Conferences

2016

World Library and Information Congress (WLIC): 82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly 
13-19 August 2016, Columbus, Ohio, United Sates of America

Call for Papers and Presentations for WLIC
Theme: All about E-Learning: Connection. Collaboration. Community.
Sponsors: IFLA's Education and Training Section (SET) jointly with Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and Information Technology Section 
Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Call for Papers and Presentations for WLIC Satellite Meeting
Theme: International Quality Assessment of LIS Education Programs
Sponsors: IFLA's Education and Training Section (SET) and Section on Library Theory and Research (LTR) 
10 August 2016, The Conference Center at OCLC (Online Computer Library Center), 6600 Kilgour Pl, Dublin, Ohio, USA 43017

2015

World Library and Information Congress: 81st IFLA General Conference and Assembly
15-21 August 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

Open session

Theme: Quality assurance in LIS education

2014

World Library and Information Congress: 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
16-22 August, Lyon, France

Offsite session:

  • Monday, 18 August 2014:  École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l'Information et des Bibliothèques (ENSSIB)
    SET will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an off-site summit. The summit will address SET’s history and future by creating a collaborative forum for critical discussion that includes panels, keynotes, and Ignite sessions.
    See the call for contributions to the Ignite sessions. Submissions closed 31 January 2014.

Open Session:

Theme: Library and information education and training: Confluence of past and present toward a strong future

2013

World Library and Information Congress:  79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
16-23 August, Singapore

Themes:

2012

World Library and Information Congress: 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
11-17 August, Helsinki, Finland

Themes:

2011

World Library and Information Congress: 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
13-18 August, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Themes:

Internships and placements for the new information society
&
Education for Digital Curation
(with the Preservation and Conservation Section)

2010

World Library and Information Congress: 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
10-15 August, Gothenburg, Sweden

Theme: New digital directions and library education: sustaining library education programs

2009

World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
23-27 August 2009, Milan, Italy
Theme: The role of library and cultural institutions professionals in cultural heritage: education for the convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (LAM)

2008 

World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
August 2008, Québec, Canada

Themes:

Recruiting students into LIS programmes: navigating towards global understanding
&

LIS support staff education: library technicians and library assistants

Education and Training

Last update: 26 January 2016