The 2018 NASIG Annual Conference is just a few weeks away! All of us who are preparing this year’s conference are excited to welcome both old timers and newcomers to Atlanta, GA.
Don’t forget to register with the Early Bird registration rate available through May 11! [ Visit this link ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=700&pk_association_webpage=11664 )and book your spot for the conference and the amazing Grand Hyatt Buckhead Hotel! Remember that students get a discounted rate at $100 so please share with your students and have them come to Atlanta to learn about what new developments are in library land.
Registration for the full conference includes [ NASIG on Demand: Features of the 2018 Conference ]( https://nasig.wordpress.com/2018/02/26/nasig-on-demand-nasigs-newest-conference-offering/ ), NASIG’s newest offering, which consists of recordings of six concurrent sessions that cover a variety of important topics touching on the conference theme of “Transforming the Information Community.” Those who are unable to join us in person have the option of [ purchasing access ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=700&pk_association_webpage=11664 ) to these recordings for $149 for individuals (or $49 for students) and $249 for groups. For more information about NASIG on Demand, including the sessions that will be offered, see [ here ]( https://nasig.wordpress.com/2018/02/26/nasig-on-demand-nasigs-newest-conference-offering/ ).
Hotel registration closes on May 16! A link to the hotel reservation website for the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead will be provided upon completion of registration. If you have any difficulty with conference registration or with hotel reservations, please contact [ [log in to unmask] ]( [log in to unmask]" target="_blank">http:[log in to unmask] )
Explore the complete program on the following link. Select the sessions you would like to attend and add them to your schedule: [ https://nasig2018.sched.com ]( https://nasig2018.sched.com ).
This year we have again opened up the program for the [ Great Ideas Showcase ]( http://sched.co/Ds2M ) session, scheduled for June 9th at 5PM, and the [ Snapshot Session ]( http://sched.co/Ds3q ), scheduled for June 10th at 2PM.
After last year’s very successful [ Student Spotlight ]( http://sched.co/Ds2N ) session, we are bringing it back this year so that talented students can share their work. Stop by and support them!
This year’s [ Opening Session ]( http://sched.co/Ds3h ) will feature David Bradley, a self-described storyteller, writer, filmmaker, and history geek with an obsession for the history of Atlanta, where he has lived for 33 years. David will perform a stand-up history and visual presentation of Atlanta’s history. Expect to be entertained, informed, and excited to be in Atlanta!
As usual we have the early morning Fun Run scheduled for June 9, from 6-7AM. For detailed information please visit the following link: [ http://sched.co/Dwju ]( http://sched.co/Dwju ).
We can’t wait to see you all in Atlanta!
NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models. Visit [ http://www.nasig.org/ ]( http://www.nasig.org/ ) for more information.