Thursday, March 24, 2016

CFP: Virginia Library Association Conference (October 26-28 - Hot Springs, VA)

2016 VLA Conference, October 26-28 The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, VA

Educate, Advocate, Promote, Praise, Repeat

Call for Proposals NOW OPEN (closes April 15, 2016)

Up to two presenters for each session receive 50% off registration fees. The Omni Homestead is offering VLA Conference attendees two nights at the resort for $250 ($125 per night when you book two nights!)

What do I need to complete the Proposal Form?
  • A VLA login. You do not need to be a member to have a login. You must log in to submit a proposal so that you are able to log back in to the form and make changes in the future.
  • Contact information for all speakers: name, email and organization. (Biography optional; will be included in the conference app.)
  • Program title, description, outline, learning objectives and take-aways
  • Level of audience for the program
  • Preferred program date and time
  • Topic/Category of presentation (click here for full list of options)
  • Estimated costs (VLA agrees to review expected expenses but cannot guarantee reimbursement.)
  • Have any of the presenters participated in the VLA Presentation Academy?
Proposals will be reviewed and presenters will be notified in May 2016. Requested session times and dates will be honored wherever possible. Up to two presenters per session will receive 50% off the conference registration fee. If you have any questions, please contact VLA Executive Director Lisa R. Varga at

Martha Hutzel, 2016 VLA President,
Sasha Matthews, 2016 VLA Conference Chair,
Stefanie Metko, 2016 VLACRL Conference Within A Conference Chair,
and the 2016 VLA Conference Committee