The Association for Information Science & Technology

2005 Annual Meeting:
ďSparking Synergies: Bringing Research and Practice TogetherĒ

October 28 - November 2, 2005
Charlotte, North Carolina
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All participants and attendees must register. Early rates will be honored for all registrations postmarked by Friday, September 16, 2005.  Late rates apply if postmarked after September 16th.
Please read our cancellation and refund policies below. 

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Conference Days
Sunday, Oct. 30 through Wednesday, Nov. 2

Full conference registration includes:

  • Access to all 71 sessions, beginning with the Plenary speaker on Sunday at 1pm and ending with the Presidentís Reception, Wednesday evening;
  • All social events listed in the program including the Welcome Reception, Annual Awards Luncheon, International Reception and the Presidentís Reception;
  • 1 copy of the Proceedings on CD-Rom (papers presented at the conference).

Daily Rates
If you cannot join us for the entire conference, take advantage of our special daily rates! Early bird and member rates are also available on single-day registrations.

Other Rates
Retiree rates are for ASIS&T retired members only. Student rates are available for both members and non-members

Friday, Oct. 28, Saturday, Oct. 29

In addition to the conference, ASIS&T will be offering full and half-day seminar courses at additional fees. These highly attended professional education courses will be held on Friday and Saturday before the actual ASIS&T conference begins. If you are registering for a seminar only, you do not have to pay the daily rate registration.

Seminar Discount
If you have never taken a full-day ASIS&T seminar, you may qualify to save an extra $75 off your total registration fees. You can qualify for this discount only by registering for the full conference and any full-day seminar (excluding SIG Workshops). This offer is not available at student or retiree rates.

ICKM Conference on Knowledge Management
The second International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM2005) will be held at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in the Westin Charlotte, North Carolina on October 27-28, 2005. The conference will bring together academics, researchers, developers, practitioners, and users in the areas of knowledge management and information processing. It will serve as a platform for networking, exchange of research ideas, practical applications and best practices. Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished work on all aspects of information and knowledge management.

Sister Societies
Members in good standing of ASIS&T and sister societies qualify to register at member rates.
Sister Societies are:  Special Libraries Association (SLA), the Medical Libraries Association (MLA), or the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).  Please include the name of your sister organization and membership number on the registration form to receive the discount.

Become an ASIS&T Member
If you are not already a member of the ASIS&T family, sign up when you register and you will qualify for the membership rate. Click here for information on ASIS&T memberships.

Registration Confirmation
We will mail a written confirmation receipt to anyone who registers by October 14.  If you do not receive one within 2 weeks of submitting your registration, please contact us.

On-site Registration and Check-In
On-site registration will be available at the Westin Charlotte.  All registrants must check-in at the ASIS&T registration area to pick up your name badge and conference materials. See below for on-site registration hours.

On-Site Registration Hours: (Subject to change)

Thursday, Oct. 27


Friday, Oct. 28


Saturday, Oct. 29


Sunday, Oct. 30


Monday, Oct. 31


Tuesday, Nov. 1


Wednesday, Nov. 2


Annual Awards Luncheon and Proceedings
The Annual Awards Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 1 at 12:00noon. Anyone registering for the full conference, including students, will receive one admission ticket to the Awards Luncheon and a copy of the Proceedings on CD-Rom. Additional luncheon tickets or copies of the Proceedings may be purchased on-site.  Luncheon tickets are non-refundable.

Cancellations and Refunds
We will honor all cancellation and refund requests received in writing by Friday, September 23, 2005. Unfortunately, we can not issue refunds after this date. All refunds will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee.  Refund checks will be issued six to eight weeks after the conference.

Business attire is the appropriate dress code for this conference. You may wish to wear something dressier to the Awards Luncheon and Presidentís Reception.

A Special Note to the Disabled
ASIS&T is committed to ensuring that no one with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated, or otherwise treated differently from other conference attendees because of the absence of an auxiliary aid or service. If you are in need of such an aid or service as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact ASIS&T headquarters at 301-495-0900 or indicate the necessary items or services on the special needs line of the registration form.

The placement service assists ASIS&T members and meeting attendees in matching job openings with qualified candidates. Whether looking for an entry-level position or a promotion, candidates will find the placement service an important element of their job search. Employers will find that ASIS&T members are high quality candidates. This service is free to all participants.

Placement Hours
Sunday, Oct. 30 (Registration only) 12:00n-5:00pm
Monday, Oct. 31 (Interviews) 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday, Nov. 1 (Interviews) 9:00am-5:00pm

We Are Here to Help
For more information about the conference or registration please feel free to contact us:
Phone: 301-495-0900
Fax: 301-495-0810
Mail: ASIS&T, 8555 16th Street, Suite 850, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Maryland Relay Services number for the hearing impaired: 1-800-735-2258

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