2017 VLA Annual Conference PortalBreaking Barriers; Building Bridges. VLA Annual Conference, October 11-13, The Main, Norfolk, VA.

October 11-13 at Hilton Norfolk The Main


Advance Registration Now Available for the 2017 VLA Annual ConferenceAdvance Registration is now open for the 2017 Virginia Library Association (VLA) Annual Conference. View the 2017 Conference Program and the Registration rates

The 2017 VLA Annual Conference is a joint conference with the Virginia Association of Law Libraries and features the Virginia Library Association's College and Research Libraries (VLACRL) chapter's Conference-Within-A-Conference.


Conference Travel Grant: VLA is Reviewing Applications. More info. coming soon. Apply for a Stipend: Deadline September 1, 2017
LodgingRegistration Rates
Sponsorship Opportunities Now AvailableVendor Registration Now Open
Special Events and TicketsVolunteer Opportunities
VLACRL Conference-Within-A-ConferenceVirginia Association of Law Libraries (VALL) Joint Conference Coming Soon
Conference SessionsUpcoming Conferences

The MainThis year, the conference will be held at Hilton's The Main. The Main opened in 2017 and is on the same block as the Norfolk Public Library's Slover Library.

Lodging is available at the VLA group rate of $139 per night plus taxes and fees (with a small block of rooms available at the prevailing government rate). The hotel has its own parking lot and there are several nearby city-owned parking lots.

Please visit http://www.themainnorfolk.com/ for information about the hotel and dining facilities.

Pssst... One of the hotel restaurants has private dining rooms hidden behind bookcases.

2017 VLA Annual Conference Speakers


Organized by:

Keith Weimer, 2017 VLA President, kweimer@virginia.edu
Jennifer Resor-Whicker, 2017 VLA Conference Chair, jrwhicker@radford.edu
Candice Benjes-Small, 2017 VLACRL Conference-Within-A-Conference-Chair, cbsmall@radford.edu
The 2017 VLA Conference Committee

– Last Updated 7/18/2017