Call for Lightning Round Proposals

The Florida Library Association Conference Planning Committee is now accepting proposals to present Lightning Round sessions at the 2020 Annual Conference at the DoubleTree at Universal in Orlando.

Date: The Lightning Rounds are TBA. The date will be set by the time of notifications.

Description: A Lightning Round is a time-limited and slide-limited presentation format. Each presenter gives a 5-minute presentation accompanied by 15 slides that advance automatically every 20 seconds.

General Submission Information

To apply to present, fill out the online submission form here.

  • The deadline for submitting proposals is 11:59 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020. 

  • All Lightning Round presenters must be registered for the conference (either the full conference or for the day of the event). 

  • Proposals for presentations should be related to the program theme "Leading Forward.” For more information on the conference theme, please visit


Selection will be made by members of the FLA Lightning Round Committee: 

  • Rebecca Greer, Chair

  • Megan Danak

  • Suzanne Odom

  • Theresa Arriaga

Acceptance emails will be sent out by mid February, 2020.