TLA Annual Conference Volunteer Form
The Texas Library Association Annual Conference is coming to Austin in 2023! Are you available to help the 2023 TLA Conference Planning Committee April 19-22nd?

Volunteers should be willing to volunteer for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours. While librarians must be registered for the conference, paraprofessionals and support staff who are not registered for the conference will receive a complimentary exhibits-only pass with four hours of volunteer service.

Before the conference, you will receive additional information about your assignment(s) from the committee chair for the area(s) in which you will be volunteering. Check in at the volunteer booth at the registration area upon arrival.

Deadline to complete this form is March 31, 2023.
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First Name *
Last Name *
TLA Preferred Email Address *
Cell Phone Number: *
Preferred Home/Work Phone Number (if other than cell)
Position/Title: *
Institution: *
Mailing Address *
Are you interested in volunteering for at least 4 hours? *
Are you willing to work more than one event during the conference? *
Please indicate below which dates/times you prefer to volunteer:
If selecting "other" please indicate available time(s).
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Friday, April 21, 2023
Saturday, April 24, 2023
Please select assignments of your choice below. If choosing multiple options, please rank your top selections.
AUTHORS AREA --> Manage access to authors (e.g. organize people in lines within policies) in the Authors Area of the Exhibit Hall
EXHIBITS --> Register and assist exhibitors & authors, answering questions, providing directions.
HOSPITALITY --> Assist speakers by providing badges, directions, and gifts in the Reg Area.
INFORMATION -->  Support Information Desk in registration by posting messages, answering questions, & managing Lost & Found.
INNOVATION LAB --> Assist with setting up Innovation Lab maker tables, re-setting between sessions, and basic clean up and organization.
MEETING ROOM ASSISTANCE --> Staff volunteer stations, check room set-ups, count attendees, & resolve problems.
PROGRAM CONVENER  -->  Welcome attendees to a specific meeting room/session, introduce speakers, communicate any issues to the Meeting Room Assistance team, and monitor the clock to ensure the program begins and ends on time.
SOCIAL MEDIA  --> Help the Social Media & Communications committee spread the word about conference events, distribute any promotional giveaways, and collect raffle names.
REGISTRATION --> Distribute badges, greet attendees, and answer questions.
TRANSPORTATION --> Manage access and provide information about the routes at hotels and destinations; staff outdoor table and provide directions upon request.
VOLUNTEER CHECK-IN --> Assist with checking in conference volunteers.
Volunteer Areas:
Author Autographing
Information Desk
Innovation Lab
Meeting Room Assistance
Program Convener
Social Media
Volunteer Check-in
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Please indicate your t-shirt size.
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Thank you for Volunteering at TLA 2023!
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