The 64th Biennial Conference will be held October 18-22, 2021, hosted jointly by NCLA and SELA (Southeastern Library Association). The theme is “S.E.E. the Future: Support. Educate. Empower.”
Conference presentations will be available virtually as either pre-recorded or live sessions.We also plan to host some in-person events at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem on Thursday, Oct 21 and Friday, Oct 22.
If you are able to attend in-person, help make our conference even better by volunteering!
Are you presenting at this year's conference? Make sure to read this important information for NCLA/SELA 2021 Conference Presenters
Are you presenting a virtual poster at this year's conference? Make sure to read the Poster Presentation Guidelines
Need to register a group? Group registration help available here or use the Contact Us form.
Full Conference - $80 for NCLA or SELA members; $100 for non-members; $25 for students
Preconference - (live, not recorded) - $10 per preconference session
Recorded sessions - $40 (only for those unable to attend the full conference; access will be given after the conference)
Full conference registrants may attend in-person events at no extra charge. Full conference registrants will also be given access to the recorded sessions.
February 15, 2021: CFP opens
March 15, 2021: Poster proposals open
April 16, 2021: CFP closes; Proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by the Programs Committee (see criteria below)
May 14-19, 2021: Acceptance emails sent for presentations
June 15, 2021: Poster proposals close
July 1, 2021: Conference registration opens
July 12-16, 2021: Acceptance emails sent for posters
August/September 2021: Schedule times for pre-recording sessions or for rehearsing live sessions; solicit volunteer moderators
September/early October: Pre-record sessions and host rehearsal sessions; assign moderators as needed