LITA Events and Programs at 2010 PLA National Conference
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Top Technology Trends, 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Oregon Convention Center, B113-116
A panel of LITA leaders who are acknowledged for their reputations and expertise in the library and information technology fields will discuss and debate the top technology trends in public libraries:
David Lee King, Digital Services Manager, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
Michael Porter, Communications Manager, OCLC-WebJunction
Monique Sendze, Associate Director of Information Technology and Virtual Services, Douglas County Libraries
Kate Sheehan, Co-Editor, ALA Tech Source
Michelle Frisque, LITA President & Head, Information Systems, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University
At the end of this program participants will have a better understanding of the variety of complex information technology issues currently facing public libraries.
LITA's Top Tech Trends session will also be part of PLA's Virtual Conference. The Virtual Conference will consist of live programming chosen from among the highest rated in PLA's session preference survey - including Top Tech Trends! The Virtual Conference will feature panel discussions, author interviews, interactive workshops, and chats with colleagues, all from the comfort of your computer. Visit the PLA Virtual Conference site for more information.
LITA Happy Hour, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
McMenamins on Broadway
1504 N.E. Broadway
Interested in meeting LITA members and learning more about the organization? Please join us for networking, good cheer, and great fun! Expect lively conversation and excellent drinks. Cash Bar.
LITA at the Exhibit Hall
Stop by the ALA Booth, #1035 and meet staff and members of ALA divisions and offices, incuding LITA. Discuss new developments in membership, publishing, continuing education, standards and professional development. Exhibit Hours:
Wednesday, March 24, 4 - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 25, 9:30am - 5pm
Friday, March 26, 9:30am - 4pm
Visit the PLA Conference site for more information on the conference, including registration.