21 December 2016

Call for papers: WLIC 2017 Satellite Meeting Latin America and Caribbean Section

By Jorge Prado

Theme: Libraries & the 2030 UN Agenda: prospective information and the forthcoming society

The Latin American and Caribbean Section of IFLA is organizing this satellite meeting before the World Library and Information Congress, in Timişoara, Romania, with the sponsorship of West University of Timişoara, Faculty of Political Sciences, Philosophy and Communication Sciences (LIS); The Romanian Library Association; and the Romanian Society for Philosophy Engineering and Technoethics.

The satellite location will be in the beautiful Timişoara town of Romania, called “Little Vienna”, and a 2021 Cultural Capital of Europe.There are direct flights from Madrid and Barcelona and other European cities.  Reachable by bus or train from Budapest and Belgrade, 3 hours approximately. There are also air and train services connections between Timişoara and Wroclaw, Poland, site of the IFLA Congress. Budget accommodation will be available at the University, or regular lodging at Timişoara’s hotels.

We are invited all interested person to submit a proposal for a paper or a poster presentation. The satellite will be in August 15-16, 2017.

The information about sub-themes, important dates and timelines are published in WLIC 2017 page. Click here! 

Please submit proposal by 01 March 2017.

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