SIDLIT 2019 Registration Open

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Register for SIDLIT 2019

SIDLIT 2019 will cost $60 for the two days (Aug. 1 – 2, 2019, Thursday and Friday). Registration includes a light breakfast and lunch.  (There is no one-day option.)

The 3rd Annual LMS Preconference costs $10 and includes light snacks and refreshments.  This event will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2019.  An optional lunch will cost $15.

On August 1, there is an optional night visit to the Sternberg Museum.  Admission will be $9, and a special-access Backroom Collection with Museum Tour is $11.  Please sign up for this event during the registration.

Complete the online registration to attend any or all of the events.  No walk-ins will be accepted after the registration deadline of July 19, 2019.  Space is limited to 260 participants, due to the venue size for both the LMS Preconference and SIDLIT 2019.

Location & Directions

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Blocks of rooms have been arranged at the following hotels in Hays, KS. In order to secure the block price, you will need to identify yourself as staying with the SIDLIT Conference block. Accommodations are entirely the responsibility of conference attendees, and the cut-off dates for arranged prices vary by hotel.  (The links below should open in a new tab.)

Hampton Inn- Hays  by Hilton (20 rooms at $130)
4002 General Hays Rd; 785-621-4444
Contact: Oscar Flores-Panuco
Cut-off date for price: 7/16/2019

TownePlace Suites by Marriott (20 rooms at $124)
4001 General Hays Rd; 785-261-9630
Contact: Marjorie Dansel
Cut-off date for price: 7/2/2019

Best Western Plus Butterfield Inn (40 rooms at $117-127)
1010 E 41st Street, 785-621-4337
Contact: Courtney Marquez
Cut-off date for price: 6/30/2019

Holiday Inn Express & Suites (20 rooms at $129)
4650 Roth Avenue; 785-625-8000
Contact: Natashia Cecil
Cut-off date for price: 7/2/2019