IUG 2023 will be in person!

Dates: May 10-13, 2023
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Stay tuned for hotel reservations, and registration information.

What about a virtual or hybrid event?

The conference will be in person with no virtual option. We will be opening conference registration early next year and hope to see you in Phoenix in May 2023. Keep an eye on IUG Announcements - Innovative Users Group or signup for our newsletter Newsletter – Innovative Users Group to be notified when registration opens.

We offer current members an opportunity to connect on a variety of topics virtually during our monthly Zoom forums: Monthly IUG Zoom Forums – Innovative Users Group

We also have content, including some videos, from past conferences shared on our forum: Conferences & Events - Innovative Users Group


We now have a page available with basic conference information:


We expect registration to open sometime next week.

Let us know if you have additional questions after reviewing the page or if you see any typos.

We are soft launching registration for the in-person IUG 2023 conference.

You’ll find the conference registration links in your IUG membership profile:

:hotel: Book your hotel registration separately using this link.

If you notice any problems, please Reply or email webguru@innovativeusers.org

PRESENTERS: :stop_sign: We are finalizing program acceptance. Don’t register until you’ve been contacted by the programming committee. You will be provided with a discount code if your program is accepted.

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We’ve officially :tada: opened registration for IUG 2023. Register by March 15th, 2023 to save $75.

The programming committee is still finalizing the full list of programs, but we’re excited to preview these accepted sessions as part of this year’s conference:


  • :dagger: How the pandemic sharpened our SQL skills and streamlined our organization – Paul Delaney
  • :arrow_up: Conquer Your ILS UpgradeMieko Fujiura-Landers
  • :computer: Cataloging in LEAP, an Introduction – Cellia Mulder


  • :zzz: Using Sierra REST API to Load Patrons Pamela Childers
  • :shopping_cart: Rethinking Selection and Acquisitions Workflow Rhonda Glazier
  • :window: The Unofficial Guide to Sierra’s SQL Views Jeremy Goldstein