Annual Conference & Expo Planning Committee

Description: Works with ALA headquarters staff to select educational topics and identify presenters for the Annual Conference. Also, identifies a mix of education and networking events that meet the needs and interests of ALA members.

Committee Size: Varies

Term: 1 year, renewable for additional terms

Appointments per year: Varies, usually 10 including the chair

In-Person Meetings / Expectations: The Annual Conference & Expo Planning Committee meets twice in person onsite at the prior Annual Conference and twice at their Annual Conference. Service involves onsite duties at each Conference, weekly or biweekly calls when planning education, monthly general conference or video calls, and individual committee member assignments. Applicants should have attended at least one previous Annual Conference & Expo.

Call for volunteers: Fall

Selections made: Winter

ALA Headquarters Liaison: Patty Olejnik