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Registration deadline approaching for 2010 LITA National Forum

The early bird registration deadline is approaching for the 2010 LITA National Forum, “The Cloud & the Crowd,” to be held Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 at the Hilton Downtown in Atlanta, Ga. Now is your opportunity to realize excellent savings on registration for the forum. Prior to Aug. 15, the registration rates are $50 lower. Online registration is available, or you may fax or mail your completed registration form. Visit to register the Forum.

Keynote sessions anchor the event and include speakers Amy Bruckman, Roy Tennant and Ross Singer. More than 30 concurrent sessions and 10 poster sessions provide a wealth of practical information on a wide range of topics. Two preconference workshops, “Redesigning a Website Using Information Architecture Principles,” presented by Jenny Emanuel of the University of Illinois, and “Virtualize IT: Laying the Foundation for the Library of the Future,” presented by Maurice York of North Carolina State University, are also available.

Corporate sponsors of the LITA Forum help to bring programming and networking opportunities to attendees. LITA gratefully acknowledges the support of Boopsie, OCLC, Ex Libris, Serials Solutions and Ristech. An opening reception will be held Friday night to showcase sponsors and provide great networking and camaraderie for attendees. Other networking opportunities include Saturday lunch, continental breakfasts and refreshment breaks, as well as Saturday evening no-host dinner groups organized by LITA leaders.

Registration is limited to 500. For more information, visit