Call for Proposals

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The WAAL 2018 Conference Planning Committee invites session proposals for All Hands on Deck: WAAL 2018 at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center in Oshkosh, WI, April 26-27, 2018.

Proposals for presentations, panels and active workshops are all welcome. Presentations should be planned for 50 minutes, including Q&A.

Our target topics this year include, but are not limited to:

  • Social Justice
  • Archives
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Library Instruction and Information Literacy
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Metadata and Cataloging
  • Library Technology and Systems
  • Distance Librarianship and Virtual Reference
  • Collections and Budgets
  • Public Services

Please submit your session proposal here.

Proposals are due by October 31, 2017.

You should be prepared to supply all the following information when you submit:

  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

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

Questions? Please contact Robert Karels Breakout Coordinator at

See you in Oshkosh!



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