The Sixteenth International Conference on Books, Publishing & Libraries
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
7 July 2018

2018 Call for Proposals

We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Publishing Practices: Past, Present, and Future
  • Theme 2: Reading, Writing, Literacy, and Learning
  • Theme 3: Books and Libraries

Become a Presenter

1 Submit a Proposal

If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. You will need the following: presentation type, short and long descriptions, keywords, focus, themes, and biographical information.

View our step-by-step guide to submitting a presentation proposal. Submit your proposal here.

2 Get Accepted

After we receive your presentation proposal, it moves to the evaluation step. We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

See proposal deadlines below.

3 Register

Once your proposal is accepted, you must register before our Program Development team can schedule your presentation.

View our step-by-step guide to the registration process. Submit your registration here.

Important Dates

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

Registration Dates

Once your proposal is accepted register by one of the deadlines below to be scheduled as a presenter.

Advance Registration Deadline 7 October 2017
Early Registration Deadline 7 January 2018
Regular Registration Deadline 7 June 2018
Late Registration Deadline 7 July 2018

Submit Your Proposal

Current proposal submission deadline:

3 July 2017 *