Being an international and first-time attendee, the conference was an eye-opener. It was great interacting with fellow colleagues who were so passionate about their work and the energy throughout the conference was inspiring.

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Singapore Management University
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Registration

ACRL 2015 registration is now open!  Get a jump on conference registration to meet fiscal year deadlines or because you’re too excited to wait!  Note that preconference registration will open in September 2014. 

How to Register

Register Online
Submit your ACRL 2015 registration via the online registration form.  Please note, you will need to log in to your ALA account or create a new one if you don't have an ALA profile.  Please expect to receive e-mail confirmation within 24 hours.  Registration questions should be directed to acrl@experient-inc.com or call 800-974-3084; 847-996-5876 (international).
 
Register by Mail or Fax
Print off a copy of the ACRL 2015 Registration Form (PDF file) and mail or fax your completed form.  Please expect to receive an e-mail confirmation within three to five business days of receipt of your form.

Registration Deadlines

Early-bird deadline: February 13, 2015
Advance deadline: February 27, 2015

Registration Fees


Early Bird
May 2014 - Feb. 13, 2015   
Advance
Feb. 14-27, 2015   
Onsite
March 25-28, 2015    
ACRL Personal Member $385 $455 $500
ALA Member $455 $530 $600
Nonmember $525 $620 $700
Full-time Library School Student $100 $140 $160
Retired ALA Member $170 $200 $220
Nonsalaried/unemployed ALA Member $170 $200 $220

Registration fee includes:

  • More than 300 educational programs including keynote and invited presentations, panel sessions, contributed papers, workshops, roundtable discussions, TechConnect, and poster sessions
  • Access to the ACRL 2015 Virtual Conference featuring over 130 slidecasts, live webcasts, handouts, discussion boards, podcasts, and more
  • Entry to the ACRL 2015 exhibits Wednesday through Friday
  • Opening exhibits reception Wednesday evening
  • All-Conference Reception Friday evening
  • Daily morning and afternoon refreshment breaks

Note: Members of the Oregon Library Association may register at the ACRL member rate.

Group Discounted Rates

ACRL offers group discounts to institutions that register 10 or more employees for the conference. To qualify, all registrants in the group must be employed at the same institution and on the same campus.  Group discounts are available only by mail via the paper ACRL 2015 Registration Form and are not available to those registering online or onsite.
 
Completed registration forms must be submitted at the same time in one envelope to the address below.
 
ACRL 2015 Group Registration
5202 Presidents Court, Ste. G100
Frederick, MD 21703
 
Registrations mailed separately and/or arriving later in a separate envelope will not count towards the 10-person minimum nor will they be eligible for the group discount.  Standard cancellation fees apply to all group discount registrations.


Early Bird
May 2014 - Feb. 13, 2015
Advance
Feb. 14-27, 2015
10-17 Attendees
(10% OFF)
$345 ACRL Personal Member
$410 ALA Member
$475 Nonmember
$90 Student
$410 ACRL Personal Member
$475 ALA Member
$550 Nonmember
$125 Student
18-25 Attendees
(15% OFF)
$325 ACRL Personal Member
$385 ALA Member
$445 Nonmember
$85 Student
$385 ACRL Personal Member
$450 ALA Member
$525 Nonmember
$125 Student
26+ Attendees
(20% OFF)
$310 ACRL Personal Member
$365 ALA Member
$420 Nonmember
$80 Student
$365 ACRL Personal Member
$425 ALA Member
$495 Nonmember
$110 Student

Daily Rates

Daily registration will be available onsite; tentative rates are: $235 for ACRL members, $285 for ALA members, $335 for nonmembers, $85 for library school students, and $125 for retired/nonsalaried/unemployed ALA members. You may only select the single-day option for one day; single-day rates may not be combined.

Exhibits-only Registration

Complimentary exhibits-only badges will be available onsite for the Thursday and Friday of the conference.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before February 27, 2015 are entitled to a refund minus a $100 processing fee. Preconference registration cancellations received by February 27, 2015 will receive a refund minus $50. Cancellations received after February 27, 2015 will not receive a refund.  The ACRL Conference, preconferences, and related events are offered on a cost-recovery basis and may be cancelled due to adverse events beyond the control of ACRL or if there is insufficient registration. In the event that an ACRL-sponsored activity is cancelled, ACRL cannot be responsible for any cancellation/charge assessed to registrants by airlines, travel agencies, or hotels.

Welcome International Guests

ACRL welcomes guests from over 25 countries at every conference. Please contact us if you require an official letter of invitation. The letter of invitation does not financially obligate ACRL in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference are the sole responsibility of the attendee.

Questions

Registration questions should be directed to acrl@experient-inc.com or call 301-694-5243 or 866-226-2386.

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