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Exhibitor/Affiliate Meeting Information

If you need to schedule a meeting or need space for a reception, breakfast, or luncheon, you may do so via our online request sites.

Submission site is closed.

Be sure to make note of the new meeting time slots when submitting meetings. Your meeting time will need to follow these new time slots.

For questions regarding Exhibitor/Affiliate Meetings, email Yvonne McLean at [email protected] with questions.


The Symposium on the Future of Libraries will include seven timeslots for concurrent sessions. These concurrent sessions will provide library professionals with an opportunity to share some of the innovative work they are currently exploring in their libraries or to engage with outside innovators or experts.

For more information on the Symposium’s concurrent sessions and to submit a proposal, please visit

Please contact Miguel Figueroa ([email protected]) at the Center for the Future of Libraries if you have any questions.

Other Meeting Information

To submit a proposal for any of the followling, please visit the corresponding site:

News You Can Use is closed.

Meet the Authors Submissions are now open.

For questions regaridng News You Can Use or Meet the Authors, email Alee Navarro at [email protected] with questions.

Ignite Sessions

Ignite Submissions are closed.

The Ignite Sessions are 5-minute presentations accompanied by 20 slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds. There will be Ignite sessions on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, each is 30 minutes long and consists of six 5 minute sessions. You can learn more about Ignite events on Wikipedia.

The meeting room for these sessions will be set in theater and equipped with a projector, screen, wireless internet connection, and microphones in the convention center. Your colleagues provide the great content.

The proposals go through a public voting process that will be weighted for 30% of the selection process (staff votes will account for another 30%, while the remaining 40% will be decided by an advisory group of ALA members).

Please contact Alee Navarro ([email protected]) if you have any questions about the process.