2018 KPLA Spring Conference

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 – FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018
HOLIDAY INN AND SLOAN CONVENTION CENTER
BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY

CONFERENCE THEME: GROWING COMMUNITIES THROUGH HELPING HANDS

The Conference Planning Committee would like to cordially invite you to submit your conference session proposals, which can be submitted online here.

If you would like to register as a conference vendor and market your products and/or services, please submit your vendor registration here.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

Keynote Speaker
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 9 a.m.
Lois Lowry
Beloved author of more than thirty children’s books and two-time winner of the John Newbery Medal for Number the Stars in 1990 and The Giver in 1994.

KPLA Awards Luncheon Speaker
Thursday, April 12, 2018
James Higdon III
Kentucky author of The Cornbread Mafia: a Homegrown Syndicate’s Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History.

Friday, April 13, 2018, 10 a.m.
Lecia Brooks
Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center will hold a regular session.

Additionally, the Conference Planning Committee anticipates offering a variety of pre-conference and regular conference sessions concerning topics of the utmost interest and relevance to all who work in public libraries throughout the Commonwealth.