*Online Registration for the 2015 LITA Forum
<> Ends Sunday, November 8, at 11:59 pm.Minneapolis,
MNNovember 12-15, 2015Register Now!

Join your LITA <> and LLAMA
<> colleagues in Minneapolis, November 12-15, 2015 for
the 2015 LITA Forum <>. On site registration will be
available at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis <>,
where there are still some hotel rooms available at the conference discount
rate <>.

*This year get social and create activities at the 2015 LITA Forum*

There will be many ways to get involved and “play” with your colleagues.
The *Forum wiki* <> is the primary tool
for additional activities, join in the listed fun and create your own
activities for others to join you. You could:

• go bowling
• take a skywalk walk
• suggest game night games
• stay up late at a disco
• get up early for yoga

The *Networking dinners*, on both Friday and Satuday evenings, are always
popular and offer a wide variety of experiences. You can choose by leader,
or by colleagues, or by restaurant.

The *Forum UnCommons* room will be an always open multi-purpose area to
gather, meet, share, interact, and explore together. Activities can be
planned using the Forum wiki
<>or ad hoc and
spur of the moment. The room will have meeting tables with power and a
theater seating area with a screen and projector. Space to do whatever
meets your and your colleagues needs for collaboration, learning and fun.

Be sure to try the *Forum’s Virtual Uncommons room on Slack*, read up and
sign up here

Plus there will be all the usual Forum social interaction opportunities
like the Friday evening *Sponsor reception*, *Breaks*, and the end of the
day Saturday *Poster session* and *Lightning Talks*.

*This year’s Forum has **three amazing keynotes*
<>* you won’t want to miss:*

Lisa Welchman, President of Digital Governance Solutions at ActiveStandards
Mx A. Matienzo, Director of Technology for the Digital Public Library of
America <>.
Carson Block, Carson Block Consulting Inc <>.

*Don’t forget the Preconference Workshop*

“Beyond Web Page Analytics: Using Google tools to assess searcher behavior
across web properties”.
With presenters: Robert L. Nunez, Head of Collection Services, Kenosha
Public Library, Kenosha, WI and Keven Riggle, Systems Librarian &
Webmaster, Marquette University Libraries

*Full Details* <>

The 2015 LITA Forum <> is a three-day education and
networking event featuring a preconference, 3 keynote sessions, more than
55 concurrent sessions and 15 poster presentations. This year including
content and planning collaboration with LLAMA <>.
It’s the 18th 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. Attendees take advantage of the informal
Friday evening reception, networking dinners and other social opportunities
to get to know colleagues and speakers.

*Forum Sponsors:* <>

EBSCO <>, Ex Libris
<>, Optimal
Workshop <>, OCLC <>,
Innovative <>, BiblioCommons
<>, Springshare <>,
SirsiDynix <>, A Book Apart
<>, Rosenfeld Media <>
and Double
Robotics <>.

Get all the details, register and book a hotel room at the 2015 Forum Web
site. <>

See you in Minneapolis!

Ken Varnum
Senior Program Manager for Discovery, Delivery, and Learning Analytics
Library Information Technology
University of Michigan Library
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