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2021 TLA Annual Conference Program Proposal
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Tennessee Library Association Annual Conference 2021
April 6 - April 8, 2021

Memphis, Tennessee

Theme: Tell Your Story: Shifting Perceptions

Submissions are now open. 

Deadline to submit: November 15, 2020

2021 Program Proposal

Program Chair:

Julie Dalhauser

TLA’s 2021 conference will feature a variety of program formats: 

  • Contributed presentations can be made in 60-minute time slots that include 10 to 15 minutes for discussion.
  • Two or three hour sessions will also be possible should there be sufficient interest.
  • Meetings for Roundtables and/or Sections (TLA leaders should provide group name below)
  • Pre-conference sessions on Tuesday for half-day or whole day

The Conference Committee will approve proposals. Requested session times and dates will be honored wherever possible.

In the event that the conference cannot be held in-person, please initial that you agree to present your session virtually.

Please remember that TLA policy states that conference presenters who work in Tennessee libraries must personally register for the conference.

Everyone submitting proposals will be notified by November 2 whether their session has been selected or not. 

All program sponsors and/or presenters must provide their own laptops, software, etc. as required for presentations. 


This year LCD projectors will be available courtesy of the conference committee as needed.


A limited number of rooms will have Internet connections. A program using an Internet

connection will receive specific information regarding system requirements prior to the



There is a convention center charge for each of the items below. These charges are paid by the conference planning committee. Please carefully consider whether you really need to have it for your presentation.


You must list needed equipment on this form. No equipment will be provided unless

noted on this form.

Speaker Costs

(if applicable)

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