Events

Upcoming Events

October Meetup: Meet, Greet, and Eat — And Discuss The Information
Monday, October 20, 2014, 6-8pm
Andala Coffee House, 286 Franklin St, Cambridge, MA

Monthly Program Committee Meetings
All welcome. See our get involved page for more information.

Past Events

2014

September Meetup: Meet, Greet, and Eat — And Discuss The Information
Monday, September 22, 2014, 6-8pm
Andala Coffee House, 286 Franklin St, Cambridge, MA

August Meetup: Meet, Greet, and Eat — And Talk Responsive Design
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 6-8pm
Champions Sports Bar (Marriott Hotel), Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

July Meetup: Meet, Greet, and Eat — And Talk Open Access
Thursday, July 17, 2014, 6-8pm
Champions Sports Bar (Marriott Hotel), Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

June Meetup: Meet, Greet, and Eat (Nachos)
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 6-8pm
Champions Sports Bar (Marriott Hotel), Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

2014 Annual NEASIST Networking Dinner
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6-8pm
MIT Pappalardo Room, Cambridge, MA
Video (recorded by the WGBH Forum Network)
Presentation slides

Spring 2014 Meetup: Between a Rock and a Hard Place — Libraries and Privacy in the Digital Age
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 5:30-7pm
Champions Sports Bar (Marriott Hotel), Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

Big Data & You: Preparing Current & Future Information Specialists
Tuesday, January 14, 2013
MIT Pappalardo Room, Cambridge, MA
Co-sponsored by NEASIST and the Simmons College Student Chapter of ASIS&T
Presentation slides

2013

Fall Meetup: Too Much Stuff — Curating Digital Content for Archives?!
Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 5:30-7pm
Champion Sports Bar, Marriott Hotel, Cambridge, MA

2013 Annual NEASIST Networking Dinner
Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 6-9pm
MIT Pappalardo Room, Cambridge, MA

Spring Event: So You Want to Publish an Ebook? Tools, Standards & Metadata for Creation and Innovation!
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 8:15am-1pm
Simmons College, Boston, MA
Co-sponsored by NEASIST and the Simmons College Student Chapter of ASIS&T

January Event: The Book as iPad App — iBooks Author
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 5:30-7pm
MIT Pappalardo Room, Cambridge, MA

2012

Fall Meetup: Hacking the Library — USA vs. Swartz
Thursday, November 8, 2012, 5:30-7pm
Champions Sports Bar, Marriott Hotel, Cambridge, MA

Summer Meetup: Sharing on Data Visualization
Thursday, August 16, 2012, 6-7:30pm
Uno’s Pizzeria, Cambridge, MA

2012 Annual Awards Banquet
Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 6-9pm
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

Going Mobile: Library Websites, Services, and Apps on Mobile Devices
Monday, April 23, 2012, 1-5p
MIT Bush Room, Cambridge, MA
Presentation slides

2011

Winter Meetup: How America’s Revolutionaries Imagined Intellectual Property
Thursday, December 1, 2011, 6-7:30pm
Uno’s Pizzeria, Cambridge, MA

NEASIST TED Talks & Pizza Gathering
Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 5:30-7:30pm
MIT Bush Room, Cambridge, MA

NEASIST Gathers to Celebrate Chapter Awards
Monday, September 26, 2011, 5:30-7:30pm
Mead Hall, Cambridge, MA

Summer Meet-Up: 10 Things Researchers Want
Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 6-7:30pm
Cambridge Brewing Company, Cambridge, MA

Awards Dinner
Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 6-9pm
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA
Presentation slides

Content Management Systems for Dummies (or busy smarties looking for fast, simple solutions)
Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 8:30am-4pm
Simmons College, Boston, MA
Event podcasts

2010

Winter Meet-Up: All Things e-Readers
Thursday, December 9, 2010, 6-7:30pm
Green Street Grill, Cambridge, MA

Fall Book Club Night: Dive into HTML5
Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 5:30-7pm
Johnny D’s, Somerville, MA

NEASIST Meet-up: Geo-location mobile apps
Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 5:30-7pm
Cafe Andala, Cambridge, MA

Awards Dinner
Monday, May 17, 2010, 6-9pm
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

NEASIST TED Talks Film Festival
Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 5:30-8pm
MIT Bush Room, Cambridge, MA

Spring “Book” Club Night: Stay Ahead of the Shift
Tuesday, February 3, 2010, 5:30-7:30pm
Johnny D’s, Somerville, MA

2009

Meetup: Help us celebrate winning ASIST chapter awards!
Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 5:30-7:30pm
Asgard, Cambridge, MA

The library is dead. Long live the library! The rebirth of libraries in the 21st century
Tuesday, December 8, 2009, 9-4pm
MIT Media Lab Bartos Theater, Cambridge, MA

Fall Book Club Night: Groundswell
Friday, November 20, 2009, 5:30-7pm
Andala Cafe, Cambridge, MA

NEASIST Book Club Night: The Long Tail
Friday, July 25, 2009, 5:30-7pm
Cambridge Brewing Company, Cambridge, MA

NEASIST/SLA Boston Summer Evening at EBSCO
Thursday, July 23, 2009, 6-9pm
EBSCO, Ipswich, MA

Awards dinner
Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 6:30-9 pm
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

TED Talks Film Festival
Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 5:30–8pm
MIT Bush Room, Cambridge, MA

Book Club Night: “Print is Dead”
Thursday, April 9, 2009, 5:30-7 pm
Bombay Club, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

Meetup: Twitter!
Thursday, February 19, 2009, 5:30-7 pm
Johnny D’s, Davis Square, Somerville, MA

2008

Meetup: What I learned at ASIS&T…
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Green Street Grill, Cambridge, MA

Mobile Mania: Developing information services for portable devices
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Simmons College Kotzen Center, Boston, MA
Co-sponsored by NEASIST and the Simmons College Student Chapter of ASIS&T

Understanding Human Information Interaction
Monday, September 15, 2008, 6pm
Simmons College Kotzen Center, Boston, MA
Co-sponsored by Simmons GSLIS and NEASIST

SLA Boston and NEASIST Dine-Around
Tuesday, August 5, 2008, 6:30pm
Namaskar Indian Restaurant, Somerville, MA

Meetup: Greener Living Through Technology
Thursday, June 26, 2008, 5:30-7pm
Cambridge Brewing Company, Cambridge, MA

NEASIS&T awards dinner with special guest Robert Wolfe of the MIT Libraries
Thursday, June 12, 2008
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

Meetup: 21st-Century Job Hunting
Thursday, March 27, 2008
The Squeeling Pig, Roxbury Crossing, MA

Meetup: Share Your Fun New Gadgets!
Monday, 28 January 2008, 6-7pm
The Asgard, Cambridge, MA.

Licensing Electronic Resources
March 3-4, 2008
Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

2007

From Guerilla Innovation to Institutional Transformation: Information Professionals as Change Agents
Thursday, November, 15, 2007
Providence College, Providence, RI

Do We Need a Second Life? Library and Information Services in a Virtual World
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
GSLIS Tech Lab, Simmons College, Boston, MA.

NEASIST awards dinner with special guests Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg of IBM
May 10, 2007
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

Designing Usable Interfaces: Three Expert Perspectives
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
MIT Bartos Theater, Cam

GIS for the Real World: Google Earth and GIS Web Tools with Lisa Sweeney
March 6, 2007
MIT Vannevar Bush Room, Cambridge, MA

2006

The Dawn of the Embedded Library: Integrating Library Services into People’s Trusted Networks
October 3, 2006
Tufts University Dowling Hall, Medford, MA

NEASIST Awards Dinner with special guest Peter Morville “Ambient Findability”
May 11, 2006
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

Who am I and How do I know for sure? Identity Management in a Web 2.0 World
April 20, 2006 – CANCELLED
MIT Bartos Theater, Cambridge, MA

2005

Buy, Hack or Build: Optimizing your Systems for Your Users and Your Sanity
November 15, 2005
MIT Bartos Theater, Cambridge, MA

NEASIST Annual Awards Dinner
May 24, 2005
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

Syndicate, Aggregate, Communicate:
New Web Tools in Real Applications for Libraries, Companies and Regular Folk
May 3, 2005
Providence College, Providence, RI

2004

Freedom vs Control: Rights Management in the Digital Age
December 15, 2004
MIT, Cambridge, MA

ASIS&T Annual
November 12-17, 2004
Providence, RI

Spring Awards Picnic
July 1, 2004 – CANCELLED
MIT, Cambridge, MA

2003

DASER Summit: Digital Archives for Science & Engineering Resources
November 21-23, 2003
MIT, Cambridge, MA

Blogging, RSS Feeds and News Aggregators
A hands-on workshop with Steven Cohen
November 13, 2003
MIT, Cambridge, MA

Spring Awards Dinner
May 13 2003
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

It’s Not Just Google Anymore: Blogs and the Latest in Search Engines
April 28, 2003

2002

Strategies for E-Learning and Distance Education Educators: An ASIS&T Joint Chapter Virtual Mini-Course
December 9-20, 2002

Spring Awards Dinner
May 9, 2002
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

2001

Future of Fair Use
December 11, 2001
MIT Wong Auditorium, Cambridge, MA

Working with Audio: from Archiving to Web Delivery (a hands on-workshop)
August 14, 2001
Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut

Spring Awards Dinner
May 3, 2001
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

2000

A Walk on the Wireless Side
Implementing wireless technologies
December 11, 2000
MIT Wong Auditorium, Cambridge, MA
Transcribed and featured in the ASIS&T Bulletin

Working with Audio: from Archiving to Web Distribution
Hands-on Workshop
August 3, 2000, 10am-3pm

Building Database-Backed Web Sites
presented by: BALM (Boston Area Library Web Managers) and NEASIS
July 27, 2000, 1- 4pm

Bringing Innovative Web Technologies to Library Settings
May 17, 2000, 9am-4:30pm
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

NEASIS Spring Awards Dinner
Spring Awards dinner combined with demo of the Paper Computer
April 13, 2000
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

1999

Open Source & Free Systems/Software: Implications for Libraries
Speakers: Richard Stallman, Eric Raymond, Daniel Chudnov
December 6, 1999
Luce Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

An Evening with Eugene Garfield: President-elect of ASIS
Dr. Garfield shared his vision and future plans for ASIS, which have been a matter of some discussion on the ASIS-L listserv. An informal reception followed the talk.
October 14, 1999
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

Web Graphics Workshop
July 19 & 21, 1999
MIT New Media Classroom, Cambridge, MA

XML: What You Need to Know
January 20, 1999
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

1998

Extreme Searching
January 27, 1998
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

Spring Awards Dinner
March 20, 1998
MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA

Location Location Location (GIS)
May 7, 1998
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

1997

Knowledge Management
September 1997
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

JAVA in the Morning: the Dawn of New Technologies
May 6, 1997
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

1996

Your Business The World’s Business? Privacy in the Electronic Environment
November 13, 1996
MIT Tang Center, Cambridge, MA

HTML Extensions (workshop)
September 10, 1996
Harvard Lamont Library, Cambridge, MA

Public Access to the Internet via Libraries
April 22, 1996
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

1995

Evaluating Content on the Web
December 5, 1995
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

1994

Partners in Gopherspace the Draper Lab Experience
Bolt Baranek and Newman
March 1, 1994

It’s Only Natural, or Is It?
December 1, 1994
Harvard Gutman Library, Cambridge, MA

Converging Interests on the NII: Commercial Ventures, Policy and Public Access
May 6, 1994
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

1993

Image/Imagining: a showcase of Digital Imaging Applications
October 7, 1993
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA

Building the Information Superhighway: Ownership, Access and Services
May 5, 1993
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA

1992

Closing the Library Doors: Electronic Services, Products, Access and Dissemination
April 9, 1992
Days Inn, Newton, MA

1991

Standards, Applications, and Document Delivery: Why Should I Care?
Fall 1991
Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA

1990

Information Science: Origin Evolution and Relations
June 20, 1990
Simmons College Faculty Dining Room, Boston, MA

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