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The IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), which is also the IFLA General Conference and Assembly, is the international flagship professional and trade event for the library and information services sector.
Knowledge Management Section events: Satellite Meetings/Conference, Open Sessions and Knowledge Management Cafes
Conference themes of special interest:
– 2014: Libraries, Citizens, Societies: Confluence for Knowledge
– 2010: Open access to knowledge – promoting sustainable progress
– 2006: Libraries: Dynamic Engines for the Knowledge and Information Society
– 2001: Libraries and Librarians: Making a Difference in the
Meetings/Conferences, Sessions etc of interest:
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: New Directions in Knowledge Management
Open Sessions: How does knowledge management inform change agency?
Knowledge Management Cafe: New librarians for new times: Continuous Learning to become change agents in a changing world
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Sharing practices & actions for making best use of organizational knowledge in libraries
Open Sessions: Using social media at work: How to share knowledge, improve collaboration and create a mutual savoir-faire?
Knowledge Management Cafe: Continuous Learning in Libraries and their Communities
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Knowledge Management and Innovation in 21st Century Library and Information Services in Africa
Open Sessions: Change and sustainability – Breaking paths for a world of balance
Knowledge Management Cafe: Preservation and Access Challenges (PACS) for Government and Parliamentary Information
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Knowledge Management as a vital tool for change management
Open Sessions: Knowledge in the Digital Age – Libraries and librarians are managing the digital transformation; Knowledge Management initiatives and development in Asia and Oceania (with Asia & Oceania Section)
Knowledge Management Cafe: Learning Challenges for Librarians and Library Managers
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: CANCELLED! Knowledge management – the Asian way?; CANCELLED! How do we fit in the global knowledge environment? Researching the Library’s Role (by the Library Theory and Research Section)
Open Sessions: Open Access (OA) in the context of full lifecycle of Knowledge Management
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Knowledge Management Theory in Action: how to plan, apply, and assess knowledge management in libraries; The Homeless and the Libraries – the Right to Information and Knowledge For All (by the Library Services to People with Special Needs Section); The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as facilitators of learning (by the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and the Information Literacy Section)
Open Sessions: Potential of Knowledge Management in Public Libraries
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Applied knowledge management: a panorama of success stories & case studies in libraries and lessons learned; Promoting global access to law: developing and open access index for official, authenticated legal information (by the Law Libraries Section)
Open Sessions: e-Legal Deposit: from legislation to implementation; from ingest to access
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Voice of Global Knowledge Management; Librarians in action: Information policy and human rights (by the Law Libraries Section); Global learning systems: how they foster learning and sharing of information (with the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning section and Information Technology Section); Libraries and the Semantic Web (with the Information Technology, Cataloguing, and Classification and Indexing Sections)
Open Sessions: The Voice of Global Knowledge Management; Global Learning Systems (with the Information Technology Section and the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section)
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Removing Barriers to Knowledge Sharing: How can social tools be used to facilitate knowledge management in order to improve user services?; Emerging trends in technology: libraries between Web 2.0, semantic web and search technology (by the Information Technology Section)
Open Sessions: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Advocacy; Social Computing Tools for Learning & Knowledge Sharing (with Information Technology Section and the Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section)
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Knowledge Management – Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Web 2.0 Environment
Open Sessions: Knowledge Management: Towards Understanding in the Multi-Cultural World
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Best practices / Lessons Learned
Open Sessions: Using knowledge management to facilitate information transfers in our multicultural world
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Open Sessions: Evidence-based knowledge management (with the Statistics and Evaluation Section); Institutional Repositories: policies, implementation issues, an overview of the technologies (with Information Technology Section, National Libraries Section, and Academic and Research Libraries Section)
Satellite Meetings/Conferences: Knowledge and Information for Parliaments – a premise for Democracy (by the Norwegian Parliament)
Open Sessions: Knowledge Management – the broader issues and opportunities
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Open Sessions: Knowledge Management Practices; Information Literacy for a knowledge society in Asia and Oceania (by the Asia and Oceania Section)
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Open Sessions: Presentation of a recent survey from Sweden (Knowledge Management Discussion Group)
Open Sessions: Introduction & Presentations (Knowledge Management Discussion Group)
Open Sessions: Start-up meeting (Knowledge Management Discussion Group); Knowledge Management for Not-For-Profit Organizations (by the Social Science Libraries Section, the Government Libraries Section and the Management and Marketing Section); How LIS Journals create knowledge (by the Library and Information Science Journals Section); What is Knowledge Management and why is it Important? (Guest Lecture by Laurence Prusak); Parameters of Knowledge Management within Library/Information Science Education (by the Education and Training Section); Education and Knowledge Organization (by the Classification and Indexing Section)
Open Sessions: Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence as a Tool for Special Librarians (Corporate and for Profit Libraries Discussion Group)