Annual Conference 2018

MiALA Annual Conference 2018

SUSTAINABILITY IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES

May 17 & 18, 2018
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

Lansing, Michigan


Conference Rates 

Full Conference Registration (does not include the pre-conference workshop) - $150 MiALA and ALAO members, $200 for non-Members, $50 for LIS Students
1-day Conference Registration (does not include the pre-conference workshop) - $100 MiALA and ALAO members, $150 for non-Members, $25 for LIS Students

 

Hotel Information

Room blocks have been secured for the nights of May 16 & 17, 2018 at the conference facility:

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Go to www.kelloggcenter.com; Click on the "reservations" link at the top of the page; Select the "Check availability and book now!" link; Enter arrival, departure, rooms, & number of adults & children; Select "Click Here for Special Rates" and enter 1805MIALAA; Click "Check Availability"
Call 800-875-5090 to make reservations and reference the Group Code 1805MIALAA.
The room rate is $115.00 + taxes per night for Standard Double, Queen, or King Rooms; $129.00 + taxes per night for Deluxe King.
Self-parking is $1.00 per hour or the maximum daily rate of $8.00.

The deadline to make a reservation using the MiALA room block is April 16, 2018.

Dinearound Information

The conference planning committee will be hosting dinearounds at local restaurants for Thursday evening. For more information, go to the Dinearound information page here.

Conference Schedule of Events

To Be Determined.  If you are looking for information to assist in planning, you can see 2017 annual conference page here.

 

Pre-conference Workshop

Planning, Assessing, and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action. This ACRL Standards Workshop will take place on May 16, 2018 at the Michigan State University Library. For more information, go to the Pre-conference workshop page here.


Pre-conference Reception

To Be Determined.  If you are looking for information to assist in planning, you can see 2017 annual conference page here.


Keynote Speaker

Watch this page for updates.


Poster Information

The call for poster proposals is now open. We welcome posters in any topic related to work in academic libraries, and particularly if they have a connection to the conference theme. Broad participation is encouraged from librarians, staff, LIS students, and administrators from all types of academic libraries (including but not limited to public universities, private colleges, and community colleges). Poster proposals should include a description of no more than 300 words. They will be evaluated on relevance to the academic library profession, originality and creativity, and clarity/applicability of content and outcomes. You must be an individual or student member of MiALA to submit a proposal. For more information on how to submit a proposal, go to the Call for Posters page here. The deadline to submit a proposal is March 3, 2018.

Program Information

Programs for the annual conference have been secured. Time slot and room assignments are forthcoming. For more information on what programs will be offered, go to the Presentation Information page here.

 

Scholarship Opportunities

The deadline to submit an application to receive a grant to attend the MiALA annual conference and/or pre-conference workshop has passed. Watch this page for information on award recipients. For more information, contact Scholarship Coordinator, Elizabeth Walker (ewalker@arbor.edu).

Sponsorship Opportunities

Learn more about how your company can support the MiALA annual conference by going to the sponsorship information page. For more information, contact Sponsorship Coordinator, Terence O'Neill (oneillt@lib.msu.edu).

Volunteer Opportunities


Are you interested in being part of the annual conference planning team?  Click here to submit your interest in serving.

Thank you to our sponsors!!

 

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Now Accepting Proposals for the 2019 Annual Conference

Are you interested in having the 4th Annual Conference in your community?  Learn more about submitting a proposal to host the 2019 Annual Conference.  For more information, go to the annual conference proposal page. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 1, 2018. Contact Heather Ladiski at heather@miala.org if you have any additional questions.