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Full Conference Registration (does not include the pre-conference workshop) - $150 MiALA and ALAO members, $200 for non-Members, $50 for LIS Students
1-day Conference Registration (does not include the pre-conference workshop) - $100 MiALA and ALAO members, $150 for non-Members, $25 for LIS Students
Room blocks we secured for the nights of May 16 & 17, 2018 at the conference facility:
The room rate is $115.00 + taxes per night for Standard Double, Queen, or King Rooms; $129.00 + taxes per night for Deluxe King.
The deadline to make a reservation using the MiALA room block was April 16, 2018.
The conference planning committee will be hosting dinearounds at local restaurants for Thursday evening. For more information, go to the Dinearound information page here.
|Wednesday, May 16, 2018|
|8:00 am - 4:30 pm||ACRL Standards Pre-Conference Workshop (separate registration required)|
|8:00 am - 12:00 pm||MMDP Spring Meeting & MiALA Pre-Conference (open to all but separate registration required)|
|5:00 - 7:00 pm||Pre-conference Reception (open to all conference attendees)|
|Thursday, May 17, 2018|
|8:00 - 9:00 am||Registration|
|9:00 - 9:30 am||President's Welcome|
|9:30 - 10:15 am||Keynote Address - Data Driven Detroit|
|10:15 - 10:30 am||Break|
|10:30 - 11:15 am||First Breakout Session|
|11:30 am - 1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:10 - 2:00 pm||Second Breakout Session|
|2:00 - 2:15 pm||Break|
|2:15 - 3:00 pm||Third Breakout Session|
|3:00 - 3:30 pm||Afternoon Networking Coffee Break|
|3:00 - 4:30 pm||Poster Session / Information Fair|
|5:00 - 6:00 pm||Tour of MSU Libraries' Digital Scholarship Lab|
|7:00 pm -||Dine-arounds|
|Friday, May 18, 2018|
|9:00 - 10:00 am||Registration|
|10:00 - 10:15 am||Welcome to Day 2/Housekeeping|
|10:15 - 11:00 am||Membership Meeting|
|11:00 - 11:15 am||Break|
|11:15 am - 12:00 pm||Fourth Breakout Session|
|12:00 - 1:30 pm||Lunch/"Birds of a Feather" Interest Group Sessions|
|1:45 - 2:30 pm||Fifth Breakout Session|
|2:30 - 2:45 pm||Break|
|2:45 - 3:00 pm||Closing Session/Conference Wrap Up|
Planning, Assessing, and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action. This ACRL Standards Workshop will take place on May 16, 2018 at the Michigan State University Library. For more information, go to the Pre-conference workshop page here.
All conference attendees are welcome to attend the Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners (MMDP) Meeting as a MiALA Pre-conference. This meeting is free but registration is limited to 40 participants and separate registration is required. Information on this meeting/pre-conference is available on the MMDP Meeting information page.
The preconference reception was held at the Lake Huron room of the MSU union on Wednesday, May 16 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.
The MiALA Conference Committee is thrilled to announce Data Driven Detroit as our keynote speaker. Learn more on the Keynote Speaker Information Page.
Poster sessions are now available to review. To see a list of poster sessions that will be offered during the conference, go to the poster session information page here.
For information on the breakout sessions presented (and handouts if provided), go to the Presentation Information page here. To see a schedule of breakout sessions, go to the breakout session schedule page here.
Several Interest Groups will be hosting informational/networking opportunities for their members. To see a list of IG meetings, go to the Interest Group Meeting page here.
Congratulations to our scholarship recipients! Learn more about it by going to the scholarship recipient announcement.
Learn more about how your company can support the MiALA annual conference by going to the sponsorship information page.
Thank you to all of our volunteers. We could not have had this conference without your support!
Check out the Annual Conference FAQ page!
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This conference was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services