SLA 2020 Annual Conference is an online, virtual interactive experience 

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Registration Rates  Scholarships Continuing Education Workshops Group Registration  Registration Policies
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Join SLA members and guests for the 2020 Awards and Honors Presentation!
Attendance is complimentary and everyone can take part in the celebration. You do not need to be registered for the conference to attend. To registerjust go into the registration portal for the conference (using buttons above), consent to the Data and Privacy Policy, then select “Awards Only Registration.”

After you register, let your friends and colleagues know that you are attending!
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Please note that there may be a delay between completing registration and receiving access to the virtual event platform.
Please be sure to register at least 24 hours ahead of when you'd like to join the conference.


All registrations are for full-conference access, including over 100 education sessions, keynote presentations, the exhibit hall, poster presentations, and social and networking events. 

  • SLA Members: $249
  • Presenters: $149
  • Students: $50
  • Non-members: $449

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

Presenters who will present at their session but not attend the conference will have a walk-and-talk speaker option at no charge.

Special Rates:
  • Group Registration: When three or more people from the same organization register together, all can enjoy a group savings of 20%.
  • Bring a Friend: As a member, you can bring up to three (3) non-members to SLA2020.* Your non-member friends will save 20% off the registration price. You will receive a $25 credit towards your SLA membership renewal for each non-member who registers (up to $75 in credit). Members who register for the conference will receive guidelines for this in their confirmation email including a link to provide to your non-member friends.**  

    *Not applicable if the non-member has already registered or was previously registered.

    **Please note the link can only be used 3 times.

Continuing Education Workshops and Courses: View course details and register. 

SLA has a limited number of conference scholarships available for those facing hardships. These will be granted on a rolling basis as applications are received, with preference given to SLA members. The application for scholarships is now closed. 

Scholarship recipients will be asked to contribute a blog article, social media posts, or an SLA Connect post about a session or event they attend at the conference.  

We would like to thank these individuals who are making the SLA Virtual Conference Scholarships possible: 
  • Meredith Ayers
  • Jeffra Bussman
  • Emma Davidson
  • Janice Keeler
  • Paulette Meltzer
  • Fiona Patrick
  • Thomas Rink
  • David Serrano
  • Julie Snyder


For questions specific to registration:

  • If you are an attendee, please call us at 800-466-5652 (within the US) or 972-349-5451 (International) or email us ( and a customer service agent will assist you.
  • If you are an exhibitor, please call us at 800-480-0152 (within the US) or 972-349-5452 (International) or email us ( and a customer service agent will assist you.
We are available Monday - Thursday,  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM ET and Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET.
If you need help accessing the event platform after registering, please contact 


All registration cancellations are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Requests for refunds must be received via email ( according to the dates indicated below:

  • Refund requests received 48 hours or less after registering are eligible for a full refund, minus the $50 cancellation fee.
  • Refund requests after the first 48 hours and before September 21, 2020 are eligible for a refund of 50% of the registration and applicable event fees, minus the $50 cancellation fee.
  • There will be no refunds for requests made on September 21, 2020 or later.

Substitutions of registrations are permitted prior to October 5 by submitting a written request to Only one substitution is permitted per the original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations associated with that substitution.

Anyone who had reserved hotel rooms through SLA's registration system have had their reservations canceled. 

If you did not include your ADA or special needs in the registration process, please email by September 14, 2020. SLA will work to accommodate requests, however, we cannot make any guarantee special requests after the date above.

By attending SLA2020, you agree to uphold the SLA Virtual Events Code of Conduct, the SLA Code of Conduct, and SLA Anti-Harassment Policy. “SLA has a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and is committed to enforcing this policy vigorously, consistently, and objectively at and in connection with all SLA events.”

By attending the SLA 2020, you acknowledge that photographs and/or videos of you may be taken by our conference staff at any time. Furthermore, you grant SLA permission to use photographs and/or videos of your likeness in any type of media, including websites and print publications, without compensation or reward.

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