Satellite Meetings

Every year, a number of IFLA Professional Units (Sections and Special Interest Groups) organise unique Satellite Meetings prior to or just after the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.

These 1-3 day meetings are held either in the host country or in countries in the surrounding region.

1. Academic & Research Libraries with Library Buildings & Equipment, Public Libraries, Metropolitan Libraries

The evolving concept of “library” and its impact on building design

Date: 21-22 August 2019

Location: Roma Capitale – Sistema Biblioteche Centri Culturali, Rome, Italy

2. Knowledge Management Section with Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on libraries and librarianship

Date: 22 August 2019

Location: Ionian University, Corfu, Greece

Call for Papers

3. Library Theory and Research Section with Education and Training and LIS Education in Developing Countries

Transformation of libraries and LIS education in a global world: digital inclusion, social inclusion, lifelong learning

Date: 30-31 August 2019

Location: Vatican Library and Library School, Rome (Vatican City)

4.  Acquisition and Collection Development Section

Building digital libraries through international collaboration

Date: 21-22 August 2019

Location: American University of Cairo, New Cairo, Egypt

Call for Papers

5.  Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning

Librarians and information professionals as (pro)motors of change: immersing, including and initiating digital transformation for smart societies

Date: 20-21 August 2019

Location: National and University Library, Zagreb, Croatia

Call for Papers

6.  Local History and Genealogy joint with Asia and Oceania Section

New perspectives on multiethnicity: the impact of genetic mapping and digitized sources on Local History and Genealogy

Date: 21-22 August 2019

Location: University Library, “Svetozar Markovic”, Belgrade, Serbia

7.  Health and Biosciences Libraries

International and local development that enhance scholarly communication in the biomedical and social sciences

Date: 23-August 2019

Location: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Call for Papers

8. Information Technology

Robots in libraries: challenge or opportunity

Date: 21-22 August 2019

Location: Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau, Berlin, Germany

Call for Papers

9.  Management and Marketing

Recruiting and managing the new generation of employees to attract new markets and create new services

Date: 22-23 August 2019

Location: Public Library of Samos, Pythagoreion, Samos, Greece

Call for Papers

10. Science and Technology Libraries with Evidence for Global Disaster Health

Library services for open science

Date: 21 August 2019

Location: Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Austria

11.  School Libraries

School Libraries Guidelines

Date: 23 August 2019

Location: Athens, Greece

12. Serials and Other Continuing Resources with National Libraries

Grey Literature and the Internet

Date: 23 August 2019

Location: National Library of Greece @ SNFCC (Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center), Athens, Greece

Call for Papers

13. Division V. (Regions) joint with Management of Library Associations and LIS Education in Developing Countries

Leadership roles in international librarianship: how can information professionals from Africa, Asia & Oceania, Latin America & Caribbean be part of it?

Date: 20-21 August 2019

Location: Bibliotheca Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt

Call for Papers

14. IFLA Journal Editorial Committee and the Social Science Libraries

Doing Research in Real-World Settings: Telling Your Story and Evaluating Programs through Social Science Research

Date: 22-23 August 2019

Location: Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation Library, Pireas, Greece

Registration: To register for the workshop please obtain a ticket through this site

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