ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 7/22/19

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Registrations are now open for the OASPA Annual Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, which will take place on Tuesday 24 – Thursday 26 September 2019, at the Royal Library in Copenhagen, Denmark. To register, please head to our registration page. Accommodation information can be found at our accommodation page.

The full program for the conference is now available.

Now in its 11th year, the OASPA annual conference is a major scholarly publishing conference that brings the open access community together to discuss new developments and innovations in scholarly publishing and unite in our shared goal to enable research around the world to be openly accessible. This year, we will be kicking off the conference with a ‘Funders’ panel: chaired by Robert Kiley (Head of Open Research, Wellcome Trust), this will be a discussion between representatives of international funders with an extended Q&A…

For highlights from last year’s conference in Vienna, recordings can be found here.

According to ARL News “the FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute (FSCI) is offering Association of Research Libraries (ARL) community members a $150 tuition discount on the August 5–9, 2019, institute to be held at UCLA.

FSCI is a weeklong program of intensive coursework, group activities, and hands-on training around trends in scholarly communication. Courses feature the latest technologies in research flow, new forms of publication, current standards and expectations, and ways of measuring and demonstrating success that are transforming science and scholarship. Instructors include top researchers and thought leaders from scholarly and scientific communication and publishing. Course topics range from an introductory overview to advanced offerings in collaboration, reproducibility, the public humanities, research mentorship, and others. All levels of participants, from beginners to advanced at scholarly communication, will find courses of interest.

As a partner organization of FSCI, ARL community members who register will receive a $150 tuition discount. Register online by July 12. Use the code ARL-MEMBER to claim the $150 discount.

For more information, visit the FSCI 2019 website.

The OCLC Library Futures event will feature two hands-on pre-conferences: one focused on design thinking and the other on stewardship and services at research libraries.

Two hands-on pre-conferences will precede the OCLC Library Futures Conference: Community Catalysts. Read more about the pre-conferences below, which are open to all libraries.

(WebJunction will host an interactive workshop around Design Thinking, and the RLP will lead conversation around changing Stewardship and Services.)

See the full OCLC Library Futures agenda.

According to KnowledgeSpeakConTech 2019 is scheduled to take place on December 5-6 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London. ConTech 2019 is about transforming content through data science, AI and other emerging technologies and is projected to be a must attend event for anyone involved in the scholarly research and professional information field.

After a hugely successful event in 2018, new for 2019 are: Not Poster Lightning sessions – 5-minute one slide presentations of the latest content and technology ideas (start ups to global enterprises are all welcome); and Roundtables – special topic facilitated discussions – early morning and breaks. More details on both of these will soon follow.

The organisers recently launched Videocast – a brand new conversation between the founders on the origin of ConTech. Additionally, ConTech 2019 is offering two student bursary places to attend free of charge to rising stars of the information world. A ‘Dear Boss Letter’ initiative is now online to help get approval to attend…”

How do you know what students learn from library instruction sessions? As you prepare for the fall semester, join us for a free webinar on August 6 to learn about how Project Outcome for Academic Libraries can help you answer that question.

Outcome measurement is a way for libraries to assess their impact on the people they serve and to answer the question, “What good did we do?” In this webinar, participants will learn about measuring the learning outcomes of library instruction using the free Project Outcome for Academic Libraries toolkit.

The presenter, Eric Ackermann, chaired ACRL’s Project Outcome for Academic Libraries Task Force and is head of Reference Services at Radford University in Virginia. .

When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Central Time

Submit your FREE registration online today!

Join us in Rome this August to explore the theme of how library spaces are evolving to reflect the changing needs of our communities. Register here.

Libraries: dialogue for change. Travel to Athens and join the bibliotheca team, plus librarians from around the world at the 85th General Conference and Assembly.Read more.

For libraries interested in replacing their existing bibliotheca/3M security gates, now is the time! Through September 30th, take 35% off when you upgrade to a more modern detection system. Learn more in our upcoming webinar.

The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in Madrid and home to some of the city’s main libraries and archives. Like last year in Mexico City, this PASIG will offer bi-lingual translation services in English and Spanish.

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) is dedicated to advancing the practice of digital preservation and archiving. It brings together practitioners, industry experts and researchers to share experience on how to put preservation and archiving into practice.

The event website is: Agenda drafts, sponsorship information, registration, and travel and hotel options will be added in the coming months. The Program Committee is in its initial planning phase, but if you have a topic you want to be considered or would like to enquire about sponsorship, please email ( and the Program Committee Chairs, Gilberto Pedreira Campillo ( and Carlos Villarrubia Rodríguez (…



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