ALSC at ALA Annual Conference
2013 ALA Annual Conference
June 27 - July 2, 2013 | Chicago, IL
A schedule of ALSC programs and events is now available. Room locations will be added when they become available. Please note that meetings and programs may be added to this list.
If you are a Program Organizer for the 2013 ALA Annual Conference, please visit the program organizer webpage to access your planning guide and equipment order forms.
Friday, June 28, 2013 | 7:30 am - 4:00 pm | Art Institute of Chicago
This exciting preconference, A Wild Ride: 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal, invites attendees to take a wild ride through the past, present and future of award-winning children’s book art at this stimulating program being held at the Art Institute of Chicago, celebrating 75 years of the Randolph Caldecott Medal. Hear about the creative process from an array of Caldecott winners, as well as editors, art directors, and production managers. Engage with one another in small focus groups and interactive, critical discussions of Caldecott medal books throughout the years.
Sunday, June 30, 2013 | 5:30 - 11:00 pm | Sheraton Chicago, Ballrooms I-V
Join us for this grand occasion celebrating the Newbery and Caldecott Medalists and Honorees, authors and illustrators of the year’s most distinguished books for children, and this year’s Wilder Award winner.
Special recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the Caldecott Medal will be included in the festivities! Cocktails (cash bar) available prior to dinner; doors open at 6:30 p.m. and a video presentation of the awardee and honoree reaction videos will begin at 6:45 p.m. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Pre-registration required, $94 individual tickets (non-assigned seating). Reserved table seating (ten seats) available. Click here to download the table reservation form.
Have a question about the Banquet? Please visit the Banquet's frequently asked questions page.
ALSC Charlemae Rollins President's Program: Think with Your Eyes!
Monday, July 1, 2013 | 1:00 - 3:00 pm | McCormick Place Convention Center S106b
2014 ALA Annual Conference
June 26 - July 1, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV
The ALSC Program Coordinating Committee is now accepting program proposals for the 2014 ALA Annual Conference and the 2014 ALSC National Institute. All proposals are due June 7, 2013.
2012 ALA Annual Conference
June 21 - 26, 2012 | Anaheim, CA
2011 ALA Annual Conference
June 23 - 29, 2011 | New Orleans, LA
For program information and handouts from past conferences, please visit the conference scheduler on ALA Connect.