NISO Forum:
Mobile Technologies in Libraries

May 20, 2011
8:00 a.m.  Registration Desk Opens
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Introduction: How Standards Fit (or don’t fit) in Mobile Computing
Todd Carpenter, Managing Director, NISO

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote
Brian O’Leary, Founder and Principal, Magellan Media

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.


Mobile Computing, Libraries, and Users: Providing Context
10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Using Surveys to Find out What Users Want with Mobile Devices
Bennett Claire Ponsford, Digital Services Librarian, Texas A&M University Libraries

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

MedLinePlus Mobile: The Why, What, and How
Loren Frant, Head of the Health Information Products Unit, National Library of Medicine (NLM)

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch
Examples of Mobile Technologies
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.

Models for Mobile in Teaching and Learning
Chris Millet, Manager of Advanced Learning Projects at Education Technology Services, Penn State University

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Mobile Sensors: Building an Open Source Staff-Facing Tablet App for Library Assessment
Jason Casden, Digital Technologies Development Librarian, N.C. State University Libraries

2:45 - 3:15 p.m.


3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Mobile Interfaces & the Impact on (and Opportunities for) Publisher Content
Nicki Augustyn, Managing Editor, CHEST, American College of Chest Physicians

4:00 - 4:45 p.m.

"Ask Anything" Session
Bring your questions, comments, and ideas to share with the entire group.
Moderator: Todd Carpenter, Managing Director, NISO

4:45 - 5:00 p.m. Forum Wrap-up
Todd Carpenter, Managing Director, NISO