2024 Registration Information


Registration fees include: Over 50 education sessions; (2) Breakfast, (3) Lunch, and (2) Dinners; Welcome Reception on Saturday, July 13; SLA Dance Party on Monday, July 15




Early Bird Full Conference

Ends April 30



Full Conference

May 1 – July 12



Onsite Full Conference

July 13



Student Member

Registration Open until July 12



Retired Member 

Registration Open until July 12



One Day**

Registration Open until July 12



** One-day registration includes the schedule for that day. 


When is/did registration open for the Annual Conference?

  • Online registration opens in February, with Early Bird registration ending on April 30, 2024.

 What is included in the registration fee?

  • The registration fee covers:
    • Entry into the INFO-EXPO
    • Welcome Reception
    • Breakfasts, Lunches & Dinners 
    • Networking Breaks
    • Select Social Functions
    • SLA Town Hall, General Sessions, and Education Sessions

 Where can I join to become an SLA Member?

  • You can join online at SLA’s website: Join SLA

 If I become a member before I register, will I be able to receive the SLA member rate?

  • Yes, you can receive the SLA member rate. Please allow 2-3 business days for your membership to become active before you register for the conference.

 When/Where will I receive a confirmation email after I have finished registering?

  • Immediately after registering your confirmation and payment receipt will be sent to the email address you registered with.

If you experience problems receiving your email confirmation, send an email to sla@sla.org with the attendee’s name on your registration.

What if I need to cancel?

  • All registration cancellations are subject to a $100 cancellation administrative fee. Requests for refunds must be received via email at sla@sla.org on the dates indicated below:
    • Refund requests received by May 3, 2024, are eligible for a full refund, minus the $100 cancellation fee.
    • Refund requests received between May 4 and June 14, 2024, are eligible for a refund of 50% of the registration and applicable event fees, minus the $100 cancellation fee.
    • There will be no refunds for requests on June 14, 2024, or later.

Can I request a registration substitution?

  • Yes, substitutions must be received in writing (email) and can be submitted by the original registrant or the original registrant’s supervisor if the employer paid for the registration.
  • Payment is transferred from one record to another. A refund will NOT be given to the original registrant and the substitute charged.
  • Attendee substitutions are restricted to SLA members only and cannot include transfer to a new registration category.

Where are most of the programs being held?
University of Rhode Island at One Lincoln Almond Plaza, Kingston, RI 02881

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