Thank you for responding to this Call for Proposals!

The ABE Summer Institute is an annual conference for ABE practitioners, community education directors, and community stakeholders. This year the conference will be virtual on August 18-19, 2021.

Presentation proposals are due May 31st 2021. You will be notified by June 18th, 2021 whether your proposal has been accepted. Practice sessions will be conducted prior to the conference.  All sessions will be 45 minutes in length

If you have questions, or need assistance with your proposal, please feel free to contact the Summer Institute Program Committee Co-Chair Sarah Hoggard at: or the LAN office:

If you exit prior to submitting the proposal it will be incomplete and you will need to start over. You must complete the application in its entirety.  You cannot save the file and return to it once it has been submitted; you may complete this worksheet and transfer the information into the online form to facilitate this process and to have a record of this information for yourself.