Mailing List Message #114706
From: Joan K. Lippincott <>
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Subject: Register for Designing Libraries VIII at Georgia Tech
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 12:11:15 -0400
For those who missed earlier announcements over the summer, here is your opportunity to register for the Designing Libraries Conference. We have a great roster of speakers and two valuable pre-conferences. Program information and links to the conference site are below. 
—Joan Lippincott, CNI

Registration nearly full for Designing Libraries VIII
Few spaces still open for early October conference at Georgia Tech
If you’re thinking of attending the eighth installment of the Designing Libraries Conference held Oct. 6-8 at Georgia Tech, make sure to register ASAP. Just a few spots remain.
Confirmed for the conference is key note speaker Eric Klinenberg, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York Universityand author of Palaces for the People, a look into how social infrastructure can help fight inequality, polarization and the decline of civic life.

Joining the professor are architects, designers and speakers from universities, museums and national libraries across the globe providing insight on design thinking, building community through space and creating teaching and learning facilities for the 21st century. 
To register for the conference and book a hotel at a discounted conference rate, visit Cost for the conference is $500, with one of two pre-conference options available for $150. Conference fee includes lunch both days. Pre-conference fee includes a boxed lunch. 
The site also lists the program and featured speakers
Hosted by the Georgia Tech Library in partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information and North Carolina State University Libraries, the conference will take place at Georgia Tech's Global Learning Center, with pre-conference events happening throughout Atlanta and on Tech's campus.
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