What to Look Forward to in 2024!

Prepare to immerse yourself in 45 sessions dedicated to the latest industry trends, comprehensive product overviews, professional development opportunities, and more.

Hear from a range of experts on the current state of librarianship, how it’s evolving, and steps you and your library can take to navigate it.

Explore SirsiDynix’s guiding principle, BLUE—the Best Library User Experience—and the family of products it’s inspired. 

Zero in on the content that matters most to you by following one of three tracks for the day: Partner, Director, or Academic.

What Is Connections?

Connections is a free, online conference open to library professionals worldwideand everyone in your library is invited to attend!


Over the course of three days, you’ll unite with 1,000+ attendees from across the globe to hone product knowledge, glean insights from eminent thought leaders, and discover exciting ways to advance your library’s mission.

Free

Open to all libraries
and their staff
at no cost

Focused

Expert-led,
strategy-driven
educational
programming

Fast-Paced

Interactive,
15- to 30-minute
sessions

Why Attend Connections?​

Will Connections Be Recorded?

Yes! Every session will be recorded. All who register for the conference will receive access to on-demand sessions in mid- to late November. Plus, as soon as you register, you also get immediate access to on-demand sessions from previous years

COUNTDOWN TO CONNECTIONS

Days
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Minutes
Connections is NOW LIVE!

Presenters

Raymond Uzwyshyn

Associate Dean for Collection Management & Strategy, Mississippi State University

Colin Carter

IMMS Business Director, Business Unit Library, Lyngsoe Systems

Sonya Durney

President of the Maine Library Association, a member of the American Library Association Policy Corp, and the Scholarly Communication Research & Teaching Librarian at the University of New England

Silke Davison

Silke Davison is Community Manager (Americas & Europe) at OAPEN and the DOAB

Ken Bonney

Director of Customer Success with Niche Academy

Allister Chang

Advisory Board Member of the Library of Congress, TEDx Speaker

John Chrastka

Founder of Everylibrary

Rivkah Sass

Library Director & CEO of Sacramento Public Library

Meredith Schwartz

Editor in Chief of Library Journal

Marshall Breeding

Independent Consultant, speaker, and author

Audrey Lujan

City Librarian at Anaheim Public Library

Brian Hart

Director of Libraries for the Forsyth County Public Library (NC)

Cordelia Anderson

Consultant & Author of Library Marketing and Communications

Kathy Smart

Co-chair Advocate for the Children’s Hospital’s Literacy Initiative

Alicia Wise

Executive Director of CLOCKSS and an independent consultant specializing in Open Access.

Lia Vella

Metadata Coordinator with the National Park Service’s Library Information Management Program

Lauri McIntosh

Channel Sales Manager

Partners

Register for Connections

Forge connections that make a difference. Expand your impact in your library and your community. Register now to reserve your spot.

OCT

22

Opening Day

Hear from a range of experts on the current state of librarianship, how it’s evolving, and steps you and your library can take to navigate it.

 

 

OCT

23

Explore BLUEcloud Day

Learn all about SirsiDynix’s guiding principle, BLUE—the Best Library User Experience—and the family of products it’s inspired. Each session will provide a glimpse into product functionality and benefits.
 

OCT

24

Experience SirsiDynix Day

Customize your conference experience and zero in on the content that matters most to you by following one of three tracks for the day: Partner, Director, or Academic.

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