How to Register

Register by April 9 to receive the early-bird discount and save $110! After May 9, bring the form to the MLA Registration Desk at the Hyatt Regency Chicago for onsite registration.

Three Ways to Register


Payment must accompany your registration. You may pay by check (payable to MLA), electronic wire transfer, money order, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. Payments must be in US dollars and free of bank charges. Only registrations paid by credit card, electronic wire transfers, or purchase orders may be faxed to 508.743.9662.

Current MLA members only, if you would like to be invoiced, include a purchase order with your registration. Payments are due before June 20, 2014. After that date an $80 late fee will be assessed.

To register using your FEDLINK Training account, please contact Elinda Deans at 202.707.4848.

Registration Questions?

  • For registration and meeting-related questions, please contact Susan Chesniak at 312.419.9094 x18 or by email.
  • For CE course–related questions, contact Deb Cavanaugh at 312.419.9094 x32 or by email.

Onsite Registration Hours

Meeting material will be distributed at the MLA Registration Desk located at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

  • Thursday, May 15.........4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 16..............7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 17..........7:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 18............7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 19...........7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 20..........7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 21.....7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Voting Rights

You are eligible to vote at the MLA business meeting if you hold an MLA membership in at least one of these categories: Regular (includes Introductory), Life, Fellow, Emeritus, Student, or authorized Institutional Representative.

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