The New York State Library, in partnership with the Illinois State Library, the New York Library Association and the Mid-York Library System, is participating in the multi-state nationwide 2015 ILEAD USA (Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and Discover) program designed to increase the leadership, collaboration and technology skills of library and library system staff from all types of institutions. Library staff across the State are invited to view five ILEAD USA keynote addresses, which will be delivered March 24-26.
Wednesday, March 25 - 2 webinars:
at 11:00AM: FLATLAND: A Statistical Romance of Many Dimensions; Eli Neiburger, Associate Director, IT and Production, Ann Arbor District
In which our Hero, A. Librarian, must search for scalars amidst an increasingly flat landscape, with which to earn the favor of capricious higher-dimensional beings, before her entire world collapses to a single ultradense font of information, only to find that the only dimension that truly matters is LOVE.
at 3:30PM: “Perspectives and Advice on Accessibility and Universal Design”; Sina Bahram, an accessibility consultant, researcher, and entrepreneur
Join Sina Bahram as he walks through the concepts of accessibility and universal design, core principles fundamental to understanding how to be relevant in the 21st century. Through exploring a narrative about technology, access to information and the physical world, Sina will both motivate and show how to augment content, interactions and thinking to become more inclusive.