District 8 2018 Fall Conference

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The District 8 Fall Conference features innovative and creative breakout sessions for all library types, a thought-provoking keynote speech to inspire participants, District 8 business meeting, breakfast and lunch, networking opportunities with colleagues and vendors, and more. 

Direct questions regarding registration contact: John Harbaugh, District 8 Chair – john.harbaugh@hcpl.net, 832-927-7870

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker will be Houston-based author Katharine McGee of the Thousandth Floor series.


Program Submissions

Interested in presenting at the District 8 Fall Conference? Submit your proposal using this form. Proposals must be submitted by September 15, 2018. Accepted proposals will be announced September 30, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Harrington at herringtonk@pearlandisd.org or John Harbaugh at john.harbaugh@hcpl.net.

Breakout Sessions

A list of breakout sessions will be posted here when available.


Register to Attend the 2018 District 8 Fall Conference! (Registration starts September 1)

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 9:00am - 2:00pm

Location: University of Houston, MD Anderson Library, 4333 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204

Register online at https://secure.txla.org/secure/forms/mtgLogin.asp - If you are not a TLA member, you can create a guest login by clicking 'New Registrant.'

Registration will include breakfast and lunch (a vegetarian lunch option is available upon request). Prices are as follows:

    • Meeting Registration: $35 Pre-Registration/ $40 Onsite
    • Library Student Discount: $10

  • Vendor Rates:

    • Vendor-Sponsored Luncheon Table: $50
      Sponsorship of a luncheon/general meeting area table (no vendor rep is required for this option). Vendors are encouraged to display/provide information about their company and/or services for attendees to take home.

    • Vendor Display / Exhibitor Table: $100
      Exhibitor table display for products/materials (a vendor rep will be needed for this option).  Standard 6’ table will be provided by UH.  You are welcome to bring any materials necessary for your display.  This option includes breakfast and lunch for exhibitor.
Created on Aug 23, 2018 | Last updated August 23, 2018