Monthly Archives: January 2012

One speaking spot still open

We’re still on the hunt for a speaker for our eighth session. If you’re a librarian at a library serving less than 10k people and have an idea that doesn’t overlap one of the other seven sessions, please contact us. … Continue reading

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At 9:56:01 AM CT today we had our 200th registration with the 201st following less than a minute later. At this point we’ve broken every sign-up record ever for an event sponsored by us here at the Nebraska Library Commission. … Continue reading

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Hash tag

I just realized that we hadn’t established a hash tag for the event yet. So, I hereby declare the hash tag to be #BTSL. (#bigtalk’s already taken.)

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It was wonderful to come into the office this morning and see that registrations for the conference are now at 102. We’ve got 1,000 seats folks so be sure to encourage all of your colleagues to register.

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Magic Tricks and Maintenance

Jessamyn West has sent me her session title and description which are now available on the schedule page. Check out her session in the 1:00pm time slot.

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Make that one open speaking slot

We’ve just confirmed that Lindsey Hansen and Linda Holmberg of the Centerville Community Library (SD) will be speaking about combo school/public libraries. Session details and bios will be posted as soon as they’re available.

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Two speaking slots open

Late last week we lost one of our confirmed speakers. (She’s fine, there was just a conflict.) So, we’ve got two open slots at this point. I’ve got lines on several possibilities but any suggestions are welcome. If you’ve got … Continue reading

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FAQ added

It’s only after announcing something that you realize what you forgot to tell people, or did, but they just can’t find it on your site. So, if you’re wondering things like “must I be in the US to attend” and … Continue reading

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Registration is now open

Welcome everyone! Today we’ve started announcing this conference to the world and the registrations are starting to come in. As you browse around the site you may notice that there is still a hole in the schedule and that we’re … Continue reading

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Speakers from South Dakota confirmed

This morning I received the e-mail confirming that two speakers from South Dakota will be joining us to talk about community partnerships. As soon as I receive their bios and session description I’ll post them on the appropriate pages.

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