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Stephen Abram

Principal
Lighthouse Consulting, Inc.
& Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries (FOPL)

Picture of Stephen AbramStephen Abram, MLS is managing principal of Lighthouse Consulting Inc. He is executive diretcor of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries. He has been with Gale Cengage Learning, SirsiDynix, the SirsiDynix Institute, ProQuest, Micromedia, IHS,and Thomson. He is an SLA Fellow and the past president of the Ontario Library Association, SLA and the Canadian Library Association. In June 2003 he was awarded SLA’s John Cotton Dana Award. He received the AIIP Roger Summit Award in 2009 and Outstanding Teacher Award from the U of Toronto iSchool in 2010. He is the author of Out Front with Stephen Abram and Stephen’s Lighthouse blog.

Internet Librarian 2020

Internet Librarian 2018

  • Monday, October 15, 2018
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W5: Extreme UX: Trends in User Experience
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. D103: Innovation & Excellence in Libraries: Copenhagen & Ontario Models
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Are Librarians Smarter Than a Machine?

Internet Librarian 2017

  • Sunday, October 22, 2017
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W5: Innovative Strategies of Public Libraries
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Death Match! Apps vs. Browser; Libraries vs. Cultural Institutions; Amazon vs. Libraries; Libraries vs. Robots
  • Monday, October 23, 2017
    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. A104: Future Watch: Coming AI Tools for Libraries

Internet Librarian 2016

  • Sunday, October 16, 2016
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. W7: Social Media Strategies for Library Storytelling
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. E303: Developing an Internet of Things Platform & Apps
  • Monday, October 17, 2016
    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. E104: Serving Special Populations and Making a Difference--Refugees

Internet Librarian 2015

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    • 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. New Methods of Representing Library Value
  • Monday, October 26, 2015
    • 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. E104: Framing the Ebook Challenge in School Settings
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2015
    • 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Tech Trends

Internet Librarian 2014

  • Sunday, October 26, 2014
    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. W12: Tools for User-Focused Digital Sites & Services
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    • 12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Frameworks for New Measurements in Public Libraries

Internet Librarian 2013

  • Sunday, October 27, 2013
    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. W13: Ch-Ch-Ch-Change! Encouraging a Change Culture in Your Library
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    • 1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Top Ten Techs to Watch in 2014

Internet Librarian 2012

  • Sunday, October 21, 2012
    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. W12: Teen Library Users: Engaging the Next Generation
  • Monday, October 22, 2012
    • 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. A102: Publishers Update
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. E203: Homework: Breaking the Model for 21st-Century Learners
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2012
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. E303: Trends in Teen Users and Technology: A Dynamic Panel

Internet Librarian 2011

  • Monday, October 17, 2011
    • 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. C103: 21st Century Book Recommendation Engines
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
    • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. A202: Ebooks & the Future of Publishing, Lending, Learning
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    • 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Internet 2020: TrendWatch Smackdown

Internet Librarian 2010

  • Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Rip Van Winkle’s Libraries in 2510
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    • 11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Google Labs

Internet Librarian 2009

  • Wednesday, October 28 2009
    • 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Growing & Grown-Up Digital: Net-Gen Speaks

Internet Librarian 2008

  • Tuesday, October 21
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A201: Enterprise Trends: Beyond the Simple Intranet
  • Wednesday, October 22
    • 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. D303: Pecha Kucha – Conversation Face-Off!