October 26–28, 2020—The Westin O'Hare (Chicago)

Library Assessment Conference — Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment

Proposals are currently under review. Authors will be notified of their status in early June. Please visit the Presenters page for more information on presenting at the conference.

The 2020 Library Assessment Conference will be held October 26–28 at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois.

Upcoming Dates

early June 2020
Proposal Notifications
June 2020
Early-Bird Registration Opens
August 2020
Regular Registration Begins
October 26, 2020
Conference Begins

Local Info

The conference will be held at The Westin O’Hare, 6100 North River Road, Rosemont, Illinois. Visit the local info pages for more information on the venue and directions.

Read about the venue and directions


Proposals for papers, posters, and workshops are currently being reviewed. Authors can expect notification of their status in early June.

Read about proposal guidelines, accessibility, and presenting at the conference

Career Awards

These awards recognize individuals who have made substantial contributions to effective, sustainable, and practical library assessment as evidenced through presentations, publications, methods, service, advocacy, and other work. The 2018 award recipients were Bill Wilson and Ethel Himmel and Steve Hiller.

Learn more about the career awards and past recipients

Travel Awards

Travel Awards are offered to students and early-career professionals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who have demonstrated a strong interest in assessment and have the potential to contribute to the profession by deploying and developing innovative assessment and evaluation methods and strategies.

Learn more about the travel awards