Conference News

Important notifications and last minute changes.

15 August 2015

The news is already flowing from IFLA WLIC 2015 in Cape Town!

14 August 2015

Carolyn SteynCarolyn Steyn, actress, TV personality and founder of the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day Campaign, will be speaking at a just added Plenary Session on Monday, 17 August.

7 August 2015

IFLA WLIC 2015 Congress AppThe IFLA WLIC 2015 Congress App was created to enhance the experience of the participants before, during and after the Congress

14 July 2015

HypatiadWritten by Richard Higgs

Performed by Chi Mhende and Richard Higgs

30 June 2015

Alinah Kelo SegobyeWe are pleased to announce that the IFLA WLIC 2015 National Committee has selected Alinah Kelo Segobye as a Plenary Session speaker.

22 June 2015

The Governing Board of IFLA has pleasure in submitting this Convening Notice of the General Assembly meeting.

19 June 2015

Dr Rob AdamIFLA is pleased to announce that the IFLA WLIC 2015 National Committee has selected Dr Rob Adam as Keynote Speaker at its Opening Session on 16 August.

8 May 2015

Register for IFLA WLIC 2015 before 15 May  and take advantage of the early registration fees structure.

Don't miss out!

28 April 2015

Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA)This grant will provide the opportunity to 100 library practitioners from Community and Public Libraries to attend IFLA WLIC 2015.  This grant covers registration fees only.

23 April 2015

IFLA WLIC 2015 Conference Programme (opens in new window)The full Conference Programme for IFLA WLIC 2015 is now available in a single web application.

10 March 2015

Naseej (Arabian Advanced Systems Co.) and IFLA-CASL have the pleasure to announce Naseej's annual conference grant for Arab Librarians and Information Specialists to attend this year's World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town, South Africa.

2 March 2015

It is our great pleasure to announce that Sabinet has made funds available to sponsor 10 South African librarians to attend IFLA WLIC 2015.

19 February 2015

Kwarim Ltd. and the IFLA Centre for Arabic Speaking Libraries (IFLA-CASL) proudly announce an annual Library Gate competition serving the Library and Information community in the Arab World.

2 February 2015

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?

The award will be given to the person/institute behind the initiative in recognition of outstanding work and effort in facilitating, promoting, advocating, raising awareness in regard to and/or disseminating Open Access Scholarly Monographs published with an open license.

13 January 2015

It is our great pleasure to announce that the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates by waiving their registration fee

12 January 2015

Online accommodation booking is now available. Please see our Hotel Reservations webpage for complete details.

6 January 2015

A complete list of approved conference programmes arranged by IFLA Division is now available.

5 January 2015

Over 40 Calls for Papers–along with a number of translations–have been added for IFLA WLIC 2015

4 December 2014

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce a scholarship for a student of library and information science to attend IFLA WLIC 2015.