The Conference Programs Committee works to coordinate and execute dynamic programs for ALA conferences. For the current year's programs, please see Programs @ Annual
To serve on this committee, attendance at the ALA Annual Conference is preferred.
CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS
Submission Deadline: August 20
Notification of Presentation Approval: September 21
Please submit your proposal at this link: Learn RT Program Proposal Form - ALA Annual 2017
The Learning Round Table of the American Library Association is seeking proposals for conference programs at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago (IL), June 22-27, 2017. The 60-90 minute program should focus on some relevant aspect of staff training and development.
Although not limited to these areas, topics of interest include:
- Training Design & Development
- Learning Management Systems
- Leadership Development
- Supervisory Training
- Staff Development Plans
- Mentoring Programs
- Successful Staff Training Programs
- Training Best Practices
CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE
Presentations will be evaluated according to the following:
- Useful / practical learning objectives
- Interactive elements
Deadline: Fill out the form by 5pm (PDT) on August 20.
Proposals must include the following:
- Brief program description
- Long program description
- Learning Objectives
- Preferred days/times: Saturday or Monday only
Please Note: Speakers will be responsible for registering for the conference and arranging their own travel and lodging.
For any additional questions, send an email to:
Manager, Organizational Learning and Development
The Indianapolis Public Library