For immediate release | June 10, 2019

2020 ALA Annual Conference Program Proposals are Now Open

ALA Conference Services will begin accepting program proposals on June 10, 2019, for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference, to take place in Chicago, IL. on June 25-30, 2020. Once again, proposals will be accepted via one submission site for all ALA Divisions, RoundTables, Committees, and Offices.

The deadline to submit content is September 10, 2019,12:00 Midnight (EST). Please use this submission site. Your ALA account information will be required to access the submission site.


  • Submission Site Opens: June 10, 2019
  • Submission Site Closes: September 10, 2019
  • Final Decisions: Early-December 2019
  • Schedule of Sessions Announced: Mid-December 2019

With your assistance, we’re looking forward to building a supply of content that is informative, innovative, and diverse.

For all inquiries regarding content submission for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference, please visit the Submission Site.

For guide use and updates, you can visit the 2019 ALA Annual Conference website, Twitter (alaac and #alaac19) Facebook Events, Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram.

Registration will open for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, Noon (Central).

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2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition


Alicia Navarro

Content & Technology Manager

Conference Services