This two day summit focuses on the exploration of building the change agenda at the global, national, institutional and personal level. It brings together leading thinkers, information professionals, and experienced practitioners from different segments of the library and information services community who represent efforts to address new directions needed as a result of societal trends reflecting both regional and library sector perspectives. Engage with public, academic, and institutional librarians as well as library educators, creative and critical makers, futurists, and others in conversation about the change agenda for the information profession.
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession.
Founded in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 30 September 1927 at an international conference, we celebrated our 75th birthday at our conference in Glasgow, Scotland in 2002. We now have 1500 Members in approximately 150 countries around the world. IFLA was registered in the Netherlands in 1971. The Royal Library, the national library of the Netherlands, in The Hague, generously provides the facilities for our headquarters.
IFLA President's Meeting 2016
IFLA President Donna Scheeder invites you to the IFLA President's Meeting 2016, her first president’s meeting. The meeting will be held in Toronto on April 6-9, 2016,
The theme of the program is “A Call to Action: Building the Change Agenda for the Information Profession.” The call to action is a response to the societal trends discussed in the IFLA Trend report and our need to change and transform in an every quickly changing world. Keynotes talks, presentations and discussion will focus on the four central themes of the change agenda: