Schedule-at-a-glance

The full Annual Conference Scheduler is now available to plan your Annual experience. The majority of the conference will take place in McCormick Place, but there are also some sessions at various hotels, depending on the unit sponsoring them.


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Download the Program & Exhibit Directory (PDF) or use the online Annual Scheduler.

 

Annual Exhibit and Registration Hours

Date

Time

Exhibit Hours

Friday, June 28

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, June 29

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, June 30

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, July 1

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration Hours 

Friday, June 28

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Saturday, June 29

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, June 30

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, July 1

7:30 am – 2:00 pm

Schedule of Events (Note: Events are subject to change.)

Click here to download an Excel file of the ALA Schedule. (as of 5/13/13)

Thursday, June 27

 

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Preconference Courses and Meetings

 

 

Friday, June 28

 

8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Preconference Courses and Meetings

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Opening General Session & Ribbon
Cutting Ceremony

5:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

 

 

Saturday, June 29

 

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Auditorium Speaker Series

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Book Buzz Theater

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Now Showing @ ALA Film Program

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Programs and Meetings

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Stages

8:00 pm – 10:00pm

ALA Scholarship Bash

 

 

Sunday, June 30

 

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Auditorium Speaker Series

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Book Buzz Theater

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Now Showing @ ALA Film Program

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Programs and Meetings

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Stages

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

ALA President’s Program & Awards
Presentations

6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Newbery Caldecott Wilder Banquet

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence
in Fiction & Nonfiction Awards

 

 

Monday, July 1

 

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Auditorium Speaker Series

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Book Buzz Theater

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Now Showing @ ALA Film Program

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Programs and Meetings

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibits Closing Events

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Stages

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wrap Up / Rev Up Celebration and
Raffle

 

 

Tuesday, July 2

 

9:30 am – 11:00 am

Closing General Session &
Inaugural Event

11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Inaugural Brunch  

**Events are subject to change.