IFLA World Library and Information Congress 85th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Libraries: dialogue for change

When

24 – 30 August 2019

Where

Athens, Greece

All members of the 2017-2019 and 2019-2021 Governing Board will attend along with a number of IFLA Headquarters staff members

Description

IFLA WLIC 2018IFLA World Library and Information Congress

85th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) is the international flagship professional and trade event for the library and information services sector.

IFLA WLIC brings together over 3,500 participants from more than 120 countries. It sets the international agenda for the profession and offers opportunities for networking and professional development to all delegates.

It is an opportunity for the host country to showcase the status of libraries and information science in their country and region as well as to have their professionals experience international librarianship and international relations in a unique way.

The congress also offers an international trade exhibition with over 80 exhibitors and an exhibition of approximately 1000 m2 (square metres). The combined buying power of all delegates can be estimated at more than 1.2 billion dollars.

This year's Congress will be held from 24–30 August 2018 in Athens, Greece. 

See full details at 2019.ifla.org

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Last update: 6 December 2018