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InfoLit Conferences – Upcoming, Calls for Presentations, Past Conferences

Updated June 22, 2020

Great conferences coming up! Most of the events listed below have an emphasis on information literacy. Conference date and location are provided along with a link to the conference home page and deadline for submitting proposals, if available.

Please let us know if you're thinking about presenting on your experience with the SAILS assessments or with the Threshold Achievement Test of Information Literacy (TATIL). We'll be glad to help!

Calls for Proposals:

ACRL 2021
Seattle, Washington, USA
April 14 - 17, 2021
Proposal deadlines:
May 22, 2020 for Contributed Paper, Panel, Preconference, Workshop
October 9, 2020 for Lightning Talk, Poster, Roundtable, TechConnect, Webcast

Western Balkans Information and Media Literacy Conference
Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
10 - 12 November 2020
Abstract submission deadline: 10 September 2020

Upcoming conferences:

ACRL/NEC & New England Library Instruction Group 2020 Joint Conference
Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
May 26-27, 2020  Postponed to May 24-25, 2021

WILU 2020 (Workshop for Instruction in Library Use)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
May 27 - 29, 2020  Postponed to mid-June, 2021

The Innovative Library Classroom (TILC) 2019
William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
June 4 & 5, 2019 Canceled.

Library Instruction Tennessee Annual Conference 2020
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, USA
June 12, 2020 Canceled.

Connecticut Information Literacy Conference
Manchester, Connecticut, USA
June 12, 2020 Canceled.

Library Instruction Leadership Academy (LILAC)
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
July 16 - 17, 2020 Postponed indefinitely.

Library Instruction West 2020: Justice
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
July 22-24, 2020 Canceled.

IFLA World Congress: "LIS Education in Developing Countries" and "Information Literacy" groups
Dublin, Ireland
15 - 22 August, 2020 Canceled.

European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)
Bamberg, Germany
21 - 24 September 2020 Postponed to September 2021.

Library Assessment Conference
Chicago, Illinois, USA
October 26-28, 2020

Digital Pedagogy Institute
University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Toronto, Canada
August 5 - 6, 2020  Postponed to 2021

Past conferences (most recent listed first):

Oregon Information Literacy Summit
Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 30, 2020 - Moved to online format

California Conference on Library Instruction
University of San Francisco, California, USA
May 29, 2020  Canceled.

Qualitative and Quantitive Methods in Libraries (QQML)
Casa Convalescència Universitat Autonόma De Barcelona, Spain
May 26 - 30, 2020 - Moved to online format.

48th Annual LOEX Conference
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
May 5 - 8, 2020 - Moved to online format.

19th Annual Information Literacy Summit
Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois, USA
April 3, 2020  Canceled.

ALA ACRL Distance Library Instruction Virtual Poster Session (2020)
April 13 - 17, 2020

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy
Savannah, Georgia, USA
February 20-22, 2020

SCIL Works - Southern California Instruction Librarians
Long Beach, California, USA
January 17, 2020

Southeastern Library Assessment Conference
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
November 7-8, 2019

Global Media and Information Literacy Week Feature Conference
Gothenburg, Sweden
24-26 September, 2019

International Conference on Information Literacy
North-West University, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
23-26 September 2019

Mind Over Chatter Symposium
Indiana University Kokomo, Indiana, USA
September 13, 2019

6th Annual LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) Conference
California State University, Northridge, CA, USA
August 2, 2019

13th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Library and Information Services
Aberystwyth, Wales
23rd July – 25th July 2019

New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG)
East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA
June 21, 2019

Western Balkans Information and Media Literacy Conference
Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
20 – 21 June 2019

10th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference (EBLIP10)
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
June 17 - 19, 2019

Connecticut Information Literacy Conference
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
June 14, 2019

The Innovative Library Classroom (TILC) 2019
William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
June 6 & 7, 2019

Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group
Georgia State University - Clarkston Campus, Georgia, USA
June 7, 2019

Library Instruction Tennessee
Clarksville, Tennessee, USA
June 3, 2019

11th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference
European University Institute, Florence Italy
28 - 31 May 2019

WILU 2019 (Workshop for Instruction in Library Use)
University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
May 22 - 24, 2019

47th Annual LOEX Conference
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
May 9 - 11, 2019

Conference on Learning Information Literacy across the Globe
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
10th of May, 2019

California Conference on Library Instruction
University of San Francisco, California, USA
May 3, 2019

Information Literacy Network Spring Symposium
NYU Abu Dhabi campus, United Arab Emirates
April 24 - 25 2019

Maryland Information Literacy Exchange (MILEX)
Columbia, Maryland, USA
April 25, 2019

LILAC 2019 (Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference)
University of Nottingham, England
24 - 26 April 2019

ACRL 2019
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
April 10 - 13, 2019

18th Annual Information Literacy Summit
Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois, USA
April 5, 2019

Library 2.019 mini-conference:
"Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design"
Online
March 13, 2019

The Library Collective Annual Gathering
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
March 6 - 8, 2019

SCIL Works - Southern California Instruction Librarians
Los Angeles, California, USA
February 8, 2019

C.A.L.L. Conference About Libraries & Learning
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, USA
January 31, 2019

Greater Austin Area Information Literacy Symposium (GAAILS)
Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, USA
January 11, 2019

2018

Library Assessment Conference
Houston, Texas, USA
December 5 - 7, 2018

MILEX Fall Workshop & Meeting
Columbia, Maryland, USA
November 15, 2018

Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference
The Global MIL Week Feature Conference
Kaunas, Lithuania
24 - 25 October 2018

ForwardFocus 2018
Illinois Central College, Peoria campus, Illinois, USA
October 19, 2018

Florida Association of College & Research Libraries (FACRL) Annual Conference
Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, Florida, USA
October 19, 2018

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy
Savannah, Georgia, USA
September 27 - 29, 2018

IFLA Library Theory and Research and Information Literacy Sections
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
24 - 30 August 2018

5th Annual LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) Conference
Glendale Public Library, Glendale, CA, USA
August 17, 2018

5th Annual Digital Pedagogy Institute Conference
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
August 9 - 10, 2018

Library Instruction West
Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
July 19 - 20, 2018

Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference
Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina
June 21 - 22, 2018

Connecticut Information Literacy Conference
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
June 15, 2018

Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group
Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
June 8, 2018

WILU 2018
University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
June 6 - 8, 2018

California Conference on Information Literacy (CCLI)
San Francisco, California, USA
June 1, 2018

Qualitative and Quantitive Methods in Libraries (QQML)
Cultural Centre of Chania, Crete, Greece
May 22 - 25, 2018

LILAC 2018 (Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference)
Liverpool, England
4 - 6 April 2018

17th Annual Information Literacy Summit
Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois, USA
April 20, 2018

LOEX 2018
Houston, Texas, USA
May 3 - 5, 2018

The Innovative Library Classroom
Redford University, in Radford, Virginia, USA
May 8 - 9, 2018