For Speakers

OLA welcomes you as a speaker in Super Conference 2016, Library Lab: The Idea Incubator

The conference planning committee hopes your experience will be rewarding for you and engaging for your audience. If you have questions at any time, please contact the conference planner with whom you have been corresponding. You may also contact Michelle Arbuckle, Manager of Education Programs.

If you haven’t already done so, please do the following:

Read the Speaker Information Package. It contains timelines and other information you will require in the coming months as you prepare for the conference.

Speaker Orientation Session

Whether you’re a new speaker or a seasoned veteran, please review the orientation session.

You can watch a recording here:


Online registration has now closed. You will be required to register onsite in the Speakers Lounge (room MTCC 205C)

Speakers Lounge hours:
Wednesday 7:00am – 9:00pm
Thursday 7:00am – 8:30pm
Friday 7:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday 8:00am – 4:15pm

SC16 Expense Claim Form are due by February 19, 2016.

Speaker Registration Fees

Full conference $250
Two days $145
Day of Presentation Only FREE

For Convenors

Session convenors are important to the smooth operation of the conference. You provide the personal touch that is vital to the overall Super Conference experience.

The attached guidelines outline the convenor role with tips and helpful information. Convenors do not receive registration discounts to the conference, but your name is featured in the final program along with that of your organization. It’s a great way to become known in the library community, to promote the library in which you work, and to add to your professional résumé.

If you wish to participate as a convenor please contact your divisional planner.