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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 July 17, 2017

Registration Fees:

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.


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: July 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!