IFLA Highlights Session

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Conference Session 117

IFLA Highlights Session

19 августа 2014 09:30 - 10:30 | Room: Forum 2

Come and hear the latest news!

Curious about some of the most important work IFLA has been involved with in the last year? Would you like to learn more about the exciting directions in which we're headed? Stop by this now streamlined session and get some answers.

Topics to include:

  • Introduction and Welcome from IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä and Bruno Racine (President National Library of France)
  • Highlights and innovations in the Congress Programme (Donna Scheeder, IFLA President-Elect)
  • Strategic partners meeting, new partnerships (IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä)
  • IFLA and international advocacy (IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä and Deborah Jacobs)
  • Overview of IFLA activities on access to digital information; Key Initiative achievements (IFLA Secretary General Jennefer Nicholson)
  • Lyon Declaration (IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä)
  • IFLA Trend Report: Next steps (Donna Scheeder, IFLA President-Elect)
  • Announcement: 2015 IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Programme Fellows (Skip Prichard, OCLC President and CEO)

Congress delegates and all members of the Press are welcome and encouraged to attend.

NOTE: IFLA-related awards will be presented at a separate session later in the day.

Last update: 12 August 2014