The American Association of Law Libraries has opened registration for their Annual Conference which will be held July 19-23, 2021. Sadly it will be a virtual conference for the second year in a row. The theme is “Leading with Wisdom & Insight” and  “builds upon legal information professionals’ ability to adapt to unparalleled industry shifts while leading the way forward in this new and constantly changing legal landscape.

The conference was originally scheduled to be a live event in Cleveland, Ohio. The five day conference promises five days of innovative innovation and events. There will be live-streamed and on-demand sessions covering  topical coverage of legal technology, diversity, equity, and inclusion, analytics in competitive intelligence, wellness, access to justice, and more.

New Virtual Conference Platform:  attendees will have the ability to chat and network with colleagues directly through a new virtual conference platform and even schedule both group and one-on-one meetings with other attendees.

Partner Solutions Day Monday July 19th will feature Partner solutions .allowing registrants  to explore and connect with providers of cutting-edge and essential products and services, and attend livestreamed Exhibitor Showcase sessions.

Keynote: Live education programs will kick off on Tuesday, July 20 with the Opening General Session, featuring keynote speaker Tina Tchen, President & CEO of Time’s Up. An accomplished lawyer, Tchen has also served as chief of staff to former First Lady Michelle Obama and co-founded the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund.

Programming The Conference will offer more than 45 educational sessions, as well as avirtual exhibit hall where conference participants and vendors can interact and discuss marketplace innovations—many of which were developed in response to the COVID-19
pandemic. On-demand sessions will be released ahead of the conference with opportunities for live Q&As with presenters during the week of July 19.

Registration will cost  only $99 for AALL members. Since we have all be locked in for more than a year – the opportunity to have viirtual networking opportunities with colleagues and vendors is priceless. t\

Rock & Roll as a special bonus registrants can take a  virtual tour of Cleveland’s legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Register and get additional information Here

Here is a link to the full press release.