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
(503) 288-9498

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.