2020 Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference

A conference on how libraries and librarians support entrepreneurship in their communities and campuses

Nov. 11-13, 2020 in Durham, NC

The 2020 ELC will take place in the brand-new main library (opening in spring 2020) in downtown Durham, which features a thriving entrepreneurship scene. Durham was once known as the “Black Wall Street,” an earlier entrepreneurial scene.

Conference fees:

Full conference: $75
One-day conference: $50
Student, full conference: $25
Preconference: $25

The conference planning team includes public, academic, and special librarians from across the United States and Canada.

Call for Proposals Accepted Now through May 15, 2020. More information here.

Registration opens in August!


03-06-2020 Call for proposals is open

Entrelib invites proposals for the 2020 Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference now through May 15. To learn more about tracks, formats, and to submit a proposal check out this information here. Registration information coming soon!

02-24-2020 – Plenary speakers announced

Join us in welcoming Gary Schoeniger, Founder & CEO of The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, and Ashley Brown, Director of Research Services at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC- Chapel Hill, as ELC 2020’s plenary speakers. Learn more about Gary and Ashley here.

For more information about the ELC, please contact one of the co-chairs: