Early Bird rates end April 30.

For the Press/Media

Thank you for your interest in attending the International Literacy Association (ILA) 2018 Conference July 20–23 in Austin, TX. Please see the press requirements below and contact Alina O'Donnell at press@reading.org or 302.731.6978 to apply for credentials or ask questions.


Press credentials deadline

The deadline for press credentials requests for the ILA 2018 Conference is Friday, July 13, 2018.



Professional journalists and education bloggers are welcome to attend the conference to gather ideas, meet with contacts, and report on the entire conference or individual sessions.

Here are the requirements to register as press:

  • Print, television, or radio journalists must present valid press credentials from their media outlet, editor, or local government. Note: An ILA staff member may accompany camera crews and photographers during the conference.
  • Freelance journalists must show proof of an editorial assignment.
  • Bloggers must show that their website produces original content.


Press badges

  • Press badges for credentialed media will be available at registration on-site.
  • Registered media are required to wear press badges when attending the ILA 2018 Conference.


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