Call for Proposals – The Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL (ENY/ACRL)

Call for Proposals

The Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL (ENY/ACRL) is pleased to invite presenters to submit proposals for the upcoming 2023 Spring Conference Re-imagining the Library,” which will take place on May 18, 2023, at SUNY Oneonta. Consider this prompt: We are all re-imagining what our positions look like in the current stage of the pandemic. What challenges are we facing and how are we adjusting to this environment? What practices do we need to track changes in to serve our communities?

You may submit a proposal in three different session formats:

  • Poster sessions
  • Lightning rounds (5 mins)
  • Breakout sessions (45 mins)

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions are an excellent opportunity to share your ideas, research findings, projects, solutions to problems, or best practices. Posters will be on display throughout the day and presenters should be available to discuss their topics for two thirty-minute time slots.

Lightning Rounds

Presentations for the lightning round are limited to five minutes. There will be time for a general question and answer period after all presenters have finished. Topics should be connected to the conference theme of adaptation and/or librarianship.

Breakout Sessions

Breakout session proposals should cover 45 minutes, can include one to three presenters, and should incorporate a combination of introduction/presentation and the facilitation of an interactive group discussion. Topics should address an aspect of the conference theme ofchange and/or librarianship.

Submission Guidelines:

Please use the following link to submit your proposal: ENYACRL 2023 – Presentation Proposal Submission Form

If you have a question about the sessions or formats, please contact:

Sarah Rhodes –

Deadline for proposals is March 14, 2023. Proposals received after this date may be considered if space for participation is still available. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by April 4, 2023