LAMA national institute registration deadline is October 25

Contact: Arawa McClendon


For Immediate Release

October 2002

LAMA national institute registration deadline is October 25

"The E-ssential Library: Creating and Sustaining Our Leading Edge," a national institute presented by the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) will take place at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, Naples, Florida, November 14-16, 2002. Register now and save 15 percent off the on-site rate.
The deadline for advanced registration is October 25.

Participants in the National Institute will engage with library and business leaders to plan strategies for the evolution of libraries in the 21st century. Robert Martin, director of the Institute for Museum and Library Services, will give the conference keynote and capstone addresses. He will be joined by eight other faculty from within and outside the library profession: David Seaman, director of the Digital Library Federation; Lorcan Dempsey, vice president for research at OCLC; Karen B. Brown, associate professor of information science, Dominican University; Karen Thornburg of Thornburg Performance Consulting; Anne Grodzins Lipow, founder and director of Library Solutions Institute and Press; Andrea Michaels, library planning and design consultant; Anne Rose Johnson, executive director of the North Suburban Library System's Library Community Foundation; and Alexis H. Sarkisian, corporate and association marketing specialist.

For more information and to register, go to, or contact Doll Thorn-Hawkins, LAMA, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL, 60611-2795; phone 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5032, fax 1-312-280-5033; email LAMA thanks 3M Library Systems, Sirsi and Sun Microsystems for their generous support of the National Institute.

LAMA is a division of ALA.