On 5/13, ILA 2018 registration and hotels will be unavailable from 12:00 PM–9:00 PM ET for site maintenance.

We loved seeing you at ILA 2018! Thank you for attending.


Registration for ILA 2018 will remain open through July 23.

For registration policies, please see this information about changes and cancellations.

Do you need approval from your administrator to come to ILA 2018? We're happy to help! Feel free to customize our letter to your administrator and attach our Conference Preview, or provide session information from the iPlanner to obtain approval for your trip.

Free Core Conference registration for undergraduate preservice teachers

ILA Core Conference registration (which does not include Institute Day, Children's Literature Day, or any other paid/ticketed events) is free for all undergraduate preservice teachers (when you select "Core Conference" as your type of registration, not "Conference Plus," "Conference Complete," or "Core Conference Single Day"). Find out how to get free Core Conference registration.

Mailed or faxed registrations with checks or approved purchase orders

The deadline for ILA to receive mailed or faxed Standard Registration forms is 11:59 PM ET on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

On-Site Registration rates

On-Site Registration rates will be in effect starting Thursday, July 19, 2018, through Monday, July 23, 2018. At this time, ILA will no longer accept paper registration forms, and you must either register online or on-site at the conference.

On-Site Registration hours

Thursday, July 19 12:00 PM–6:00 PM*
Friday, July 20 7:30 AM–6:00 PM
Saturday, July 21 7:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sunday, July 22 8:00 AM–5:00 PM
Monday, July 23 7:30 AM–11:30 AM

*Open for exhibitors at 12:00 PM; open for attendees at 2:00 PM

On-Site Registration location: Hall 5