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#WLA2021 Conference Registration

Registration for #WLA2021 is now open!

In-Person Registration* 
Virtual-Only Registration

*Please note that in-person registration includes virtual access

Conference Attendance Grants

To support our library community, WLA will be offering BIPOC Conference Grants and Together Again Conference Grants to our members for the 2021 WLA Conference in Bellevue! Grant funds must be used to attend the in-person 2021 WLA Conference.

The number of grants WLA will be able to offer will depend on the generosity of our donors, vendors, partner organizations, and members. Applications are open through Wednesday, August 11. Recipients will be announced Wednesday, August 25.

Registration Rates

Preconference Rates
Member Preconference (morning - 4-hour workshops) $80
Non-member Preconference (morning - 4-hour workshops) $120
Member Preconference (afternoon - 3-hour workshops) $60
Nonmember Preconference (afternoon - 3-hour workshops) $90
Member Preconference (all day - 8-hour workshops) $140
Nonmember Preconference (all day - 8-hour workshops) $200
Regular Conference Rates*
Attending Friday & Saturday
*includes 5 meals

Early Bird
(through 9/1)

WLA Individual Member $215 $250
WLA Student/Friend/Trustee/Retired/Unemployed/Emeritus $165 $200
Non-Member $275 $315
Virtual Registration Rates
WLA Member $50
WLA Student/Friend/Trustee/Retired/Unemployed/Emeritus $25
Non-Member $65

Optional Conference Events

2021 WLA Fund the Future 5k Run/Walk or Yoga $35

CANCELLATION POLICY: By selecting 'Invoice Me' after completing your registration, you are bound by WLA’s cancellation terms and agree to pay the amount of the invoice. Cancellations must be sent 30 days before the conference begins to [email protected].

General Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 30
8:00 am–5:00 pm Registration desk open
8:30 am–12:30 pm Preconference Workshops I
12:30–2:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:00–5:00 pm Preconference Workshops II
7:00–9:00 pm Meet & Greet Reception
Friday, October 1
7:00 am–5:00 pm Registration desk open
All day Spotlight on Success
8:30–9:45 am Opening Keynote & Breakfast
10:00–10:45 am Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
11:00–12:15 am Morning Sessions I
10:00 am–6:00 pm Exhibit Hall open
12:30–2:00 pm Afternoon Keynote & Lunch
2:15–3:00 pm Afternoon Sessions I
3:00–3:30 pm Exhibits & break with raffle
3:30–4:45 pm Afternoon Sessions II
5:00–6:00 pm Unconference/Debrief
5:30–8:15 pm Dinner on own
8:15–9:00 pm Night Track Sessions I
9:15–10:00 pm Night Track Sessions II
Saturday, October 2
7:00 am 7th Annual WLA Scholarship Fund Run
7:30 am–5:00 pm Registration desk open
All day Spotlight on Success
8:00–9:45 am ScLD/CAYAS Author Breakfast
9:00 am–4:00 pm Exhibit Hall open
10:00–10:45 am Morning Sessions I
10:45–11:15 am Exhibits & break
11:15 am–12:30 pm Morning Sessions II
12:45–2:00 pm WLA Awards Lunch & Business Meeting
2:15–3:00 pm Afternoon Sessions I
3:00–3:45 pm Exhibits Grand Finale
3:45–5:00 pm Afternoon Sessions II
5:15–5:45 pm Unconference/Debrief
6:00–8:00 pm Evening Keynote & Dinner
8:00–9:00 pm LibraryCon
9:00–11:00 pm President's Reception
All times are subject to change.