You can’t beat Atlanta in the Spring! Blossoms, sunshine and cool breezes in the bustling city equals awesome. The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau can give you tons of ideas of fun things to do in Atlanta.
You won’t have to drive in Atlanta traffic! AMAC, home of Georgia Tools for Life, our host venue, is on the Georgia Tech Campus. You will be able to use MARTA and the Georgia Tech Trolley to get from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the meeting venue. All Atlanta! No traffic! Magic!
You will be staying only blocks from the famous Varsity restaurant. What’ll I have?!? A great time in Atlanta. Take some time to enjoy a burger and a Frosted Orange at the famous Varsity, on the edge of Georgia Tech campus.
You can partake in important cultural experiences such as sweet tea and Coca Cola. Atlanta is famous for some sugary beverages. Whether it’s sweet tea or Coca-Cola, we can quench your thirst and sooth that sweet tooth. Enjoy a visit to the World of Coca-Cola, a few blocks from Georgia Tech. Other significant cultural destinations are also within easy reach, whether it’s the High Museum of Art, the Atlanta History Center, the Fabulous Fox Theatre, or the Atlanta Botanical Gardens there is so much to do in downtown Atlanta.
You can attend the 2017 KLAS Users’ Conference where you will also meet the Georgia Tools for Life Team! Join your peers to learn more about KLAS, assistive technology and meeting the needs of our patrons at this fun and fact-filled meeting. GLASS, Georgia’s talking book and braille library, looks forward to your visit.
One-on-one discussions with colleagues and Keystone staff
General Sessions, Seminars, and Workshops led by Keystone instructors
Opportunities to provide feedback to KLAS developers
General sessions addressing new features and ways to use KLAS
Location:The Georgia Library for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) will host the 2017 KLAS Users' Conference. GLASS is partnering with Tools for Life and will use their facilities just south of the Georgia Tech Campus. All conference sessions will be held at the Tools for Life / AMAC building in Atlanta's Midtown neighborhood.
Dates: Conference sessions begin the morning of Tuesday, March 21 and end the afternoon of Thursday, March 23. We are also considering offering a pre-conference with hands-on KLAS training on Monday, March 20.
Registration fees & deadlines:
Early Bird: $120.00 / person (before 12/15/2016)
Full Registration: $145.00 / person (12/15/2016 – 2/20/2017)
Late Registration: $170.00 / person (2/21/2017 – onsite)
Conference Format: Each day attendees will have the chance to network with librarians who use KLAS, attend general sessions and choose from different types of breakout sessions including Workshops, Seminars, and Birds-of-a-Feather Discussions.
Getting to the Hotel: Atlanta's MARTA Orange and Red line trains run from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to the Midtown stop which is next door to the Regency Suites.
Gettiing from the Hotel to the Conference Location: The free GA Tech Trolley stops at the Midtown MARTA station next door to the Regency Suites and has a stop one block from the Tools for Life building where conference sessions will occur.
Keystone offers a two-day class for KLAS v7 administrators three times a year. Please refer to the Course Description for details of what will be offered. Each two-day session is limited to 6 individuals.
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