ALA Midwinter LITA Highlights

ALA Midwinter LITA Highlights

Complete LITA schedule of meetings and events with room assignments now available

Use the Conference Scheduler to browse and search events, plan and prioritize your time, and build your personal conference calendar.

LITA Open House - by Recording

Now and ongoing

Hear Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Member Development Committees members talk about LITA activities the upcoming ALA Midwinter 2019 conference. They describe ways you can meet LITA leaders, committee chairs, and interest group participants; build professional connections; and share your knowledge and ideas about current issues in library technology while in Seattle.

LITA Top Technology Trends

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington State Convention Center, Room 618-620

LITA's premier program on changes and advances in technology. Top Technology Trends features our ongoing roundtable discussion about trends and advances in library technology by a panel of LITA technology experts and thought leaders. The panelists will describe changes and advances in technology that they see having an impact on the library world, and suggest what libraries might do to take advantage of these trends. This conference's panelists include:

  • Kate Tkacik, Session Moderator, Director, Network Engagement, Foundation Center 
  • Joyce Valenza, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, SC&I
  • Cynthia Dudenhoffer, Director of Information Resources and Assessment, Central Methodist University
  • James Neal, Senior Program Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • Suzanne Wulf, Head of Digital Services, Niles-Maine District Library
  • Becky Yoose, Library Applications and Systems Manager, Seattle Public Library

More information about the program is available at the Top Tech Trends site.

LITA President-Elect Emily Morton-Owens hosts the LITA Town Meeting

Monday, January 28, 2019, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Washington State Convention Center, TCC-Tahoma 1

Join your fellow LITA members for breakfast and a discussion about LITA's strategic path. We will focus on LITA goals--collaboration and networking; education and sharing of expertise; advocacy; and infrastructure--to help our organization serve you and the broader library community. This Town Meeting will help us turn those goals into plans that will guide LITA going forward.


Redhook Brewlab location mapLITA Happy Hour

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00pm
Redhook Brewlab, 714 E. Pike St., Seattle, WA 98122, 206-823-3026

Please join the LITA Membership Development Committee and LITA members and friends from around the country for networking, good cheer, and great fun!