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Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future

LILRC’s Board of Trustees has established an annual conference based on a theme relating to libraries and the future. These conferences have brought important issues and programs to the attention of the library community.

Past Conferences

2020Diversity, Democracy, Engagement
2019Libraries in a Post Privacy World
2018Fix the Future: Access, Innovation, Opportunities
2017Design the Experience: Risk & Reward
2016Open For Business: Rethinking Relevance & Reality
2015
Changing Faces, Changing Spaces: Design Thinking, Demographics and Diversity
2014Think Outside the Bricks: Embed, Expand, Engage
2013
Community by Design: Innovation & Transformation
2012
The Cloud in the Forecast: Access and Ownership
2011
Extinction is Not an Option: Ensuring OUR Future
2010
Imagine the Future
2009
Brave New Media World
2008
♫Talkin’ ‘bout Y Generation♫
2007
Engaging Environments: Creating Tomorrow’s Library Experience
2006
Revisiting the Future
2005
Changing Demographics and Our Libraries: People, Collections and Technology
2004
Library Vision 20/10
2003
The Information Commons: Delivering Library Service in a Virtual World
2002
Access in the Digital Age
2001
E-Libraries Eeeek!
2000
E-Information Ethics
1999
Cyberstudents and Your Library: Providing a Gateway to Distance Learning
1998
Controlling Cyberspace: Beyond Filtering
1997
Content in Context
1996
The Library of the Future: Real or Virtual
1995
The Information Environment: Sailing with the Winds of Change
1994
Artificial Intelligence: Libraries in 2001
1993
Virtual Reality: Fact or Fantasy
1992
Access to Information: Paradigms for the Future

Please refer to the LILRC Annual Conference Retrospective (PDF) for a complete list of conference themes and speakers from 1992-2011.


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