[Asis-l] VRD 2005 Conference: Online Registration Now Open!

VRD Conference vrdconf at iis.syr.edu
Tue Jun 28 11:37:48 EDT 2005

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Online registration for the VRD 2005 Conference is now open! This year's
conference will be held on November 14-15, 2005 in San Francisco, CA, and
the early bird registration rates will be accepted until October 22, 2005.
Please note that there are further reduced rates for students, and OCLC
and RUSA members. The online registration form is available at:


This year's keynote address will be given by noted speaker and author Gary
E. Strong. Mr. Strong is the university librarian at UCLA, and the winner
of numerous awards for his contributions to international librarianship. 

Registration for the VRD 2005 pre-conference workshop is also available
through the online registration form. This year's pre-conference workshop,
"Marketing Strategies for Digital Reference Services: Practical
Approaches", will be presented by Pat Wagner of Pattern Research, Inc. For
more information on the pre-conference workshop, please see the full
description at:


Participants may also book hotel reservations at the Hyatt Regency San
Francisco Airport either online at:


or by calling either (650)347-1234 or (800)233-1234. The reduced
registration rate of $139 (plus tax) single/double ends on October 18, so
be sure to book early. If you are making your reservations by phone, be
sure to mention that you are with the VRD Conference in order to get the
special rate.

This year's VRD Conference is gearing up to be the best yet, and we hope
to see you there!

Virtual Reference Desk
Information Institute of Syracuse
621 Skytop Road, Suite 160
Syracuse, NY  13244-5290
phone: 315 443 3640  fax: 315 443 5448

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