Irish National Committee with IFLA Secretary General, Gerald Leitner

Planning for WLIC 2020

Seven months to go!

While you are organising your registration, flights and accommodation, IFLA staff, the Irish National Committee and Conference Organiser KIT Group met in Dublin to plan and prepare an outstanding experience for you at IFLA WLIC 2020. They covered the venue in depth, looking at rooms and layout, catering, accessibility and social events.

The Irish National Committee welcomed Gerald Leitner, IFLA Secretary General to discuss preparations for the conference and seal the collaboration with a formal signing of the contract. Fruitful discussions and site visits are leading to some exciting new deliverables and achievable goals.

Irish National Committee and Gerald Leitner, IFLA Secretary General sign the contract

Signing the contract: Front Row – Philip Cohen, Chair NC; Gerald Leitner, IFLA Secretary General
Back Row – Marian Higgins, Co-Chair NC; Cathal McCauley, Co-Chair, NC

There were numerous meetings with suppliers and the opportunity to discuss details with the National Committee and its subcommittees. It’s all part of Céad Mile Fáilte – a hundred thousand welcomes.

What does it take to organise a world class conference? Well, it first begins with fostering great partnerships!

Irish National Committee, KIT and IFLA Staff at Trinity College, Dublin

Checking out the Trinity College Long Hall – Philip Cohen, Chair NC with IFLA and K.I.T. staff