Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Call for Posters: Michigan Library Association Annual Conference (Grand Rapids, October 2014)

Call for Posters: Michigan Library Association Annual Conference (Grand Rapids, October 2014)
Call for Poster Sessions Deadline is August 22

Poster Sessions - Basic Information & Guidelines
Posters should 
  1. introduce unique collections or services (or)
  2. discuss a problem and the research, action, or methodology used to solve that problem (or)
  3. outline findings of research or study.
  • Displays will be exhibited October 15-16 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel near the exhibits during exhibit hours (Wednesday 11:30 am - 5:15 pm, Thursday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm)
  • Set-up time will be 8:00 am - 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 15.
  • Submitters must be present to host their poster on Wednesday from 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm. 
  • Provided at no charge to poster exhibitor will be one tri-fold foam presentation board with dimensions of 36" height X 48" width (24" center panel and 12" side panels) along with one table (approximately 2' X 6').
  • Presenters must bring their own pins, tacks, or other material to mount their displays on the display board, or have their displays already mounted on their own poster board which they can display on the table top.
  • Displays should be visually appealing (charts, photographs, diagrams, graphics, illustrations, etc.) and clearly state the purpose of the display. Displays should also be large enough to be seen from a distance of several feet.
  • Presenters should bring any handouts or other supplementary materials and a sign-up sheet to record names and email addresses of attendees who may like additional information. An ample supply of business cards is also encouraged.
  • Neither MLA nor the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel can be responsible for materials, equipment, or personal belongings left at your exhibit. Please make sure to take adequate precautions to protect your valuables.

Submission Information for Poster Sessions
To submit your proposal to participate in the Poster Session, please complete the online form.
The information the form requires includes:
  • Presenter's name, institution and email
  • Poster session title
  • Poster session description (limit 100 words)
  • Goal
  • Target audience
  • Track affiliation 
●    Submissions accepted through Friday, August 22, 2014.
●     Notification of acceptance sent to submitters via email by Friday, August 29, 2014.