FDLP

2019 Federal Depository Library Conference

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DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton, Crystal City, Washington, D.C.
300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 

  • October 21: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • October 22: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • October 23: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This event is free of charge.

Join the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Depository Library Council for the largest annual gathering of Federal depository librarians and colleagues in the country. Two and a half days of knowledge, information-sharing, and enrichment await you.

During this free event:

  • Participate in collaborative, informative, and interactive sessions presented by the DLC, GPO, other Federal agencies, and depository library staff.
  • Network with GPO staff and fellow depository librarians from across the Nation.
  • Explore interesting posters, and interact with their creators.
  • Learn about field-related tools and resources through interactive demonstrations at our exhibitor tables.
  • Take part in our FDLP social media photo booth.

Follow the FDL Conference on Twitter

Follow along with GPO and event attendees via our Twitter feed. Share your updates and photos using the hashtag #FDLConference.

Lodging and Event Venue

DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton, Crystal City, Washington, D.C.
300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 

Reserve your room today at the event venue for the discounted rate of $251.00 per night (single or double), plus 13.25% tax*. The DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton is conveniently located within three blocks of the Pentagon City Metro Station. WiFi is available throughout the hotel, including session rooms.

*Rates are subject to change based on fluctuations in the Federal Government travel per diem rate. Registrants will be charged the prevailing Government rate at the time of the conference, regardless of the date of their registration. New rates for 2019 – 2020 will be announced in August 2019, and this rate will be updated at that time.

Tips for Conference Success

Read GPO’s Tips for Conference Success – what to do before, during, and after the event to get the most out of your conference experience.

Present an Educational Program

Share your specialized expertise with event attendees by presenting an educational program. Presentations can cover introductory to advanced information on topics related to U.S. Government information resources and librarianship. Educational programs run for 60 minutes.

Read our Presenter Information Sheet for access to information about event attendees, the various ways you can participate as a presenter, and presenter logistics.

The deadline for program proposals is September 13, 2019.

Present a Poster

Showcase your FDLP activities, services, or resources by displaying a poster at the event. Posters will be on display throughout the FDL Conference. Poster creators will participate in a Poster Session where attendees can chat and ask questions on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Read our Presenter Information Sheet for access to information about event attendees, the various ways you can participate as a presenter, and presenter logistics.

The deadline for poster proposals is September 13, 2019.

Exhibit Your Products & Services

Demonstrate, display, and promote products, resources, tools, and services to conference attendees in our exhibit area. Exhibits are located in the main ballroom where attendees participate in coffee breaks and networking activities.

Read our Exhibitor Information Sheet for access to logistics and information about exhibiting at the event.

The deadline for exhibitor proposals is September 13, 2019.

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