Proposals are no longer being accepted. Thank you to those who submitted.

Notifications will go out on January 14, 2021.

​We invite either 60-minute presentations or 10-minute lightning talks on all topics related to library management, including but not limited to encompassing tips and advice, practical application, research, and learning from failures, in any area, especially:

  • Budget / fiscal planning and expenditures

  • Hiring practices and policies

  • Crisis and emergency management

  • Communication and transparency

  • Advocacy and relationship building

  • Time management and work life balance

  • Anti-racist management practices and policies

  • Supervision, evaluation, and other personnel topics

  • Organizational climate and culture, retention, and growth

  • Career planning, professional development, and mentoring

  • Management without authority and managing up and side-ways

  • Decision-making

  • Diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion

  • Team building and team cultivation

  • Motivation and empowerment


Proposal and Conference Timeline:

Proposals due: December 15, 2020


Notification of accepted proposals: Week of January 15, 2021


Conference: Week of March 15, 2021 


Proposals can be submitted using this Google form

If you have any questions or comments, let us know at