Conference News

21 February 2012

Keynote and Plenary speakers announced

Helena Ranta (photo: Antero Tenhunen / YLE)

IFLA is pleased to announce that the IFLA WLIC 2012 National Committee has selected Helena Ranta as Keynote Speaker at its Opening Session and Peter von Bagh and Yrjö Engeström as Plenary Speakers.

23 January 2012

Reminder—Call for Poster Sessions

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.

17 January 2012

Congress Participation Grants

Limited funds to attend WLIC 2012 are now available to support a number of colleagues from: Africa, Asia & Oceania, Latin America and the Caribbean

24 December 2011

2012 Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce a scholarship for a student of library and information science to attend WLIC 2012.

10 October 2011

Poster Sessions

Are you involved in an interesting project or in an area of work that you would like to discuss with or show to other congress attendees? Why not present your work in the IFLA Poster Session?

27 January 2012

Complete list of conference session themes now available

A detailed Congress session overview is now available, arranged by Division and conference session theme.

17 January 2012

Online booking for Accommodation and Tours now available

Complete information on WLIC 2012 hotel locations & pricing and hotel reservation—including online booking—is now available.

9 January 2012

Calls for Papers being added

Over 40 Calls for Papers–along with a number of translations–have been added to our website.


29 November 2011

Dr. Shawky Salem Conference Grant 2012

The Dr. Shawky Salem Conference Grant (SSCG) is an annual grant established by Dr. Shawky Salem and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

10 October 2011

WLIC 2012 Satellite Meetings

17 satellite meetings were approved by IFLA's Professional Committee during its 2011 meeting. 

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