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FLICC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT MA2005-29

Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Regional Institute

Wireless Networks in Libraries

This one-day institute will provide in-depth and practical information on wireless networking technologies, focusing on how to provide flexible access to network-based services and electronic resources in an increasingly mobile society. The workshop will look at the underpinnings of wireless networking, networking concepts that help put wireless networks into perspective and suggestions on how libraries can use wireless networks to enhance services and access to electronic resources. Points covered will be:

* Networking basics
* Basics of wireless networks and protocols
* Security issues in a wireless environment
* Library applications and implementations
* Deciding between wired and wireless networks

Date
Tuesday, August 9, 2005

Time
9:00 am - 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.

Place
Mumford Room, 6th floor, Madison Bldg., Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C.

Metro
Capitol South (Orange and Blue Lines)

Sponsor
FLICC Education Working Group

Registration
$190 (charge to FEDLINK Training Account/FT)
$205 (for all other transactions).

Visit the FLICC Educational Programs Web site at http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html to register online, or call the FLICC office at (202) 707-4800. To view a PDF version of this Meeting Announcement, visit http://www.loc.gov/flicc/ma/2005/ma0529.pdf.

Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at TTY (202) 707-6362 or [log in to unmask]

Information
Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be called into the FLICC office at (202) 707-4800 48 hours prior to the start of an educational program or the full fee will be charged.