The SSP Meeting is set to open in Wednesday, June 5 with the keynote address at 4 PM. Below is part of an e-mail that I received reporting a record attendance expected–815 advance registrations!
I look forward to seeing you there!
RECORD BREAKING ATTENDANCE AT 2013 SSP ANNUAL MEETING
With over 815 pre-registered attendees, SSP’s 2013 Annual Meeting is breaking records even before it starts! Many of the sessions are very popular and we have made every effort to accommodate for the record attendance. However, if you have a “must attend” session on your schedule, please plan to arrive early to get a seat.
On-site registration will open on Tuesday evening,June 4 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Golden Gate Ballroom foyer (Level B2), so for those of you arriving early for the pre-meeting seminars, stop by and pick up your registration materials.
You can also download the Onsite Program and the Program Addendum prior to the meeting. Be sure to allow time to visit the exhibit hall to learn about new developments and be sure to thank our sponsors and vendors.
The SSP 35th Annual Meeting now has a guide on Guidebook! Improve your experience by taking the schedule, maps, Twitter (#2013SSP) and more with you on your phone or mobile device. Available for iOS, Android, Blackberry and web-enabled devices, completely free. Get it for your device now!
Click here to get an updated look at who will be attending this year’s meeting. With our record attendance, you are bound to make new connections and meet up with familiar faces.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Chill out with us on Thursday with FREE Ice Cream! Join us at the Membership Committees booth (next to registration) Thursday afternoon from 3:30-4:00 p.m. for an ice cream break. Everyone is welcome!
You can also participate in a drawing for a FREE 2014 Annual Meeting registration, learn about member benefits and sign up to volunteer on a committee.
We look forward to chilling with you!
LUNCHEON ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
The ever-popular Luncheon Roundtable Discussion is back! Join us Friday, June 7th from 12:00-1:00 p.m.and participate in this year’s discussion topics:
Table 1 – Digital Libraries
Table 2 – Accessibility and the Law
Table 3 – Altmetrics
Table 4 – Content Strategy for Publishers
Table 5 – Integrating ORCID
Table 6 – Full-Service Vendors
Table 7 – Patron-driven Serials Acquisitions
Table 8 – Copyright
Table 9 – Mobile User Experience
Table 10 – Peer Review
Table 11 – Big Data
Table 12 – Semantics
Table 13 – Responding to OA Policy Developments
Table 14 – Growing your Global Presence
Table 15 – Remixing Content
For those of you just wanting lunch without the discussion, there will be plenty of open tables!
Don Hawkins blogs about conferences for Information Today and Against The Grain. He also maintains the Conference Calendar on the Information Today website and is the Editor of Personal Archiving: Preserving Our Digital Heritage, published by Information Today in 2013, and Co-Editor of Public Knowledge: Access and Benefits, published by Information Today in 2016. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked in the information industry for over 45 years.