The 2015 LITA Forum <>
Minneapolis, MN
November 12-15, 2015

Registration <> is now open!

Join your LITA <> and LLAMA
<> colleagues in Minneapolis, November 12-15, 2015
for the 2015 LITA Forum <>

   - The guaranteed discount hotel rate at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
   <> ends Wednesday October 21st, 2015,
   and as available thereafter.
   - Online registration <>
closes Sunday
   November 8th, 2015

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


President of Digital Governance Solutions at ActiveStandards
<>. In a
20-year career, Lisa Welchman has paved the way in the discipline of
digital governance, helping organizations stabilize their complex,
multi-stakeholder digital operations. Lisa's focus centers on understanding
and interpreting how the advent and prolific growth of digital impacts
organizations, as well as the maturation of digital as a distinct
vocational discipline in the enterprise. Her book Managing Chaos: Digital
Governance by Design <> was
published in February of 2015 by Rosenfeld Media.


Director of Technology for the Digital Public Library of America
<>, he focuses on promoting and establishing digital library
interoperability at an international scale. Prior to joining DPLA, Matienzo
worked as an archivist and technologist specializing in born-digital
materials and metadata management, at institutions including the Yale
University Library, The New York Public Library, and the American Institute
of Physics. Matienzo received a MSI from the University of Michigan School
of Information and a BA in Philosophy from the College of Wooster, and was
awarded Emerging Leader Award of the Society of American Archivists in 2012.


Carson Block Consulting Inc <>. Carson Block has
led, managed, and supported library technology efforts for more than 20
years. He has been called "a geek who speaks English" and enjoys acting as
a bridge between the worlds of librarians and hard-core technologists. He
has a passion to de-mystify technology for the uninitiated, and to help IT
professionals understand and support the goals of libraries. As a
consultant, Carson is often brought in to help solve complex institutional
issues and to help align the library's public service mission with its
technology efforts to serve the needs of patrons and staff.

Don't forget the Preconference Workshops

So You Want to Make a Makerspace: Strategic Leadership to support the
Integration of new and disruptive technologies into Libraries: Practical
Tips, Tricks, Strategies, and Solutions for bringing making, fabrication
and content creation to your library.

   - Leah Kraus, Director of Community Engagement and Experience at the
   Fayetteville Free Library.
   - Michael Cimino, Technology Innovation and Integration Specialist at
   the Fayetteville Free Library.

Beyond Web Page Analytics: Using Google tools to assess searcher behavior
across web properties.

   - Robert L. Nunez, Head of Collection Services, Kenosha Public Library,
   Kenosha, WI
   - Keven Riggle, Systems Librarian & Webmaster, Marquette University

Full Details <>

The 2015 LITA Forum <> is a three-day education and
networking event featuring 2 preconferences, 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. 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 and
other social opportunities to get to know colleagues and speakers.

Forum Sponsors <>:

EBSCO <>, Ex Libris
<>, Optimal
Workshop <>, OCLC <>,
Innovative <>, BiblioCommons
<>, Springshare <>, 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 | Web Systems Manager | University of Michigan Library
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