2017 Conference "Outreach Services - Bridging the Gap"

The 2017 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh, PA on October 25-27, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton (Pittsburgh - Green Tree), Pittsburgh, PA.  More information will be posted when it becomes available. Please note that conference registration information gets posted in the late spring.  (updated 1/29/17)
The deadline for submitting program proposals is Friday, April 28, 2017. Selected programs will be announced by mid-June, 2017. Conference registration instructions will be provided when selected speakers are notified. Conference speakers (up to two speakers) will be eligible for a reduced conference rate of $150.00. Note: if your library is experiencing financial hardship, fill in the appropriate box for the ABOS Board consideration of a further reduced or waived registration fee.

The ABOS Board and the Conference Planning Committee take previous surveys into account and we appreciate your input. We would like to give everyone another opportunity to offer their thoughts about future conferences.
Information from the 2016 Conference is posted below:

The 2016  final conference program (pdf)

2016 Conference Presentation Files and Links:

​2016 Vendors, Sponsors, and Exhibitors
The ABOS Conference is partially underwritten by the generously of our valued vendors, sponsors and exhibitors who help defray some of the costs. We could not have the terrific conferences that we have without their continued support!

Premium Conference Sponsor:
Farber Speciality Vehicles  (Additionally, sponsoring the John Philip Award and the BB Dinner Cruise)

Loyal Sponsor:
Vendor/Exhibitor Plus:
Acore   (Additionally, sponsoring two Carole Hole Awards )

Thorndike Press     (A division of Gale Centage Company)

BB Riverboat Dinner Cruise Sponsors:
Summit Bodyworks  (Lead sponsor)

Farber Speciality Vehicles (Additional sponsor)