Call for Proposals, LITA @ ALA Annual 2020

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Submit your program ideas for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference Location: Chicago, IL, June 25-30, 2020Deadline: September 10, 2019Acceptances will be sent out in mid-December 2019 We encourage the submission of innovative and creative proposals for the 2020 Annual American Library Association Conference. We’re looking for 60-minute presentations that focus on the current or future […]

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LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Top Technology Trends

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If you’re going to ALA Annual in Washington, DC, don’t miss the latest Top Tech Trends panel. LITA Top Technology TrendsSunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PMLocation: Washington Convention Center, 146A LITA’s premier program on trends and advances in technology features an ongoing roundtable discussion by a panel of LITA technology experts and thought […]

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Going to ALA Annual? Check out the LITA ALA Annual Precons

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Active and Engaging If you’re attending the 2019 ALA Annual Conference, join us for one of our practical workshops and check out all the LITA programming at Annual including the thought-provoking LITA President’s Program. AvramCampFriday June 21, 2019, 9:00 am – 4:00pmFacilitators: Sara Margaret Rizzo, Systems Librarian, Monmouth University Library Aisha Conner-Gaten. Instructional Design Librarian, Loyola Marymount University Anne Slaughter, Director […]

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LITA AvramCamp 2019, an ALA Annual Preconference

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Register now for this unique and affordable LITA workshop at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. AvramCamp 2019Friday June 21, 2019, 9:00 am – 4:00 pmWalter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 150A Join other women and non-binary technology library workers in a safe and welcoming space to explore common challenges faced, learn strategies for dealing with them, […]

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LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Executive Perspectives

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Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry Monday, June 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMLocation: Washington Convention Center, 146A Marshall Breeding, author of the annual Library Systems Report published in American Libraries, has assembled and will moderate this panel of senior executives representing organizations that produce software or services […]

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Travel scholarships available for LITA AvramCamp 2019

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Do you want to participate in LITA AvramCamp, a one-day unconference for women and non-binary people working in library technology, at ALA Annual in Washington, D.C.? Would travel funding help you to attend? Thanks to support from individual donors and sponsors, AvramCamp is offering several $500 travel scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded competitively based on […]

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Call for Panelists – Deadline Extended – 2019 ALA Annual LITA Top Tech Trends Program

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Nominate yourself or someone you know for the next LITA Top Tech Trends panel of speakers! Submit your nominations – The submission deadline has been extended to May 6th, 2019. The session will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, at the  2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington DC. A moderator and several panelists will each […]

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LITA @ ALA Annual 2019 – Science Fiction Authors

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Agency, Consent, and Power in Science Fiction and Fantasy Saturday, June 22, 2019 – 4:00 PM – 5:00 PMLocation: Washington Convention Center, 146B Science Fiction and Fantasy has always held a mirror up to nature and continues to explore themes that resonate in contemporary society. As our current culture grapples with issues such as sexual assault, […]

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You can support LITA Avramcamp 2019 today!

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Every year, LITA organizes AvramCamp at ALA Annual, a preconference centering women and non-binary individuals in technology work. This event allows attendees to not only discuss challenges in their work, but build community and self-reflect in a brave space. We are asking for support from you. Your donation supports scholarships for AvramCamp attendees including registration […]

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LITA ALA Annual President’s Program: Meredith Broussard presents on Artificial Unintelligence

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LITA President Bohyun Kim welcomes Meredith Broussard presenting: Artificial Unintelligence Sunday, June 23, 2019, 3:00 – 4:00 pm Our collective enthusiasm for applying computer technology to every aspect of life has resulted in a vast number of poorly designed systems. We are so eager to do everything digitally—hiring, driving, paying bills, even choosing romantic partners—that […]

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