Satellite Meetings

1. Academic and Research Libraries Section

Digital Humanities – Opportunities and Risks: Connecting Libraries and Research
Date: 15 – 17 August 2017
Location: Humboldt University Berlin and The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin (Germany)


Africa Section
Date: 16 – 17 August 2017
Location: The Polish Sejm (Poland)

3. Genealogy and Local History Section joint with Asia and Oceania Section and Information Technology Section

The Challenge of Multiple Identities. Multiethnicity in Genealogy, Local History and Regional Memory – Challenges and Opportunities for Libraries and Other Memory Institutions
Date: 16 – 17 August 2017
Location: Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius (Lithuania)
Call for Papers

4. Knowledge Management Section

New Directions in Knowledge Management
Date: 18 August 2017
Location: Wrocław University of Economics, Wrocław, (Poland)
Call for Papers

5. Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section

Information as the Foundation for Social Solidarity: The Role of Parliamentary Libraries and Research Services
Date: 16 – 18 August 2017
Location: Parliament of the Republic of Poland, Warsaw (Poland)
Call for Papers

6. Library Theory and Research Section joint with Preservation and Conservation Section and Information Technology Section

Data Curator’s Roles and Responsibilities: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Date: 16 – 17 August 2017
Location: Warsaw University – Faculty of Journalism, Information and Book Studies, Warsaw (Poland)
Call for Papers

7. Public Libraries Sections joint with Management and Marketing

Managing Change: Library Transitions – moving into the future. Best practices from around the world
Date: 16 – 17 August 2017
Organizers: Hordaland County Library and Bergen Public Library
Location: Bergen Public Library, Bergen (Norway)
Call for Papers

8. Preservation and Conservation Section joint with the Association International Francophone des Bibliothécaires et Documentalistes (AIFBD) in collaboration with the Médiathèque Valais

New challenges for the preservation of documentary heritage
Date: 15 – 17 August 2017
Location: Sierre, Valais (Switzerland)
Call for Papers

9. Cancelled!

This Satellite Meeting has been changed to an all-day, off-site conference session and will take place during the congress.
Call for Papers

Rare Books and Special Collections Section
Collections and Books [A]cross Borders.
Date: 15 – 17 August 2017
Location: University Library, Warsaw (Poland)

10. Reference and Information Services & Information Technology Sections

Innovation and the User Experience: Evaluating and Implementing Discovery Systems
Date: 16-17 August 2017
Location: University Library, Warsaw (Poland)
Call for Papers

11. School Libraries Section

Advocacy of School Libraries
Date: 18 August 2017
Location: Lower Silesia Pedagogic Library, Wrocław (Poland)

12. Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section & Acquisition and Collection Development

Open Access: Action Required
Date: 16-17 August 2017
Location: European Solidarity Center (ESC), Gdańsk (Poland)
Call for Papers


Science and Technology Section
Training and Development for Science, Engineering & Medical Librarians, including the Hiring and Retention of such Personnel
Date: 17 – 18 August 2017
Location: Center for Scientific & Technical Information, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wrocław (Poland)

14. Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group

Collaboratives Strategies for Successful Green Libraries – Buildings, Management and Services
Date: 16 – 17 August 2017
Location: Free University of Berlin, Philological Library, Berlin (Germany)
Call for Papers

15. Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group

LIS professionals supporting women living in conflict situations
Date: 16 August 2017
Location: Bratislava University Library, Bratislava (Slovakia)
Call for Papers

16. Government Libraries Section

Revision of Guidelines for Government Libraries, linking Advocacy to UN Sustainable Development Goals
Date: 25 – 26 August 2017
Location: Bundestag Library, Berlin (Germany)
Registration: Places are limited. To reserve your place and for information on this Library Workshop & cultural experience contact: Jonathan Ginn

17. Latin America and the Caribbean Section

Libraries and the Agenda 2030; Prospective Information and Forthcoming Society
Date: 15-16 August 2017
Location: Faculty of Political Sciences, Philosophy and Communication Sciences, Department of Philosophy and Communication Sciences, West University of Timisoara, Timișoara (Romania)
Call for Papers

18. News Media Section

Relying on News Media. Long Term Preservation and Perspectives for Our Collective Memory
Date:   16 – 18 August 2017
Location: Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden (SLUB), Zellescher Weg 18, 01069 Dresden (Germany)
Call for Papers

19. New Professionals Special Interest Group

NPSIG IFLAcamp Unconference
Date:   17 – 18 August 2017
Location: Dolnośląska Biblioteka Publiczna im. Tadeusza Mikulskiego we Wrocławiu, Wrocław (Poland)

20. Library Services for Multicultural Populations Sections

From refugee to citizen-integration: Policies and actions of cultural Institutions
Date: 16-17 August 2017
Location: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin / State Library Berlin, Berlin (Germany)
Call for Papers