"Leading Forward and being out in front matters, because we all know that when libraries are in the lead great things happen." 
- Eric Head, 2019-2020 FLA President

Exhibitor Registration NOW OPEN!! Click here to choose your booth.

Attendee Registration Opens February 2020


Opening Session Keynote Speaker: Eric Klinenberg

"In the face of increasing political polarization, climate emergencies, and declining civic institutions, renowned sociologist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Klinenberg’s vital, illuminating book PALACES FOR THE PEOPLE: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life (Broadway Books; September 10, 2019) reveals how we can find common purpose through the places that form the foundation of our neighborhoods." Click here to learn more. 

  • More exhibitor time than ever before; an earlier start on Wednesday!
  • Our hotel is located within walking distances to a variety of restaurants and shops, including a direct walkway to City Walk!
  • An action-packed President's Reception!
  • WiFi Provided in meeting space
  • Over 40 breakout sessions covering the following areas of interest: Advocacy, Professional & Personal Development, Technology, Information Literacy and many more!
  • The Conference Buddy Program is back! Click here for more details
  • Connecting with new and old friends
  • Philanthropy Projects
  • Author Tables, Poster Sessions, Lightning Rounds and Tech Zone- featuring Makerspaces
  • Performers Meet & Greet
  • Friends' Day- Friends' Day is on Wednesday, May 13th.  Start your conference off with the opening session and awards ceremony, enjoy an exclusive lunch and end the day with 2 back-to-back breakout sessions.
  • FSU & USF Alumni Receptions
  • Other conference extras!

Closing Session Keynote Speaker: Rich Harwood

Rich Harwood, President and Founder of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, has devoted his career to revitalizing the nation’s hardest-hit communities, transforming the world’s largest organizations and reconnecting institutions like newsrooms and schools to society.  Click here to learn more.