Plan for WLIC
The next IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) and 86th IFLA General Conference and Assembly will take place 15-21 August 2020 in Dublin, Ireland.
I would like to:
- Publish a Call for Papers
- Plan a Satellite Meeting.
- Plan an off-site WLIC Session
- See a full list of essential forms and guidelines,
Next Congress: WLIC 2021
The next IFLA World Library and Information Congress and 87th IFLA General Conference and Assembly will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Dates & deadlines for WLIC 2020 Dublin
|15 November||Officers||Programme Enquiry Form: deadline for submitting Programme Enquiry Form for Sections and Programme Enquiry Form for SIGs|
|15 November||Officers||Deadline for applications to hold a satellite meeting in Dublin 2020. See Planning a Satellite Meeting for all forms and guidelines.|
|07 January||Officers and ICs||On confirmation that your programme is accepted, publish your call for papers.|
|01 February||Poster applicants||Deadline for poster proposals: see call for posters when available.|
|date to be confirmed||Officers||Deadline for submitting full details of your session(s), both for on-site and off-site sessions.|
|15 May||Conference attendees||Deadline for early-bird registration: see registration page.|
|31 May||Authors||Recommended deadline for authors to submit Authors' Permission Form when available.|
|01 June||Officers||Deadline for programme changes for printed congress programme (changes to online programme can still be made). Send changes to firstname.lastname@example.org with the Session Number mentioned in the subject line.|
|01 June||Session coordinators||
Recommended deadline for submitting correctly formatted papers to Unit.
Session coordinators: after completed papers have been thoroughly verified that they meet the WLIC paper template requirements, send final versions to email@example.com.
|15 June||Officers||Deadline for submission of congress papers to ensure availability in the IFLA Library before Congress.|
|15 July||Officers and translators||Deadline for submission of translations of congress papers to ensure availability of papers to interpreter.|
|15 - 21 August||All||WLIC 2020, Dublin: see 2020 WLIC website.|
|15 November||Officers||Deadline for applications to hold a satellite meeting in 2021. See Planning a Satellite Meeting for all forms and guidelines.|
Further dates may be added to this list.
- Management of IFLA WLIC papers - instructions for session coordinators [PDF].
- Sample Author instruction email [DOC] for sending to authors of accepted conference papers
- Guidelines for authors (including document template and Author's Permission Form)
- Speaker Guidelines [PDF]
- Guidelines for Session Chairs and Coordinators
- Guidelines for Translators and Interpreters
- Simultaneous Interpretation Guidelines [PDF]
- 2020 WLIC logos
Programme Enquiry Form for Sections, 2020 and Section Guidelines for Planning
Programme Enquiry Form for SIGs, 2020 and SIG Guidelines for Planning
Deadline for submission: 15 November 2019.
Full Programme, 2020
Professional Resolution form 2020 [DOC].
Rules of Procedure: R9.14 Professional resolutions may be drafted in sessions and meetings held during the World Library and Information Congress. Such resolutions shall not be tabled in the General Assembly, but shall be submitted to the Professional Committee.
Deadline for submission: 18 August 2020.
Last update: 6 March 2020