|January 8, 2014||Registration opens|
|April 9, 2014||Registration closes|
|April 23, 2014||Conference begins|
Panel discussions are an opportunity for three or four presenters to interactively address an issue of importance to distance librarianship and should focus on helping attendees understand multiple perspectives on a topic. Active participation is an important element of these sessions, so panelists are encouraged to engage in debate, pose questions to the audience or each other, and help the audience engage actively.
The following video from the Panel Sessions Committee of the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference provides tips and guidelines for running an effective panel: