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We’ve extended the LITA members early bird registration another two weeks,
so there’s still time to register for the 2016 LITA Forum
<> at the early bird rate and save $50.

LITA Forum 2016 <>
Fort Worth, TX
November 17-20, 2015

LITA Forum early bird rates now will end October 14, 2016
Register Now! <>

Join us in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel
in Downtown Fort Worth, for the 2016 LITA Forum <>, a
three-day education and networking event featuring 2 preconferences, 3
keynote sessions, more than 55 concurrent sessions and 25 poster
presentations. It’s the 19th 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.

Why attend the LITA Forum

Tune in to #LITAchat <> Friday,
September 30, 2016, at noon Central time to learn about the 2016 LITA Forum
with guest tweeters from the Forum Planning Committee. From #litaforum
<>, they will discuss
the upcoming LITA Forum, November 17-20, in Fort Worth, Texas: why you
should attend, what to expect, how to get the most out of the experience,
and much more! To participate, launch your favorite Twitter client and
check out the #LITAchat
<> hashtag.
On the web client, just search for #LITAchat
<> and then click “LIVE” to
follow along. Ask questions using the hashtag #LITAchat
<>, add your own comments, and
even answer questions posed by other participants.

Register now <> to receive the
LITA members early bird discount:

   - LITA member early bird rate: $340
   - LITA member regular rate: $390

Keynote Speakers <>:

   - Cecily Walker, Vancouver Public Library
   - Waldo Jaquith, U.S. Open Data
   - Tara Robertson, @tararobertson

The Preconference Workshops <>:

   - Librarians can code! A “hands-on” computer programming workshop just
   for librarians
   - Letting the Collections Tell Their Story: Using Tableau for Collection

Comments from past attendees:

“Best conference I’ve been to in terms of practical, usable ideas that I
can implement at my library.”
“I get so inspired by the presentations and conversations with colleagues
who are dealing with the same sorts of issues that I am.”
“After LITA I return to my institution excited to implement solutions I
find here.”
“This is always the most informative conference! It inspires me to develop
new programs and plan initiatives.”

Forum Sponsors:

<>OCLC <>, Yewno

Get all the details, register and book a hotel room at the 2016 Forum
website. <>

See you in Fort Worth.

Paul Go

Systems Librarian /
Library Technology Manager
Paul V. Galvin Library
Illinois Institute of Technology
35 West 33rd Street
Chicago, IL  60616
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