The 2017 KLAS Users' Conference offers attendees three days of intensive networking and training opportunities with Keystone employees and other library administrators and staff who use KLAS. Why should you attend the 2017 KLAS Users' Conference?
During the conference attendees participate in:
- One-on-one discussions with colleagues and Keystone staff
- General Sessions, Seminars, and Workshops led by Keystone instructors
- Opportunities to provide feedback to KLAS developers
- General sessions addressing new features and ways to use KLAS
Location: The Georgia Library for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) will host the 2017 KLAS Users' Conference. GLASS is partnering with Tools for Life and will use their facilities just south of the Georgia Tech Campus. All conference sessions will be held at the Tools for Life / AMAC building in Atlanta's Midtown neighborhood.
Dates: Conference sessions begin the morning of Tuesday, March 21 and end the afternoon of Thursday, March 23. A pre-conference with hands-on KLAS training will occur Monday, March 20. A draft confernece agenda and a day-by-day overview schedule and are now available.
Conference Theme: Inspiring Inclusive Innovation
Conference Registration: Register now for the 2017 KLAS Users' Conference.
Breakout Session Registration: Pre-conference and breakout session information is now available and the registration form is live. You must be registered for the confernence before you register for breakout sessions.
Registration fees & deadlines:
- Early Bird: $120.00 / person (on or before 1/6/2017)
- Full Registration: $145.00 / person (1/7/2017 – 2/20/2017)
- Late Registration: $170.00 / person (2/21/2017 – onsite)
Conference Format: Each day attendees will have the chance to network with librarians who use KLAS, attend general sessions and choose from different types of breakout sessions including Workshops, Seminars, and Birds-of-a-Feather Discussions.
Accommodations: The conference hotel is the Regency Suites in Atlanta's Midtown neighborhood. The conference rate is $138.00 + tax for single rooms / $148.00 + tax for double. The conference rate will be honored for two days before and after the conference. Learn more about our conference hotel and make your reservations before February 13 to receive the special conference rate.
Getting to the Hotel: Atlanta's MARTA Orange and Red line trains run from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) to the Midtown stop which is next door to the Regency Suites. For more info about transportation options from the airport the hotel, check out the "Getting to / from ATL article".
Gettiing from the Hotel to the Conference Location: The free Georgia Tech Trolley stops at the Midtown MARTA station next door to the Regency Suites and has a stop at the Student Center one block from the Tools for Life building where conference sessions will occur.
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