Welcome to the 11th National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL XI) and the 50th Anniversary of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) website!

In 2020 we will gather to engage and elevate our conference theme: Culture Keepers XI the Sankofa Experience: Inspired by Our Past, Igniting Our Future from August 5-9 at the Tulsa Hyatt Regency in Tulsa, OK, the home of Black Wall Street. The NCAAL XI website is the place to start planning your conference experience. Whether you are interested in participating in conference planning, presenting a program, exhibiting, or partaking in the distinctive and exceptional NCAAL learning and networking opportunities as an attendee, you will be able to find the information you need.

As NCAAL XI excitement builds you will find specific information about the conference speakers and programs, conference registration, hotels and local attractions. Today we invite you to learn more about Tulsa, OK, reflect BCALA’s illustrious history, consider volunteering your time and talents to the conference or check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section.

We look forward to seeing you in Tulsa in 2020!

Warm regards,

    • Keith Jemison
    • Conference Co-Chair
    • Tracey J. Hunter Hayes
    • Conference Co-Chair