Call for Proposals: SUNY Librarians Association 2021 (Virtual) Annual Conference


From Seeds to Services: Growing the New Academic Library

Virtual conference hosted by SUNY Delhi

June 16-18, 2021

Call for Proposals []

Deadline for workshop and presentation proposals: February 26, 2021

The Planning Committee for the SUNY Librarians Association annual conference is accepting proposals for pre-conference workshops, lightning talks, and breakout session presentations in the following tracks:

  • Accessibility
  • Archives and Special Collections
  • Cataloging and Technical Services
  • Collection Development
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Leadership and Management
  • Open Educational Resources or Other Textbook Affordability Efforts
  • Outreach and Marketing
  • Professional Development
  • Public Services and Interlibrary Loan
  • Reference and Instruction
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Systems and Technology

The proposal form will allow you to assign more than one track to your presentation. If you are not sure which track your presentation fits into, there is an option to suggest a track.

All sessions will be presented virtually via Zoom. Presenters will be responsible for ensuring they have adequate technology to support presenting online (e.g., internet connection, device, webcam, microphone).

If proposing multiple sessions, submit a separate form for each one. A separate call for poster session proposals will be sent in March.

Please submit your proposals here: Call for Proposals []

Presentation options:

Pre-conference workshop

Date: June 16, 2021

Length: 90 minutes

Typical workshops are active training sessions where participants have the opportunity for hands-on practice or time for critical thinking and application.

Breakout session presentation

Dates: June 17-18, 2021

Length: 45 minutes

Lightning talk

Dates: June 17-18, 2021

Length: 10 minutes

If you don’t think your topic needs a full 45 minutes, then consider sharing with a lightning talk.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you online for SUNYLA 2021!