2018 Conference

May 1 –  Meetings of  Canadian Urban Library Council (CULC)

and Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL ) at the University of Regina

May 2 –  Inaugural CFLA-FCAB National Forum (open to everyone)

May 2 – 3 Exhibit Hall

May 3 – 4  2018 Saskatchewan Libraries Conference

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Regina

2018 Conference Planning Committee

Conference Chair – Jeff Barber

Program Chair – Nancy MacKenzie

  • Program Committee – Tasha Maddison, Gwen Fisher, Brett Waytuck, Nancy Kennedy, Kimberley Hintz, Alix-Rae Stefanko,                             Dorothea Warren,Judy Nicholson

Local Arrangements Chair – Regan Gunningham and Tasha Maddison

CFLA-FCAB Liaison – Alix-Rae Stefanko (Manitoba Library Association) and Katherine McColgan (CFLA-FCAB Executive Director)

Volunteers Chair – Fabian Harrison

2019 Conference Chair – Tasha Maddison

Finances -Brad Doerksen (treasurer) and Dorothea Warren  (executive director)

Ex officio – Michael Shires (president)

2018 Conference Accommodations and Reservation Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre

Reserve as soon as possible to ensure that you can’t get a room.

Please use the HiltonLink for the SLA guestroom block for April 30th 2018: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/Y/YQRCCDT-LIB-20180429/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

For phone reservations, guests can reach our Reservations Department at 306-525-6767 and quote the booking code LIB.  Also you  can call 1-800-667-8162 and refer to the booking link SLA to book their rooms via our central reservations system.

Please use the HiltonLink for the SLA guestroom block for April 30th 2018: http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/Y/YQRCCDT-LIB-20180429/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

For phone reservations, guests can reach our Reservations Department at 306-525-6767 and quote the booking code LIB.  Also you  can call 1-800-667-8162 and refer to the booking link SLA to book their rooms via our central reservations system.

2018  Program (in development)

In development .

2018 Conference Sponsors


Major ($)

 

 


Platinum ($)

 

 


Gold ($)

 

 


Silver( $)


 

 


Bronze ($)


Friend (Up to $)


Other:


2018 Exhibitor,Advertiser, and Sponsor Prospectus

 The Saskatchewan Library Association (SLA) is inviting you to participate in the Saskatchewan Libraries Conference and CFLA-FCAB National Forum at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Convention Centre, Regina SK on Tuesday, May 1st  to Friday, May 4th, 2018.

The conference theme, Libraries! Convergence Under Living Skies, encourages libraries of all types from across Canada to work together to identify commonalities, share experiences, build on success and plan together for our shared future.

We invite you to participate in this milestone event as an exhibitor, an advertiser, or a sponsor!

Early Bird Pricing is available to February 25, 2018 and the deadline for all Exhibitors is March 15, 2018 or until space is filled.  All advertising and sponsor information for the Program Supplement must be submitted by March 10, 2018.  Major sponsors ($8000 +) must have their sponsorship submitted by January 20, 2018 to have their logo on the conference bag.

Accommodations at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre for SLA rates close on April 2, 2018.  Reservation information is available on the website.

Exhibitors will have many opportunities to connect with delegates throughout the day on both May 2nd and May 3rd. Not only is the Exhibit Hall located within close proximity of the “hub” of conference activities, but other exhibitor themed events will be happening throughout the course of the day:

  • Five minute vendor lightning round sessions will be available at a nominal fee following breakfast on Thursday, May 3rd;
  • Lunch with the exhibitors on both Wednesday,May 2nd  and Thursday, May 3rdy;
  • Exhibitor social from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.on Thursday, May 3rd with the Passport Game – door prize draws

There will also be a variety of sponsorship and advertising opportunities available to suit every budget.  An Exhibitor, Advertiser, and Sponsor Prospectus is attached below..

Prospectus with Booth Map
Agreement for Exhibitors, Advertisers, and Sponsors

Online Agreement for Exhibitors, Advertisers, and Sponsors

Please visit the conference site at:http://saskla.ca/programs/conference for updates.

We are looking forward to seeing you again, or welcome you if this is your first time participating in the Saskatchewan Libraries conference and the CFLA-FCAB National Forum. As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Archive of Presentations from 2017 Conference

2017 SLA Conference Evaluation Report

CRISIS Management PART 1 CRISIS Management Part 2

Library Advocacy- You Can Do It! (2)

SLA’s advocacy template

Melissa Bennett, Melanie Hodges Neufeld & Colleen Murphy

Past Conferences

Past Conference Programs

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