Call for proposals for 2016 ALA Annual Conference Poster Session

For Immediate Release
Fri, 11/06/2015


Alicia (Alee) Navarro

Meeting Coordinator

ALA Conference Services

American Library Association

CHICAGO – The 2016 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition poster session committee invites everyone to share their best ideas and work with the international library community by presenting a poster session in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26 in the Exhibit Hall.

Submissions are invited from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship and may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community. Poster session participants populate boards (usually 4 x 8 feet) with pictures, data, graphs, diagrams, narrative text and more and informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees during assigned 1 ½-hour time periods. Titles and abstracts from previous years are available on ALA Connect in the archive of previous Annual Conference poster sessions. For information on 2016 posters and the submission process, please visit this page

The deadline for submitting an application is Jan. 29, 2016. Applicants will be notified by the end of March, after a double blind peer review process, if their submission has been accepted for presentation at the conference. Start your application process now at Applicants must login to the site using their ALA username and password or can create a username and password for the site before submitting an application.

Please direct any questions about poster session presentations and submissions to Melanie Griffin, chair of the ALA poster session committee, or Candace Benefiel, chair of the ALA poster session review panel,

2016 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, Florida, June 23-28.

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