IRRT Poster Session Committee

Posters on display at ALA Annual Las Vegas June 29, 2014
 IRRT Posters on display during ALA Annual 2014 in Las Vegas - Photos by Deana Groves
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Statement of Role, Purpose, and Function

The Committee publicizes, solicits, reviews and evaluates all international poster session submissions for annual conference and oversees their presentation.

Call for Poster Session Proposals for 2019 Annual

The ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT) International Poster Sessions Committee invites you to submit poster session proposals on international themes for the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C!

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The 2019 ALA IRRT International Poster Session Committee invites everyone to share your best ideas and work with the international library community by presenting a poster at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington DC. The poster session is Session 5: Global Solutions and will take place on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Submissions are invited from international librarians at all types of libraries on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions are also invited from librarians in the US on any topic relevant to international populations, projects, and collaborations. Posters 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 with pictures, data, graphs, diagrams, narrative text, and more - and will informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees during assigned 1 ½-hour time periods. For information on 2019 posters and the submission process, please visit the ALA Poster Session website.

The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, February 8, 2019. Following a double-blind peer review process, applicants will be notified by early March if their submission has been accepted for presentation at the conference. Start your application process now (you must login to the site using your ALA username and password, or you can create a username and password for the site before you submit your application). You do not have to be an ALA member to create an account!

Additional questions regarding international poster sessions can be directed to: Katie Dow, co-chair of the IRRT International Poster Session Committee,



Katherine Dow (Co-chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) 
The Alexandria Library
Alexandria, VA 22304-2903 
Email: kdow[@]

Clement Chu S. Lau (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Georgia Southern University Zach S. Henderson Library
Statesboro, GA 30460
Email: cslau_us[@]


Ambrogino Augustino Giusti (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
University of Washington Libraries
Seattle, WA 98105
Richenda L. Hawkins (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Linn-Benton Community College Library
Albany, OR 97321-3755

Alex McAllister (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28607

Sara Margaret Rizzo (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Monmouth University Library
West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Delin Guerra (Staff Liaison) -
Work Phone: 312-280-3201
Fax: 312-280-4392
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Committee Roster (Full contact information requires log in).


IRRT Poster Session Las Vegas June 29,2014

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