Conferences & Events

ACRL offers a variety of professional development events, from conferences and in-depth institutes, to licensed workshops you can bring to your institution or region, and affordable online learning.  Check out our upcoming events.

ACRL Conference

ACRL 2017, At the Helm: Leading Transformation
March 22-25, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland
The ACRL 2017 conference will feature more than 300 carefully curated conference programs to help you stay at the forefront of the profession. Registration is now available!


ACRL @ ALA Annual Conference

ALA Annual Conference Programs FAQ 
Interested in submitting a proposal for an ALA Annual Conference Program?  Visit the FAQ for complete details.

Upcoming Events

2016 Women's Leadership Institute
December 6-9, 2016, Dana Point, California

Be a part of a special program for women seeking to become leaders in higher education administration. Through presentations, small-group exercises, and discussion, gain a practical understanding of what it takes to be a leader on a college or university campus—both the challenges and the rewards.  Hone your leadership skills for working in a rapidly changing environment and develop a better understanding of the campus as a workplace and culture.

2017 Immersion Program - Teaching with Technology Track
March 21-22, 2017 - Baltimore, Maryland
March 29-April 26, 2017 - Online

As teaching librarians develop instructional tools and experiences in increasingly technology-enhanced academic environments, there is a growing need in the profession to cultivate design-minded and outcomes-oriented pedagogies. The Immersion Teaching with Technology program will provide a practical framework for evaluating instructional technology in order to integrate it more effectively into face to face and/or online teaching.

Licensed Workshops

ACRL offers a variety of licensed workshops that can be brought upon request to your campus, chapter, or consortia. Led by expert presenters, these one-day immersive workshops are designed to engage participants and help academic librarians strengthen competencies in multiple areas of concentration.

Online Events

ACRL's online courses and webcasts, designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. 

Future ACRL Conferences

Mark you calendar for the best professional development event in academic and research librarianship!

ACRL 2017
March 22 - 25, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland

ACRL 2019
April 10-13, 2019
Cleveland, Ohio

April 14-17, 2021
Seattle, Washington

Past Events

Details about ACRL's past professional developments events including previous ALA Annual Conference presentations, ACRL Conferences, and Springboard Events.