This is the official mobile app for the PLA Conference. Create your custom schedule and find on-the-go information including the complete exhibitor list, conference program details, and much more. Preconferences and Author Events with a "($)" require a separately priced registration or admission to attend. Offered biennially, the PLA Conference is the premier event for public libraries, drawing thousands of librarians, library support staff, trustees, friends, and library vendors from across the country and around the world. This multi-day event offers over 100 top-quality education programs, social events that include author luncheons and networking receptions, and a bustling exhibits hall featuring the latest in products and services. The PLA Conference is presented by the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve, and its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.