Information Technology

News for Week of March 16, 2020

  • 1.  News for Week of March 16, 2020

    Posted 18 days ago

    Early Bird Registration for SLA2020 Extended until May 13, 2020. Register at

    Deadline Extended for Poster Proposals for the All SLA Poster Session at the SLA 2020 Annual Conference. Submission deadline is April 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM ET.  "Accepted poster authors will receive a discounted registration rate of $395 for the conference." Guidelines and submission instructions are available at

    Travel Awards/Grants

    • Business & Finance Division Travel Awards. B&F is offering four $1500 USD travel awards for its Division's members to use in supporting attendance to the 2020 Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference on June 6 – 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Application deadline is April 1, 2020. Instructions available at
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers" Continuing Education Travel Award. This travel stipend of up to $1000 goes towards payment of expenses incurred while attending a Continuing Education or Engineering Division sponsored course offered at the 2020 SLA Annual Conference. Application deadline is April 1, 2020. More information at
    • Agnes Mattis Travel Awards. The New York Chapter is offering two travel awards to attend the SLA 2020 SLA Conference to its Chapter members. Application guidelines are at Application deadline for this award is April 10, 2020.
    • Legal Division Travel Grants. The Division is offering travel grants to help defray the cost of attending the Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO to one (1) or more Legal Division members. (Must have been a member for a minimum of 12 months.) Deadline to apply has been extended to May 1, 2020 Go to for application guidelines.

    Discover Diversity and Inclusion at SLA 2020 Annual Conference.

    Esther Gil
    PR Chair
    SLA – IT Division