Conference News

17 January 2013

Keynote and Plenary speakers announced

Chan Heng CheeIFLA is pleased to announce that the IFLA WLIC 2013 National Committee has selected Ambassador Chan Heng Chee as Keynote Speaker at its Opening Session and Parag Khanna and Cherian George as Plenary Speakers.

15 January 2013

New: IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section Attendance Grant

The Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL), with generous sponsorship by ExLibris and SAGE Publications, is offering THREE (3) Attendance Grants for the IFLA Congress in Singapore 2013 to an information professional from each of these regions:

  • Africa
  • Latin America
  • Asia/Pacific region

7 January 2013

Reminder—Call for 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 Sessions?

20 December 2012

Conference Attendance Grant by the Stichting IFLA Foundation

It is our great pleasure to announce that the Stichting IFLA Foundation has made available funds to support 10 colleagues to attend our IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Singapore. 

Successful candidates receive support in the form of Congress registration and a subsidy towards travel, accommodation and additional expenses for a maximum total of EUR 3.000.

20 November 2012

Dr. Shawky Salem Conference Grant 2013

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).

15 January 2013

New grant for WLIC 2013 announced: IFLA/Brill Open Access award


Brill and IFLA are pleased to announce the new Brill/IFLA Open Access award.

The IFLA/Brill Open Access award is created to reward initiatives that facilitate and/or promote Open Access Scholarly Monographs in the humanities or social sciences. 

10 January 2013

Complete list of approved conference programmes now available

A complete list of approved conference programmes arranged by IFLA Division is now available. Please see the Programme & Proceedings webpage for the latest information regarding conference sessions.

2 January 2013

More Calls for Papers added

Over 30 Calls for Papers–along with a number of translations–have been added to our Calls for Papers webpage.

3 December 2012

Naseej announces grant for WLIC


Naseej (Arabian Advanced Systems Co.) and IFLA-CASL have the pleasure to announce an annual grant for Arab Librarians and Information Specialists to attend next year's World Library and Information Congress in Singapore.

20 November 2012

2013 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 2013.

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