Session 234  LIS Education Role in Libraries Dialogue: Changes Start Here – Wednesday, August 28, 2019 13:45 – 15:45 held in Trianti.  
Education and Training (SI) There is an increasing awareness about the prospective and important role of LIS education in directing LIS professional through the changing trends in a rapidly evolving information society. Implementing powerful learning strategies in the LIS discipline academic and practice sectors, resonates with the IFLA president’s theme, “Libraries Motor for Change.” This call to action urges LIS educators to work on their program plans and curricula. This session’s objective is to provide complementary coverage of new techniques, infrastructure, and academic and professional aspects for LIS future development.

Session 275  LIS Education in Developing Countries: Challenges and Trends – Thursday, August 29, 2019 13:45 – 15:45 held in MC 3 

LIS Education in Developing Countries LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group, sponsored by Education and Training Section, is focused on curriculum development as well as policy and procedure design for assessment and accreditation of LIS schools in the developing countries. We are seeking papers that discuss what challenges developing countries are experiencing in their LIS schools or what recent trends they are addressing with their LIS education?