Online Northwest 2007

Keynote Speaker:
Stephen Abram

The Social Library: Becoming Library 2.0 (PowerPoint)
Keynote on Google Video

Stephen AbramStephen Abram, MLS, is immediate past-President of the Canadian Library Association and Vice President Innovation for SirsiDynix. He is the president-elect of SLA internationally. He has been VP of Corporate Development for Micromedia ProQuest and Publisher Electronic Information for Thomson. He ran libraries for Suncor, Coopers & Lybrand, Smith Lyons Torrance Stevenson and Mayer and Hay Group. Stephen has been listed by Library Journal as one of their first "Mover and Shakers", the key people influencing the future of libraries and librarianship. He has been awarded SLA's John Cotton Dana Award as well as being a Fellow of the SLA. He was Canadian Special Librarian of the Year and Alumni of the Year for the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Studies. He was President 2002 of the Ontario Library Association as well as having sat on the SLA Board of Directors as Director and Secretary. He gives over 100 international keynote talks annually to library and information industry conferences and writes articles and columns for Information Outlook, Feliciter, Access, Multimedia & Internet @ Schools, and Library Journal.