2021

World Library and Information Congress: 86th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
August 17-20, Online (Delegate Connect platform).

Each videorecording of session is available up to August 2022 on host platform (reserved access to subscribed users).

Meetings sponsored by IT section and Big Data SIG

Individual participation of SC members to other sessions

2020

World Library and Information Congress has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See IFLA announcement.

Nevertheless, the open joint session prepared with Preservation & Conservation Section has become an online event included in the Professional Units Virtual Events.

2019

World Library and Information Congress: 85th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
August 24-30, Athens, Greece

Meetings sponsored by IT section and Big Data SIG

21-22 Aug, Technische Hochschule Wildau, Berlin, Germany

22-23 Aug. Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB), Frankfurt, Germany

Wed 22 Aug. Central Library Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

  • Satellite meeting: Metadata specialists in the machine age – Cataloguing joint with Information Technology and Subject Analysis and Access and Bibliography

Mon 27 Aug, 09:30 – 11:30, Trianti

  • Session 100 Emerging Technologies for Libraries: Smart Cities and Blockchain – Information Technology (SI) with Metropolitan Libraries
    Published papers: IFLA Library

Mon 27 Aug, 11:45 – 13:15, Mitropoulos

  • Session 114 Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining to transform knowledge management and information services in libraries and information organizations – Knowledge Management with Information Technology and the Big Data
    Published papers: IFLA Library

Tue 28 Aug, 10:40 – 11:40, Mitropoulos

  • Session 153a Data Challenges in Libraries – Preservation and Conservation with Big Data SIG
    Published papers: IFLA Library

30-31 Aug., Vatican City-Rome, Italy

  • Satellite meeting Transforming LIS education for professionals in a global information world: digital inclusion, social inclusion and lifelong learning – Library Theory and Research with Education and Training and Information Technology
    Website : https://iflasatellitevatican2019.wordpress.com/ (last check March 2020)

2018

World Library and Information Congress: 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

August 24-30, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Themes:

Thu 23 Aug, University of Malaya

Sat 25 Aug, 13.45–15.45, Plenary Theatre

  • Joint session with Audiovisual and Multimedia Section on Winning strategies for collecting, cataloguing, providing, playing, and preserving video games in libraries

Sun 26 Aug, 13.45-15.45, Ballroom 1

  • Main session on Celebrating IT innovations in libraries

Mon 27 Aug, 13.45–15.45, Ballroom 1

  • Joint session with Preservation and Conservation Section on Planning digital preservation: in for the long run

Mon 27 Aug, 16.15–18.45 Room 302

  • Linked Data SIG Business Meeting

Tue 28 Aug, 13.00-13.30 Plenary Hall

  • Joint session with IFLA HQ on Blockchain – is it worth the fuss?

Wed 29 Aug, 12.00–13.00, Ballroom 2

  • Big Data SIG Business meeting and Open Session

2017

World Library and Information Congress: 83th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

August 19-25, Wroclaw, Poland

Consolidated lists of events and sessions associated with the IT section.

2016

World Library and Information Congress: 82st IFLA General Conference and Assembly

August 13-19, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Themes:

Satellite meetings

2015

World Library and Information Congress: 81st IFLA General Conference and Assembly
August 17-23, Cape Town, South Africa

Themes:

2014

World Library and Information Congress: 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
16-22 August 2014, Lyon, France

Themes:

2013

Preconference: “User Interaction Built On Library Linked Data

Papers and abstracts:

  1. Semantically Guided, Situation-Aware Literature Research. T. Heuss, et al.
  2. Following the user’s flow in the Digital Pompidou. E. Bermès
  3. Customized OPACs on the Semantic Web: the OpenCat prototype. P. Le Bœuf.
  4. Using Linked Library Data in Working Research Notes. R. Shaw, et al.
  5. Building interfaces on a networked graph. M. Malmsten and N. Lindström.
  6. Library linked data and its relationship to knowledge organization systems. A. Slavic, et al.

World Library and Information Congress: August 2013, Singapore

2012

World Library and Information Congress: August 2012, Helsinki, Finland:

2011

World Library and Information Congress: August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Theme: e-Legal deposit: from legislation to implementation; from ingest to access pt. 1 | pt. 2
Bibliography Section with IFLA-CDNL Alliance for Digital Strategies Programme (ICADS), Information Technology, National Libraries and Knowledge Management

World Library and Information Congress: August 2011, San Juan Puerto Rico

Theme: Education for Digital Curation
Education and Training Section with Preservation and Conservation, Information Technology; co-sponsored by ICA Section for Archival Education and Training

2010

World Library and Information Congress: August 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden
conference proceedings

2009

World Library and Information Congress: August 2009, Milan Italy

Theme: New repositories: architectures interoperability and data exchange

Theme: Statistics for cultural heritage

Statistics and Evaluation, Information Technology and Preservation and Conservation

World Library and Information Congress: August 2009, Milan Italy
Theme: Social computing tools for learning and knowledge sharing
Knowledge Management, Library and Research Services for Parliaments and Information Technology

2008

World Library and Information Congress: August 2009, Québec, Canada
Theme: Enabling access to the global library – Small is Beautiful: Distributed deployment of library services for small and special libraries

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Session 1: Digital objects on physical carriers, Session 2: Preservation infrastructures
Preservation and Conservation, (PAC), Information Technology, IFLA-CDNL Alliance for Bibliographic Standards (ICABS) and Law Libraries

2003-2007 Conference Proceedings