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MLA Annual Conference 2016 - Vicksburg

  • 18 Oct 2016
  • 21 Oct 2016
  • Vicksburg Convention Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • "Authors and Speakers" registration are for speakers who are attending his/her session only. If you are a speaker and would like to attend other MLA sessions, please use the member or nonmember forms please.
  • This is the rate for members to attend this meeting.
  • For MLA members who want to attend one day of the conference.
  • This is the rate for non-members.
  • For non-members who want to attend one day of the conference.
  • Contact Phillip Carter (pcarter@lamarcountylibraries.org) for information on exhibits. If you plan to attend other conference events, please register here.


Registration Closed on Monday, October 10, 2016


On-site registration will be available in Vicksburg, but please be aware there will only be a limited number of tickets for special events (see chart below).


For any questions regarding registration, please email Meredith Wickham at knrlsdirector@gmail.com or Jennifer Nabzdyk-Todd at Jennifer.Nabzdyk@hindscc.edu.

MLA Annual Conference 2016

Vicksburg Convention Center

Vicksburg, Mississippi

October 18-21, 2016


You may pay online or print an invoice and send the payment via mail to:


MLA Office

PO Box 13687

Jackson MS 39236-3687



Wednesday Boxed Lunch Menu:

Ham, turkey, or chicken salad on po-boy buns or croissants with condiments and dressings, chips, freshly baked cookies, pickle spear, and a drink.


Thursday Boxed Lunch Menu:

Caesar Salad w/grilled chicken, romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, croutons, roma tomatoes, fruit or pasta salad, and Caesar salad dressing.


Other Menus will be listed in the program as they become available.


If you would like to register more than one person, please use the "Add Guest" button.


If you would like to add a guest for paid ticketed events who are not attending other conference events, please email Jennifer Nabzdyk-Todd at Jennifer.Nabzdyk@hindscc.edu with the name of the event and the name of the guest(s), so the ticketed event can be added to the invoice.

Paid Ticketed Events

Tuesday, Oct 18, 7:45pm, Haunted Vicksburg Ghost Walk


Wednesday, Oct 19, 8:30am-9:30am, USM SLIS Alumni Breakfast


Wednesday, Oct, 19, 9:30am-10:30am, Past President's Brunch and Tour at the Nogalas House - Limited to MLA Past Presidents


Wednesday, Oct 19, Boxed Lunch 


Wednesday, Oct 19, 11:30am-1:00pm, Public Library Section Luncheon 


Wednesday, Oct 19, 6:00pm, President's Reception & Scholarship Bash at the B'nai B'rith Literary Association (The BB Club)

Thursday, Oct 20, 11:30am-1:00pm, YPSRT Luncheon


Thursday, Oct 20, 11:30am-1:00pm, Black Caucus Roundtable of ALA Luncheon


Thursday, Oct 20, Boxed Lunch


Thursday, Oct 20, 6:00pm, MS Authors' Award Dinner


Friday, Oct 21, 9:00am-11:00am, MLA Awards Breakfast




MLA's mission is to provide professional leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 11:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday: 11:00am-5:00pm

PO Box 13687, Jackson MS 39236-3687 

Phone: 601-981-4586


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