ALA Annual Conference programs, updates, conversations, and other events cover key issues such as innovation and transformation, ebook lending and usability, digital content, community engagement, leadership, the impact and potential of new technologies, books and awards, copyright, outreach, privacy, services for makers, library advocacy, core values, career development, teaching and learning, and best practices on a range of library-related concerns. There’s also a wide range of networking opportunities and fun events. Don’t miss out! Some selected preliminary highlights follow, but the full program will be added to the Conference Scheduler as programs and events are confirmed.
In The Exhibit Hall
Award-Winning Products In The ALA Store
Speakers and Related Events
Opening General Session
Auditorium Speaker Series
ALA President's Program and Awards Presentations
ALA Division Presidents' Programs
Closing General Session and Inaugural Brunch
Other Opportunities to Engage
The Conversations Continue
Awards and Award Celebrations
Now Showing @ ALA Film Program
Unconference, Library Camp
Think Fit @ ALA
ALA Job List Placement Center
ERT/Christopher J. Hoy Scholarship and Artist Alley Silent Auction
Get excited about Las Vegas!
Check out the wide range of Preconferences offered by ALA divisions, offices, and round tables for indepth professional development on key current topics.
IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
With more than 750 exhibiting organizations, multiple specialty pavilions, stages featuring the hottest authors, and numerous related fun events, the exhibit floor is an integral part of your learning, professional development, and networking. The Exhibit Hall offers you the chance to explore and discuss with expert vendors the breadth and depth of new and favorite library products, services, books, online services, tools, and technologies.
Visit In the Exhibit Hall for details as they’re added, and mark your calendar for the Ribbon Cutting & Exhibits Opening Reception on Friday evening after the Opening General Session and the Exhibits Closing & Wrap Up/Rev Up Celebration on Monday afternoon.
AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTS IN THE ALA STORE
The ALA Store offers products that meet the widest range of your promotional and continuing education/professional development needs. With plenty of new and bestselling items available, make sure to carve out some time in your schedule to stop by! The store will be located in the Grand Concourse by the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.