Friday, May 26, 2017

CFP: ALCTS Programs at the 2018 Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) invites you to submit a program, preconference or symposium proposal for upcoming 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference. 

The ALCTS Program Committee welcomes topics that are of current and ongoing interest to the ALCTS membership, including acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, collection management, continuing resources, preservation and reformatting. Proposals will be reviewed by the ALCTS Program Committee and proposal submitters will be contacted shortly following Annual Conference 2017.

To propose an event, please submit an online proposal form using the links provided in this message.

Call for Proposals

ALA 2018 Annual Conference in New Orleans, June 21-26
·         Virtual Preconference – Two or three one-hour virtual sessions held prior to Annual
Virtual Preconference Proposal Form  | Submission Deadline:  December 15, 2017
·         Preconference – One or two-day interactive training workshop held at Annual
Preconference Proposal Form | Submission Deadline: August 11, 2017
·         Program – One-hour educational sessions held at Annual.  Log into the ALA system to begin your online proposal.  Anyone can submit a proposal, regardless of membership status. 
When completing the proposal form, be sure to select the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) to have your proposal reviewed by ALCTS.  Program Proposal Submission Site (login or create a new account to enter) | Submission Deadline: August 25, 2017

ALA 2018 Midwinter Meeting in Denver, February 9-13
·         Virtual Symposium - Two or three one-hour virtual sessions held prior to Midwinter
Virtual Symposium Proposal Form | Submission Deadline: September 27, 2017

Proposal and Event Planning Information
Additional information about submitting a proposal can be found using these links:

Questions & Comments
Please send any questions or comments about submitting a proposal to:

Kevin Clair ( – ALCTS Program Committee Co-Chair
Hayley Moreno ( – ALCTS Program Committee Co-Chair
Julie Reese ( – ALCTS Continuing Education & Program Manager