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Round-up of OpenAthens Customer Conference 2016

AvatarBy Beth Rutter
Category - Blog

Friday 18th November 2016

This November, almost 120 information professionals gathered at the inaugural OpenAthens Customer Conference to explore and debate the key issues facing libraries, publishers, and technology platforms in connecting readers with knowledge.

Below are links to all the presentations that were delivered throughout the day. There is also a photo show-reel. If you missed the event you can also register to attend re-runs of some sessions via webinar. Register below.

Session presentations

Mike Brooksbank – Welcome address:

Tracy Gardner, Guest Speaker – How readers discover content:

Jon Bentley – Product update:

Adam Snook – Improving your end user experience:

Louise Eagle – Top tips in marketing OpenAthens to your end users:

Neil Scully – Our product development methodology:

Phil Leahy and David Orrell – Phase one of SP product evolution:

Ken Chad, Guest Speaker – Library service innovation in a competitive world: focus on the user:

Phil Leahy and David Orrell – Phase two of SP product evolution :

Lightning talks

Jenny Carroll, Chest –

Aaron Maierhofer, BrowZine –

Jade Snelson, Softlink –

Randy Maxey, Boopsie –

Tim Lull and Gar Sydnor, EBSCO –

Register for webinars

Jon Bentley webinar: OpenAthens product update (30 mins) –

David Orrell webinar: Phase two of OpenAthens SP evolution including OpenID connect option (20 mins) – 

Adam Snook webinar: Key considerations when mapping your end user experience (30-45 mins) –

Louise Eagle webinar: Top tips on marketing OpenAthens to your end users (20 mins) –

Andy Anderson webinar – Training presentation on the new features in OpenAthens including the Redirector and local directory connection options (40 mins) –



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