Friday, 5 April 2013

MmIT conference in Sheffield today

CILIP's MmIT group conference is in Sheffield today... #mmit2013

Several iSchool staff and students have been involved in its organisation... particularly Jen Smith, and current/prospective student helpers: Ben, Despina, Emily, Janine, Penny and Taghreed.

9:30 - registration and morning coffee - Richard Roberts Foyer

10:00 – Introduction and welcome – Chris Sexton, University of Sheffield, Leo Appleton, MmIT - Richard Roberts Auditorium

10:15 -11:00 – Keynote presentation by Karen Blakeman, RBA Information Services “Searching in the cloud” - Richard Roberts Auditorium

11:00 -11.50 – Parallel workshops sessions 1
·         Gurdish Sandu & Adjoa Boateng (University of East London) “The UEL Library: Entering the Cloud” - Room A84
·         Lise Robinson (OCLC) “Something good is going to happen” : an overview of developing a cloud based solution” - Room A85
·         Emily Goodhand (University of Reading) Cloud(y) Law: unpacking the issues for library & information professionals  - Room A87

11.50 - 12.10 – Break Richard Roberts Foyer

12.10-13:00 - Parallel workshops sessions 2
·         Andy Tattersall & Claire Beecroft (University of Sheffield) “CloudMe – Being an Effective LIS Professional without Touching Terra Firma” - Room A84
·         Andrew Cox (University of Sheffield) “Research data management – what is the library’s role?” - Room A85
·         Paul Walk (UKOLN) “Bring your own Cloud” - Room A87

13.00 – 13:45 – Lunch - Richard Roberts Foyer

13:45 – 14:30 – Rapid fire sessions - Richard Roberts Auditorium
Serials Solutions, Andy Bussey (University of Sheffield), Kaltura, Dave Parkes (University of Staffordshire), Ancoris, Ex Libris, Bethan Ruddock (MIMAS), OCLC

14.30 – 15:20 - Parallel workshops sessions 3
·         Dave Parkes (University of Staffordshire) “Implementing the Koha Library Management System”-  Room A84
·         Anthony Beal (JISC) "Collaborating to create ebooks in the cloud: media rich resources for teaching, learning and assessment" - Room A85
·         Bethan Ruddock (MIMAS) “Opening up – bibliographic data-sharing and interoperability” - Room A87

15:20 – 16:00 – Panel Q&A – Dave Parkes, Anthony Beal, Bethan Ruddock, Karen Blakeman, Paul Walk, Emily Goodhand - Richard Roberts Auditorium

16:00 - Close

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