic Publishing (ElPub) 2019 which will celebrate the cultural diversity in all aspects of the transmission and perception of the written, spoken and illustrated word!

The conference will take place between the 2nd and the 4th of June of 2019 at the Palais du Pharo, Marseille, France.

In 2019, the Electronic Publishing conference will expand your horizons and perceptions! Taking as an inspirational starting point the concept of bibliodiversity, a term coined by Chilean publishers in the 1990s, the forum will revisit its definition  and explore what it means today. Being organised five years after the adoption of theInternational Declaration of Independent Publishers to Promote and Strengthen Bibliodiversity Together, supported in 2014 by 400 publishers from 45 countries, the conference aims to bring together the enquiring academic, professional and publishing industry minds keen to explore the ever evolving nature of the knowledge transmission within human societies…”

Proposal Submission Deadline: Feb 19, 2019
Notification of Acceptance: April 15 2019
Conference Registration Opens: Mar 18, 2019

The Makerspaces for Innovation and Research in Academics (MIRA) conference planning Committee seeks proposals for its
second annual conference at University of La Verne, La Verne, CA on July 10-11, 2019.

The MIRA Conference seeks to bring together a group of makers, librarians, educators and practitioners for a day of presentations, workshops, discussions and networking. We encourage participation from all types of libraries, institutions and organizations.

Sessions can include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
· How to set up a makerspace (costs, safety, staffing, training, location, value and buy-in, etc.)
· How universities and schools are facilitating learning through making (hands-on training, integration into the curriculum, etc.)
· Role of makerspaces in libraries and museums
· How makerspaces inspire innovation and entrepreneurship (prototyping, disruptive technologies)
· Future directions of makerspaces in education
· Maker projects and concepts relating to machine learning, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality…

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