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2016 LITA Forum

A 3-day technology-focused conference for everyone who cares about libraries, archives, and other information services.

11/17/2016 to 11/20/2016
When: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Where: Omni Fort Worth
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas  76102
Contact: http://forum.lita.org/

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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 located 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 Evaluation
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:

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