CPDWL Satellite Meetings
The IFLA Section for CPDWL often hosts a satellite meeting prior to the World Library and Information Congress. The proceedings from these satellite meetings are available in either print or online formats.
20-21 August 2019, Zagreb, Croatia
Theme: Librarians and information professionals as (pro)motors of change: immersing, including and initiating digital transformation for smart societies
Call for Papers (now closed)
- Dr Philip Schreur, Associate University Librarian for Technical and Access Services, Stanford University
- Dr Mario Hibert, Associate Professor, Dept of Comparative Literature and Librarianship, University of Sarajevo
- Dr Tatjana Aparac Jelušić, retired Professor of Information Sciences, University of Zadar.
IFLA CPDWL Bursaries
CPDWL is generously offering a number of bursaries to support attendance at the 2019 Satellite Meeting in Zagreb, Croatia.
Value: up to Euro 600 per person
Purpose: to support the costs of travel and accommodation to attend the Satellite Meeting. There is no registration fee to attend the conference.
Eligibility to apply: you need to confirm that you are:
- A current student of Library and Information Science (LIS) or a related field, or
- A LIS professional (preference will be given to early career LIS professionals
- A paid-up member of your national library association or IFLA
- The holder of valid documents (passport, visa etc) to travel to Croatia.
LIS students and professionals who have not yet had the opportunity to attend an IFLA conference are encouraged to apply. Preference will also be given to applicants whose proposal to present a paper or poster has been accepted for the Satellite Meeting.
Closing date for applications: 30 April 2019.
Previous IFLA CPDWL satellite meetings
August 2015, Milnerton, South Africa
August 2012, Tampere, Finland (joint satellite meeting with the section for Information Literacy)
August 2009, Bologna, Italy (joint satellite meeting with the New Professionals Discussion Group)
August 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa
August 2004, Oslo, Norway
August 2002, Aberdeen, Scotland
Last update: 9 April 2019