**Apologies for cross posting**

We have a busy schedule of virtual events next month, including this year’s annual NFAIS Forethought Strategic Summit—Transforming Content Through Transformed Systems, our monthly webinar—Reset: What Are Our New Priorities? (free for NISO members), and three events during ALA21. We hope you’ll join us—and please spread the word to your colleagues too!

Webinar: Reset: What Are Our New Priorities

June 9 (11.00am-12.30pm ET)

To regain the ground lost in the wake of COVID19, we must determine how the information community has been affected, what the long-term outlook is, and what this means for our priorities for rebuilding.  This roundtable discussion will bring together thought leaders from various sectors to discuss what they see as the long-term changes in the information marketplace. Speakers include: Mary Lee Kennedy, Association of Research Libraries; Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information; Stephen Rhind-Tutt, Coherent Digital, LLC; and Hilary Seo, Iowa State University.

Sign up now—registration includes an unlimited number of attendees from your organization (free for NISO members, and discounted for SSP members)

Virtual Conference: Transforming Content Through Transformed Systems

June 16 (10.15am-2.30pm ET) and June 17 (10.15am-1.45pm ET)

The ongoing transformation from technology to support the handling of text (submission, review, editing, formatting, organization, storage, distribution, and discovery), to technology optimized for support of the new content types, formats, and interactions, is challenging for content providers and their vendors alike. Please join us for a series of talks and discussion on this important topic by information industry experts Daniel Ayala, Secratic; Cindi Blyberg, OCLC; Mark Gross, Data Conversion Laboratory; Chris Iannicello, Optical Society of America; Lauren Kane, Morressier; John Shaw, SAGE Publishing; and Chris Shillum, ORCID. 

Sign up now includes an unlimited number of attendees from your organization (discounted registration for NISO and NASIG members)

BISG-NISO Forum: Interoperability: Enabling Better Discovery

June 23 (10.30am-2.30pm ET)

The 14th annual BISG-NISO Forum will focus on the improvements needed to more efficiently and effectively create and transfer metadata between information systems. Join co-hosts Todd Carpenter (Executive Director, NISO) and Brian O’Leary (Executive Director, BISG), and a group of expert speakers as they consider questions such as: What data is useful? Which fields are the most frequently used? What are the issues associated with reliability and credibility? Confirmed speakers include Mitch Davis of BiblioLabs, Christine Drummond of Educopia, and Jill Morris of PALCI. And more… 

Sign up now—registration is free to all!

Webinar: Seamless Access: A Case Study on Remote Access

June 24 (12.00pm-1.00pm ET)

After an overview of how Seamless Access makes federated authentication a better experience, while also working to make it more privacy protecting for users, this webinar will re-examine the remote access experience through a case study. Anyone interested in electronic resource access, authentication, user experience, and the future of authentication should attend. Speakers to be confirmed.

Sign up now—registration is free to all!

Webinar: NISO Annual Members Meeting and Standards Update 2021

June 25 (11.00am-12.30pm ET)

Join Executive Director, Todd Carpenter, and other NISO staff to learn about important organizational issues, including our strategic planning process, the annual NISO Plus conference, our organizational finances, and our standards program plans in general for the coming year. This will be followed by a Standards Update including updates by Working Group members on projects newly underway or recently completed.

Sign up now—registration is free to all!

We hope to see you at one or more of these events, and thanks as always for your support!

Best wishes

The NISO Team

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