NFAIS: Hear from Amazon, Wolfram Alpha, Gartner

jilloneill at NFAIS.ORG jilloneill at NFAIS.ORG
Tue Feb 21 09:47:56 EST 2012

There is still time to register for the 2012 NFAIS Annual Conference, Born of Disruption:  An Emerging New Normal for the Information Landscape. The meeting is schedulded to take place from February 26-28, 2012 at the historic Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia, PA.  The final program and registration form can be accesses at: []
Just a few of the organizations that  will be discussing the new landscape are:
Amazon (cloud computing), American Chemical Society (new normal in publishing), Annual Reviews (mobile delivery of content), British Library/JISC (the researcher of the future), California Digital Library (data sets), Columbia University (new normal for libraries), Elsevier (workflow solutions), Gale Cengage (ebooks), Gartner, Inc. (emerging new technologies), Hearst Corp. (semantic web), Mendeley (maships and API’s),  Microsoft (digital libraries), Modern Language Association (new normal in the Humanities), Nature Publishing (Miles Conrad Lecture), NIST (Big Data), Pew’ Intermet & American Life Project (tnew normal based upon recent survey resuts),  Public Library of Science (new value metrics), Royal Society of Chemistry (crowd sourcing), Thomson Reuters IP & Science (global competition),Unlimited Priorities LLC (cloud computin case study),Wolfram Alpha (computational knowledge)
From an opening keynote by John Wilbanks on the emerging information landscape all the way through to the closing interactive keynote by Joe Esposito on identifying the future based upon what is currently around us, the conference will provide an interesting look at how our information world has and will continue to evolve.  The special members-only event this year will feature Anthea Stratigos, Co-founder and CEo of Outsell, addressing success in the currebnt economic environment (prior registration required).
To register or obtain more information contact: Jill O'Neill, NFAIS Director of Communication and Planning ([] jilloneill at nfais.orgor 215-893-1561) or visit the NFAIS Web site at [] 
The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS), 1518 Walnut Street, Suite 1004, Philadelphia, PA 19102-3403.
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