Annual Conference

Early Bird Registration is Now Open for the LILRC 25th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future #LILRC16

Believe it or not, the LILRC 25th Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future will be here in less than three months!  This year’s Conference, scheduled for October 20-21, 2016, marks the 25th anniversary of this important educational event.  We hope that you will join us as we celebrate this milestone, and take advantage of our early bird registration rates, which are now available!

With an eye towards the future, this year’s conference will explore the theme, Open for Business: Rethinking Relevance and Reality and will feature the following guest speakers:

Pablo Calvi, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, Stony Brook University
Presentation Title: Journalism, Libraries and Technology

Kerri Willette, Deputy Director, Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)
Presentation Title: DPLA: Impact on Libraries

Jim Milliot, Editorial Director, Publishers Weekly
Presentation Title: Impact of Technology on Publishing

Tom Jacobson, Principal Consultant, Third Chapter Partners
Presentation Title: Marketing the Value of Your Library:  New Technologies, Practices, and Privacy

Why register early? Because our Early Bird registration comes with a special price: $135 for the full conference package of learning and networking on October 20-21 at Carlyle on the Green, Bethpage State Park.  That’s $30 off the regular rate, but only when you register by Tuesday, September 20th.  Keep in mind, the full conference package can be split between two people! After that the price goes up, so don’t wait to take advantage.  In addition, first-time attendees will receive a 10% discount and students are eligible for a special rate.

We hope that you’ll join us in celebrating 25 years of this leading educational conference on Long Island!  Be sure to visit the LILRC website at for more details.


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