Welcome to ALA 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition Preliminary Scheduler
The preliminary scheduler is a brief look at the programs and other sessions that will be offered at the 2018 Annual Conference in New Orleans. Dates and times are currently the only logistical information available, locations will be released in April 2018.
Discover and learn more about sessions and events
View all sessions, events, and speakers by browsing or searching. Terms you can use to filter your search include subject, library type, meeting type, ALA unit, date, and time.
Click on any listing for more information on that item
Check back often for updates and additions.
Updates from the Conference Committe regarding the Annual Conference Remodel
News You Can Use Sessions
Conversation Starters and Ignite Session
Exhibit Hall Stages and Events
Meet the Authors
Login with your ALA account information to register your account and to create your conference schedule.
Use the side or top menu to view the session list, and click the listing for more information on the session.
Add sessions to your scheduler by clicking the star symbol on the session page
Check back often for updates and additions to the schedule
Share your feedback
We’re still transitioning to this new-look and added-function scheduler, so please let us know what works, what you think is missing, and what we need to keep improving. To share your feedback, just log in with your ALA account information and click on the “Send Feedback” button below. Thanks for helping us test and make the scheduler the best it can be.