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The Event for LCA Knowledge Sharing and Networking in North America

LCA XVII is the key conference in North America for LCA knowledge sharing and networking.
With practical learning and insights from over 60 speakers, attendees from across industry, academia, government and NGO’s, and the very best in networking: LCA XVII is simply the best opportunity to learn about the state of the art and meet fellow practitioners.

New to LCA? Find out about the Executive Track click here
The Pre-Conference Workshops and LCA XVII Schedule will be posted in June 2017

Registration information

Registration for LCA XVII is now open. Register by June 1, 2017 to take advantage of early registration fee. To register click here:

Registration Fees:
As an ACLCA Organizational member you are able to streamline your participation in ACLCA while receiving important benefits.  We offer different membership levels to meet your needs.

Type Dates Member Non-Member Student*
Advanced Feb 10th–March 1st $800 $950 $550
Early March 2nd–June 1st $950 $1,100 $600
Regular June 2nd –Aug 31st $1,100 $1,250 $650
Late Sept 1st –October 5th $1,250 $1,400 $700
Day Rate $400 $475

*Student rate is available to full-time students only
LCA XVII will be held at the Sheraton Harborside, 250 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Portsmouth, NH. To make reservations online, please click here.

Online Submission

Opening for abstract submission: February 15, 2017
Deadline for special session submission deadline: EXTENDED TO MAY 29, 2017
Deadline for abstract submission: EXTENDED TO MAY 29, 2017
Accepted abstracts may be published in the LCA XVII Paper Proceedings. For those who chose to submit papers, all will undergo a review process and must meet the specified guidelines. Papers are due July 15, 2017.
LCA XVII Special Session Guidelines
LCA XVII Abstract Guidelines
LCA XVII Paper Proceeding Instructions

Find out all LCA XVII has to offer Students!

Pre-Conference Workshops & LCACP and CLE Exam
Educational courses and Student Workshop will take place October 2, 2017 at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel, Portsmouth, NH. Registration will open in June.)

To find out about hosting a Pre-Conference Workshop click here!
Application Deadline: EXTENDED TO May 29, 2017
Results Announced: June 12, 2017

LCACP and CLE Exam
LCACP and CLE will take place October 2, 2017 at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel, Portsmouth, NH.
To register for the LCACP and CLE Exam click here!
For more information on the ACLCA Certifications click here!