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2021 OLA Annual Conference Program Proposal Form
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The 2021 Annual Conference will be held on Wednesday, March 10, through Friday, March 12, 2021.

General Information

  • Conference Proposal LogoRegular program sessions will be 60 minutes.
    • Questions and answers must be included in this time frame.
    • If requesting more than 60 minutes, provide specific reasons as to why extended time is required.
  • Rooms will be set up auditorium style.
    • If requesting a different room setup, provide specific reasons as to why the setup is required.
  • Each session room will be equipped with a laptop, LED projector, and screen if available.
    • If requesting additional technology, provide specific reasons as to why the technology is required.
    • Internet service is not guaranteed in session rooms.
  • Requests for extended times, alternate room setups, or additional technology will be evaluated based on availability of the requested resources.
  • In addition to regular program sessions, 15-minute Idea Lab presentations will be offered in the exhibit hall. These shorter sessions are ideal for sharing programming ideas, presenting practical “how-to” tips, and engaging participants in short topics.

In order to be considered for presentation

  1. Proposals must be submitted using this form.
  2. The deadline for proposals is October 5, 2020.  Requests submitted after this date will not be considered.
  3. In accordance with OLA policy, individuals working in libraries in Oklahoma or members of OLA will not be compensated for presenting programs.
  4. Vendors wishing to present programs must also purchase booth space in the vendor exhibit hall.
  5. A budget request is required for all requests for pre-conferences AND for any program for which speakers are to be compensated.

A program proposal does not guarantee that the program will be accepted and presented at the Annual Conference.


NOTE: The red asterisk ( * ) indicates a required field.

Please identify up to three (3) learning outcomes for your session. Learning outcomes should use active verbs, be measurable, and state what the participants should know or be able to do after attending your session.

Submitter Contact Information
Speaker(s) Contact Information
First Speaker
Second Speaker
Third Speaker
Fourth Speaker
If your proposal is selected for presentation at OLA 2021, would you be interested in receiving coaching or mentoring from an experienced presenter?

If your proposal is not selected for presentation at OLA 2021, would you be interested in receiving feedback on your proposal?

If selected as a presenter at OLA 2021, I agree to present this session as outlined above. I agree to adhere to the OLA Code of Conduct and to follow the OLA Presentation Accessibility Guidelines.

If this session is not selected as a full program presentation, would you be willing to present it as a 15-minute Idea Lab presentation?

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