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Registration Information

How to Register

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

Registration Fees


thru 12/4
12/4 - 12/28
After 12/28
Full-time employee $400 $475 $525
Part-time/retired $250 $300 $350
Student $150 $200 $250
Guest: Both evening receptions $100 $200 $225
Guest: One evening reception $50 $100 $125
Interview only $150 $200 $250
Daily rate $150 $200 $250



Thru 12/4
12/4 - 12/28
After 12/28
Regular $550 $625 $675
Student $250 $300 $350
Guest: Both evening receptions $200 $300 $325
Guest: one evening reception $100 $150 $225
Interview only $200 $250 $300
Daily rate $200 $250 $300


International Attendees 

Thru 12/4
12/4 - 12/28
After 12/28
Regular $325 $400 $450

Registration Includes:*

  • Continental Breakfast (Wednesday - Friday)
  • Coffee/Snack Breaks (Wednesday - Thursday, morning and afternoon breaks; morning only on Friday)
  • Evening Receptions with Appetizers and Cash Bar (Tuesday & Thursday)
  • Conference Programming:
    Juried papers, juried panels, SIG presentations and more
  • Conference Program Materials and Tote Bag
  • ALISE Academy (limited to the first 50 Academy registrations)
  • Pre-Conference Workshop: "Educate to Innovate: Re-visioning Library and Information Science Education" (limited to the first 100 workshop registrations)

*For full-time, student, part-time/retired and international registrants. For inclusions for daily, guest and interview rates, please see the descriptions under "General Information" below.

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Payment must accompany your registration. You may pay by check Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or check (payable to ALISE) or money order. Payments must be in US Dollars, and free of bank charges.

On-Site Registration Center Hours

  • Tuesday, January 5: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 6: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, January 7: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Friday, January 8: 8:00 am- 12:00 pm

General Information

All cancellations must be submitted in writing and e-mailed to the ALISE office at [email protected]. Cancellations received before 11:59 p.m. on December 15, 2015, are subject to a $50 fee. After December 15, 2015, ALISE will give refunds only for documented medical emergencies. Refunds will be processed within 6 weeks after the conference.

Daily Rate
Those who choose to attend the conference for just a single day will receive all coffee/snack breaks, the evening reception, and the conference programming for the day of attendance.

Guest Attendance
Members wishing to bring a guest to the evening receptions may do so for $50 each, or $100 for both events.  Non-members can bring a guest for $100 each, or $200 for both events. To attend all conference events, guests must register independently.

Interviews Only
ALISE recognizes that some members and guest wish to attend the ALISE conference to conduct interviews only.  For those that fit into this category, please register using the daily Conducting Interviews Only rate.  This will allow you to be present for your interviews and join the membership at our coffee breaks and evening reception for your day(s) of attendance.

All children must have badges. Complimentary badges are available at the ALISE Registration Desk.

Upon completion of registration you will receive a confirmation e-mail within minutes. Please bring your confirmation e-mail with you to the ALISE Desk for conference check-in.

Dietary Requirements
ALISE strives to address all reasonable dietary requirements of our conference attendees. Please indicate any special dietary needs during online registration. 

Special Services
If you have a legal disability or require special accommodations please indicate your needs during online registration. Please describe your needs in detail. Please indicate any mobility concerns on your registration form or call the ALISE office at (206) 209-5267 with your needs. ALISE must receive your request by December 15, 2015.

For registration and meeting-related questions, please email [email protected].