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Annual Meeting 2017: The Great Plains Network and the Greater Western Library Alliance


May 31 - June 2, 2017


The Annual Meeting of the Great Plains Network and the Greater Western Library Alliance brings together knowledge and information technology professionals including advanced network and cyberinfrastructure users, faculty members, researchers, librarians, information technology staff, graduate students from leading universities and high education networks. The meeting will take place at the beautiful Intercontinental Hotel on the Plaza in Kansas City, MO.

Who should attend?


Great Plains Network members, Greater Western Library Alliance members, and non-members both university affiliated and corporate, are encouraged to attend. Anyone who is interested in joining the Great Plains Network or the Greater Western Library Alliance, interested in cyberinfrastructure, network technology, cyber research, or advancing education and training in advanced networking technologies.

About Us


The Great Plains Network is a consortium of universities in the Midwestern states, dedicated to supporting research and education through the use of advanced networking technology. Learn more about the Great Plains Network.

The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) is a consortium of 32 research libraries located in the central and western United States. GWLA is a dynamic, effective, project-oriented consortium, nationally recognized as a leader in the transformation of scholarly communication, and a facilitator in the application of new information technologies. Learn more about the GWLA.

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