Call for Proposals: SUNYLA 2024 Annual Conference

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Conference hosted by SUNY Buffalo State University June 12-14, 2024

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Deadline for workshop and presentation proposals: Friday, March 8, 2024

The Planning Committee for the SUNYLA Annual Conference is accepting proposals for pre-conference workshops, lightning talks, panels, and presentations in the following tracks (poster proposals will be accepted at a later date):

  • Archives and Special Collections
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cataloging, Technical Services, and Collection Development
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
  • Leadership and Management
  • Open Educational Resources and Textbook Affordability
  • 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.

This is an in-person conference.

If proposing multiple sessions, submit a separate form for each one.

Please submit your proposals here: Call for Proposals

Presentation options:

Pre-conference workshopDate: June 12, 2024Length: 90 minutesWorkshops are active training sessions where participants have the opportunity for hands-on practice or time for critical thinking and application.

Presentation or panelDates: June 13–14, 2024Length: 45 minutes

Lightning talkDates: June 13-14, 2024Length: 10 minutesIf you don’t think your topic needs a full 45 minutes, then consider sharing with a short lightning talk.

Poster Session 

Date: June 13, 2024

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to seeing you at SUNYLA 2024! Questions? Please contact Programming Subcommittee Co-Chairs Julie Setele ( and Chris Hulsman (