Satellite meetings


The following satellite meetings were approved by IFLA's Professional Committee at its 2010 meeting

  1. Cooperation among multiple types of libraries and affiliated information services of archives and museums toward meeting common goals of sharing
    Dates: 10 - 11 August, 2011
    Location: Hotel Princess, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Contact person: Stephen Marvin,
    Sponsor: IFLA Academic and other Research Libraries Section
  2. Social Science Libraries: A Bridge to Knowledge for Sustainable Development
    Dates: 8 - 10 August
    Location: National Library of Cuba José Martí, Havana, Cuba
    Contact person: Lynne M Rudasill,
    Sponsor: IFLA Social Science Libraries Section
  3. School libraries – best practice for ELearning
    Dates: 5 August 2011
    Location: The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Mona, Jamaica
    Contact Person: Karen Usher,
    Sponsor: IFLA School Libraries and Resource Centers Section
    Co-sponsor: International Association for School Librarianship (IASL)
    Please see the call for papers: Aspects of parliamentary library and research services
    Sponsor: IFLA Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section
  5. Developing Health Science Librarians Expertise: From graduate school curriculum, to post-graduate training, and to professional development offered by employing libraries
    Dates: 12 August 2011
    Location: University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Contact person: Heather Todd, or Carmen M. Santos-Corrada,
    Sponsor: IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section
  6. Francophonies, bibliothèques et développement durable. (Francophonies, Libraries, and Sustainable Development)
    Dates: 9 - 12 August 2011
    Location: Martinique, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane
    Contact person: Réjean Savard,
    Sponsor: IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section
    Co-sponsor: Association internationale francophone des bibliothécaires et documentalistes (AIFBD)
  7. The information Diaspora: Innovating research and records custodianship for family history users
    Dates: 10 - 12 August 2011
    Location: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
    Contact person: Susan Lugo,
    Programme flyer:
    Sponsor: IFLA Genealogy and Local History Sectiona
  8. Maximising collection development of electronic and print media in the digital environment: opportunities for collaboration, strategic partnerships and patron-initiated collecting models
    Dates: 10 - 12 August 2011
    Location: University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Campus, U.S. Virgin Islands
    Contact person: Judy Mansfield,
    Sponsor: IFLA Acquisition and Collection Development Section
  9. Collections in Islands. Setting-up and Promoting Cultural Heritage through Networking
    Dates: 12 August 2011
    Location: Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Contact persons: Raphaële Mouren, ; Christiane Baryla,
    Sponsors: IFLA Rare Books and Manuscripts Section and IFLA Preservation and Conservation Programme, in cooperation with UNESCO Memory of the World Programme
    Bibliographic control and internet resources - which course of action have specific bibliographies taken in relation to internet resources?
    Dates: 1 day pre congress
    Location: Puerto Rico

    Contact person: Carsten H., Andersen
  11. RDA: Resource Description and Access: Foundations, Changes and Implementation
    Dates: 12 August 2011
    Location: National Library of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
    Contact person: Bill Garrison,
    Sponsor: IFLA Cataloguing Section
  12. The effect of new technologies on library design: building the 21st century library
    Dates: 10 - 11 August 2011
    Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Contact person: Karen Latimer,
    Sponsors: IFLA Library Buildings and Equipment Section
  13. Art bibliography and information in Latin America and the Caribbean: a recent perspective (visual arts, including the fine arts, applied arts, design and architecture
    Dates: 20 - 21 August 2011
    Location: Museo Franz Meyer, Mexico City, Mexico
    Contact person: Elsa Barberena,
    Sponsors: IFLA Art Libraries Section and IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Section
    Public library and contemporary social scenarios
    Dates: 9 - 11 August 2011
    Location: Bogota, Colombia (to be confirmed)
    Contact person: Filiberto Felipe Martinez Arellano,
    Sponsor: IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Section

  15. Building Cross-Cultural Capacities in Library and Information Science: African and Caribbean Reflections, the University of the West Indies, Barbados
    Dates: 9 - 10 August 2011
    Location: The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Bridgetown, Barbados
    Contact person: Lindi Nhlapo,
    Sponsor: IFLA Africa Section
    Information Literacy and its Impact on Women
    Dates: 11 - 12 August 2011
    Location: Universidad Metropolitana del Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Contact person: Maria Cotera,
    Sponsors: IFLA Information Literacy Section and the IFLA Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group
    Co-sponsors: Turabo University, Puerto Rico and Universidad Metropolitana del Sistema Universitario Ana G. Méndez, San Juan, Puerto Ric
  17. Towards an Optimum Curriculum for Developing Countries: Prospects and Challenges
    Dates: 11 - 12 August 2011
    Location: Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
    Contact Person: Ismail Abdullahi, iabdullahi@NCCU.EDU
    Sponsors: IFLA Regional Division and LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group
    Intellectual Freedom in a Changing World
    Dates: 10 - 12 August 2011
    Location: Newport Beachside Resort, Miami, FL, USA
    Contact person: Jonathan Kelley
    Sponsor: IFLA FAIFE Committee
    Co-sponsor: American Library Association (ALA)

  19. Information Literacy Indicators and Government Action recommendations
    Date: 11 August 2011
    Location: Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico, 377 Ponce de León Ave. Hato Rey, PR 00918 San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Contact person: Albert K Boekhorst
    Sponsor: IFLA Information Literacy Section
    Co-sponsor: Information for All Program of UNESCO

Last update: 25 July 2011