The Planning Committee is looking forward to seeing you at

Big Ideas Big Impact / Des idees qui influencent

June 4-7 2019

Registration is now closed

Registration dates:

Early bird - March 25th to April 28th, 2019

Regular registration - April 29th to May 24th, 2019

If you have any questions or concerns,
please contact Tammy White at

Before you register: Review the conference program, the continuing education schedule and the registration fees as listed below.  Renew your CHLA/ABSC 2019 memberships to take advantage of member discounts. You will have the option to join CHLA/ABSC if you are not already a member.

CHLA/ABSC 2019 Members:  Please be sure to use the Member Registration option to access your discounted rates.

MLA & SLA 2019 Members:  MLA and SLA members receive the CHLA/ABSC member rates.  If you are an MLA or SLA member, please contact Melissa Severn. Please provide proof of current MLA or SLA membership and we will send you instructions for registering.

Institutional Membership Registrations: Each Institutional membership entitles two members from that institution to register at Member Rates.  If you will be registering under and Institutional Membership, please contact Melissa Severn and provide her with your name, instruction, email address and work phone number.  Your contact information will be associated with you institutions membership, and you will be emailed with directions for registering.

Student Rates: Apply to Library Technician, MLIS and PhD students only.

Cancellations and refunds:  Registration fees for CHLA/ABSC sponsored events including Continuing Education sessions, are refunded (minus a $25.00 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.

2019 CHLA/ABSC Fees 

Early BirdRegular
Full conference, member$375$475
Full conference, non-member$525$625
Single day, member$200$250
Single day, non-member$350$400
Half day (June 5, 8:30am-12:15 or June 7, 9:15-noon),      member & non-member.  Includes refreshment break but not breakfast or lunch. $100$100
Half day CE, member$160$200
Half day CE, non-member$190$225
Full day CE, member$300$385
Full day CE, non-member$385$450
2 half days CE, member$300$400

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