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Reminder: Call for Education Program Proposals for the 2024 ALA Annual Conference closes Monday, September 18

  • 1.  Reminder: Call for Education Program Proposals for the 2024 ALA Annual Conference closes Monday, September 18

    Posted Sep 12, 2023 03:22 PM

    Hi, all:

    Just a reminder that the call for education program proposals for the 2024 ALA Annual Conference will close this Monday, September 18, 2023.


    The following is pertinent information from the ALA website:

    Call for Proposals

    There are two opportunities to submit proposals for ALA Annual Conference, education programs and poster sessions. The program proposal site is open through September 18, 2023. Poster submissions will open in November.

    Planning Your Education Program & Poster Proposals

    Key Dates

    Education Programs Submission Site opens August 14, 2023
    Education Programs Submission Site closes September 18, 2023
    Poster Session Submission Site opens November 7, 2023
    Education Programs Notifications in early December 2023
    Poster Session Submission Site closes January 8, 2024
    Poster Session Notifications in early March 2024

    Proposal Evaluation Criteria

    The Education Program Proposal Rubric and Poster Proposal Rubric are included in the call for proposals and on the submission site for your use. Carefully review the selection criteria and keep it available for reference when creating a proposal. Writing your proposal so that it clearly addresses all criteria on the rubric will make it easier to score.

    Program Submission Guide

    Refer to the in-depth Annual Conference Submission Guide for detailed explanations of the program formats, proposal evaluation criteria, and detailed step-by-step instructions on submitting an education program or poster proposal through the submission sites. 

    Aimee Strittmatter
    American Library Association