[Libs-Or] Fwd: [alacro-l] How to Submit a Session or Speaker for the ALA AC in Orlando: Deadline March 15

Suzanne Sager bvss at pdx.edu
Wed Feb 17 06:45:33 PST 2016


Suzanne L. Sager

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From: Don Wood <dwood at ala.org>
Date: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 1:34 PM
Subject: [alacro-l] How to Submit a Session or Speaker for the ALA AC in
Orlando: Deadline March 15
To: "alacro-l at lists.ala.org" <alacro-l at lists.ala.org>

*How to Submit a Session or Speaker*

*Poster Sessions*

Poster sessions were introduced to the American Library Association at its
1982 Annual Conference in Philadelphia. They are an effective forum for the
exchange of information and a means to communicate ideas, research, and

Please visit the Poster Session Information Page for more details.

*Conversation Starters and Ignite Sessions*

Submissions for Conversation Starters and Ignite Sessions are being
accepted until Tuesday, March 15, 2016

*Click here to Submit your proposals!


The 45 minute Conversation Starters take place in a lecture, panel, or
discussion format. Conversation Starter sessions will take place throughout
the day on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

The Ignite Sessions are 5-minute presentations accompanied by 20 slides
that advance automatically every 15 seconds. There will be six Ignite
sessions from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. You
can learn
more about Ignite events on Wikipedia

The proposals went through a public voting process that was weighted for
30% of the selection process (staff votes accounted for another 30%, while
the remaining 40% was decided by an advisory group of ALA members).

The submission form will close at the end of the day on Tuesday, March 15,
2016. We'll send out notifications of acceptance in mid April after the
voting is over.

*Please don't hesitate to contact Alee Navarro anavarro at ala.org
<anavarro at ala.org> if you have any questions about the process.  *

Don Wood
Program Officer
Chapter Relations Office
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