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ALA Press Release
For Immediate Release
June 13, 2012
Contact: Mary Mackay
Advance registration for 2012 ALA Annual Conference ends Friday, June 15
CHICAGO —Attendees are encouraged to avoid the lines and register in advance.
Advance registration for 2012 ALA Annual Conference ends Friday, June 15.
Key issues covered at 2012 ALA Annual Conference include digital content and e-books, technology in libraries, innovation, books and authors, leadership, library advocacy, civic engagement, library marketing and more.
Speakers include thought leaders and authors Rebecca MacKinnon, David Weinberger, George R. R. Martin, Dan Ariely, Rich Harwood, John Irving, Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer, Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver, David Lankes, John Jantsch, Chris Colfer, Sapphire, Duane Bray, J.R. Martinez, Dan Rather and Sherman Alexie.
And there’s the solid conference core of:
- 500+ programs, discussions and other events;
- Preconferences offering in-depth professional development;
- 800+ exhibitors highlighting new and favorite titles, products, and services and related events;
- ALA JobLIST Placement Center connecting job seekers and employers, and offering free career counseling.
Use the Conference Scheduler to plan your time, create, update and prioritize your calendar and find out about many other Annual Conference highlights—speakers, events, networking opportunities and more. Use the June digital preview issue of Cognotes for selected highlights—also available in mobile, accessible or PDF versions.
Visit the 2012 ALA Annual Conference website for general information about the conference.
Register now and be part of the transformation and future of libraries.
ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition—Transforming Our Libraries, Ourselves
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