2021 Registration Rates & Deadlines

Your full conference registration includes access to all sessions, the exhibit hall, and networking. The virtual conference features live and recorded program sessions that will be available for viewing later; Keynote, President’s Program, and Membership Meeting general sessions, and a virtual marketplace, featuring our exhibitors. (Please note that Clint Smith's keynote will not be recorded.)

Thank you to the  first 190 attendees who registered for the conference.  If you have not yet received your copy of Clint Smith's book, How the Word is Passed: a Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, it will be shipped shortly.

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Registration Rates & Deadlines

Full Conference Registration

Early Bird

by 9/13

by 10/4
ILA Member (Personal or Institutional)** $125 $150 $175
Non-member                 $150                 $175                 $200
Full-time Student or Retired Librarian***                 $50                 $75                  $75

* Registrations will not be accepted after October 8.
** Attendees can register at the ILA Member rate if they have either a Personal Membership or work at a library that has an Institutional Membership. If you are not sure of your membership or member status, please email ila@ila.org
*** This registrant type applies to full time students and retired librarians. If you do not fall into that category and you register at this rate, you will be billed for the appropriate level of registration and will not be allowed to fully register for the conference until the correct registration rate is paid in full.

Note: Conference speakers who are employed by, or a trustee of, a library (academic, public, school, special), a library agency, or library school located in the state of Illinois are required to register and pay the appropriate registration fee if they plan to attend the virtual conference.

Cancellation Policy 

All refund requests must be received in writing by October 4, 2021. No telephone cancellations/refund requests can be accepted. Please email refund requests to ila@ila.org

No refunds after October 4. All cancellations are subject to a $15 processing fee. 

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