ALA Midwinter Virtual
The ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits will take place online, January 22-26, 2021. Registration is NOW OPEN and will close on January 15, 2021, Noon Central.
- Symposium on the Future of Libraries, offering sessions on future trends to inspire innovation in libraries
- News You Can Use with updates that highlight new research, innovations, and advances in libraries
- Interactive author events
- Awards celebrations
- The Library Marketplace: Exhibitors, Stages & Resources with NEW Presentation Stages
- Live Chats
- Networking opportunities
- and more!
See sessions and activities on the Program Scheduler
Once you’ve registered, use your username and password to sign in and ‘favorite’ all the sessions and activities you won’t want to miss. The Scheduler will be consistently updated with additional sessions and activities as we move toward the conference — so be sure to check back often!
Follow hashtag #alamw21 for all of the conference news before, during, and after the event!
Featured Speakers with more to be announced soon.
- Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. BlainOpening Session Speakers
- Joy HarjoALA President's Program Speaker
- Emmanuel AchoFeatured Speaker
- Natalie BaszileFeatured Speaker, Diversity in Publishing Stage
- Ruby BridgesFeatured Speaker, Diversity in Publishing Stage
- Max BrooksFeatured Speaker, Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
- Christian CooperFeatured Speaker, Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
- Matt de la Peña and Christian RobinsonFeatured Speaker, PopTop Stage
- Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Julie TanousFeatured Speaker, What's Cooking @ ALA Stage
- Adam GrantFeatured Speaker, Tech Talk Stage
- Ethan HawkeFeatured Speaker
- Ziggy MarleyFeatured Speaker
- Stan SakaiFeatured Speaker, Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage
- Mina StarsiakFeatured Speaker, Chapter One Stage
- Cicely TysonFeatured Speaker