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IDS Project Annual Conference for 2017 (July 26 through July 28)


The IDS Project's 13th Annual Summer Conference is Thursday, July 27th and Friday, July 28th at Union College in Schenectady, NY. This year's conference theme is "Steering the Future, Together" and approximately 150 attendees are expected.

This year's conference is packed with information and training regarding exciting new technologies and strategies for information access, resource sharing and acquisitions/collection development. Session tracks include ILL/DD, Technology, and Collection Development. You can choose to follow an entire track or choose individual sessions from across each track. All library professionals are encouraged to attend regardless of affiliation with IDS Project.

Union College is about a 20 minute drive from the Albany airport and a five minute walk from the Amtrak station. Information on lodging will be made available soon.

IDS Project Conference Code of Conduct

Conference Overview

Two-Day Conference Registration:

Registration Fee: $175

Conference Registration includes the following:

  • Thursday and Friday Conference Programs
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • Thursday dinner
  • Fun-filled social gatherings and great camaraderie Wednesday & Thursday evenings!

All-Region User Group Meeting

The All-Region User Group session is separate from the Pre-Conference. This session is free for all IDS Project members. More information on registering for the All-Region User Group will be available soon. Attendees planning on attending the All-Region User Group Meeting should not register for the Pre-Conference described below.
  • Date: Wednesday, July 26th
  • Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Location: Union College
  • Agenda: Forthcoming...

A Special Thank You to Our Supporting Partners!

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Also Thank You to Our Conference Sponsors:

CUNY   Empire State Library Network   Reprints Desk