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.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Trevor OwensDrTrevorOwens2019

You won’t want to miss this year’s Keynote Speaker, Dr. Trevor Owens, Head of Digital Content Management for Library Services at the Library of Congress.

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 $240 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.

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.

Washington, D.C. Tourist Information

Washington D.C., Convention and Visitors Bureau

National Park Service, District of Columbia

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