2022 Organizing Committees
MLA annual conferences are indebted to the volunteers who organize, plan, and select content for each conference. For 2022, three conference committees have combined their efforts for the first MLA hybrid conference, offering both a virtual and in-person full experience for attendees.
2022 National Program Committee | 2022 Local Assistance Committee | 2022 Special Program Committee
2022 National Program Committee
National Program Committee (NPC) members set the course for the largest gathering of medical librarians and health information professionals in the world. The NPC selects the meeting theme, logo, general schedule, and keynote speakers for the McGovern Lecture and issues the call for submissions for papers, lightning talks, and posters. NPC members also liaise with MLA Domain Hubs to ensure content across all professional practice areas.
2022 Local Assistance Committee
Local Assistance Committee (LAC) members promote the meeting city, provide local support, gather volunteers, and welcome attendees. The LAC helps plans the annual conference invitation, prepares the restaurant guide, plans library tours, and hosts the hospitality information booth.
2022 Special Program Committee
Special Program Committees (SPCs) may be appointed to support the organization of topical meetings (summits, symposia, or other) that require it. For MLA '22, the 2022 SPC has planned and gathered speakers for "The Big Not-So-Easy: A Symposium on 21st Century Health Sciences Collection Development & Resource Sharing."