Call for Satellite Meeting Papers

Every year, a number of IFLA Professional Units (Sections and Special Interest Groups) organise unique Satellite Meetings prior to or just after the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.

These 1-3 day meetings are held either in the host country or in countries in the surrounding region.

Calls for Papers for Open Sessions

Satellite Meetings

Art Libraries

Theme: "'Of what is past, and passing, and to come': art library networks in transition"

Deadline for proposals: 1 March 2020

Environment, Sustainability and Libraries joint with Preservation and Conservation

Theme: "Environmentally inspiring and engaging buildings, research, education and library services"

Deadline for proposals: 2 March 2020

Health and Biosciences Libraries joint with Evidence for Global and Disaster Health (E4GDH)

Theme: "Health literacy: libraries and communities working together for health & wellbeing"

Deadline for proposals: 30 March 2020

Information Technology joint with Reference & Information Services Sections

Theme: "Artificial Intelligence in Discovery and User Experience"

Deadline for proposals: 24 April 2020

Knowledge Management joint with Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship

Theme: "Human-Centered Knowledge Management: Connecting, Inspiring & Engaging "

Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean

Theme: "Effective Leadership: How to Inspire, Engage, Enable, Connect"

Deadline for proposals: 1 March 2020

Library and Research Services for Parliaments

Theme: "The parliamentary life of information: how library and research services provide value for parliaments, Members and citizens "

Deadline for proposals: 31 March 2020

Library Theory and Research with Social Science Libraries and IFLA Journal

Theme: "International Research in LIS: Challenges and Opportunities"

Deadline for proposals: 21 March 2020

Local History and Genealogy joint with Asia and Oceania

Theme: "Challenges and Opportunities for Genealogy, Local History and Regional Memory Fields in Libraries and Other Memory Institutions in a Highly Mobile Society"

Deadline for proposals: 31 March 2020

Public Libraries joint with Metropolitan Libraries, Literacy and Reading and Libraries for Children and Young Adults

Theme: "Reading Journeys: exploring the journeys into and through reading for children and adults"

Deadline for proposals: 28 February 2020