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Before you register: Review the conference schedule, the continuing education schedule, and the registration fees as listed below.  Renew your CHLA/ABSC 2017 membership to take advantage of member discounts.

CHLA/ABSC 2017 Members: Please be sure to use the Member registration option to access your discounted rates.

MLA 2017 Members: MLA members get the CHLA/ABSC member rate. If you are an MLA member, please contact Marta Michas ( or Jody Nelson ( Please provide proof of current MLA membership and we will send you instructions for registering.

Institutional Membership Registration: Each Institutional Membership entitles two members from that institution to register at Member Rates.  If you will be registering under an Institutional Membership, please contact Linda Slater ( and provide her with your name, institution, email address and work phone number. Your contact information will be associated with your institution's membership, and you will then be emailed a login and password that you can use to register.

Cancellations and refunds: Registration fees for CHLA/ABSC sponsored events, including Continuing Education, are refunded (minus a $25 processing fee) if written notice is received at least 28 days prior to the event. Cancellations requested in writing for medical reasons are accepted at any time and refunded at 50%. Those failing to supply written notice or those who are "no shows" at the event will not receive a refund.

Registration Rates

Delegate Early BirdRegular
February 21 - April 17, 2017April 18 - May 9, 2017
Full Conference CHLA/ABSC Member$375$475
Full Conference Non-Member$500$600
Single Day CHLA/ABSC Member$200$250
Single Day Non-Member$325$375
Retired / Unemployed$200$200

Continuing Education Workshop Rates

Early BirdRegular
February 21 - April 17, 2017April 18 - May 9, 2017
Half Day CHLA/ABSC Member$165$200
Half Day Day Non-Member$190$225
Full Day  CHLA/ABSC Member$325$385
Full Day Non-Member$385$450


Want to be a Social Media Ambassador?

Share your conference experience on Twitter or Instagram, get new followers, and connect with #canmedlibs! As a Social Media Ambassador, you commit to posting to Twitter and/or Instagram using the hashtag #chlaabsc17:

  • A minimum of once per week, from March 1 (or your subsequent registration date) to May 15, 2017, and
  • A minimum of once per day during the conference, May 16 to May 19, 2017
Social Media Ambassadors will have their handles posted at the CHLA/ABSC Conference, and be entered into 2 prize draws during the conference. For more information, contact, or

You will have the opportunity to sign up as a Social Media Ambassador when you register for the conference. Stay tuned!