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2009 ASIS&T Annual Meeting
Thriving on Diversity - Information Opportunities in a Pluralistic World
November 6-11, 2009
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6C 2R7
Tel: +1 604 683 1234

Social Events

 Saturday, Nov. 7
6:30pm Happy Birthday SIG USE!
2009 marks the 10th Anniversary of SIG USE.  We invite everyone to celebrate at an evening reception.  Come reminisce with old friends and meet newcomers to SIG USE.  We'll see you there!


 Sunday, Nov. 8
11:30am-1pm New Members and 1st Time Attendee’s Brunch
New ASIS&T members and first-time attendees will receive special invitations to the Newcomer’s Brunch. Guests will get a preview of ASIS&T and its meetings and be able to make contacts at the start of the meeting to make the conference experience more enjoyable.


Welcome Reception
Enjoy delicious hors d'oeurves and drinks with your colleagues as ASIS&T welcomes you to its 72nd Annual Meeting!  

Each Special Interest Group and Chapter will be represented with their own table at the reception. This will be a great opportunity to find out what the SIGs are all about, what Chapter events may be happening in your local area, and a great way to become involved and make YOUR desires heard!


 Monday, Nov. 9
6:30-8pm Alumni Reception
Academic institutions share the sponsorship for this informal opportunity to renew relationships with faculty, colleagues, classmates, staff and others.


8:00-9:30pm International Reception
Our special thank you recognizing those from other countries who help make the meeting a success.
Meet the winner of the International Paper Competition and past winners who are at the conference.

Contribute to the silent auction by bringing international items that can be sold. Give them to anyone from SIG III for the auction. All proceeds go to the SIG III InfoShare program to sponsor international members from developing countries.


 Tuesday, Nov. 10
12:00-1:45pm Awards Luncheon
Join us to celebrate the major accomplishments in the field of information science as ASIS&T bestows its prestigious Annual Awards at the Annual Luncheon.  One ticket to the luncheon is included with all full conference registrations (including full conference student registrations); additional tickets may be purchased at ASIS&T registration).


8:00-9pm SIG CON
Come see the lighter side of ASIS&T! Don’t miss this opportunity to see ASIS&T members have fun with information science through parody and satire.


 Wednesday, Nov. 11
President’s Reception
Visit with friends - old and new - at this gala end-of-the-meeting reception.  All registered meeting attendees are welcome.  Live entertainment!