Join us at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference

The American Library Association (ALA) will hold its 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 21-26. 

Visit with the iSchool at Booth #3630. For a complimentary pass, contact the iSchool Advancement Office. Passes are offered to alumni, current students, prospective students, and their guests. Please note that this is an exhibits-only pass; it will not allow access to any of the workshops or conference sessions.

Recent alumni (2008-2018 graduates) are invited to attend a recent alumni reception on Saturday, June 23, from 4:00-6:30 p.m. at Dickie Brennan's Bourbon House.

Alumni are invited to attend the ISAA annual meeting and alumni reception on Sunday, June 24, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Quarterdeck Room of the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

iSchool participation at the ALA Annual Conference includes:

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