JUNE 5–9, 2017

We are pleased to welcome 126 participants to HILT for our 5th anniversary year! Participants and instructors will gather in Austin, Texas on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

University of Texas at Austin

“What starts here changes the world.” Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. Together UT Austin is working to change the world through groundbreaking research and cutting-edge teaching and learning techniques.

HILT 2017 is hosted on campus by the UT Libraries and the School of Information.

In addition to the conference’s day-time sessions, participants can enjoy opportunities to explore the city through local dine-arounds and special cultural heritage experiences.


HILT 2017 will meet from Monday, June 5 to Friday, June 9 on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas, USA. For a detailed day-by-day schedule, please visit the schedule page.



Maurie McInnisHILT is pleased to announce Maurie McInnis as our opening keynote on Monday, June 5
5:00 – 5:30 pm.  McInnis is Executive Vice President and Provost of the University of Texas at Austin.

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