MLA Conference

2017 Conference  -  June 9th, 2017

Upcoming events

    • 09 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • CPCC Harris Campus

    Join us on June 9th for our 12th Annual Conference!

    Register Today!

    $80 - Non-member

    $65 - Member

    $50 - Presenter

    $25 - Early Bird Student Rate (register before May 19th)

    Register today and order Dr. David Lankes's new book at a 20% discount. Rate only available until May 12th. You must be present at the conference to receive your book. Please notify us prior to the conference if you will not be able to attend.

    The New Librarianship Field Guide

    $82.60 - Member Rate + The New Librarianship Field Guild

    $97.60 - Non-Member Rate + The New Librarianship Field Guild

    $67.60 - Presenter Rate + The New Librarianship Field Guild

    $42.60 - Early Bird Student Rate + The New Librarianship Field Guide


    Dr. R. David Lankes

    Director of the University of South Carolina's

    School of Library & Information Science

    Dr. R. David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science and the 2016-2017 Follett Chair at Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Lankes has always been interested in combining theory and practice to create active research projects that make a difference.  Lankes is a passionate advocate for libraries and their essential role in today’s society earning him the American Library Association’s Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship in 2016. He also seeks to understand how information approaches and technologies can be used to transform industries. In this capacity he has served on advisory boards and study teams in the fields of libraries, telecommunications, education, and transportation including at the National Academies. He has been a visiting fellow at the National Library of Canada, The Harvard School of Education, and was the first fellow of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the Best Book in Library Literature.


    Hyatt Place Charlotte/Arrowood

    7900 Forest Point Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273


    Conference Rate:

    $109 plus tax a night

    Rate is good until May 25th, 2017

    Make reservation

    Or call 1-88-591-1234 and the ID code to reference is G-MLJ8

    Check in 3 pm, Check out 12 noon

    Cancellations must take place prior to 3pm the day before arrival or rooms will be charged.

    Location is 4 exits from Billy Graham Parkway and about 15 minutes from campus.


    Gold Level