Africa Section Satellite Meeting in Helsinki Finland

Libraries: the Amazing Gateway to Knowledge and Power!

When

9 – 10 August 2012

Where

The Auditorium, Pasila Library, Helsinki City Main Library, Helsinki, Finland

Description

The Africa Section is sponsoring an IFLA Satellite meeting to be held in The Auditorium, Pasila Library, Helsinki City Main Library, Helsinki from 9-10 August, 2012.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Libraries: gateways or gatekeepers?
  • Web 3.0 in libraries: amazing and exciting!
  • Information literacy: enhancing access to knowledge and power in virtual environment
  • Οpen access and knowledge libraries
  • Partnerships and collaboration: inspiring and exciting opportunities for libraries as gateway to knowledge and power

See also: Call for papers

Registration

The registration fee is 50 Euros, which includes lunch and coffee breaks. Please download and return the Registration Form to Victoria Okojie or Rosemary Gitachu by 15 July, 2012.

Download the registration form:

Accommodation

See the Helsinki website for the 2012 World Library and Information Congress.

Travel

See the Travel to Helsinki page.  All major airlines that fly to Europe also fly into Helsinki, Finland.

Visas

Please consult visa page for Finland for entry requirements.

Note

Please note that all fees, including registration for the conference, travel, accommodation etc. are the responsibility of the authors of the accepted papers. Presenters are advised to approach their parent organizations for sponsorship.

Further details can be obtained from:

Victoria Okojie
Secretary of IFLA AFRICA Section (SC member)
Registrar
Librarians' Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN)
No. 8 Zambezi CR, Maitama
ABUJA
Nigeria
Tel. +(234)(803)33348817
Email: vicokojie@yahoo.com

Rosemary Gitachu
Secretary, IFLA Africa Section
University Librarian
Daystar University,
P.O.Box 44400-00100,
NAIROBI
Kenya
Email: rgitachu@daystar.ac.ke
Web: www.daystar.ac.ke
Tel: +254 45 22601/2/3 or +254 272002/3/4
Mobile: +254 723 543 719

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Last update: 4 October 2012