Tame The Web Founder LIANZA Keynote Speaker

Dr Michael StephensThe LIANZA Conference 2013 committee are delighted to announce the first keynote speaker for the October 2013 event is Dr Michael Stephens from www.tametheweb.com

A superstar in library circles, Stephens is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University whose research focuses on use of emerging technologies in libraries and technology learning programs.

Conference Convenor Vye Perrone said having a speaker of Dr Stephens’ calibre was hugely exciting.

“We are thrilled that Michael will be joining us for the 2013 LIANZA Conference. His breadth of interest in things-library and his strategic thinking about innovation and technology will ensure a stimulating and informative address.”

LIANZA Conference 2013: Wai-ora, Wai-Māori, Waikato will be held at the Claudelands Event Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand from October 20 to 23, 2013.

Photo of Michael Stephens by Cindi Trainor