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Information that Can Better Prepare You for Presenting at an Upcoming ALA Educational Event.
 
Call for Presentations Now Open!

ALA is now accepting proposals for presentations for some of our upcoming events. We are seeking your creative participation in designing conferences that optimize learning.

Learn more and submit your presentation today!

 
PowerPoint Templates

To assist you in developing your PowerPoint slide presentation for ALA conferences, we have built 7 PowerPoint templates for your use. We ask that you use one of the templates for your presentation to save you time and to provide coherent materials and a consistent format for our ALA conferences. You can find the 7 PowerPoint templates below.

To create the best slide show, build your materials fresh from the beginning starting from within one of the ALA templates. Get more information about applying PowerPoint templates.

       
 
 
Speaker Resources

You may find the following documents, worksheets, and checklists helpful as you prepare your presentation.

  • ALA Speaker FAQ
    Frequently asked speaker's questions to get you started.
  • ALA Speaker Guidelines
    This guide will assist you in providing information relevant to the legal administrator as an audience in accordance to ALA standards and accreditation standards in ways that have been associated with positive outcomes.
  • Presentation Worksheet
    This worksheet may be used as a helpful tool as you prepare your presentation for an ALA event. You may use the questions on the worksheet prior to developing your presentation slides to keep you focused and on track.
  • Speaker Presentation Checklist
    This checklist may be a tool that is used for the purpose of reviewing your ALA presentation to ensure it complies with and will be delivered in accordance with ALA standards.
  • 101 Inside Tips for More Successful Presentations by Distinction Communication Inc. & TriMax Direct
    This guide will provide you with insight on how to develop more successful presentations from top industry experts.
 
Speaker FAQ

The following are questions we frequently get asked. If you don't find what you're looking for here, let us know.

 
 
 
 
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