For immediate release | November 25, 2013

Call for International Poster Sessions

CHICAGO - The ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT) International Poster Sessions Committee invites you to submit poster session proposals on international themes -- share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas!

Start your application process now. You must create a username and password for the site before you submit your application and choose to submit a poster session proposal after you log-in before you receive a confirmation e-mail after you have completed your submission.

The deadline for submission of 2014 ALA Annual Conference poster session proposals is Jan. 17, 2014.

The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions 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 place materials such as pictures, data, graphs, diagrams and narrative text on boards that are usually 4 x 8 feet. During their assigned 1 1/2 hour time periods, participants informally discuss their presentations with conference attendees. Titles/abstracts from previous years are available on ALA Connect (note that this site is only serving as an archive for previous Annual Conference poster sessions - for information on this year's posters, go to: Applicants will be notified in March, prior to the early bird registration deadline and after a double blind peer review process, whether their submission has been accepted for presentation at the conference.

The 2014 ALA Annual Poster Sessions will be held June 28 and 29, 2014 (the Saturday and Sunday of the conference), at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Additional questions regarding international poster sessions can also be directed to: Deana Groves, co-chair of the IRRT International Poster Session Committee, or Jennifer Snoek-Brown, co-chair of the IRRT International Poster Session Committee,


Delin Guerra

Program Officer

International Relations Office