2023 AASL National Conference


The AASL National Conference is the only national conference devoted solely to the needs of school librarians

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AASL National Conference Proposals

The submission deadline for concurrent proposals is March 1, 2023, at 4:00 pm central time.  Before starting your submission, AASL recommends reviewing the instructions for accessing and creating a profile and downloading the application Word document to familiarize yourself with the required information and draft your proposal.

Proposals will only be accepted through the online form

Getting Started (PDF)- How to set up an account, access your dashboard, and start a submission

  • Concurrent Session Proposals NOW OPEN (new window will open to submission site)

AASL is accepting proposals for 60-minute educational concurrent sessions for the AASL National Conference. 

  • Proposal Application Description (PDF) - Offering additional insight into what type of content and considerations should be given when submitting a proposal
  • Copy of Proposal Application (Word Document) - Download and draft the proposal prior to submitting and finalizing it through the online form. 
  • Research Empowering Practice Concurrent Proposals NOW OPEN (new window will open to submission site)

AASL is accepting proposals for research concurrent sessions.  Submission for both Research Paper Presentations (2-3 papers will be presented during a 60-minute concurrent session) and Research Presentations (60-minute presentation of research, application, and implications) may be submitted. 

IdeaLab and Poster Presentation submissions will open in May 2023.


Registration is tentatively scheduled to open in December 2022.  Rates will not increase for the 2023 conference. To assist in your planning and budgeting for the AASL National Conference please use the following resources: