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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 have been secured for the nights of May 16 & 17, 2018 at the conference facility:
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Go to www.kelloggcenter.com; Click on the "reservations" link at the top of the page; Select the "Check availability and book now!" link; Enter arrival, departure, rooms, & number of adults & children; Select "Click Here for Special Rates" and enter 1805MIALAA; Click "Check Availability"
Call 800-875-5090 to make reservations and reference the Group Code 1805MIALAA.
The room rate is $115.00 + taxes per night for Standard Double, Queen, or King Rooms; $129.00 + taxes per night for Deluxe King.
Self-parking is $1.00 per hour or the maximum daily rate of $8.00.
The deadline to make a reservation using the MiALA room block is April 16, 2018.
Are you having trouble making a reservation online using the conference group code? Here is a document that provides step-by-step instructions on how to make a reservation. For more local information, including alternate hotels in the event that the Kellogg Center room block is full, is available on the local information page.
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)||Green Room, Main Library|
|8:00 am - 12:00 pm||MMDP Spring Meeting & MiALA Pre-Conference (open to all but separate registration required)||Digital Scholarship Lab, Main Library|
|5:00 - 7:00 pm||Pre-conference Reception (open to all conference attendees)||MSU Union|
|Thursday, May 17, 2018|
|8:00 - 9:00 am||Registration||Big Ten A|
|9:00 - 9:30 am||President's Welcome||Big Ten A|
|9:30 - 10:15 am||Keynote Address - Data Driven Detroit||Big Ten A|
|10:15 - 10:30 am||Break|
|10:30 - 11:15 am||First Breakout Session|
|11:30 am - 1:00 pm||Lunch||Big Ten A|
|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||Big Ten A|
|3:30 - 4:30 pm||Poster Session / Information Fair||Big Ten A|
|5:00 - 6:00 pm||Tour of MSU Libraries' Digital Scholarship Lab||Main Library, 2 West|
|7:00 pm -||Dine-arounds||East Lansing|
|Friday, May 18, 2018|
|9:00 - 10:00 am||Registration||Big Ten A|
|10:00 - 10:15 am||Welcome to Day 2/Housekeeping||Big Ten A|
|10:15 - 11:00 am||Membership Meeting||Big Ten A|
|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||Big Ten A|
|1:45 - 2:30 pm||Fifth Breakout Session|
|2:30 - 2:45 pm||Break|
|2:45 - 3:00 pm||Closing Session/Conference Wrap Up||Big Ten A|
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.
All conference attendees are encouraged to attend the Pre-conference reception from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Lake Huron room of the MSU Union. Light snacks will be served and there will be a cash bar. Hope to see you there!
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.
We have a full line up of breakout sessions available. To see a schedule of breakout sessions, go to the breakout session schedule page here. For more information on what programs will be offered, go to the Presentation Information 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. For more information, contact Sponsorship Coordinator, Terence O'Neill (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Are you interested in being part of the annual conference planning team? Click here to submit your interest in serving.
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