2021 Tech Expo – Call for Proposals!

The St. Louis Regional Library Network Council seek proposals for the 2021 SLRLN Tech Expo, to be held virtually, Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Proposals may cover information technology projects, programs, tools, strategies, or recent discoveries.

Proposals could relate to, but are not restricted to, any of the following topics:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Censorship and filtering
  • Consortial resource and system sharing
  • Digital humanities
  • Digitizing collections/archives
  • Digital preservation
  • Emerging technologies
  • Google Tools
  • Institutional or digital repositories
  • Intersections of technology and Information literacy
  • Learning management systems
  • LibGuides/LibAnswers
  • Library information technology competencies
  • Makerspaces
  • Metadata
  • Mobile technologies
  • Online instruction
  • Online meeting platforms
  • Open content, software, and technologies, Practical applications of linked data
  • Search engine optimization
  • Social media
  • User experience
  • Virtual programming
  • Virtual reality

Presentations are generally 40 minutes in length with an additional 10 minutes for Q&A, but we will consider longer presentations. Presenters will be asked to submit their final presentation slides and/or electronic content (video, audio, etc.) to be made available on the SLRLN website following the event. The conference will take place over Zoom and all sessions will be recorded. Each Zoom room will have a production manager who will monitor chat, assist with breakout rooms and polling, and keep time.

Submit your proposal idea for the 2021 Tech Expo here. 

The submission deadline is Friday, December 11, 2021.

If you have any further questions please direct them to slrln@amigos.org