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Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

12:00 PM–6:00 PM On-Site Registration



Thursday, October 15, 2020

7:00 AM–6:00 PM On-Site Registration
8:30 AM–3:00 PM Chapter Leader Management Training Workshop (registration required; includes access to the Exhibit Hall)
8:00 AM–4:00 PM Institute Day
9:00 AM–4:00 PM ILA National Recognition Symposium (free symposium, registration required; does not include access to the Exhibit Hall)
12:00 PM–4:00 PM Field Trip: Columbus Metropolitan Library (registration required; includes access to the Exhibit Hall and Welcome Event)
1:00 PM–4:00 PM Edcamp Literacy (free event, registration required; does not include access to the Exhibit Hall)
4:00 PM–6:00 PM Exhibit Hall preview and Welcome Event (a conference registration badge is required to enter)
6:00 PM–10:00 PM Literacy Night at COSI (ticketed event, registration required directly with COSI)



Friday, October 16, 2020

6:30 AM–5:00 PM On-Site Registration
7:00 AM–7:45 AM First-Timers Event (free event, check the box indicating attendance during the online registration process)
8:00 AM–9:30 AM ILA General Session
9:30 AM–5:00 PM Exhibit Hall hours
10:00 AM–6:00 PM Core Conference concurrent sessions
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Administrators Forum



Saturday, October 17, 2020

7:00 AM–5:00 PM On-Site Registration
7:30 AM–2:00 PM Exhibit Hall hours
9:00 AM–5:00 PM Core Conference concurrent sessions
3:00 PM–4:30 PM Research Address & Roundtable
3:30 PM–5:00 PM Author Meetups (ticketed event)
7:00 PM–10:00 PM ILA 2020 Awards & Reception (not a ticketed event, but conference registration badge is required to enter)



Sunday, October 18, 2020

7:00 AM–11:00 AM On-Site Registration
7:30 AM–12:30 PM Children's Literature Intensive (includes breakfast)
7:30 AM–12:30 PM Research Intensive (includes breakfast)



Please note: This schedule is subject to change.