OCLC Digital Forum East Thursday, November 5, 2009 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Arlington Public Library, Central Library 1015 N. Quincy St. Arlington, VA 22201 Register now for the Digital Forum East! OCLC is bringing this popular event to the membership on the East Coast. This year's Digital Forum will spotlight Convergence: Where Metadata and Access Meet for Digital Discovery and Delivery. We will feature experts from the museum, archival and library communities who will discuss current projects and initiatives exploring creation of metadata for digital discovery and delivery. Among the distinguished speakers are: * Dr. Youngok Choi, Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, The Catholic University of America * Susan Chun, Principal, Cultural Heritage Consulting; Founder and Project Lead at Steve.Museum * Dr. Jennifer Goldbeck, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College of Information Studies * Taylor Surface, Director, Digital Content Management Services, OCLC * Kate Thiemer, ArchivesNext blog Other presentations and panel discussions will highlight national projects of significance relating to metadata, tagging of content, and the convergence of new forms of delivery of digital collections to 21st century learners. The Forum is designed to offer an intimate meeting setting where participants can share knowledge and create networks with other organizations. Join us for some small group discussion and networking with your peers. This is an ideal educational opportunity for librarians, archivists and museum staff who are charged with creating digital access to collections. Register online now <http://www.oclc.org/events/digitalforumeast/2009/default.htm> (space is limited)! <http://www.oclc.org/events/digitalforumeast/2009/default.htm> Pricing Information: * Before October 23, 2009: $75 * After October 23, 2009: $100 * Student Price: $50 * Final registration deadline is October 30, 2009. Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch on Thursday, November 5, 2009. For more information regarding your registration, please send an e-mail to [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> . Select portions of this event will be recorded and made available on the OCLC Web site after the event. Select portions of this event will be recorded and made available on the OCLC Web site after the event. For more details, inlcuding the agenda, travel information and more, visit the OCLC Web site at http://www.oclc.org/events/digitalforumeast/2009/default.htm <http://www.oclc.org/events/digitalforumeast/2009/default.htm> .