Registration will be open until April 21, 2023.
Early-Bird Registration ends on March 15, 2023.
CONNECTICUT LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE:
CONNECTING TO THE CORE 2023
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
MAY 1-2, 2023 (APRIL 30 PRECONFERENCE)
MYSTIC MARRIOTT HOTEL AND SPA IN GROTON CT
Join us for an exciting line-up of featured speakers, plus two full days of workshops and sessions, and plenty of opportunities to connect with colleagues and exhibitors. Our preconference and after-hours events will include a free President's Reception (plus food, games and more), cocktails with our vendors and an optional add-on including trivia with WhatTrivia. Parking, breakfast, coffee/snack breaks, and a hot buffet lunch are included in the registration rate.
Preliminary Program Schedule Will Be Available February 15th Here. (Please note this schedule may change)
We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or check as payment. If paying by check, please be advised that your registration will not be completed until payment is received. You will be notified via email when your check is received and your registration is processed.
If registering in advance, payment in full must be received by CLA 5 days in advance of the conference.
Walk-in registrations will be accepted. If registering at the door, payment in full is required.
We cannot provide refunds, but if you are unable to make it to the Conference, you can transfer your admission to someone else. Please contact the CLA office at least 2 days before the event at 860-346-2444 to make these arrangements.
Payments by check must be mailed to:
Connecticut Library Association
55 N Main Street Unit 49
Belchertown, MA 01007
Register by March 15, 2023 to get this rate. Rates here.
Note: Student, Unemployed and/or Retired do not have an early-bird rate as that price is already discounted.
Speakers will have a different link for registration to get their discount. This will be emailed to you by February 15th. Speaker Information Here.
Payments for Early Bird Registration must be received at the CLA office by 3/29/2023 to receive the discounted rate. If you are paying by check, the CLA office must receive your check by 3/29/2023. If we do not have payment, your registration will be cancelled, and you will need to re-register at the full rate. Thank you for your cooperation with this!
After March 15, 2023 standard registration rates will apply. Rates here.
Join your colleagues for some pre-conference and after-hours fun! Find out about these special events here.
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DIRECTIONS & PARKING
The Mystic Marriott is located at 625 N Rd, Groton, CT 06340. A map and more detailed directions are available on their online map. All CLA Conference attendees can park for free in the hotel parking lot!
SPECIAL HOTEL CONFERENCE ROOM RATE:
Rooms at the Mystic Marriott are offered at a special group rate of $169/night – (state and local taxes may apply). Reservations can be made at this discounted rate until Monday, April 3, 2023 at 4:00 PM EST or until our block is full (whichever happens first). After that date the rate will no longer be available. Use the Hotel Reservation Link or call (860) 446-2600 and ask for the CLA Conference rate.
P.E.G. (PROFICIENCY ENHANCEMENT GRANTS)
Need help paying for the conference? PEG provides funding to help members of the Connecticut Library Association improve their knowledge and skills. PEG funds some expenses for continuing education programs, workshops, seminars, courses, institutes, and other activities. More info here.
The Connecticut Library Association seeks to provide reasonable accommodations by request for physical access, communications, or other needs to ensure that services, activities, and programs are available to individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests may include, but are not limited to, sign language interpretation, assistive listening devices, or written material in alternative format.
If you have a request for accommodation, please submit information at least 21 days in advance of the conference to Maria Bernier, ADA Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a description of the accommodations you are requesting, and describe any equipment you are requesting to be provided.
The Americans with Disabilities Act does not require the Connecticut Library Association to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE CONFERENCE!
FOR QUESTIONS, CONTACT:
Event Coordinator: Alessandra Casiello, email@example.com
Program Co-Chairs: Scott Brill & Andy Forsyth, firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibit Co-Chairs: Sam Lee & Kym Powe, email@example.com
CLA Administrative Office Assistant: Michelle Scheier, firstname.lastname@example.org