IFLA WLIC 2011 The IFLA 2011 General Assembly will be held during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2011, 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, in the Puerto Rico Convention Centre (PRCC) on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 August, 2011.

IFLA Members may propose items for inclusion in the agenda (Statutes, Art. 9.5). These must reach the IFLA Secretariat by 17 May 2011. The draft Agenda is provided below. The Convening Notice for the Assembly will be forwarded to Members in June 2011.


Wednesday, 17 August 2011, 16.15 – 18.00

  1. Opening by the President, Ellen Tise
  2. Appointment of Tellers
  3. Establishment of a Quorum
  4. Adoption of the Agenda
  5. Minutes of the previous meeting, held in Gothenburg, 14 and 15 August 2010
  6. In memoriam of those members who have died during the past year
  7. Presentation of the Report of the President
  8. Presentation of the Report of the Secretary General
  9. Presentation of the Annual Accounts by the Treasurer
  10. Formal announcement of the Results of the Postal Ballot for the Election of President-elect and for places on the Governing Board by the Secretary General
  11. Motions and Resolutions
    11.1 Motion to approve the holding of the next General Assembly in August 2012 (Art 8.2 of the Statutes refers)
  12. Address by the President
  13. Motion to adjourn and reconvene at 16.15 on Thursday, 18 August 2011

16.15 – 17.30, Thursday, 18 August 2011

  1. Closing Session

    • Presentation of Awards
    • Introduction of new Governing Board
    • Invitation to WLIC 2012 in Helsinki, Finland
    • Announcement of WLIC 2013 location
    • Vote of thanks
    • Address by incoming President Ingrid Parent
    • Close of the Assembly

For details on the conduct of the General Assembly, please refer to IFLA Statutes.

Jennefer Nicholson
Secretary General