Registration for 2023 Core Forum is now open!

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RegistrationEarly Bird RateAfter September 17, 2023
Core Individual Members$329$369
Louisiana Library Association Members$329$369
ALA Individual Members$399$469
Students, Seeking Employment, Retired, & International$229$269


Introduction to MarcEdit
Metadata & Collections Track
Thursday, October 19, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Registration: $119 (Member) – $149 (Non Member)

Leadership InstituteRegistration is full
Leadership & Management Track
Thursday, October 19
Cultural Humility for Library Leaders (AM Session)
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch Sponsored by Lyrasis (Full Day Leadership Institute Attendees Only)
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Managing Change and Holding Effective Difficult Conversations: Tools for Every Leader (PM Session)
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Preconference RegistrationRate
Full Day Leadership Institute (Includes Cultural Humility, Lunch, and Change Management)
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$149 (Member) / $179 (Non Member)
Cultural Humility (AM Session Only)
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$119 (Member) / $149 (Non Member)
Change Management (PM Session Only)
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$119 (Member) / $149 (Non Member)

Inspiration for Library Design: A Tour of Alternative Creative Making Environments in New Orleans Sponsored by BCUL
Thursday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tour design-focused spaces at Tulane University and a cutting-edge innovation space in the heart of New Orleans.

Registration: $129 (Member) – $159 (Non Member)

French Quarter Museums Tour
Thursday, October 19, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visit two Louisiana State Museums for guided tours of behind-the-scenes collections.

This is a free event. Registration is limited to 30 people.

WWII Museum Tour
Thursday, October 19, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Visit The National WWII Museum’s private Center for Collections & Archives.

Registration: $99 (Member) – $109 (Non Member)

Cancellation Policy

Refund requests must be submitted in writing prior to September 21th, 2023, and are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. The Forum and all of its events are offered on a cost-recovery basis and may be cancelled due to adverse events beyond the control of Core or if there is insufficient registration. In the event that a Core-sponsored activity is cancelled, Core cannot be responsible for any cancellation/charge assessed to registrants by airlines, travel agencies, or hotels. Core does not provide refunds for registration or personal expenses due to weather or travel related circumstances.