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Call for Poster Sessions at the 10th IBBY Regional Conference, October 18-20, 2013

The 10th IBBY Regional Conference promises to provide a unique opportunity for teachers, librarians, and other readers to experience the world of international children´s and young adult literature.  The conference theme "BOOKJOY Around the World," captures the spirit of what will happen over the course of three days as people from diverse areas of the globe come together to read, discuss, share, and revel in books that take us to real and imaginary worlds, offer insights into other people and ways of life, and promote international understanding through children's books. USBBY is honored to use the same theme as that of the 2013 IBBY International Children´s Book Day poster and activities designed by Ashley Bryan, children´s book illustrator and Pat Mora, children´s author. http://www.usbby.org/conf_home.htm

If you are interested in presenting a poster session, please send a proposal to the IBBY Conference Program Planning Committee. Following are content guidelines the Committee will consider in reviewing proposals. Proposals should meet one or more of the following guidelines:

  • Content focuses on children´s and/or adolescent literature.
  • Content provides information on reading promotion programs and/or activities for       children/adolescents.
  • Content provides ideas for celebrating the IBBY International Children´s Book Day.

Proposal Format Please include the following in your proposal:

  • Name, affiliation, address, phone, email
  • Presentation title
  • Brief description, 25 word maximum

Presentation narrative: describe the content of your presentation, including how it addresses one or more of the content guidelines, and how you plan to present it in poster format (500 word maximum)

Proposal Submission Email your proposal to: IBBY Regional Program Committee email address: tbigelow1@me.com.  Submission deadline: August 15, 2013.