Monday, June 18, 2018

Call for Program Proposals for 2019 ALA Annual Conference

Call for Proposals

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) invites you to submit a program proposal for the upcoming 2019 ALA 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 following the 2018 ALA Annual Conference.

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

ALA 2019 Annual Conference in Washington D.C., June 20-25, 2019

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 26, 2018

Proposal and Event Planning Information

Additional information about submitting a proposal can be found using these links:

ALA Program Proposal Process Information

Discuss your proposal with the Committee

The ALCTS Program Committee welcomes potential planners to meet with us during the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans to discuss your proposal. The committee will be available from 1 to 2 p.m. on Monday, June 25th at the Morial Convention Center, Room 340. Program planners are welcome to set up an appointment beforehand (please email us with the preferred time at or come without an appointment.

Questions & Comments

Please send any questions or comments about submitting a proposal to:
Hayley Moreno ( – ALCTS Program Committee Co-Chair
Marianne Hanley ( – ALCTS Program Committee Co-Chair
Eleanor Cook ( ALCTS Program Committee In-coming Co-Chair
Megan Dougherty ( – ALCTS Continuing Education & Program Manager