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Job opportunity at IFLA Headquarters: Advocacy Communications Officer

IFLA is looking for an enthusiastic Advocacy Communications Officer

29 July 2016 | General IFLA news

Invitation - A & O Open Session, Columbus, Ohio

You are invited to attend Asia and Oceania Section’s Open Session in Columbus Date: Monday 15 August Time: 9.30 – 11.30 Room: C213-215 Session 096 - Access to Information for Sustainable Communities - Asia and Oceania

28 July 2016 | Asia and Oceania | Asia and Oceania, Conferences, United States, Open Session

IFLA Welcomes Proposed New WIPO Deputy Director General

IFLA, alongside other civil society organisations from across the libraries, archives, and museums sector and beyond, engages closely in discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Our goal is to promote a culture- and creativity-friendly copyright system worldwide. We congratulate Sylvie Forbin on her nomination as Deputy Director General of the Copyright and Creative Industries Sector, and look forward to working with her toward this goal.

26 July 2016 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Copyright, SCCR, WIPO

Registration for our satellite closes in 1 week!

August 1 is the last date for registration for our satellite conference

25 July 2016 | Library Buildings and Equipment

WLIC 2016: Session 153 - Government and Parliamentary Libraries as innovators: supporting communities of practice

As part of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2016 (WLIC 2016), the Government Libraries and Library and Research Services for Parliaments Sections invite you to a two-hour session on communities of practice in Government and Parliamentary Libraries. The session will be held during WLIC 2016 on Tuesday 16 August, at 16:00 - 18:00.

25 July 2016 | Government Libraries

iConference 2017 - Submissions Open

We are now accepting submissions for iConference 2017, our twelfth annual gathering of scholars, researchers and professionals who share an interest in the critical information issues of contemporary information society. iConference 2017 takes place March 22-25, 2017, in Wuhan, China. The theme of this first-ever Asia-based iConference is “Effect • Expand • Evolve: Global Collaboration Across the Information Community.”

22 July 2016 | Asia and Oceania | Conferences, China, Conferences