2017 WLA Conference

When: August 10th & 11th.
Where: Sheridan College

To accommodate travel budgets, WLA is offering a new schedule this year. The conference will kick off with lunch on Thursday, Aug. 10 (vendors will open mid-morning), and conclude after lunch on Friday, Aug. 11.
Low-cost lodging options in the Villas at Sheridan College and in the residence halls will be available in addition to a room block at the Holiday Inn.

The association expects to have registration available in early May. Conference registration will close on July 24 — no late or no-site registration will be available.
WLA has provided the following price information so that libraries can plan their budgets:

Conference registration – WLA members
Dues must be paid prior to July 

  • Full Conference: Includes lunch on Thursday/Friday – $131
  • One Day Only: Includes one lunch – $68

Conference registration — non-members

  • Full Conference: Includes lunch on Thursday/Friday and one free membership for 2018 (one-time only offer) – $181
  • One Day Only: Includes one lunch (no free membership) – $93

Lodging

  • The Villas at Sheridan College -$55 single/$40 double per person
    These are shared Villas that have “single and double” rooms, a full kitchen, living room, bathroom,  television.   Approx. 6-8 people per Villa.
  • Resident Hall – $30 single/$20 double per person
    Dormitory rooms with shared bathroom down the hall.
  • Holiday Inn: $95 + tax per night room block. (Room block not yet available — please wait to book until further notice if you choose this option.)