ALA 2023 Reception

Conference Reception

The iSchool is hosting our annual ALA reception for current students, prospective students, alumni, and faculty  on Saturday, June 24 in the Hyatt Regency McCormick which is the headquarters hotel for the ALA Conference. The event is free of charge and refreshments will be provided. The reception agenda includes a poster session, VR/AR testing, raffles, and opportunities to network with fellow iSchool affiliates. Guests are welcome! Please let us know if you will be attending the ALA 2023 Conference and would be interested in participating in our networking reception. You do not need to be attending the conference to attend this event.                                                                              

If you are interested in attending the reception, please fill out the RSVP form to let us know that you will be attending:

Students and iSchool Alumni who are interested in presenting a poster at our networking reception about a recent internship, paper or an innovative project, please submit your topic by May 1:  A template and instructions will be provided. iSchool will cover the poster printing expenses and bring the poster to the event for presenters. Student / alumni presenters who are not able to attend in person, but would like to present virtually through our VR HUBS room, can also participate! See the sign up link for more details. For questions about the community poster session, email:

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Central Time)
Location: Hyatt Regency McCormick; Grant Park CD