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MiALA Annual Conference Registration Now Open

Registration for MiALA’s 4th annual conference is open! This event will be held May 13-14 at the The Conference Center at Saginaw Valley State University. We're excited about all this conference has to offer, including:

  • Keynote Speaker Rebecca Blakiston from the University of Arizona

  • Pre-conference reception from 5-7 pm Sunday, 5/12 at the Courtyard by Marriott, Bay City (open to all attendees)

  • 33 breakout sessions throughout the conference presented by your Michigan and Ohio academic library colleagues

  • A “Birds of a Feather” lunch on Monday featuring Interest Group sessions

  • Poster session/Information fair

  • Dinearounds for dinner on Monday night - a great way to explore what the Saginaw/Bay City area has to offer!

  • The MiALA annual membership meeting Tuesday during lunch - see what MiALA has accomplished in the past year, and what's in store for the future!

  • Career Services Panel along with an opportunity to receive resumé and interview tips from experts in the field.

  • Here's the registration link

Registration costs are as follows:

Full Conference: $150 MiALA, ALAO, & MHSLA members, $100 special pricing for MiALA members who are support staff and/or part-time librarians, $25 MiALA members who are LIS students, $50 LIS students who are not MiALA members, & $200 for all others

One-day: $100 MiALA, ALAO, & MHSLA members, $75 special pricing for MiALA members who are support staff and/or part-time librarians, $15 MiALA members who are LIS students, $25 LIS students who are not MiALA members, & $150 for all others

A room block has been secured for the nights of May 12 & 13 at two hotels with a short drive away from the event location. Go to the MiALA Annual Conference webpage for instructions on how to reserve your room. The deadline to reserve a room at the Courtyard by Marriott, Bay City is April 11. The deadline to reserve a room at the Doubletree by Hilton, Bay City is April 20.

 



Published: 03/29/19