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Welcome to the CLA 2023 Conference Planner

Use this site to view programs, exhibitors, speakers and to make a personal schedule.  The majority of activites will take place at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, with a few events at the Hyatt Regency across the street.

To make a schedule, create an account using the "My Conference Experience" link at the top of the left side menu. Then favorite programs and events you want to attend. When the mobile app launches you can use the same login to access your favorites and schedule.

Seating at super sessions and programs is first-come, first-served.  


Thursday, June 1
9:00am-Noon   Super Sessions
12:15-5:00pm   Exhibit Hall Open
12:15-2:00pm   Lunch Reception in the Exhibit Hall
2:00-5:00pm   Super Sessions
5:15-6:15pm   Opening Featured Speaker: Andrew Demcak

Friday, June 2
8:00-8:45am   Programs
9:00am-5:00pm   Exhibit Hall Open
9:00-10:00am   Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
11:00-11:45am   Programs
12:00-1:00pm   Visit the Exhibits
1:00-2:45pm   Programs
3:00-4:00pm   Poster Sessions, Snacks in the Exhibit Hall
4:00-4:45pm   Programs
5:00-6:00pm   VIP Reception for Library Directors and Conference Sponsors
6:30-8:30pm   CLA Awards Ceremony
8:00pm-Midnight   Night Track

Saturday, June 3
9:00-10:00am   Coffee/Muffins and Interest Group Fair in the Exhibit Hall
9:00am-1:00pm   Exhibit Hall Open
10:00-11:45am   Programs and Youth Literature Awards (featuring the Beatty and California Young Reader Medal Awards)
12:00-1:00pm   Poster Sessions, Snacks in the Exhibit Hall
1:00-3:45pm   Programs
4:00-5:00pm  Membership Meeting and Panel: The Future of Libraries and How We Sustain Them into the Future (no official business will be conducted)
6:00-9:00pm   Closing Speaker and President's Reception (Speakers Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada and Peter Coyl, moderated by Michael Lambert)
(*subject to change)