Conference Programming

Academic and Education Community will have a booth on Main Street SLA at this year's Virtual Annual Conference!

Here is a list of the programs we have scheduled for this year's Virtual Annual Conference (*August 4-13):

Academic Author's Showcase
Thursday, August 5th, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)
-- Join the Academic and Education Community for a lightning talk style showcase for recently published members to share what they've written with their community.

Academic Community Zine Workshop
Monday, August 9th, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CDT)

-- Join the SLA Academic and Education Community for a Zine Workshop - a workshop on DIY magazines often created and self-published by marginalized or alienated individuals and/or communities. Attendees will learn their history, application, and how to make them and incorporate them as learning tools.

COVID Creative Solutions Roundtable: Overcoming Challenges Together
Thursday, August 12th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT)

-- Join the Academic and Education Community for a panel presentation featuring the following speakers: Jackie Fleming, Amy Minix, Rita Suarez, Ceclia Tellis, and Mike Garabedian (moderated by Tom Rink).

Academic and Education Community Celebration!
Thursday, August 12th, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT)

-- Join the Academic and Education Community for a celebration of their recent merger!

Do you have programming ideas for next year's conference?  Contact Roxana Cruz (