IFLA Professional Units often organise a number of interesting Satellite Meetings prior to or just after the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.

These 1-, 2- or 3-day meetings are held either in the host country or in countries in the direct region.

 

1. Africa

Libraries as Centers of Community Engagements for Development

Date: 22-23 August 2018

Location: Serambi Ilmu Rakyat Library, Level 7, Tower 1, Menara Kembar Bank Rakyat, No.33, Jalan Rakyat, 50470, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Registration

Call for Papers

 

2. Government Libraries

Revised Advocacy Guidelines for Government Libraries

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

More information & Registration: Jonathan Ginn by Email: jonathan_ginn@hotmail.com

 

3. Library and Research Services for Parliaments

Transforming parliamentary libraries and research services to meet changing clients’ needs

Date: 24 August 2018 (11.00- 17.30)

Location: KLCC Convention Centre, Room Plenary Theatre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

4. Reference and Information Services joint with Information Technology

Reinventing Reference with Technology Transformations

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: University of Malaya Library, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Registration

Call for Papers

 

5. Knowledge Management

Is knowledge management the new library science?

This website is available also in Chinese: http://www.ifla2018km.icoc.bz/

(KM is spreading widely in organizations. The skill sets of librarians and information professionals resemble the ones required for KM).

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Xiamen University Malaysia campus (XMUM), Salak Tinggi, Selangor, Malaysia

(15 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport)

Registration

Call for Papers

 

6. Library Services to People with Special Needs joint with Libraries for Children and Young Adults in collaboration with the National Library Board (NLB), Singapore

Inclusive Library Services for Children and Young Adults

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: National Library Building, Singapore

Registration

Call for Papers

 

7. Asia and Oceania with Education and Training

Transforming the society: libraries as the torch-bearer of change

Date: 20-21 August 2018

Location: Department of Library & Information Science; University of Calcutta, Kolkata, WB, India

Call for Papers

 

8. Genealogy and Local History with Asia and Oceania

Local Histories and Genealogies in a Multicultural World

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Areca Books/Think City – George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Call for Papers

 

9. Art Libraries

Global Arts and the Islamic World: Documenting Islamic Arts Worldwide

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: IAMM Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Registration – Attendance at the meeting is free and is dependent on registration that closes on 1 August 2018.

 

10. Management of Library Associations

Advocacy in Action! Success for library advocacy worldwide

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: National Library of Malaysia, 232, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Registrationis free (but seating is limited, so a maximum of 3 representatives from each country can be accepted)

 

11. Evidence for Global and Disaster Health Special Interest Group

Evidence for global and disaster health – where are we now and where do we need to be?

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Impiana KLCC Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Registration

Call for Papers

 

12. Social Science Libraries

Digging Deeper, Reaching Further: Libraries Empowering Users to Mine the HathiTrust Digital Library Resources

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Dr. Abdul Latiff Library, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Selangor, Malaysia

Registration

 

13. Indigenous Matters

Hard to Reach Libraries and Users: Indigenous Perspectives

Date: 1-2 September 2018

Location: Sarawak State Library, Sarawak, Malaysia

 

14. New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG)

IFLAcamp #6

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Raja Tun Uda Library, Shah Alam, Selangor (Selangor Public Library), Malaysia

 

15. LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group

Collaboration in curriculum development: A focus on ASEAN countries

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Seminar Room 14-1, Wisma R&D, University of Malaya, Jalan Pantai Baharu, Taman Bukit Pantai, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Registration

Call for Participation with detailed information

 

16. School Libraries

School Libraries Guidelines implementation

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: Educational Technology Division, Ministry of Education, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Registration

 

17. Information Literacy

Information Literacy in the ASEAN Region and Beyond

Date: 23 August 2018

Location: University Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia