ACRL Program Proposals for 2016 ALA Annual Conference

ACRL invites its committees, sections, interest groups and individual members to consider submitting program proposals for the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.

There will be a virtual meeting at 11:00 a.m. CST on April 30, 2015, for ACRL units and members interested in submitting proposals for a 2016 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 2016.

RSVP online to attend the April 30 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.

2016 ALA Annual Conference program proposals are due September 1, 2015. The ACRL Professional Development Committee will review proposal and select 2016 Annual Conference programs, with notifications issued in October 2015.

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 with questions concerning the program proposal process.