MmIT 2014 Conference

Sound and Vision in Librarianship: Going Beyond Words and Pictures

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Thu, 11th Sep 2014 - 10:30am to Fri, 12th Sep 2014 - 3:30pm

MmIT GROUP ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014 – 11TH-12TH SEPTEMBER, SHEFFIELD, UK

MmIT are delighted to announce that we will be holding our annual conference at the University of Sheffield Conference Centre on September 11th and 12th 2014 (Thursday & Friday).

Book your delegate place and see the discounted rates for MmIT Group members at our Eventbrite site.

The conference theme is ‘Sound and Vision in Librarianship: Going Beyond Words and Pictures’ and addresses the implications and practices of producing, managing and curating audio and video materials in the digital age.

Delegates will engage in a series of workshops and seminars on sound and vision themes and the conference will also showcase current research and innovations in these areas through lightning sessions and presentations from researching practitioners.

The full list of speakers and sessions for #mmit2014 has been announced - for more details please go here:
http://lanyrd.com/2014/mmit2014/

Full abstracts for all keynotes and workshops are available on our blog.

Full delegate £250 + VAT (£50)
MmIT full delegate £200 + VAT (£40)
Student £125 + VAT (£25)
Day rate £120 + VAT (£24)
MmIT Day rate £85 + VAT (£17)
B & B night £50 + VAT (£10)
Dinner £40 + VAT (£8)

Programme

The keynote speakers have been confirmed as:

  • Liz McGettigan, Director of Digital Library Experiences at SOLUS. The use of Augmented Reality to drive audience growth and innovative customer experience
  • Richard Ranft, British Library Sound Archive. BL’s role in working with sound and vision resource
  • Graham McElearney, Senior Learning Technologist for the University of Sheffield and lead for Sheffield's iTunesU platform

University of Sheffield Conference Centre

The Edge, Encliffe Village 34 Endcliffe Crescent
S10 3ED Sheffield

United Kingdom

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