Technology will not defeat us: offering a great service in difficult times

Thursday 26th February 2015 9.30am-4.00pm at Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

9.30 Registration
10.00 Welcome and overview of day
10.05 Keynote speaker: Owen Stephens (Owen Stephens Consultancy) "Adoption and Adaptation: Making technology work for us"
10.45 Mark Williams (UK Federation Manager) “Jisc’s Mobile Manifesto
11.15 Coffee break
11.30 Brian Kelly (CETIS- Centre for Educational Technology, Interoperability and Standards -University of Bolton) – "Identifying and Preparing for Technological Developments"
12.30 Lunch
13.15 JIBS AGM
13.30 JIBS dissertation prize presentation and overview by student.
13.45 Virginia Power (University of the West of England graduate tutor & JISC Digital Collections Associate Consultant) - "It’s good to talk: using technology to give EVERYONE a voice"
14.15 Scott Gibbens (JISC Collections Service Representative) Historical Texts: Blending the old with the new – the challenges behind building a replacement for EEBO and ECCO
14.45 Tea break
15.15 Alex Collins (Anglia Ruskin Library) presents a case study: E-library services at Anglia Ruskin that enhance the student experience. Screencast of demo can be found here: screencast
15.45 Panel discussion Q and A
16.00 Closing remarks