infoDOCKET reports that “The two-day “Fantastic Futures 2019: AI and Libraries” conference is scheduled to take place on December 4 & 5, 2019 at Stanford University…
That role will libraries play, as trusted sources of information, when more and more of the information we consume is algorithmically generated? How will library values of neutrality, privacy, authority and preservation help shape AI, and how will libraries apply them in a changing landscape? How can libraries leverage AI to transform and elevate their services beyond 20th century modalities?
The Fantastic Futures 2019 conference is a collaboration between Stanford University Libraries and the National Library of Norway, and building on the breakout conference of the same name in Oslo 2018.
The Worcester Polytechnic Institute Gordon Library, the Boston Library Consortium, and Springer Nature are sponsoring a special event. We invite you join us on Friday, October 11th at for a day of discussion and learning focused on Information Security.
When: Friday, October 11th, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
Where: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Road, Odeum Conference Room,
Worcester, MA 01609
We all know that cybersecurity affects the academic world. E-Resources, personal and student information are constantly under threat of being accessed illicitly and information literacy calls for greater attention to verification skills. This day-long summit will draw on the expertise of various information industry professionals and will discuss trends in corporate, personal and academic cybersecurity. We’ll discuss what campus network security issues are the most important, who should be responsible for different types of security, the role of publishers in securing of their resources and more. Speakers and panelists from Springer Nature and various institutions will be on hand for the discussion.
Registration is required. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is no charge for this event, and all are welcome.
Click here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/information-security-summit-tickets-66569223339) for more information to register for the event and to find more details and information. We look forward to seeing you there!
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.