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World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

"Libraries create futures: Building on cultural heritage"

23-27 August 2009, Milan, Italy

Spanish translation

Call for Poster Presentations

An alternative approach for the presentation of projects/new work will be available for conference participants. An area on the conference premises has been designated for the presentation of information regarding projects or activities of interest to librarians.


The theme "Libraries create futures: building on cultural heritage" may be presented by a printed poster, or by photographs, graphics and texts attached on the given panel. All IFLA official languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian and Spanish - are welcome.


Presenters of a poster session will be expected to be present on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 August 2009 in order to explain their poster and to hand out available leaflets and other information material. Further advice on poster sessions may be obtained from IFLA Headquarters. The Professional Committee of IFLA will review all submissions.


Colleagues interested in presenting a poster session are invited to complete the form below and to send it with a brief description of the session of not more than 200 words (we would appreciate receiving a summary in English with your proposal).

Application form: Download in Adobe PDF formatDown load in Word format

Please send the completed form and description to Sofia Kapnisi. E-mail: sofia.kapnisi@ifla.org

Time schedule

13 February 2009

Deadline for receipt at IFLA Headquarters of the application form and a detailed description of the poster session.

Early April 2009

IFLA Headquarters will inform applicants of the final decision of the Professional Committee.

25 and 26 August

Poster sessions at the Congress.