Dr. Luther E. Smith, Jr., Professor of Church and Community, Candler School of Theology, Emory University addresses the topic of "What Does This Have To Do With Me?: Challenges of Relevance in Theological Education." Professor Smith's current research focuses on the writings and correspondence of Howard Thurman, advocacy on behalf of children, and a spirituality of hope.
Tracy Byerly, Executive Director, Missouri Library Network Corporation speaks on "A Panoramic Potpourri of Library Trends." Her wide-ranging and entertaining view of library trends covers developments - both technological and psychological - that the speaker suggests librarians incorporate into their work or keep on their radar screen.