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Invest in Yourself and the Profession 

We invite you to register for the 2019 ALISE Annual Conference. Under the theme of Exploring Learning in a Global Information Context, we will reiterate that education for library and information science (LIS) is truly a global enterprise.

Registration Rates

Full conference registration includes:

  • Continental breakfast (September 24-26, 2019)
  • Coffee breaks
  • Evening receptions with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar (September 24-25, 2019)
  • Conference programming including juried papers, juried panels, SIG presentations
  • Conference program materials and tote bag
  • ALISE Academy, preregistration required (September 23, 2019)
  • ALISE Awards Luncheon, preregistration required (September 25, 2019)

ALISE Members

    Early Bird
By August 15
August 16-September 22
September 23-26
Full-time   $490 $550 $600
Part-time/Retired   $275 $325 $375
Student   $175 $225 $275
Guest: Two Evening Receptions   $100 $200 $225
Guest: One Evening Reception   $50 $100 $125
Interview Only   $225 $260 $285
One Day   $275 $300 $325
Awards Luncheon Only   $50 $50 $50



    Early Bird
By August 15
August 16-September 22
September 23-26
Non-member   $625 $700 $740
Student (Student ID required at onsite registration)   $245 $295 $375
Guest: Two Evening Receptions   $200 $300 $325
Guest: One Evening Reception   $100 $150 $225
One Day or Interview Only   $350 $370 $395
Awards Luncheon Only   $50 $50 $50


International Attendees (Outside of North America)

    Early Bird
By August 15
August 16-September 22
September 23-26
Full Conference   $325 $400 $450



Payment is required to complete registration. Payment may be made via Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or via check (payable to ALISE). Payments must be in US dollars and free of bank charges. 

Onsite Registration

The registration desk will be open onsite at the Knoxville Convention Center per the following schedule:

Date   Time
Monday, September 23, 2019   12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019     7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 26, 2019   8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Preorder Lunch for September 24, 2019

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, attendees are provided an open period for lunch. The Knoxville Convention Center offers attendees the option to preorder a box lunch. The lunch will be available for pickup at the Knoxville Convention Center, specific pickup location to be determined. The deadline has passed to submit your order (September 18, 2019).

General Information


All cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to the ALISE office at [email protected]. Cancellations received before 11:59 p.m. on August 15, 2019, are subject to a $75 fee. After August 15, 2019, ALISE will provide refunds only for documented medical emergencies. Refunds will be processed within 6 weeks after the conference.

Photo & Video Policy

Photographs and videos of attendees are taken at ALISE programs. By registering for an ALISE program, you are giving ALISE permission to take your photograph or video and use it with or without your knowledge and permission on ALISE promotional material, including but not limited to, our newsletters and conference materials, social media, publications, and our website.

Daily Rate

Those who choose to attend the conference for a single day may register for a specific day. Attendance is limited to the specific day selected during the registration process.

Interviews Only Rate

ALISE recognizes some individuals may only be in attendance at ALISE 2019 to conduct interviews. For those that fit into this category, please register online using the daily/interview only rate. This will allow you to be present for your interviews and join other attendees at our coffee breaks and evening reception for your day(s) of attendance.

Guest Attendance

Registrants wishing to bring a guest to the evening receptions may do so. Please register your guest during the online registration process.

Should any guest wish to attend an ALISE 2019 event beyond the evening receptions, they must register independently at the applicable rate.

Guests Under Age 18

All guests must have badges. Complimentary badges are available at the ALISE Registration Desk.


Upon completion of the online registration process you will receive a confirmation email within minutes. Please print the confirmation for your records.

Dietary Requirements

ALISE strives to address all reasonable dietary requirements of our conference attendees. Upon registration for ALISE 2019, please make sure to answer the question about specific allergies so that the registration system can capture your responses and specific information.

Special Accommodations

If you have a legal disability or require special accommodations please indicate your needs during online registration. Please describe your needs in detail. Please indicate any mobility concerns on your registration form or call the ALISE office at 978-674-6190 with your needs. ALISE must receive your request by September 5, 2019.


Contact the ALISE office with any registration and conference related questions at [email protected] or 978-674-6190.