2020 Annual Conference FAQs

2020 Annual Conference Frequently Asked Questions


Are you planning on (or interested in) attending the 2020 Annual Conference? Do you have questions? See below for a list of questions that may assist you in your conference planning. Click on the question for the expanded answer. Is there a question that you would like to see listed here?  Submit your questions by using this form. If you need further information, please contact David Scott, the 2020 Conference Planning Committee Chair, at conference@miala.org.

Prior to Registering
Registration will open in March 2020. 
Details are still being determined but generally, your full conference registration includes:
  • Attendance at the preconference reception;
  • Attendance at the keynote address;
  • Opportunity to attend breakout sessions on Thursday and Friday;
  • Lunch on Thursday and Friday;
  • Attendance at the poster session/information fair;
  • Attendance at the MiALA membership meeting; and
  • Plenty of opportunities to meet with interest groups and other like-minded Academic library colleagues
Yes. There are one-day registration rates available.
Yes, we are offering special pricing for MiALA members who are library support staff and/or work part time. Check out the main conference page for more information!
No. You do not need to be a member of MiALA to attend the conference but being a member will provide you with a discount on registration that would cover the cost of becoming a member.
The deadline to register for the conference will be available shortly.
The maximum number of attendees that the conference facility can accommodate is 200 so don't delay in getting registered.
Yes. The pre-conference reception is open to ALL conference attendees. It's free to attend and snacks will be provided.
There are no plans to live stream. There will be attendees who will be live tweeting at many events/sessions throughout the conference. You can follow these tweets by searching for #MiALAAC20

Questions for Registered Attendees
Yes, free parking will be available at the conference center.
Yes. Interest groups are planning meetings/networking opportunities during lunch on one of the conference days, Thursday evening dine-arounds, and having informational meetings during the poster session/Information Fair. More information will be available shortly.
Yes. If you would like to volunteer to help during the conference, fill out the volunteer form here.
We will be posting local information in the coming months. 
We will be reaching out to presenters after the conference.