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Preliminary Schedule

Registration for LibTech 2020 will open on December 4, 2019, at noon, CST.

Cost: Single day = $90, Full conference = $160

Registration FAQ

I tried to register but got shut out.  How can I make sure to get in next time?

The conference does fill very quickly– often in a couple of days. Watch for the latest information via our Twitter or Facebook accounts, or the conference homepage.  Submit a proposal!  If accepted, you not only have a guaranteed spot at the conference, but also save money on registration.

The pre-conference is limited to the first 30 people who register.

Will there be a waiting list if I miss out on registration day?

Yes, we plan to maintain the list as long as needed to fill out the conference.  There will also be a waitlist for the pre-conference. We often have cancellations, so please use the waiting list if you miss out at first.

I registered online – what is the deadline for submitting the registration fee payment?

Deadlines for conference and pre-conference are the same. If payment has not been received by January 17th, your registration will be canceled. We encourage credit card payment via our secure payment site. You may also pay by check (made out to Macalester College) or using funds available via MINITEX if your institution has an active account.  MINITEX will remit payment to the conference on your behalf by the payment deadline. Attendees who choose the MINITEX option will be contacted for more information if your payment cannot be processed for any reason. Payments made by check should be mailed within 10 days of registration, and must be received no later than January 17th, 2020.

What is the mailing address for sending conference registration payment?

Conference participants who choose to pay registration fees by check can mail payment to the following address:

Library Technology Conference

Macalester College

Attn: Jacki Betsworth / DeWitt Wallace Library

1600 Grand Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55105

Check payments must be received by January 17th or registration will be canceled.

Is it possible to get a refund of conference registration fee if I am unable to attend?

Email your cancellation request to by midnight on January 17, 2020 for a full refund, or by midnight on February 14, 2020 for refund minus a $15 processing fee. No refund is available after February 14.  Please note that payment should be made within 10 days of registration. See also our Inclement Weather Policy.

If I am unable to attend, can I transfer my registration to a co-worker?

If you have registered and then find yourself unable to attend, you can arrange to have a co-worker attend in your place if these arrangements are made no later than March 16th. To arrange for this accommodation, please email We are not able to split full registrations between two attendees.

If I have a registration question, whom should I contact?

If you have a conference registration-related question that is not answered here, please contact

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