Fall 2021 Virtual Conference


A required virtual meeting link with a password will be emailed to all attendees on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

  • CLA Members: Free
  • Non-members (Both Days): $40.00
  • Non-members (Thursday or Friday Only): $25.00

Conference Agenda

*Please note all times listed as Eastern Time

Day Time Activity
Thursday 11:00 am – 11:30 am Opening Remarks and Prayer
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Keynote Address by Fr. Robert Lauder
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch with Roundtables or Networking
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Digital Discipleship: Using Media for Evangelization and Catechesis - Andrea Chavez-Kopp
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Hope in an Age of Inequality: Catholic Commitments to Open Access Journal Publishing - Barnaby Hughes
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm School Librarians, The Difference Makers - Maggie Hernandez
Friday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Meaningful Connections in a Digital Age - Lisa Valerio-Nowc
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm From "Waste of Space" to Learning Hub: How Library Programming can Transform a High School Library - Linda Kerssens
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm New Horizons: Revising Library Instruction to Include Online Options - Kelly Bilz
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch with Section Meetings
2:00 pm Brubaker Award and Closing Memorial for 100th Anniversary

Times noted are Eastern time. The sessions will be recorded and CLA members will have access to the full recordings at no charge.

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Registration for the Conference is required for both Members and Non-Members. Details on how to connect to the Conference will be emailed ahead of the event.

CLA Members

If you are a member, please use your CLA username and password to sign in, and the system will waive your registration fee. If you do not sign in with your credentials, you will be assessed the non-member registration fee.


We are excited to welcome Non-Members to participate in our conference. You must create a new account to register and pay the registration fee. If you have any problems registering, please contact our office at (225) 408-4417 or [email protected].

10/21/2021 11:00 AM - 10/22/2021 3:00 PM
Sign in or create an account to register Registration ends 10/22/2021 1:00 PM

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