Current, upcoming and past conferences

2017

2017 IFLA News Media Satellite Conference
16-18 August 2017,Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden (SLUB), Zellescher Weg 18, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Theme: Relying on News Media. Perspectives for Long Term Preservation and Our Collective Memory
See: Call for papers (English) (German)

2017 IFLA International News Media Conference
27-28 April 2017, Landsbókasafn Íslands – Háskólabókasafn (The National and University Library of Iceland), Reykjavík, Iceland
Theme: Collecting, Preserving, and Transforming the News – for Research and the Public
See: Call for papers
Conference website: https://ifla2017.landsbokasafn.is/  

2016

World  Library and Information Congress: 82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly
13-19 August 2016, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Theme: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Current State of Born Digital News
See: Call for papers

2016 IFLA News Media Satellite Meeting
10-12 August 2016, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
ThemeNews, new roles & preservation advocacy: moving libraries into action
See: Call for papers

2016 IFLA News Media Conference
20-22 April 2016, Hamburg, Germany
Theme: Reviving the past and keeping up with the future – the libraries’ role in preserving and providing access to newspapers and news media 
See: Call for papers [English] | [German]

2015

2014

World  Library and Information Congress: 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
16-22 August 2014, Lyon, France
Theme: All we need is news - knowledge production and dissemination through news media
See: Call for papers
Papers Presented

WLIC 2014 Satellite Meeting
13-14 August 2014, Geneva, Switzerland
Theme: Digital transformation and the changing role of news media in the 21st Century
See: Call for papers
Please visit the conference website for further details.
Papers Presented

IFLA International Newspapers Conference 2014
4-5 February 2014, FamilySearch Headquarters, Salt Lake City, Utah
Theme: Start spreading the news!  Click here to register!
See:
Call for papers
Call for poster session proposals
Please visit the conference website for further details.
Papers presented

2013

World Library and Information Congress: 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
17–23 August 2013, Singapore
Theme: Open access and digital resources
See: Papers presented

WLIC 2013 Satellite Meeting
14-15 August 2013, Singapore
Theme: Newspapers to the People
See: Call for papers
Papers presented

2012

World Library and Information Congress: 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
11–17 August 2012, Helsinki, Finland
Theme: Users and portals: digital newspapers, usability, and genealogy
Newspapers with Genealogy and Local History

IFLA 2012 Pre-Conference
7–9 August 2012, Mikkeli, Finland
Theme: The Electronic Re-evolution - News Media in the Digital Age

IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2012
11–13 April 2012, Bibliothèque nationale de France
Theme: Newspaper Digitization and Preservation: New Prospects. Stakeholders, Practices, Users and Business Models

2011

World Library and Information Congress: 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
13–18 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Theme: Newspapers in the Caribbean, Central and South America: production, distribution and conservation. Cultural heritage and news media in the digital age

IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2011
25–27 April 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Theme: Newspaper in Multiple Scripts and Multiple Languages: Issues and Challenges for National Heritage

2010

  • IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2010: New Delhi, India
    25–28 February
    Theme: Digital Preservation and Access to News and Views

2009

World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
23–27 August 2009, Milan, Italy
Theme: Newspapers in the Mediterranean and the evolution of the modern state

    • Satellite Meeting of the World Library and Information Congress: Stockholm, Sweden
      19-20 August
      Theme: "The Present becomes the past: harvesting, archiving, presenting today’s digitally produced newspapers"

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    2008

    World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
    August 2008, Québec, Canada
    Theme:  The North American Ethnic Press

    2007

    World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
    10-15 August, Durban, South Africa
    Theme: African Newspapers: Access and Technology

    2006

     World Library and Information Congress: 72nd IFLA General Conference and Council: Seoul, Republic of Korea

    Theme: Newspapers of East Asia

    • International Newspaper Conference: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
      17-18 May
      "Newspapers of the World Online: U.S. and International Perspectives"
    • International Newspaper Conference: Poznan, Poland
      "Newspapers: Resources, Processing, Preservation, Digitization, Promotion / Information"

    2005, 14-18 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council: Oslo, Norway

    Theme: Newspaper digitisation projects. Developments in the online availability of older newspapers

    2004, 22-27 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 70th IFLA General Conference and Council: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    "Libraries: Tools for Education and Development"

    2003, 1-9 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 69th IFLA General Conference and Council: Berlin, Germany
    "Access Point Library: Media - Information - Culture"

    2002, 18-24 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 68th IFLA General Conference and Council: Glasgow, Scotland
    "Libraries for Life: Democracy, Diversity, Delivery"

    2001, 16-25 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 67th IFLA General Conference and Council: Boston, USA
    "Libraries and Librarians: Making a Difference in the Knowledge Age"

    2000, 13-18 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 66th IFLA General Conference and Council: Jerusalem, Israel
    "Information for Co-operation: Creating the Global Library of the Future"

    1999, 20-28 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 65th IFLA General Conference and Council: Bangkok, Thailand
    "On the Threshold of the 21st Century: Libraries as Gateways to an Enlightened World"

    1998, 16-21 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 64th IFLA General Conference and Council: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    "On Crossroads of Information and Culture"

    1997, 31 August - 5 September

     World Library and Information Congress: 63rd IFLA General Conference and Council: Copenhagen, Denmark
    "Libraries and Information for Human Development"

    1996, 25-31 August

     World Library and Information Congress: 62nd IFLA General Conference and Council: Beijing, China
    "The Challenge of Change: Libraries and Economic Development"

    1995, 20-25 August

    World Library and Information Congress: 61st IFLA General Conference and Council: Istanbul, Turkey
    "Libraries of the Future"

    1994, 21-27 August

    World Library and Information Congress: 60th IFLA General Conference and Council: Havana, Cuba
    "Libraries for Social Development"

    1993, 22-28 August

    World Library and Information Congress: 59th IFLA General Conference and Council: Barcelona, Spain

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    Last update: 26 January 2017