LITA Manual Section 5 Meeting & Program Calendar

 

LITA Interest Groups and Committees may choose to plan programs for ALA Annual Conference as well as hold business meetings at ALA Midwinter and Annual Conferences. Detailed information on proposal submission and specific deadlines will be provided to Committee and Interest Groups Chairs each year via the Chairs' Community in ALA Connect and at Joint Chairs Meetings at ALA Midwinter and Annual. This calendar serves as a general guideline for program and meeting planning; please note the distinctions among Midwinter and Annual as well as meetings and programs.

JULY

Submit program and preconferece proposals to LITA Program Planning Committee for next year's Annual Conference.

Midwinter Institutes (full day workshop) titles, descriptions, and speakers due to LITA Office.

 

SEPTEMBER

Send Midwinter meeting request to LITA Office; include time, date, room set-up, and AV requirements.

Annual Conference Program Proposal acceptance and rejection notifications are sent.

 

OCTOBER

Final deadline for Midwinter meeting space requests or changes due to LITA Office.

Annual Conference preconferences (full day workshop) titles, descriptions, and speakers due to LITA Office.

First draft of Annual program descriptions including speaker names as well as room set-up, and AV requirements are due to LITA Office.

  

NOVEMBER

Midwinter AV Deadline: November 1

Schedule of Midwinter meetings with room assignments will be posted; online event scheduler will be available.

First request for Annual meeting space and AV needs from LITA Office.

 

JANUARY

ALA Midwinter Meeting Held.

Final changes to Annual Conference program descriptions and speaker names due to LITA Office.

 

FEBRUARY

Final deadline for Annual meeting space requests or changes due to LITA Office.

 

MARCH

Annual AV Deadline: March 1

Annual Conference Meeting room assignments begin.

 

APRIL/MAY

Schedule of Annual Conference meetings/programs with room assignments will be posted; online event scheduler will be available.

Submit Midwinter Institutes (full day workshop) proposal to LITA Education Committee prior to Annual Conference.

 

JUNE

ALA Annual Conference held.