Welcome to IUG
THANK YOU FOR AN AMAZING IUG 2021 CONFERENCE!
I want to thank everyone who participated in IUG 2021. Did you miss a session? Want to see a session a second time? Don't worry, you can access all of the IUG 2021 content until September 15, 2021.
IUG Conference Access Help
Lost your IUG conference login link?
- Navigate to https://tinyurl.com/IUG2021
- Know your IUG Conference login password?
This may be different from your IUG login at innovativeusers.org.
Then login with your email and password.
- Don’t know your IUG Conference login? No worries!
Enter your email address that is registered for the conference and press Email Me Login Link.
(you do not need a password to have a link sent to your registered email address)
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- Make sure xcdsystem.com is in your safe senders list.
Still Can't Login?
Click the gray support button on the lower right of the screen and fill out the forum to send a message to our conference support team.
Tips to make the conference a rewarding experience
There are three types of programs:
Pre-recorded Programs with Live Q&A
Pre-recorded Sessions with live Q&A
The majority of the sessions are pre-recorded with a live Q&A.
- The pre-recorded portion will be released a day before the scheduled session
- Watch the recording any time after it is released up to the live Q&A time
- The scheduled time for the session is the live Q&A 30 minutes
The live Q&A takes place when the session starts. For example, for Digging for Data with SimplyReports, the live Q&A begins on Tuesday, March 23 at 11:00 AM EST. If you want to ask questions live, you will want to view the pre-recorded session before Tuesday, March 23 at 11:00 AM EST.
When you click into the information about a live session, there will NOT be a video attached (like you’d see with a pre-recorded session). A countdown clock will indicate when the live session will begin. Some examples of live sessions on Monday March 22nd are: Opening Session, Innovative Vision, What’s Next for Polaris, What’s Next for Sierra.
Forums are Zoom meetings that allow you to interact directly with the person(s) facilitating the forum. To make these forums more manageable, please abide by the following etiquette:
- When you join the forum, please mute your microphone
- Please turn off your video
- Use chat to indicate that you want to ask a question or answer a question. For example, write in chat: “I have a question.” The moderator will call on you to unmute your microphone and ask your question. If you know the answer, indicate in chat that you want to respond to the question and the moderator will call on you to speak.
But wait, there’s more!
Birds of a Feather “Lounges”
Birds of a Feather are small group meetings on a specific topic. Up to 30 people can be in a Birds of a Feather lounge/meeting. Those with specific topics (ex. Sierra SSO Interest Group) will meet on a specific date, at a specific time.
You will find five (5) meeting rooms without topics: Originals, Four Tops, Supremes, Stooges and Parliament. These meeting rooms are open to anyone who wants to have a short meeting with other attendees. Let’s say you attended an interesting Q&A session and want to continue the discussion – you can jump into an open Birds of a Feather room and continue the conversation!
Make new friends and meet up with colleagues by using the chat option and social feed to post questions, pictures, and generally interact with other attendees.
We have 16 exhibitors. They have a lot of great information in their booths. Have some down time? Be sure and check out all of the interesting information you can find in the exhibit hall. And you may even win a prize from some exhibitors!
The IUG Steering Committee members are listed in the welcome in the lobby area. Feel free to reach out to any steering committee member using the Chat function in the conference platform. We will be happy to help.
Have a great conference!
IUG Steering Committee Chair, 2020-2021
IUG 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!!
March 22, 2021 - March 25, 2021
While our logo for IUG 2021 pays homeage to Detroit, where we initially planned to hold the conference, as announced earlier, IUG 2021 is going virtual. The Steering Committee is hard at work on IUG 2021. We want to make it the best conference you have attended to date!
We have set registration rates for the conference:
Use the link below to register:
https://www.innovativeusers.org/conferences/iug-2021-conference/conference-information (you must be logged into access the conference details)
I cannot wait to see everyone “virtually” in March. I still have my purple sequin shirt that I bought for Minneapolis. I may have to wear it to the opening session! You will never know unless you join us in March!
IUG Steering Committee
To influence the development and improvement of Innovative Interfaces, Inc. products
The Innovative Users Group was founded in 1991 as an international organization of member libraries who used the Innovative Interfaces, Inc integrated library software. It is an independent organization from Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
The IUG is led by the Steering Committee whose members are elected by the general membership. It consists of a Chair, Vice Chair/Chair Elect, Past Chair, Secretary/Treasurer, and five Members at Large. All members of the Steering Committee volunteer their services to the organization.
We have grown quite a bit since our first conference but as always our mission remains as it is stated in the Bylaws:
- Serve as a forum to influence the development and improvement of Innovative Interfaces, Inc. products for the benefit of IUG members
- Foster and improve relationships and communication among members, and between members and Innovative Interfaces
- Gather and disseminate information on the use of III products among the users of the systems
Further details on the IUG and its membership are available through its Bylaws.
Looking for details about the IUG 2020 conference? Click here!