[Libs-Or] 2nd Call - Proposals for ACRL-WA & OR Fall Conference

Robin Paynter robinpaynter at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 15:33:26 PDT 2011

2nd call for proposals - due JULY 30.

*"Live long and prosper: Sustainable solutions for today's academic

ACRL Washington & Oregon Joint Fall Conference 2011

October 27 – 28, 2011

Center for Sustainable Forestry at Pack Forest Conference Center

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*Call for Program Proposals*

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The ACRL WA Board is now accepting proposals for concurrent sessions.

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*Conference Theme*

Academic libraries are facing a challenging future with evolving information
technologies, growing user needs, increasing operational costs, and unstable
financial situations. In order to thrive and grow, we must embrace
sustainability in all of its facets -  social, economical, and

Sessions may address any and all aspects of academic librarianship relating

   - Collections / Liaison Work
   - Reference / Instruction
   - Outreach / Advocacy
   - Marketing / Public Relations
   - Partnerships / Collaborations
   - Assessment / Strategic Planning

*Presentation Formats*


Sessions will be approximately 60 minutes long except for the 10 minute
Lightning Talks.


   - Presentation
   - Workshop
   - Discussion
   - Panel discussion
   - Lightning Talk

*Proposal Requirements*

The proposal should include author’s name, email address, institution,
abstract (300 words or less), presentation format, and any technical support
required.  Please include the contact information for all presenters if you
are working in a group.   Submissions should be submitted online -

If you have trouble with the online form, you may email your proposal to
Erica Coe (elcoe at uw.edu).

*Submission Deadline*

Proposals must be received by July 30, 2011 to be considered.  Submitters
will be notified of the results by August 15, 2011.

*Additional Speaker Requirements*

Speakers will submit a description of the program and a brief biography to
be posted on the conference web site by August 30, 2011.

*Conference Registration Information for Speakers*

Speakers will be responsible for paying all registration and travel
fees.   Speakers
will need to register for the conference in order to indicate housing and
food preferences.

We look forward to reading your proposals,

Robin Paynter
ACRL Oregon Communication Coordinator
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