[Air-L] ASIS&T Annual Meeting Program Early deadline

Richard Hill rhill at asis.org
Tue Sep 8 06:58:40 PDT 2009

The deadline for getting the early rates for the ASIST Annual meeting is September 25, 2009.

The deadline for Hotel reservations at the preferential rate is October 17.

Dick Hill

The preliminary program for the ASIST Annual Meeting, 
Thriving on Diversity - Information Opportunities in a Pluralistic World, 
November 6-11, 2009, Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 
is now available and registration is open at 
    - 45 contributed papers
    - 44 reviewed panel sessions
    -105 posters.  

New feature: An Industry Session on Monday morning comprises two parts: 
the first, “Eyes on the Future: Trends in Information Technology”, presents a panel 
of leaders from industry; the second, “A Glimpse of the Cutting Edge in Information Applications,” 
will focus on product demonstrations.

- Opening Plenary Session on Sunday afternoon is Tim Bray, currently Director of Web Technologies at Sun Microsystems. 
- Wednesday plenary will be a Pecha Kucha session, “Diversity in Digital Information Environments: Opportunity or Chaos?” 
with Grant Campbell, Andrew Dillon, Allison Druin, Gary Marchionini, Cathy Marshall, Candy Schwartz and Elaine Toms.

Pre-conference seminars are Fri, Nov. 6, and Saturday, Nov. 7.  http://www.asis.org/Conferences/AM09/seminars.html

See you in Vancouver!

Dick Hill

Richard 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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