Monday, December 20, 2010

Continuing Professional Development

Call for Papers
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a strategy to build strong libraries and Library Associations
 The Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL), Management of Library Associations (MLAS) Information Technology (IT) and Knowledge Management (KM) are in the process of planning for the Puerto Rico conference to be held in San Juan from August 13-18, 2011.
Within the context of supporting IFLA’S strategic agenda the session will examine the role that CPD plays in the development of strong leaders within libraries and Library Associations and how technology and knowledge management strengthen this strategy.

Please e-mail proposals by January 11, 2011 to Sylvia Piggott at

Proposals should include:

a) Title of proposed presentation
b) Outline of the proposed presentation (no more than 300 words)
c) Name(s) of presenter(s)
d) Position or title of presenter(s)
e) Presenter(s) employer or affiliated institution
f) E-mail address
g) Telephone/fax numbers
h) Short biographical statement

All proposers will be advised at the end of March 2011 of the outcome of the review and selection of proposals.
The presenters selected for the program at the San Juan conference will be asked to submit a formal paper (for inclusion on the IFLA conference website and the Sections’ websites) no later than May 1, 2011. Papers can be submitted in one of the official IFLA working languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish.

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