Submission Deadline Extended:
March 30, 2020 April 8, 2020
Nominate or self-nominate dynamic, engaging keynote speakers who can speak to our theme of exploring ideas and making them a reality, community-building, or inspire actions to move the library profession forward with their thought-provoking leadership.Nominate a Keynote Speaker
We encourage diversity in presenters from a wide range of backgrounds, libraries, and experiences for sessions or preconference workshops that exemplify our theme. We deliberately seek and strongly encourage submissions from underrepresented groups, such as women, people of color, the LGBTQA+ community, and people with disabilities. We also strongly encourage submissions from public, school, and special libraries.
Vendors wishing to submit a proposal should partner with a library representative who is testing/using the product.
Presenters will submit final presentation slides and/or electronic content (video, audio, etc.), along with hands-on material to be made available online following the event. Presenters are expected to register and participate in the Forum as attendees.Submit a Session or Preconference Workshop
We’re looking for engaging talks that go beyond discussion.
This may include providing:
You will be asked to self-identify topics that relate to your talk. Your proposal will be categorized based on those topics.
|Collections and Discovery||Discovery Tools, Metadata, Learning Management System, Integrated Library System, Collection Development, Automation, Digital Libraries, Institutional Repositories, Physical Collections, Preservation, Acquisitions|
|Data and Analytics||Linked Data, Assessment, Privacy, Data Security, Accessibility, and Data Visualization|
|Future Trends||New and Cutting-Edge Trends that Impact Libraries|
|Leadership and Management||Evidence-Based Practices/Case Studies, Vendors, Acquisitions Planning, Preservation, Diversity and Inclusion, Contracts and Negotiations, Change Management|
|Problem Solving||Practical Solutions to Problems: (Applications, Management, Service and Technology, etc.)|
|Skill Building||Instructional Sessions to Learn a Skill: (Leadership, New Software, Coding, or Application, etc.)|