Call for Papers — Satellite Meetings
Management and Marketing Section
- 10 January 2019, 11:10
Theme: "Recruiting and managing the new generation of employees to attract new markets and create new services"
22-23 August 2019
Pythagoreion, Samos, Greece
Management and Marketing Section in collaboration with Samos Public Library.
The Management and Marketing Section, in collaboration with Samos Public Library are organizing a satellite meeting in Pythagoreion, Samos, Greece 22 – 23 August 2019. The event will precede the annual World Library and Information Congress: 85th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Athens 24 – 30 August.
The Conference will explore and discuss management and communication skills libraries and other cultural institutions need to recruit a new generation of employees, attract new markets and create new services. Which communication strategies and media are best for reaching new employees and customers? Do we have the right communication skills? What additional skills may all employees need to better serve the new generation?
Subject of Papers or Posters:
1. New services and new skills
2. Recruitment strategies
3. Matching media to markets
4. Identifying and serving the unserved
5. OJT (on the job training): Updating outdated skills, mentoring
6. Research on market trends for libraries and cultural institutions
7. New markets for libraries and cultural institutions
8. Expanding the Library’s reach through public engagement
9. Creating new positions which align with the mission of the institution
10. Best practices on any of the subjects
Interested parties are invited to submit an abstract (maximum 350 words) in English for a proposed paper or poster.
Each presentation will last approximately 20 minutes. Posters should display questions, hypothesis, data, and results that highlight research within the conference subjects.
The abstract should be in English and include the title of the paper; author/presenter’s name, position and employer; author/presenter’s email address and telephone number.
Please submit proposals to:
Evaluation and Deadlines
Proposals will be reviewed by a sub-committee of members of the Management and Marketing Section.
16 February 2019 extended deadline: 1 March 2019
Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2019
Deadline for Paper submission: 15 June 2019
Papers must be in English and include the abstract.
At least one of the paper’s authors must be present to deliver a summary of the paper during the program of the Satellite Meeting.
Authors of accepted papers must complete the IFLA Authors’ Permission Form.
All expenses for attending the satellite meeting (eg. travel, accommodation, etc.) are the responsibility of the authors/presenters. No financial support can be provided by IFLA.
Congress Participation Grants
List of opportunities for support is available on the Conference Participation Grants webpage.