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Deadline for 2018 ALA Annual Conference Program Proposals Extended to Sept. 5

(via Alicia Navarro, American Library Association)

The program proposal submission deadline for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference, to take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, June 21-26, 2018, has been extended to 12:00 AM CST (midnight) on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Programs at the Annual Conference are one-hour educational sessions on a topic relevant to the library profession, and submissions are open to anyone, regardless of ALA membership status. For the first time, proposals will be accepted through one submission site for all ALA Divisions, RoundTables, Committees, and Offices. 

Your ALA account information will be required to access the submssion site. Final decisions will be made on Wednesday, October 11, and the schedule of sessions will be announced on Wednesday, November 8. Inquiries and additional details regarding the submission form, subjects and content types can be found by visiting the submission site. Take a look back at the 2017 Annual Conference here.

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