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#WLA2024 Registration

In-person conference registration on the WLA website is now closed. Onsite registration at the Spokane Convention Center will be available Friday, March 1-Saturday, March 2. Please note, however, that meal availability cannot be guaranteed with onsite registration.

You may still register online for virtual access that includes access to the app and virtual, On-Demand sessions. Visit the Virtual Conference page to learn more.

2024 Registration Rates

Please note: Due to pandemic rescheduling and venue availability, WLA’s customary Preconference Workshops are scheduled as both a free Preconference on Thursday, Feb. 29, and as Postconference Workshops, which will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2024. Read the workshop descriptions here. You can register for workshops while you register for the conference. If you have already submitted your conference registration and would like to add on workshops, you can register for workshops using this form.

We look forward to welcoming our attendees for post-conferences and spending the weekend with you in beautiful Spokane!

Add Workshop(s) To Registration

Postconference Workshop Rates
Sunday, 3/3

Postconference (Morning - 4-hour workshops) $85 $130
Full In-Person Conference Rates*
Attending Thursday 2/29, Friday 3/1 AND Saturday 3/2
*includes light snacks and refreshments on Thursday, and 4 meals split between Friday and Saturday

Early Bird
(through 2/2)

(through 2/21)


WLA Member (Individual Employee) $250 $290 $315
WLA Member (Student/Friend/Trustee/Retired/Unemployed/Emeritus) $175 $210 $235
Non-Member $340 $390 $415
One-Day Registration Rates*
Attending Friday 3/1, OR Saturday 3/2
*includes 2 meals
Early Bird
(through 2/2)
(through 2/21)
WLA Member (Individual Employee) $185 $220 $245
WLA Member (Student/Friend/Trustee/Retired/Unemployed/Emeritus) $130 $150 $175
Non-Member $260 $295 $320
Guest tickets will be available for purchase to all conference meals.


Virtual-Only Registration Rates
WLA Member $50
WLA Student/Friend/Trustee/Retired/Unemployed/Emeritus $25
Non-Member $65

In-Person Organizational Rates

Organizational Rates
Employees Attending
5-10 5%
11-20 10%
21+ 20%

Is your organization planning to send a group of staff members to the in-person conference in Spokane?

Organizations will be able request discount codes for their group. Your organization can contact the WLA Office at [email protected] to request a discount code based on how many employees will be attending in-person.

Please note, the organizational rate is not available for online-only registrations.


Guest Tickets

Guest Ticket Options
Event Price
Meet & Greet Reception $25
Welcome Breakfast & Keynote $40
CAYAS/ScLD Author Breakfast $40
WLA Awards Lunch $45

Will you have friends or family joining you in Spokane? Guest tickets will be available to special events and conference keynotes at WLA2024. Register for a guest ticket using the form below for the following events:

  • Meet & Greet Reception
    Thurs, February 29, 7:00-9:00 pm | Location TBA
  • Welcome Breakfast & Keynote
    Fri, March 1, 9:00-10:15 am
  • CAYAS/ScLD Author Breakfast
    Sat, March 2, 8:00-9:45 am
  • WLA Awards Lunch
    Sat, March 2, 12:45-2:00 pm
Register Now!


Please contact the WLA Office at [email protected] or by calling/texting (206) 823-1138 if you have any questions.

 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 by the deadline to [email protected].

Note on Registration: WLA donates a small portion of each registration fee to benefit the tribe(s) on whose ancestral lands the WLA Conference is held each year.