Directors' Summit

Registration is now open for the 2018 annual Library Journal Directors' Summit, December 6–7 at the San Diego Public Library.
 

About the Event

The annual Library Journal Directors' Summit is an intimate two-day think tank that brings 100+ library leaders and strategic minds from beyond libraries to engage in timely conversations on strategies libraries will be implementing to successfully navigate change now and into the future. Valuable networking time is balanced with robust programming that spans high level thinking to nitty gritty application.

More information about the program and presenters will be available soon but don't wait, register today. We'll update you with program and tour announcements as information becomes available.
 

Testimonials

Testimonials

Who Should Attend?

The Directors' Summit is designed for those currently working in a public library at the level of an Executive Director or Deputy (though titles vary widely). If you work in a different type of library and would like an invitation to attend, please query us describing your library setting and role, and LJ will consider the request if space allows. Write to ljevents@mediasourceinc.com ;and include “Directors’ Summit” in the subject line.

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Interested In Sponsoring?
Please contact Advertising Director Roy Futterman: rfutterman@mediasourceinc.com

 

In Partnership with


  San Diego Public Library

 

Platinum Sponsor


Gale, A Cengage Company

 

Gold Sponsor


Baker & Taylor

 

Silver Sponsors

Better World Books Biblioboard bibliotheca Communico
Ingram Innovative Midwest Tape Playaway
Short Edition Techlogic

Program

 

Program is under development. More information coming soon.

 

 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

 

 

11:30 AM–12:30 PM | Welcome: Opening Lunch & Networking

 

 

12:30–1:15 PM | Programming TBD

 

 

1:15–2:00 PM | Reinventing Inclusion

 

 

2:00–2:20 PM | Zip Books

 

 

2:20–2:45 PM | Break

 

 

2:45–3:30 PM | Breaking the Fine Barrier

 

 

3:30–4:00 PM | Indy's Shared System

 

 

4:00–4:45 PM | Outside the Box Programming

 

 

4:45–5:15 PM | Smart Cities

 

 

5:30–6:30 PM | Cocktails and Reception

 

 

Friday, December 7, 2018

 

 

8:00–9:00 AM | Continental Breakfast, Welcome, and Reflection

 

 

9:00–9:30 AM | Programming TBD

 

 

9:30–10:15 AM | Libraries & First Responders

 

 

10:15–10:45 AM | Break

 

 

10:45–11:30 AM | Intentional Equity

 

 

11:30 AM–12:15 PM | Programming TBD

 

REGISTER

Interested In Sponsoring?
Please contact Advertising Director Roy Futterman: rfutterman@mediasourceinc.com

 

In Partnership with


  San Diego Public Library

 

Platinum Sponsor


Gale, A Cengage Company

 

Gold Sponsor


Baker & Taylor

 

Silver Sponsors

Better World Books Biblioboard bibliotheca Communico
Ingram Innovative Midwest Tape Playaway
Short Edition Techlogic

Hotel & Venue


Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
509 9th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Group Rate: $159 USD per night plus tax
Book Online: Click here
Group Name: LJ Summit
Rate Expires: November 6, 2018

REGISTER

Interested In Sponsoring?
Please contact Advertising Director Roy Futterman: rfutterman@mediasourceinc.com

 

In Partnership with


  San Diego Public Library

 

Platinum Sponsor


Gale, A Cengage Company

 

Gold Sponsor


Baker & Taylor

 

Silver Sponsors

Better World Books Biblioboard bibliotheca Communico
Ingram Innovative Midwest Tape Playaway
Short Edition Techlogic

Sponsors

Baker & Taylor   Baker & Taylor, a Follett company, is the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products. We love books and leverage our unsurpassed distribution network to deliver rich content in multiple formats, anytime and anywhere, to readers worldwide. Baker & Taylor offers cutting-edge digital media services and innovative technology platforms to thousands of publishers, libraries and retailers globally.
 
Better World Books  
Biblioboard   BiblioBoard, in partnership with your library, is devoted to providing your community with powerful tools to Create, Share, and Discover local content. Through our BiblioBoard Library platform, your patrons get unlimited access to collections for your community, by your community.
 
bibliotheca   At bibliotheca, we support the critical mission of libraries around the globe. Our solutions help libraries connect with their users, engage their communities, and evolve their offerings so they can transform into indispensable, equitable community hubs that inspire creativity, collaboration and life-long learning.
 
Communico   REACH – CONNECT – GROW. Communico helps libraries increase their usage via a suite of integrated cloud based applications. We are a next generation library company passionate about the user experience of both patrons and staff. CREATE: CMS, Website and Widget Builder. ATTEND: Calendar and Event Management. RESERVE: Room Booking and Asset Management. BROADCAST: Interactive Digital Signage. ENGAGE: IOS and Android Patron Apps. DISCOVER: The catalog reinvented. CHECK: Integrated Self-Check. ROAM: Mobile Staff Devices
 
Ingram  
Innovative   Innovative provides leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the most comprehensive portfolios of library automation products on the market today, serving academic, public, national, corporate and special libraries and consortia. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative has a global presence—serving thousands of libraries in 66 countries and offices worldwide.
 
Midwest Tape  
Playaway   Playaway pre-loaded products are built for circulation. From product design to content and services, they make it easy to put safe, durable and simple- to-use technology in the hands of all library patrons. Playaway helps libraries meet their goals by promoting literacy and learning, bridging the digital divide, and making technology accessible to everyone. Curated with content from the industry's top publishers and app providers, Playaway products deliver the highest quality audiobooks, apps, videos, eBooks, and read alongs. They are currently circulated in 40,000 schools, libraries, and military installations worldwide.
 
Short Edition   Accessible literature: a storytelling revival. Short Edition is passionate about the simple pleasure of reading short literature and helping Libraries create community connection. The company launched the Short Story Dispenser, which distributes lit on the fly worldwide from Paris to Hong Kong to San Francisco. The Dispensers allow you to communicate, with impact, within the library as well as in other unexpected places in your smart city. Because literature makes us happy, Short Edition allows you to create an emotional link between your library and the community while encouraging reading, writing and literacy.
 
Tech Logic   Since our founding in 1997, Tech Logic has focused exclusively on workflow improving solutions for libraries—100% designed by librarian feedback over those twenty years. Library patrons love the simplicity and convenience of our patented self-checkout and "hands-free" book drop and sorting systems, while sorters, RFID tools and shelf management wands streamline materials handling for library staff. A family-owned, Minnesota-based company, Tech Logic designs, manufactures, installs, maintains, and supports all of its library solutions.
 

REGISTER

Interested In Sponsoring?
Please contact Advertising Director Roy Futterman: rfutterman@mediasourceinc.com

 

In Partnership with


  San Diego Public Library

 

Platinum Sponsor


Gale, A Cengage Company

 

Gold Sponsor


Baker & Taylor

 

Silver Sponsors

Better World Books Biblioboard bibliotheca Communico
Ingram Innovative Midwest Tape Playaway
Short Edition Techlogic

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