Designing the future of libraries



  • All registrations are full-conference registrations with the exception of Premium Workshop tickets.
  • Students may contact us for a discounted rate to attend the conference.
  • Onsite registration – credit card payment is required at the time of purchase.

Included in registration (in-person in Austin)

  • 2.5 day Designing for Digital Conference program
  • New! Access to the D4D18 video conference archive for 1 year
  • Welcome Reception
  • ER&L’s co-located Vendor Reception and Tabletop Exhibit Reception
  • Food: Daily AM breakfast bar, PM snack & ONGOING beverage service

Included in the Online Conference

  • View live sessions from your office or at home on a computer or idevices during the conference and for 1 year post-conference
  • 2 live session options to choose from during the conference
  • All Keynote sessions will air live
  • Parallel running sessions will be recorded and will be available within 24-48 hours of presentation
  • Access for one-year to those recordings and archived (formerly live) sessions

Refund Policy

  • Before 12/1/17 – Full refund, less a $50 processing fee must be made in writing
  • 12/1/2017 – 1/31/2018 – 50% refund for requests made in writing
  • After 2/1/2018 – Refunds will not be allowed after this date. All refund requesters will be provided the online access as an alternative with no additional refund.


  • Workshops labeled as “Premium Workshops” require an additional ticket to attend.
  • Each workshop must have a minimum of 10 registrants by 1/1/2018 to confirm it will take place during ERL18.


  • Onsite registration – credit card payment is required at the time of purchase.
  • You do not need to bring a paper ticket to Austin.
  • Attendees can pick up their badges at the Registration Desk. Badges not picked up will not receive a refund.
  • All presenters are welcome to use the Speaker Ready Room and collect a presenter button and presenter gift. 
  • While the conference does not have a specified dress code, most attendees dress in business casual or casual attire. (It’s Austin… be comfortable!)
  • Firearms are not allowed on the AT&T Conference Center (ATTCC) property.
  • Gender Neutral restrooms will be available and designated with an appropriate sign.
  • A Nursing Room will be available at the ATTCC. Please see the Registration Desk onsite for further details.
  • Breakfast and breaks available at the ATTCC will be plentiful and have a variety of options including vegetarian.  Anything additional will need to be prepared by attendee and brought onsite. A cafe is available in the hotel for additional options for purchase.
  • Full details about accessibility and inclusivity while in Austin can be found here.  We strive to make the conference accessible to as many attendees as possible. If you have any specific requests, please contact us

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