Eight reasons to come to Pittsburgh early ...
• Two Day Cataloging & Metadata Workshop
• DigiPres101: Programming Basics and Preservation Tools
• Audiovisual & Preservation Technology Basics for Non-Engineers
• Film Handling 101
• Nominating to the UNESCO 'Memory of the World' Register Workshop
• AMIA/DLF Hack Day IV
• Community Archiving Workshop
• The Reel Thing XXXIX
Workshops, Hack Day, The Reel Thing - all great reasons to be in Pittsburgh on Tuesday and Wednesday before the conference opens! On Wednesday evening is the Opening Reception, AND Trivia. And that's all before the "official" open on Thursday morning.
Take a look a the preliminary schedule ( http://www.amiaconference.net/preliminary-session-panels-presentations/ ) - the workshop and session abstracts are there and the full schedule will be up later this week.
Make your hotel reservations early! The room discount is only valid through October 1st. More information about registration and the hotel, plus program information on the website ( http://www.amiaconference.net/omni-william-penn-hotel/ ) .