Professional Development Opportunity

SLA Midwest (virtual) Symposium: call for proposals


The SLA Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and St. Louis communities invite you to share your knowledge and experiences! Take part in an exciting annual virtual event featuring colleagues from around the Midwest. This year’s theme is the Transformation of Librarianship. SLA membership is not required to submit (and registration fee will be waived), but topics should relate to special librarianship or specialized libraries, services, collections.

The 2022 SLA Midwest Symposium will take place on Friday, June 10 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central. You are invited to propose one (or both) of the following:

· Lighting talk (super-focused 10 minute talk on your topic)

· Education session (30-60 min)

Presenters who have recently begun/completed a project/initiative, published an article/blog post, or shifted their career in some way are especially encouraged to submit a proposal. Students are also invited to submit.

Submit your 2022 SLA Midwest Symposium proposal

Proposals are due Monday, May 9, 2022. Presenters will be notified by Friday, May 13. If you have any questions, please contact Valerie Moore slailpresidentelect@gmail.com.


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