Conferences around the World

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July

5-10: Amsterdam, Netherlands (Conservatorium van Amsterdam). The International Association of Music Libraries Archives and Documentation Centres/ International M usi co logy Society International Conference features a keynote address from Martin Bossenbroek, director of collections and services and acting director-general of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the national library of the Netherlands.

Site: Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Oosterdokskade 151, 1011 DL Amsterdam, Netherlands; contact www.iamlconference2009.nl.

7-8: London (The Tower Hotel). The SIPA UK Congress 2009 addresses challenges, issues, and opportunities surrounding subscription publishing with round tables, practical case studies, and presentations on print and online publishing from guest speakers such as Bill Bonner of Agora Publications, Inc., who is delivering a keynote address titled The Perfect Swarm: Total Integration Marketing.

Site: The Tower Hotel, St. Katharine's Way, London ElW ILD, UK; contact http://sipaonline.com/sipauk/Julyconference.

10-13: Orlando, FIa. (Rosen Centre Hotel). The 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Generation, Communication and Management: KGCM 2009 covers concepts, theories, models, methodologies, technologies, supporting systems, tools, and techniques in the knowledge generation, communication, and management field with papers and abstracts regarding scientific research, engineering designs, technological innovations, case studies, and product development.

Site: Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819; contact w ww.iiis2009.org/ wmsci/website/default.asp?vc=18.

23-25: Chicago (Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers). In Real Life is the theme of the BI OgH er '09 conference, which gives bloggers a chance to network with each other and interact with the brands that support them. The event kicks off with the BlogHer Business Conference, which defines best practices for reaching female consumers in the social media world.

Site: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, 301 E. North Water St., Chicago, IL 60611; contact www.blogher.com/blogher_conference/conf.

28-Aug. 5: Tilburg, Netherlands (Tilburg University). The Digital Libraries à Ia Carte 2009 conference provides seven modules that help librarians prepare for the future: Strategic Developments and Library Management, Change - Making It Happen in Your Library, Tomorrow's Library Leaders, Integrated Search Solutions Toward Catalogue 2.0, Institutional Repositories - Preservation and Advocacy, Libraries and Research Data - Embracing New Content, and Libraries and Collaborative Research Communities.

Site: Tilburg University, Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB Tilburg, Netherlands; contact w ww.tilburguniversity. …