Call for Proposals

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Call for WAAL 2014 Conference Programs

The WAAL Conference Planning Committee invites proposals for 60-minute breakout sessions for Charting a Course for Adventure: WAAL 2014 at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI, April 30 - May 2, 2014.

Proposals and recommendations for presentations, panels, and active workshops are welcome. Target areas suggested by 2013 conference attendees and possible topic ideas include, but are NOT limited to:

  • Data management
  • Digital humanities
  • Digital labs/maker spaces
  • Distance librarianship
  • E-books
  • Instructional technologies
  • Mentoring
  • MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
  • Open access + OA technologies
  • Resource sharing
  • Strategic planning
  • Student workers
  • Virtual reference
  • Other

To submit a breakout session proposal please include the following information:

  1. Abstract of the program (300 words or less)
  2. Presenter name(s), institutional affiliation(s) and contact information
  3. Format (presentation, panel discussion, workshop, etc.)
  4. Equipment needs

Submit at

Proposals are due by November 11, 2013.

Please Note: If your proposal is accepted and you become a presenter, panelist, or moderator, you are required to register for the conference.

Questions? Please contact Craig Thomas, Breakout Coordinator at