Past Conferences


2021Charting the Future TogetherSeptember 29-30Doubletree Hilton, Chesterfield, MOAsia Gross, Jennifer Alexander, Desiree SchumannConference
2020Together ApartSeptember 28, 30, and October 2Virtual SymposiumCindy Thompson, Cindy DudenhofferConference
2019Unconventional: Bold Ideas for Better LibrariesOctober 2-4KCI Expo Center, Kansas City, MOTiffany Mautino, Katie McDonald, and Colleen NormanConference


Conference Program

2018Stronger TogetherOctober 10-12Holiday Inn Select Executive Center, Columbia, MOKimberly Moeller and Debbie LuchenbillConference Presentations
2017Bridging the GapOctober 4-6Sheraton Westport Chalet, St. Louis, MOAnna Strackeljahn and Justin MegahanProgram
2016Rooted in CommunityOctober 5-7Ramada Plaza Springfield Hotel & Oasis, Springfield, MOErin Gray and Renee Brumett
2015Libraries Without Borders (KLA-MLA Joint Conference)September 30 - October 2KC Convention Ctr.,
Kansas City, MO
Dan Brower (MLA) and Kelly Fann (KLA)Joint Conference Website
Presentations (See website: archive pending)
2014Evolution / RevolutionOctober 8-10Holiday Inn Select Executive Center, Columbia, MOLauren Williams (
Angela Scott (
Program and
Presentation Materials
2013Keep Calm and Ask a LibrarianOctober 2-4Sheraton Westport Chalet, St. Louis, MOChristina Pryor, and Candice Oliver, candicegoliver@gmail.comProgram and
Presentation Materials
2012Missouri Libraries: Inspiration for LifeOctober 3-5Springfield, MOMel Davis, and Jim Schmidt, jims@thelibrary.orgProgram and
Presentation Materials
2011Missouri's Libraries: Envisioning TomorrowOctober 5-6KCI Expo Center, Kansas City, MOBrent Husher, husherb@umkc.eduProgram and Presentation Materials
2010Missouri's Libraries: Positively IndispensableOctober 6-8Lodge of the Four Seasons, Lake of the Ozarks, MORandall Yelverton, and Carolyn Chittenden, carolync@ccld.usProgram and Presentation Materials
2009Connecting. Challenging. Changing LivesOctober 7-9Holiday Inn Select Executive Center, Columbia, MOJune DeWeese, and Judy Maseles, maselesj@missouri.eduProgram
2008Freedom to Soar...With Books and MoreOctober 1-3Millennium Hotel, St. Louis, MO?No materials available