2003 offers information professionals
and knowledge managers an unparalleled opportunity to expand
their horizons and extend their professional expertise. The
three co-located conferences, National Online, KnowledgeNets,
and E-Libraries, feature a powerful, comprehensive
agenda that is guaranteed to stimulate your thinking and energize
your professional development.
of the conferences is a unique, focused event, but programs
are planned to encourage attendees to leverage interrelationships
and learn from others with related interests. A Gold Pass
allows you to explore all the sessions in any of the three-day
conferences, and create a customized conference schedule that
especially meets your needs and interests. Or you can purchase
a Platinum Pass and attend up to four in-depth pre and post-conference
workshops in addition to the three conferences.
for 2003 is a special Content Management Symposium
offered on Thursday afternoon as part of all three conferences.
Recognizing the growing importance that organizations are
placing on content management initiatives and the opportunities
in this arena for information professionals, this cross-conference
forum provides an in-depth, intensive briefing on CM software,
tools, technology, and strategies. The keynote and breakout
sessions feature well-known experts as speakers, and will
equip information professionals with the necessary fundamentals
to become players in content management projects.
2003 is unique. You will find in-depth coverage of topics
that are crucial to today’s information professionals, a carefully
planned and focused trio of conferences, dozens of speakers
who are experts in their fields, and an emphasis on practical,
yet innovative ideas and practices that you can immediately
put to work in your own organization.
Tuesday, May 6
AM to 6:00 PM
AM to 6:00 PM
AM to 3:00 PM
Global Conference and Exhibition on Electronic Information & Knowledge
Ideas to Work
a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Prusak, Consultant, Researcher, & Author
professionals and knowledge managers are uniquely positioned to
be thought-leaders within their organizations. One key to innovative
leadership is knowing how to choose the right ideas to implement—and
then making them happen. Drawing on more than two years of research,
Larry Prusak, a leading-edge consultant and researcher will discuss
where new ideas come from, how to evaluate which ideas are worth
pursuing, and customizing ideas to suit an organization’s unique
needs. Hear how to determine when to adopt a new idea aggressively
and how to be effective in promoting new ideas within your organizational
Prusak has extensive consulting experience, within the U.S.
and internationally, in helping firms leverage and optimize their
information and knowledge resources, and has authored several
books and numerous articles on knowledge and information management.
His latest book, What’s the Big Idea: Creating and Capitalizing
on the Best Management Thinking, is due out in May 2003.
Directions in Search: The Google Experience
a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Silverstein, Director of Technology, Google, Inc.
for its colorful logo and well-known simple search screen, Google
is experimenting with new forms of search and new definitions
of information retrieval. Craig Silverstein explains these new
directions and discusses their potential impact on information
professionals, knowledge managers, and the library community.
Silverstein is the Director of Technology at Google. He was
the first employee hired by Google’s founders and created many
of the original IT components that supported Google’s deployment
Digital Copyright Agenda
a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Peters, Register of Copyrights and Director, U.S. Copyright
decade has seen numerous changes in domestic and international
copyright laws, and the U.S. Copyright Office has been at the
forefront of the debates and legal battles shaping the digital
copyright agenda. Drawing on nearly a decade of experience as
Register of Copyrights, Marybeth Peters will discuss the changes
and their success, as well as the continuing challenges facing
users, producers, and lawmakers in the years ahead.
Peters has served as the United States Register of Copyrights
since 1994, and formerly she was Policy Planning Advisor to the
Register. She is the author of The General Guide to the Copyright
Act of 1976, and a recognized expert on intellectual property
and copyright law.
MAY 8 CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM
Management: Challenges and Strategies
p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Boiko, Lecturer, iSchool, University of Washington, & Author,
Boiko, a well-known expert and author of the Content Management
Bible, kicks off the Content Management Symposium and
provides a background and perspective on the current content management
landscape. Boiko identifies the components of content management,
using case studies and lessons learned to illustrate enterprise
challenges and strategies. He provides a clear picture of the
elements involved in managing content and covers effective tools
for dealing with CM challenges.