ALA Annual Conference Press Kit

ALA Annual 2019


No other event in the world offers a better opportunity to learn about current issues and trends in library and information science and technology than the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition. Throughout the conference, attendees participate in events, hear inspiring speakers, and learn from thought leaders and colleagues at more than 500 programs and in-depth sessions. Topics covered include digital content, innovation, the library of the future, transformation, emerging trends, best practices, community engagement, leadership, and many more. You will also have an opportunity to visit more than 800 vendors in the world’s largest library-focused exhibit hall, each highlighting new services, technologies, books, and products to improve your library and support your personal career development.

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2018 Annual Conference Highlights :



Saturday, June 22, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Hoda Kotb
Auditorium Speaker


Fact Sheets

Annual Conference Fact Sheet

American Library Association Fact Sheet


Press Room

Location:  Walter E. Washington Convention Center .


Thursday, June 20

 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, June 21

7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 22

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, June 23

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday, June 24

7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25


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Media Contact: Macey Morales, Deputy Director of the Communications and Marketing Office, 312-280-4393,