Submit a Session

Poster Sessions

Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC!

The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions may include a description of an innovative library program; an analysis of a solution to a problem; a report of a research study; or any other presentation that would benefit the larger library community.

Poster sessions were introduced to the American Library Association at its 1982 Annual Conference in Philadelphia. They are an effective forum for the exchange of information and a means to communicate ideas, research, and programs.

Deadline Extended!Submissions are now being accepted through February 10, 2019. 

Exhibitor Presentation Opportunities

Are you an Exhibitor who would like to offer educational programming at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference?

Develop and conduct an educational session- Exhibitors may reserve meeting rooms in the ALA block of meeting rooms at the Convention Center and official hotels.

Present on one of the live stages in the exhibit hall - Usually panel presentations, these are 45-minute sessions which can include an autographing session after the presentation. These opportunities can promote exhibitors' products, services, and authors.