Call for Papers

2021 ILOTA Virtual Annual Conference 

Virtual Conference - the entire month of October 2021!
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*The Deadline for the Call for Papers HAS BEEN EXTENDED until April 30, 2021!*

During the submission process, participants must read and agree to the following statements.

  • Confirmations will be sent via e-mail by mid-June 2021 regarding acceptance of submissions. Confirmations not acknowledged by the due date may result in a session being dropped from the final program.
  • Speakers are responsible for using their own computer to record presentations (recording assistance will be provided by ILOTA).
  • Any course materials/handouts must be provided by the speaker.
  • Speakers will have the option to submit handouts and course materials to be posted on the ILOTA website and Learning Management System (LMS) website, which will be available for download by attendees. Instructions will be provided at a later date.
  • Speakers are asked not to sell products during their presentations.

Options for 2021 ILOTA Virtual Conference Presentation

Short Course

  • Courses should be ~60 minutes in length
  • Presenters will record course and ILOTA will have it available for the entire month of October for attendee viewing


  • Poster presentations should include a visual (i.e., poster) and ~10 minute recorded presentation
  • Poster presentations will be grouped in small cohorts of 3-5 presentations based on content area
  • Poster presenters should also be available for a live 1-hour virtual follow-up session sometime in October with their cohort to facilitate a discussion based on topic areas