2017 LITA Forum – Programs, Schedule Available

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Check out the 2017 LITA Forum website now for the preliminary schedule, program tracks, posters, and speakers. You’re sure to find sessions and more sessions that you really want to attend.

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Denver, CO
November 9-12, 2017

Participate with your LITA and library technology colleagues for the excellent networking opportunities at the 2017 LITA Forum.

And don’t forget the other conference highlights including the Keynote speakers and the Preconferences.

Keynote Speakers:

Casey Fiesler, University of Colorado Boulder

Armed with a PhD in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Tech and a JD from Vanderbilt Law School, Casey Fiesler primarily researches social computing, law, ethics, and fan communities (occasionally all at the same time). Find out more on her website at: https://caseyfiesler.com/about/

Vivienne Ming, Scientist and Entrepreneur

Dr. Vivienne Ming, named one of 10 Women to Watch in Tech by Inc. Magazine, is a theoretical neuroscientist, technologist and entrepreneur. Her speaking topics address her philosophy to maximize human potential, emphasizing education and labor markets, diversity, and AI and cybernetics. Find out more on her website at http://www.vivienneming.com

The Preconference Workshops:

Improving Technology Services with Design Thinking: A Workshop

Michelle Frisque will guide participants in using the Design Thinking Toolkit for Libraries, an open source, step-by-step guide created by IDEO with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation support, participants learn how to leverage design strategies to better understand and serve library patrons.

Canceled, IT Security and Privacy in Libraries: Stay Safe From Ransomware, Hackers & Snoops

Blake Carver will help participants tackle security myths, passwords, tracking, malware, and more, covering a range of tools and techniques, making this session ideal for any library staff that works with IT.

Full Details

Join us in Denver, Colorado, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center, for the 2017 LITA Forum, a three-day education and networking event featuring 2 preconferences, 2 keynote sessions, more than 50 concurrent sessions and 15 poster presentations. It’s the 20th annual gathering of the highly regarded LITA Forum for technology-minded information professionals. Meet with your colleagues involved in new and leading edge technologies in the library and information technology field. Registration is limited in order to preserve the important networking advantages of a smaller conference. Attendees take advantage of the informal Friday evening reception, networking dinners, game night, and other social opportunities to get to know colleagues and speakers.

Get the latest information, register and book a hotel room at the 2017 Forum Web site.

We thank our LITA Forum Sponsors:

ExLibris, Google, Aten, BiblioCommons

Questions or Comments?

Contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

See you in Denver.

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