WAAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2021
Going virtual!

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April 29 - 30, 2021


NOW ACCEPTING PROGRAM PROPOSALS

SUBMIT YOUR PROGRAM PROPOSAL

The WAAL (Wisconsin Association of Academic Libraries) Conference Planning Committee invites session proposals for “Risk and Reward” WAAL 2021, to be held virtually on April 29 - 30, 2021.

Proposals for virtual presentations, panels, and active workshops are all welcome. Plan for presentations to last for 50 minutes, including Q&A. We look forward to proposals that highlight risk-taking, innovation, and learning from your experiments.

WAAL welcomes proposals from any area of libraries, archives, museums and cultural organizations, or higher education. 

Please submit your virtual session proposal using this form.

Proposals are due by Friday, November 6, 2020.

You should be prepared to supply the following information when you submit: 

  1. Presenter name(s), institutional affiliation(s), and contact information.
  2. Title and abstract of the program (250 words or less).
  3. 1-2 learning outcomes for participants.
  4. Clear description of your plans to engage participants. 

Proposals will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  1. Incorporation of the virtual conference’s Risk and Reward theme.
  2. Relevance or timeliness to WAAL audience.
  3. Quality and clarity of proposal.
  4. Plans to engage audience

Please note: All presenters named in the conference program are required to register for the conference.

 Questions? Please contact Elisabeth Kaune  or Kate Otto

SUBMIT YOUR PROGRAM PROPOSAL

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

CO-CHAIRS

Elisabeth Kaune
Marquette University

Kate Otto
Marquette University

HOTEL LIAISON Xou Le Va Vang
UW-Parkside
262.595.3191
IT-TECH/SLIS Greta Zimmermann
UW-Madison/Edgewood
LITTLE BIG READ/SLIS Katelyn Sabelko
UW-Madison/Edgewood
LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS/PROMOTION/SOCIAL MEDIA Shauna Edson
UW-Parkside
262.595.2602
PROGRAMS/KEYNOTES/LUNCHEON SPEAKERS Roxanne Backowski
UW-Eau Claire
715.836.3508
POSTERS/LIGHTNING TALKS Paige Barreto
UW-Parkside
262.595.3190
SPONSORS Ann Vogl
UW-Stout
715.232.1553
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR, WAAL CHAIR Michael Doylen
UW-Milwaukee
414.229.4781