LITA Preconference Proposal Form - ALA Annual 2018
Please complete this form to propose a preconference for ALA Annual 2018, New Orleans, LA, June 21 - 26. If you have any questions, please contact the LITA Program Planning Committee (PPC) Chair at <carolyn.coulter@railslibraries.info>. Once your proposal has been submitted, a member of the PPC will confirm its receipt and ask for any immediately needed clarification.

The deadline for program proposals is November 1, 2017.

Name of Group Submitting the Preconference Proposal
(only applicable if you're submitting on behalf of a Committee, Interest Group, or other Group)
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Speakers Information
Provide as much and as accurate information as you can.
Primary Person, Speaker #1, Responsible for Preconference, Name
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Speaker #1 Email Address
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Speaker #1 Job Title and Institution Name
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Speaker #2 Name
Supply additional speakers information as applicable, one per field
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Speaker #2 Email Address
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Speaker #2 Job Title and Institution Name
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Speaker #3 Name
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Speaker #3 Email Address
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Speaker #3 Job Title and Institution Name
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Speaker #4 Name
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Speaker #4 Email Address
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Speaker #4 Job Title and Institution Name
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Additional Speakers, please list names, email, job title and institution
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Contact Information
Required, so we can communicate with you during the preconference proposal process
Primary Contact Email Address
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Primary Contact Address
Street
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City
City
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State
State
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Zip Code
Zip Code
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Primary Contact Phone Number
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Preconference Proposal Information
Consider and enter this information carefully. It will be used to evaluate and rank your proposal.
Proposed Preconference Title
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Proposed Preconference Description
150 words or less
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Seeking Co-sponsorship?
LITA welcomes opportunities to co-sponsor sessions with other divisions. If you have already sent this proposal to another division, and simply want LITA co-sponsorship, check "YES" below and STOP here. You will be contacted about arranging the co-sponsorship. If LITA is the FIRST division you're sending to, also click "YES", fill in the name of the other division in the "Other" box, and complete the rest of the form.
Full day or Half day Preconference Session?
Our preconference will be held on Friday June 22, 2018 and may be full day 9:00am - 4:00pm or a half day 1:00pm - 4:00pm. See below for regular conference sessions day and time slots.
Estimated Audience Size
Type of Technology Required
Please list here any additional technology you might need beyond the standard set. The annual conference programs standard set is: theater seating with a head table; a podium with microphone; table microphones and 1 floor microphone; an LCD projector with screen; a laptop computer with sound and wireless internet; personal laptops can be used but make sure you have your own video connector for the VGA projector.
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Preferred Room Arrangement
Which Content Stream?
As defined by the ALA Conference Committee, please see http://connect.ala.org/node/178761 and the Appendix A in the Roadmap for more detail.
Programmatic Information
Please provide any additional information, such as activities, attendee participation expectations, audience knowledge level, expected take-aways, requirements (bring your own laptop with X program on it, etc) and prior attendance preparations.
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Speaker #1 Biographical Information
Bios - If accepted, we will be requesting a headshot to include in promotional materials
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Speaker #2 Biographical Information
Bios - If accepted, we will be requesting a headshot to include in promotional materials
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Speaker #3 Biographical Information
Bios - If accepted, we will be requesting a headshot to include in promotional materials
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Speaker #4 Biographical Information
Bios - If accepted, we will be requesting a headshot to include in promotional materials
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Additional Speakers Biographical Information
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Thank You
For submitting a LITA Preconference Proposal Form for ALA Annual 2018 in New Orleans, LA. If you have additional question please contact:

Mark Beatty
Programs and Marketing Specialist
LITA
mbeatty@ala.org
312-280-4268

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