Attend free OPALescence 2-day library conference online

Thursday and Friday, August 13 and 14, 2009
Beginning both days at 11:00 am CST
Register here for free

Update: handouts & recordings of the presentations are available at the OPALescence archive

OPALesence 2009 is two online conferences in one:

  • A "traditional" conference with scheduled speakers, and
  • An unconference with facilitators where you can discuss whatever topic interests you.

Program topics so far:

  • The Future of User Experience in Libraries
  • Listening to the Future of Reading: Readers' Advisory and Audio Books
  • How American Libraries Are Using Web 2.0 Tools for Marketing
  • Collaboration 2.0
  • full program schedule

OPALescence participants will "meet" online in the OPAL: Online Programs for All web-based meeting room.

Tips for first-time OPAL users

OPAL software and hardware requirements

The Twitter hashtag is #opal.