Events

MLA Conference

2017 Conference  -  June 9th, 2017



Upcoming events

    • 09 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • CPCC Harris Campus



    Join us on June 9th for our 12th Annual Conference!



    Register today!


    $80 - Non-member

    $65 - Member

    $50 - Presenter

    $25 - Early Bird Student Rate (register before May 19th)



    Program coming soon


    Breakfast at registration: Fruit and muffins       

    Lunch:  Mexican taco salad bar, desserts, tea, sodas and coffee


    Keynote


    David Lankes

    Director of the University of South Carolina's School of Library & Information Science


    Dr. R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Lankes has always been interested in combining theory and practice to create active research projects that make a difference.  Lankes is a passionate advocate for libraries and their essential role in today’s society earning him the American Library Association’s Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship in 2016. He also seeks to understand how information approaches and technologies can be used to transform industries. In this capacity he has served on advisory boards and study teams in the fields of libraries, telecommunications, education, and transportation including at the National Academies. He has been a visiting fellow at the National Library of Canada, The Harvard School of Education, and was the first fellow of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature.


    Accommodations


    Hyatt Place Charlotte/Arrowood

    7900 Forest Point Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273

    704-522-8400


    Conference Rate:

    Conference rate good through May 25, 2017


     $109 plus tax a night


    Booking link below 

    or call 1-888-591-1234


    Reference ID Code - MLJ8

    Make reservation


    Check in 3 pm, Check out 12 noon

    Cancellations must take place prior to 3pm the day before arrival or rooms will be charged.


    Location is 4 exits from Billy Graham Parkway and about 15 minutes from campus.


    Gold Level Sponsors