The International Internet Conference and Exhibition for Librarians & Information Managers

29-31 March 1999 Olympia 2 London, UK

Conference Overview
We are pleased to present the first annual Internet Librarian International  the ONLY international conference for information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing Internet, intranet, and Web-based strategies in their roles as information navigators, Webmasters and Web managers, content evaluators, product developers, searchers, guides, and more.  As the premier tools for information managers and librarians, Internet technologies are the focus of this conference.  The conference provides an active forum for our excellent speakers to explore the many and exciting range of issues and challenges facing information professionals today.


Jane I. Dysart 
Dysart & Jones Associates, Canada

David Raitt 
The Netherlands


Bill Forster
University of Hertfordshire, England

Melanie Goody
KPMG, England

Cynthia Hill
Sun Microsystems, USA

Ariane Iljon
European Commission, Luxembourg

Arnoud de Kemp
Springer-Verlag, Germany

Nigel Oxbrow
TFPL Ltd., England

The first annual Internet Librarian International is a mixture of leading edge ideas and tools as well as exciting new services all focused on information professionals and Internet related technologies.  It features over 75 dynamic speakers in three simultaneous tracks plus 18 workshops.  Internet Librarian & Libtech International 99 covers Internet services, Web tools, case studies of Internet and Intranet librarians, content management, future issues and trends, as well as strategies for libraries using the Web  creating digital collections, providing services virtually, training and instruction, and more. Catering to leaders and learners, Internet Librarian & Libtech International 99 will be of interest to all information professionals.

Alan Howarth CBE MP, Minister for the Arts, Department of Culture, Media and Sport, will outline the Government's plans for having computers and the Internet in every school in the UK, finance available for public library authorities, and the Governments own use of the Internet.

All conference sessions and the Exhibition are being held at Olympia 2.
All workshops take place at the Novotel Hammersmith.

Refreshment facilities are located on the Exhibition Floor of Olympia 2. Further restaurants are open in the Grand and National Halls where the London International Bookfair (LIBF) takes place on 29 and 30 March.
All delegates, speakers, exhibitors and visitors are invited by Information Today for complimentary tea/coffee each morning at the following times:
Monday 29 March 10.00 - 10.45
Tuesday 30 March 10.45 - 11.30
Wednesday 31 March 10.45 - 11.30
The location for this complimentary tea/coffee is near to the Organisers Office on the exhibition floor.

Visitors and delegates to Internet Librarian and Libtech International are entitled to visit LIBF on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 March.

Information Today invites all registrants, exhibitors, and exhibition visitors to a reception on Monday evening. It will provide opportunities to renew acquaintances and meet new colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.

The Libtech International 99 exhibition will feature over 100 stands offering the visitor a choice of products covering aspects of Internet, intranet and library technology including search engines, software, document delivery and web delivery systems, online services, content providers, and more. If you are looking for Internet/intranet solutions, evaluating competing systems, keeping up-to-date with the newest Net products and developments, be sure to visit the Libtech International 99 exhibition.
In addition, Libtech International 99 has formed a unique alliance with the London International Bookfair and, as a visitor to Libtech International 99, you are entitled to free internal access to the Bookfair.

Preconference workshops are offered on Sunday, 28 March and cover topics such as: Knowledge Management, Advanced Web Searching, Teaching the Internet, Digital Library Issues and Essential Technologies for Going Digital.  Postconference workshops on Wednesday, 31 March and Thursday, 1 April provide an array of topics: Web Enabling Your Database, Creating Web Pages, Advanced Internet Searching, Intranet Development,  Web Browsers and Knowledge Management, Content Acquisition Strategies, Web Authoring, Intranet/Web Presence as an Executive Suite Door Opener, Internet Based Research and Competitive Intelligence, Technology and Procurement, Web Management, Knowledge Management Software.

Internet Librarian and Libtech International 99 is sponsored by Information Today, Inc., the publisher of Computers in Libraries, the magazine with complete coverage of library information technology. Sample issues are available upon request.

Information Today would like to thank our Associate Sponsor, Northern Light Technology LLC, for their support of the first annual Internet Librarian International conference and Libtech 99 exhibition.

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The organisers have negotiated a special discounted price for a limited number of rooms at Novotel Hammersmith. Please book as early as possible to avoid disappointment. This hotel is in close proximity to Olympia and is also the location for the workshops.  Prices are: 89.00 per single and 99 per double (prices include Value Added Tax but do not include breakfast).

To make a booking at Novotel Hammersmith please contact Reservations quoting the code Rubicon.

The address of the hotel is:
Novotel Hammersmith, 1 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London W6 8DR
Tel: +44 181 741 1555  Fax: +44 181 748 8061

For help with other hotel reservations contact the designated Agency quoting code Rubicon.

Alpha-res, BSI Group Ltd, BSI House, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2PF
Tel: +44 1823 44 40 03  Fax: +44 1823 44 4170

Air Travel via British Airways
If you require air travel please contact British Airways Travel Shops on:
+44 171 707 4167/4646 and quote reference CIC 117/13.

Alternatively you can contact your nearest British Airways office.

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