[Air-L] New Early registration Date - 2007 ASIS&T Annual - Oct 21-24, Milwaukee

Richard Hill rhill at asis.org
Mon Sep 10 13:05:10 PDT 2007

By request, and because of the short time between Labor Day and the early cut off date, we have made the deadline for registering and getting the early rate September 21, 2007

2007 ASIS&T Annual Meeting
October 21-24, 2007 | Milwaukee, Wisconsin  

Come to Milwaukee, expand and enrich your network by
Joining Research and Practice

Register now before early rates expire on Friday, September 21, 2007

Web 2.0 and social computing are changing the way people use information for work, play, research, and everyday activities. Sponsored by ASIS&T, the premier society for information science, the 2007 Annual Meeting is devoted to the discussion of Social Computing and Information Science. More than sixty sessions of contributed papers, panel discussions, poster sessions, etc. have been planned. They will address a wide variety of topics, ranging from tagging, online communities, information seeking behavior, web log and transaction log analysis to research directions, education, and ethical practice for information professionals in the new world of social computing.

Two plenary sessions have been planned. On Monday morning, Ms. Anthea Stratigos, co-founder and CEO of Outsell, the leading research and advisory firm focusing on information and publishing industry, will address the overall trends, impact of social computing and web 2.0 to the information industry.  On Wednesday, Dr. Clifford Lynch, Director of Coalition of Networked Information and long time member and former President of ASIS&T, will tie everything together, and discuss what these all meant to information science and information professionals.

      Exciting Pre-Conference Seminars:
Friday, October 19
* Research Into Practice: Studying Producers and Consumers in Social Computing Environments 
* Making D Space Your Own 
* Taxonomies in Search 
* Social Informatics Research Symposium: The Social Web, Social Computing and the Social Analysis of Computing Sa
turday, Oct. 20 
Saturday, October 20
* 18th Annual SIG CR Classification Research Workshop 
* Social Information Architecture 
* 7th SIG USE Symposium: Mobility and Social Networks in Information Behavior 
* RSS 2.0 for Current Awareness and Alerts: A Hands-On "Getting Started" Experience 

Sunday, October 21
* Information Architecture 3.0
Special Conference Hotel Room Rates  
$124 single/double, $144 triple, $164 quad.  Rates are good until September 27, 2007.  
Contact the hotel directly to make your hotel reservations and ask for the ASIS&T rate (code JIST). 
ASIS&T AM07 Conference Hotel
Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Tel: (414)  276-1234   Fax: (414) 276-6338

For more information about the meeting or hotel, please visit our site http://www.asis.org/Conferences/AM07/

Dick Hill

Executive Director
American Society for Information Science and Technology
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 510
Silver Spring, MD  20910
FAX: (301) 495-0810
(301) 495-0900

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