ACRL 09 Registration now open!

ACRL 2009

Registration is now open for ACRL 2009!
ACRL 14th National Conference
Pushing the Edge: Explore, Engage, Extend
Seattle, March 12 — 15, 2009

Registration and housing materials for ACRL 2009 are now available on the conference website. With more than 250 peer-reviewed sessions on all aspects of academic and research librarianship, ACRL is your home for professional development.
Register by January 16, 2009, and save more than 20% on your registration. Save even more with our reduced airfares, hotel discounts, and special group registration prices. ACRL is also offering over 80 scholarships worth over $40,000; apply online by December 5. Check out our exciting Seattle tour options as well!

ACRL’s celebrated line-up of keynote speakers include:

Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist, activist, and author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

Sherman Alexie, prolific novelist, poet and screenplay writer; and

Ira Glass, host and producer of the public radio program This American Life“.

Make sure to also attend ACRL’s invited green speaker:
ACRL 09 Green Logo Robin Chase, Founder of Zipcar and GoLoco, two innovative companies that combine social networking and transportation needs.

ACRL 2009 will implement more eco-friendly practices than ever before. Help us reduce the meeting’s ecological footprint by committing to the Green Pledge when you register for the conference.

FREE Virtual Conference Access of Every Presentation!
ACRL is giving registrants more for their money by providing one year of access to every presentation in the ACRL 2009 Virtual Conference Community. Presentation PowerPoints will be synched with program audio so you can download sessions you missed — on your own time,all for free!

The ACRL 14th National Conference will challenge you to explore new ideas, engage in new learning, and extend the collective vision of the future of academic and research libraries. See you at ACRL 2009 in Seattle!