AALT Conference 2018 - Unearthing Potential

Drumheller, Alberta
Thursday, May-10-18

AALT Conference 2018 - Unearthing Potential
Thursday, May-10-18 - Sunday, May-13-18

Badlands Community Facility
(403) 823-1370
80 Veterans Way
Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y2

Map and Directions

The AALT Conference Committee welcomes you
to the 44th 
Annual Conference of the
Alberta Association 
of Library Technicians

May 10 to May 13th, 2018

Please complete our conference survey!

Full Conference prices: Member $430, Non-Member $525, Student $275

Paint Night: $28.00 (30% off regular price)
Please join us for our banquet entertainment, dinosaur themed Paint Night. It will include all the supplies needed, and instructions to help you create an original painting that you get to take home. Please note that no extra tickets can be purchased at the conference, as we need final numbers beforehand. 

 Our theme this year is “Unearthing Potential,” and, in the spirit of innovation, for the first time AALT is holding the conference in beautiful Drumheller, Alberta. Our logo expresses the potential for all elements in the library atmosphere; old, new and in-between. The logo embodies this by displaying the iconic dinosaur fossils emerging beneath the hoodoos that Drumheller is so famous for.

Let’s come together to revitalize the “fossilized” ideas that still exist in some libraries today. We want to develop these ideas and bring them forward into the future... unearthing their potential. We are embracing this theme by showcasing keynotes, speakers, tours and activities that are original and inspirational. Our goal is that each and every one of you can take away something from the conference that you can implement into your library, work or daily life!

Just like previous conferences, a bus will go from Edmonton to Drumheller and back, with pick-ups and drop-offs in Calgary and Red Deer.

If you have any queries or concerns before the conference, contact us anytime at conference@aalt.org.

We look forward to seeing you,

Chloe Giroux and Megan Sentner

AALT 2018 Conference Chairs

Conference Committee:
Conference Co-Chairs - Chloe Giroux and Megan Sentner
Donations - Carly Siver-Leong
ORS/Registration - Melanie Belliveau & Janell Hurdman
Sponsorship  - Chandra Turgeon
Vendors - Leanne Gosse
Silent Auction & Decorating - Chloe Giroux and Megan Sentner
Committee Members - Anna Friesen and Alaina Kelly 


Contact Information

  • AALT Conference Team

    We have blocked off rooms at two hotels in Drumheller.
    • The Ramada Inn and Suites 
    • (403-823-2028) 
    • Cost $153 per room

    • The Super 8 Hotel 
    • (403-823-8887)
    • Cost $143.10 per room
    When you call, just let them know you are attending the AALT conference. 

    Please use the same e-mail address when registering as your membership, if applicable.

    Only one Member registration per membership type (including Institutional memberships), as per Membership rules.

Payment Instructions

  • Pay online by credit card or pay by cheque.

    Cheque Payment Info:
    Please mail cheques payable to AALT Conference within 15 days of registering to:

    AALT Conference
    c/o Megan Sentner 
    299 Hawkwood Dr
    Calgary, AB
    T3G 3N9

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