Key Dates

A man stands at the front of the room and addresses a crowd of conference goers.
MW18 conference goers attend a session in Vancouver. Photo by Jon Pratty

Key Dates and Deadlines 

2020 Deadlines

May 1, 2020 Online proposal submission form opens.
September 30, 2020 Deadline for proposals for formal papers, professional forums, workshops, and how-to sessions.  Extended->October 9, 2020
October 2020 Program Committee reviews conference proposals.
November 2020 Volunteer and Scholarship applications open.
November 30, 2020 Lead authors will be notified by this date if their proposal has been accepted.
Volunteer and Scholarship applications close.
December 1, 2020 Early registration opens.
December 2020

Preliminary conference program released.
Rejected proposal authors notified.

December 17, 2020 Scholarship recipients will be notified.
December 31, 2020

Early registration closes.
Deadline for Demonstrations, and Lightning Talks.

2021 Deadlines 

January 15, 2021

Speakers must be registered: at least one author of each accepted paper, how-to session and professional forum must have registered for the conference by this date or their session will be removed from the program.
All written papers due for formal and how-to sessions.
GLAMi Awards Nominations Open

January 20, 2021 Demo and Lightning Talk authors notified if their proposal has been accepted.
January 31, 2021

Regular registration closes.
All AV requests due.
Presenters* must be registered (demonstrations and lightning talks)

*At least one presenter for each demonstration and lightning talk must have registered for the conference by this date or their presentation will be removed from the program. 

February 15, 2021 Deadline for GLAMi Submissions.
February 28, 2021

Exhibitor descriptions are due.
Exhibitor program advertisements due.
Exhibitor logos due for the website.

March 15, 2021 Deadline for discounted hotel reservations.
March 18, 2021

Just in time registration closes.
Student Registration closes.
Last day to propose projects for review in the Crit Rooms.

March 19, 2021 Last-minute registration begins.

Conference Begins

Monday, April 5, 2021 Pre-conference Tours.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Pre-conference Workshops.
Welcome Reception.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Conference begins.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Conference continues.

Friday, April 9, 2021

Conference continues.
Closing Plenary.
Conference ends.