Registration is Open for Atla Annual 2023, June 14-17
March 13, 2023
Join our community of collectors & connectors from around the world for Atla Annual 2023
Registration is open for Atla Annual 2023, June 14-17. Our hybrid event will connect our Atla community in Fort Worth, Texas, and online. We invite you to attend engaging sessions, network with other librarians and scholars in the field of religion & theology, and meet with vendors to support your library and research needs this June.
The conference is structured differently this year
Atla Annual 2023 kicks off on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 14th with a plenary address by Emily Drabinski, ALA’s President for 2023-2024, followed by an opening reception with our exhibitors. Dr. Walter Earl Fluker will speak on Friday afternoon, after two days filled with concurrent sessions. A closing reception for our in-person attendees will follow Dr. Fluker’s address. Read more about our plenary speakers.
Be sure to join one of the four in-person workshops on Saturday morning.* These are included with the cost of full conference in-person registration. You’ll choose one of the following:
- Relationships, Relationships, Relationships: Connecting through Atla
- Becoming the OER Advocate: Practical Tips and Tools for Campus Engagement
- Introverted Leadership
- CV and Resume Workshop for Mid-Career Professionals
*If you are unable to attend the conference, but wish to attend one of the in-person workshops on Saturday, proceed with the registration process described below, and select only the Saturday workshop option.
The full conference schedule, including the concurrent sessions, will be published the first week of April.
How to register yourself
- If you are a member, log in to your My Atla account, visit our Events page, and follow the instructions on the screen.
- If you are not a member, begin by creating an account on the My Atla web portal. After creating your account, visit our Events page and log in using your newly-created credentials and follow the instructions on the screen.
- After registering for the conference, you will receive an email inviting you to Sched. Here, you can create a personalized schedule, access Zoom rooms the week of the meeting, chat with other attendees, view sponsors and exhibitors, and see who else is attending Atla Annual 2023.
How to register a colleague
- Register by going to our Events page and signing into your My Atla account.
- You will be asked if you would like to register yourself or register a colleague. Follow the instructions on the screen. By registering for a colleague, you accept all policies and protocols on behalf of your colleague.
Don’t see their name on your institution’s roster? You may need to update your roster before registering your staff in the My Atla web portal. To update your library’s roster, log in to My Atla, visit the My Affiliations tab, select the ellipsis icon next to your primary affiliation, and select Manage My Roster to add or remove individuals. Only the member representative will be able to edit the library’s roster.
Where is the conference held?
The in-person conference will be held at the Hilton Fort Worth.
Hilton Fort Worth
815 Main St
Fort Worth, Texas
Online attendees will access the Zoom rooms via Sched.
Where can I make hotel reservations?
Hilton Fort Worth (815 Main Street) is the official conference hotel. Book your hotel room using our conference block link. Book your room by Sunday, May 14, as space is limited.
What are the fees to attend the conference?
View the FAQ page for pricing for in-person and online passes.
Are grants available?
Yes! Applications for our grant programs are due on Wednesday, May 10. Learn more about our programs for individual members and institutional members for online and in-person attendance.
What is the COVID-19 protocol statement?
Atla Annual provides members a valuable and important opportunity to come together as a community to network and learn. It also offers attendees the chance to meet and explore solutions with vendors and other partners. Members and other contributors invest significant time and energy in creating content for the conference and we want to ensure their work is shared.
As we plan to gather again in person during this worldwide pandemic, Atla wants to provide and inform our attendees of our protocols to help you govern yourself at our conference. These protocols are guided by our core value of hospitality, inclusion, and diversity.
About Atla Annual
Atla members have met annually since 1947 to develop their skills and connect with their colleagues in religion and theology. Atla Annual has over 300 members, exhibitors, and international guests who meet in June every year and take part in over 100 programs such as workshops, panels, exhibitor showcases, meetings, and diverse worship services.
With its long history and rich programming, Atla Annual has established itself as one of the must-attend events for librarians in religion and theology. Learn more.
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