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ALA will again be hosting an Unconference. This year will feature new discussion styles, debates, media integration, and fun only chaos can create. The Unconference will be Friday, June 25, 2010 from 9am-Noon. This is a new time. The event will take place in 207A at the Washington Convention Center.

What is an Unconference?

An unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itself. Unlike most conferences where talking heads and group leaders decide what is important, unconferences are organized by the crowd. Unconferences are about sharing the knowledge and passion we have for our profession and taking what we learn into the world to make a difference. Everyone has something to share. Everyone has something to learn. We can all change the world.

About this Unconference

The Unconference at ALA Annual is a half-day event which takes place Friday, June 25th from 9am - Noon. The event will take place in 207A at the Washington Convention Center. The Unconference is a free event.

During the Unconference, participants will identify 5 key topics and make spur of the moment group presentations. Expect the unexpected.

The hashtag for the unconference is #unala10. Please tag everything else related to the unconference as unala10.

Registration and Schedule

Unconference Registration will be limited to 100 and is still open.

Unconference Schedule (new and updated information)

Presentations, Discussions, and Feedback

Presentations| Discussion| Feedback


Contact Michelle Boule or Sean Robinson.