Congress theme: “Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities”

Opening Session programme

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18 August, 10:30-12:00


Exhibition Hall 404-405


Doors open at 10:00

The Opening Session will welcome you with traditional performances from multi-ethnic Singapore. Our Guest-of-Honour is Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information. The keynote speaker is Prof Chan Heng Chee, Ambassador-at-Large at the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who will speak on the theme “Are Libraries Ready for the Big Change?”.

IFLA President Ingrid Parent will also give her opening address and set the stage for the coming days.


  Ingrid Parent  Yaacob Ibrahim  Chan Heng Chee