Call for Proposals: 2016 VALE Users’/NJLA CUS/NJ ACRL Conference

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Dear Colleagues,
The Planning Committee for the 2016 VALE Users’/NJLA CUS/NJ ACRL Conference seeks proposals for Poster and Breakout Sessions to be presented at the next conference, Friday, January 15, 2016, at the Busch Campus Center of Rutgers University.
This year’s theme is "Library as Locus: Energizing your Campus Community"
The Planning Committee welcomes both breakout, poster session, and lightening talk proposals showcasing policies, programs, services, and other initiatives intended to contribute, either directly or indirectly, to energizing your library and campus community. Proposals showing creative methods of interacting with your stakeholders, showing the value of your library through assessment, marketing, outreach, or programmatic changes are particularly encouraged.
Proposal requirements
This year we are providing an online proposal submission form for all sessions.
For BREAKOUT session proposals, please use this form:  
For questions about Breakout Session Proposals, please contact: Cynthia Coulter, Breakout Subcommittee Chair, email:
For POSTER session proposals, please use this form:
For questions about Poster Session Proposals, please contact: Lisa Deluca, Poster Session Subcommittee Chair, email:
The Lightning talk signup list will be released in November
For questions about Lightning Talks, please contact: Romel Espinel, Lightning Talk Subcommittee Chair, email:
NOTE: Please complete all required fields in the proposal form in its entirety.
Completed proposals are due no later than Friday, October 9, 2015. Decisions regarding the proposals will be announced by Monday, November 9, 2015.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to colleagues or post it to other appropriate email lists for New Jersey academic librarians.
We look forward to your ideas and contributions for what promises to be a most rewarding day!
Elizabeth Leonard and Amanda Piekart, Co-Chairs
Users' Conference Committee