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Midwinter Meeting Schedule At A Glance

For the full program of sessions, please use the ALA Midwinter Scheduler to search for sessions, discussions, events, exhibitors, and to find out about other highlights as they’re added. Add items and update your personal calendar.

The Conference Scheduler mobile app will be released in mid-December.

You can also download the Midwinter Meeting Schedule as an Excel File.
Note: this is a Preliminary Schedule and all meetings and times are subject to change.

Locations:

Washington State Convention Center – WSCC
Fairmont Olympic Hotel - FAIR
Sheraton Seattle Hotel – SHER*
Westin Seattle Hotel – WEST*
Grand Hyatt Seattle Hotel – GRAND
Hilton Hotel Seattle – HIL
Hyatt at Olive 8 – HYATT
Hotel Monaco – MONACO
Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue – LION
Renaissance Seattle Hotel – REN
Off Site - OS

**Co-Headquarters

Midwinter Exhibit and Registration Hours

Date

Time

Exhibit Hours

Friday, January 25

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Saturday, January 26

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 27

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, January 28

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration Hours – North Lobby

Friday, January 25

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Saturday, January 26

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 27

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, January 28

7:30 am – 2:00 pm

 

 

Midwinter "At-a-Glance" Schedule

Time

Event

Thursday, January 24

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Institutes, Meetings and Discussion Groups

Friday, January 25

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Institutes, Meetings and Discussion Groups

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

ERT/Booklist Author Forum

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Saturday, January 26

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Meetings and Discussion Groups

9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Book Buzz Theater

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

ALA JobLIST Placement Center

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall PopTop Stage

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Auditorium Speaker Series

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

ALA Masters Series

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture

Sunday, January 27

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Think Fit @ ALA Yoga

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

ALA JobLIST Placement Center

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall PopTop Stage

9:30 am – 5:30 pm Book Buzz Theater

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Auditorium Speaker Series

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

ALA Masters Series

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

ALA President’s Program

Monday, January 28

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Youth Media Awards

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibit Hall PopTop Stage

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Exhibits Closing Events

9:30 am – 11:30 am Book Buzz Theater

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wrap Up / Rev Up Celebration and Raffle

**Events are subject to change.