About the Satellite Meeting

THEME
Building Cross Cultural Capabilities for Universal Access to Information and Knowledge in Africa

When: 11-12 August 2016

Where: University of Ohio, Athens, OHIO. United States of America

Description
Africa Section invites participation to its Satellite Meeting hosted by the University of Ohio, Athens, OHIO.

The papers at the meeting will address one or more of the Sub-themes in English or French:

Sub-themes:

  • Role of libraries in empowering communities in Africa
  • Libraries and Cultural Development
  • Social media and community library out reach
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnerships and collaboration: inspiring and exciting opportunities for libraries
  • Creating synergies for research for Library professionals in Africa
  • Building cross- cultural capabilities to build strong libraries for strong societies.

Registration
The cost is $50.00. All interested participants must register in advance.

Registration Form (Click)

Programme (Click)

Accommodation
* Satellite Hotels:

 

Ohio University Inn

(to hold ten rooms only) at a rate of $99.50 a night from August 9-12, 2016.

Deadline for Bookings –June 30, 2016

Other Hotels

There are hotels IFLA has identified and listed for prospective conference members to use. Please check on the Congress 2016 Website.  It is possible to commute from Columbus to Athens for the Satellite Meeting.

 

Contacts

Rosemary Shafack : roshafack@gmail.com

Kathy Matsika : kathymatsika@gmail.com

 

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