Conference Brochure and Registration

Here is the link to the Conference Website!
Check it out for speaker info, things to see and do in the Cambridge area, special events, making your case to attend, and more!

Thank you for attending and helping with our MLA/DLA Joint State Conference on May 10-12, 2017.  We had record attendance of 731 registrants, great workshops and learning opportunities, excellent participation in events, and an amazing silent auction!  

Next year’s conference is at  the same location (Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay) on May 9-11, 2018.  Mark your calendars!  Early bird registration will open after the first of the new year.

Questions?  Want to get involved with the planning for the 2018 conference?  Email DLA at:


More about the 2017 conference:

The conference began on Wednesday May 10th and runs through Friday May 12th in Cambridge, Maryland. We’re “Charting New Courses Together”!


Our annual MLA/DLA Joint State Conference location was at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay resort/conference center.  There was something for everyone at this state conference!  DLA members enjoyed a registration fee discount. Not a member? Join now!


Volunteering and Silent Auction:
Volunteer opportunities – be involved with the silent auction!  Please contact Kay Bowes.

If you have any questions, please contact DLA VP/Conference Chair Lani Hahn (2018) or Cathay Keough.