Registration Information

Register by April 1, 2019 to receive the lowest rates!
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REGISTRATION RATES
Registration fees include: Over 100 education sessions; access to over 80 chapter and division events; Lunch in the INFO-EXPO Hall: Sunday, June 16; Opening Reception: Sunday, June 16; Champagne Toast & Cake in the INFO-EXPO Hall: Monday, June 17; Lunch Voucher in the INFO-EXPO Hall: Tuesday, June 18
Member Non-Member*
Early Bird Full Conference Ends April 1 $635.00 N/A
Full Conference April 2 - June 14 $835.00 $1225.00
Onsite Full Conference June 14 $955.00 $1424.50
Student Member Registration Open - June 14 $325.00 N/A
Retired Member  Registration Open - June 14  $350.00 N/A
One Day** Registration Open - June 14 $495.00 $685.00
*Non-Member registration rates include one (1) year of SLA Membership from the month of payment.
Questions regarding the included membership can be sent to membership@sla.org
** One-Day Registration includes the schedule for that day. 

BUYERS PASS (INFO-EXPO ONLY)
1 - Day EXPO Only Member Registration Open - June 14 $75.00
1 - Day EXPO Only Non-Member Registration Open - June 14 $175.00
3 - Day EXPO Only Member Registration Open - June 14 $135.00
3 - Day EXPO Only Non-Member Registration Open - June 14 $255.00

CERTIFICATE COURSES (Pre-Conference Workshops)
KMKS101: Fundamentals of Knowledge Management and Knowledge Services Friday, June 14, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $790.00 
INTEL 07: Human Source Intelligence Friday, June 14, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $790.00
KMKS102: The Knowledge Audit: Evaluating Intellectual Capital Use Saturday, June 15, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $790.00
INTEL 09: Competitive Intelligence Analysis, Intermediate Saturday, June 15, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $790.00


CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS (Pre-Conference Workshops)
Chemical Information Sources, Requests, and Reference Friday, June 14, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm $200.00
Chemistry for the Non-Chemist Librarian Saturday, June 15, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $415.00
Introduction to Taxonomy Design & Creation Saturday, June 15, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $415.00
So you want to learn to code: R programming for librarians and other information professionals Saturday, June 15, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm $415.00
Workshop for Information Professionals to More Effectively Deal With Vendors Saturday, June 15, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm $200.00 
Writing Influential Copy: Value Statements, Elevator Speeches, and More Saturday, June 15, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm $200.00
Making Informed Decisions: A Data Literacy Primer Saturday, June 15, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm $200.00 
Methods in Qualitative Studies for the Information Professional Saturday, June 15, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm $200.00 

Registration Descriptions

  • Full Conference Registration
    Allows admission to non-ticketed education sessions, non-ticketed receptions, INFO-EXPO hall, and all General Sessions.
  • One-Day Registration
    Allows admission to non-ticketed education sessions, non-ticketed receptions, INFO-EXPO hall, and General Session for the day selected. Price is per day.
  • Buyers Pass (INFO-EXPO Hall Only)
    Allows admission to the INFO-EXPO only. No other conference programs, events, or activities are accessible with this type of registration. The pass is offered to buyers in industries relevant to libraries and information professionals, and not intended for unaffiliated merchants or vendors.
  • Speaker Full Conference Registration
    Allows admission to non-ticketed education sessions, non-ticketed receptions, INFO-EXPO hall, and all General Sessions.
  •  Speaker Walk & Talk Registration
    Allows admission only to the education session in which you are speaking.
  •  Exhibitor Comp. Full Conference
    Allows admission to non-ticketed education sessions, non-ticketed receptions, INFO-EXPO hall, and all General Sessions
  • Additional Exhibitor Full Conference
    Allows admission to non-ticketed education sessions, non-ticketed receptions, INFO-EXPO hall, and all General Sessions.

QUESTIONS
For questions specific to registration: 

  • If you are an attendee, please contact sla@mcievents.com. You can also call us at 800-466-5652 (within the US) or 972-349-5451 (International) and a customer service agent will assist you.
  • If you are an exhibitor, please contact sla@mcievents.com.  You can also call us at 800-480-0152 (within the US) or 972-349-5452 (International) and a customer service agent will assist you.

ATTENDEES WITH DISABILITIES/SPECIAL NEEDS
If you did not include your ADA or special needs in the registration process, please email learning@sla.org by May 3, 2019. SLA will work to accommodate requests, however we cannot make any guarantee special requests after the date above.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

The SLA 2019 Annual Conference features a variety of programs and activities, Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15, such as continuing education courses, business meetings, and special events. The Opening General Session will be held Sunday, June 16.

MOBILE APP
SLA is pleased to again offer conference attendees a mobile app to further enhance the interactive conference experience by connecting attendees, speakers, and exhibitors with the tap of a finger. Available prior to the conference the app will also enable conference attendees to create their own schedule of potential sessions to attend.

PHOTOGRAPHY/PRIVACY POLICY
By attending the SLA 2019 Annual Conference, you acknowledge that photographs and/or videos of you may be taken by our conference staff and/or photographers at any time. Furthermore, you grant SLA permission to use photographs and/or video of your likeness in any type of media, including websites and print publications, without compensation or reward.

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS
Registration cancellations are subject to a $100 cancellation administrative fee. Requests for refunds must be received by SLA staff via email (Sla@mcievents.com) or fax (972- 349-7715) on the dates listed below:

  • Refund requests received by May 3, 2019 are eligible for a full refund, minus the $100 cancellation fee.
  • Refund requests received between May 4 and May 17, 2019 are eligible for a refund of 50% of the registration and applicable event fees, minus the $100 cancellation fee.
  • There will be no refunds for requests received May 18, 2019 or later.

REGISTRATION PAYMENT POLICY
The registration payment must be received in full before a registrant may attend the conference. All payments must be received no later than May 30, 2019 at the following address: SLAP.O. Box 75338, Baltimore, MD 21275.
Attendees whose payments are not received by May 30, 2019 must bring payment to the conference to complete registration. Payment must be received in full by April 1, 2019 in order to qualify for the “Early Bird” rate.

TICKETED EVENTS
Registration for the many conference-affiliated special events, continuing education courses, and certificate courses will be available in March. You will receive an email announcing registration for these events. 

QUESTIONS
For questions regarding the Conference and more information, please contact SLA by email at learning@sla.org or by phone at 703-647-4900.