2015 ILLiad International Conference
March 17-19, 2015

Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Preconference: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Conference: Wednesday – Thursday, March 18 – 19, 2015

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Keynote speaker announced!  Eric Miller, president of Zepheira will be talking about increasing the visibility of libraries on the internet and beyond!

Our Tuesday night reception is going to feature a Casino Night theme this year – including a variety of your favorite casino games (craps, blackjack, roulette, and more!)

“Team Stryker” will be out in force again “Shamrocking for the Sarah Cannon Fund” during the 2015 TowneBank Shamrock 8k. Thanks to a donation from the HIlton, one lucky attendee registered in the Hilton hotel block will get an upgrade to an oceanfront corner room and a dining gift certificate!

To support Team Stryker, please donate to the Sarah Cannon Fund at Again this year, any donation of $50 or more will get you a Team Stryker Tee Shirt – see this year’s design here!

Please reference “Team Stryker” either on the “In Memory of/In Honor of” field on the website or on the “memo” line of your check – this is the only way we will be able to track the donations!  If you have any questions about donations, please contact Dan Specht at Atlas Systems.

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Preconference Registration fee: $350 (Before March 1, 2015: $325)
Conference Registration fee: $200 (Before March 1, 2015: $175)
Total for Preconference and Conference: $550 (Before March 1, 2015: $500)

Conference Registration fee includes:

  • Transportation from the Norfolk International Airport (ORF) to the conference hotels on Monday/Tuesday and back on Thursday/Friday.
  • Bus transportation between the conference hotels and along the Virginia Beach boardwalk (Tuesday and Wednesday evenings until 10:30 p.m.).
  • Tuesday evening Social
  • Conference sessions and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Wednesday afternoon Poster Sessions/Wine and Cheese Social
  • OCLC Breakfast and OCLC Update on Thursday

The Preconference Registration fee also includes:

  • Morning and afternoon three-hour sessions on Tuesday, March 17. 2015
  • Morning and afternoon snacks
  • Buffet Lunch

For questions on conference planning or billing, please contact Marilee Glover by phone (757-467-7872 x205) or email ( Acceptable conduct policy here.


The ILLiad International Conference offers high-level sessions as well as “in the trenches” programs for all levels of staff involved in Access Services and Resource Sharing. Based on registration data from previous conferences, job titles for attendees include:

  • Access Services - Head/Director/Manager/Librarian/Coordinator
  • Interlibrary Loan - Head/Manager/Supervisor/Librarian/Coordinator/Assistant
  • Resource Sharing - Head/Manager/Coordinator/Specialist/Librarian
  • Document Delivery Services - Head/Specialist/Supervisor/Librarian/Coordinator
  • Borrowing/Lending - Supervisor/Specialist/Librarian
  • Library Director/Assistant Director/Associate Director
  • Circulation Services Supervisor
  • Librarian/Reference Librarian
  • Systems Administrator/Coordinator/Supervisor/Librarian

Plan to join your colleagues for this unique conference focused on improving productivity and enhancing customer service. Want to attend the ILLiad Conference but need some help convincing your manager this is a good investment? Take a look at “Making the Case” to help you make your case.

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Archive of ILLiad Conference Sessions

Click on the links below to view past ILLiad Conference sessions.

  • 2014 Conference Sessions: Conference session recordings and slides are available through Please click here for detailed instructions on viewing courses and accompanying material.