ACRL Communities of Practice Assembly

ACRL program proposals for 2017 ALA Annual Conference

  • 1.  ACRL program proposals for 2017 ALA Annual Conference

    Posted Apr 21, 2016 11:08 AM

    ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2017 (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago.

    There will be a virtual meeting at 1:00 p.m. CST on April 28, 2016, for ACRL units and members interested in submitting proposals for a 2017 ALA Annual Conference program. The purpose of this meeting is to provide potential conference program planners with an understanding of the Annual Conference program planning process, including budgets, timelines and planning tips. Please note that the Annual Conference program planning process spans fourteen months, lasting until June 2017.

    RSVP online to attend the April 28 virtual meeting. Once login instructions are available, attendees will be notified.  Login instructions will also be posted on the main ACRL page in ALA Connect.

    2017 ALA Annual Conference program proposals are due September 1, 2016.  The ACRL Professional Development Committee will review proposal and select 2017 Annual Conference programs, with notifications issued in October 2016.

    More details about the Annual Conference program process are on the ACRL website. Contact ACRL Program Officer Megan Griffin at or ACRL Manager of Professional Development Margot Conahan at mconahan@ala.orgwith questions concerning the program proposal process.