Call for Participation

Calling all UNYOC members!  Please consider submitting a presentation proposal for the UNYOC 2017 Annual Meeting!

Our meeting will take place in Syracuse, NY, October 25-27, 2017.  This year’s theme is Shake It Up!

Presenters will receive a reduced registration rate of $50 for the full conference – a 50% discount from the regular member package price!

We are accepting submissions for member presentations, posters, and lightning talks at

Member Presentations (Thursday morning, 10/26)

If you have recently completed a research project or created a new program or service, think about submitting a Member Presentation proposal.  Ongoing projects are welcome too! Considering this year’s theme of “Shake It Up,” possible topics of interest may include:

  • Unique services that help you and your users stay on top of research trends
  • Incorporating emerging technologies into library programs and services
  • New ways to conduct library advocacy
  • Changes in program design
  • Innovative information literacy strategies

Member Presentations are about 10-15 minutes in length with a short question and answer period.

Posters (Friday morning, 10/27)

Posters will be on display throughout the day, Thursday, October 26th.  Authors will have the opportunity to discuss their research and/or projects for approximately an hour on Thursday afternoon.

Lightning Talks (Friday morning, 10/27)

These 5 minute presentations are the perfect opportunity to share new ideas, projects, services, or research updates.  Presenters are limited to 3 slides.  Please consider submitting to this quick, easy, and fun category today!

Proposal deadline: August 1st, 2017

Successful applicants will be notified via email by August 15st.

Presentations from our members are what makes our annual meeting a success, so please consider submitting a proposal.

Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you at UNYOC 2017!