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ALIA/LIANZA Joint 2018 Conference New! ALIA and Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) will hold their joint conference 30 July to 2 August 2018 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.
Open Repositories Conference New! The University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith University will host this international conference, 26-30 June 2017 at the Hilton Brisbane, Australia.
NLS8 The New Librarians’ Symposium 8 2017 will be held 23-25 June in Canberra at the National Library of Australia. The theme for 2017 is DIY Library Career.
ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference The conference is in Sydney, Australia, 13 to 17February 2017.
International Conference on Information Science and Security 2016 New! The conference takes place 19-22 December 2016 in Pattaya, Thailand.
ICDL 2016 The International Conference on Digital Libraries organized by TERI, The Energy and Resources Institute, takes place 14-16 December 2016 in New Delhi, India at the India Habitat Centre. Its theme is Smart Future: Knowledge Trends that will Change the World.
ICADL 2016 The 18th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries takes place 7-9 December 2016 at University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. It is a co-event with the Asia-Pacific Forum of Information Schools (AP-IS) 5-6 December 2016.
RAILS 2016 New! The Research Applications, Information and Library Studies conference is hosted by the School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, from 6-8 December 2016. The conference will be held on Victoria’s Pipitea Campus in central Wellington.
AusDM 2016 AusDM 2016 Data Mining & Analytics is held in conjunction with ASC 2016 and OZCots 2016, 5-9 December 2016, Canberra, Australia
2016 PRRLA Meeting The Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance meeting 2016 takes place at the University of Melbourne, Australia, 5–7 December 2016.
International Conference on Marching Beyond the Libraries: The Role of Social Media and Networking New! ICMBL 2016 will be held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India, 25 to 26 November 2016.
PLAI National Congress 2016 New! The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI), in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through the National Committee on Libraries and Information Services (NCLIS) and the National Library of the Philippines (NLP), will be conducting its Annual National Congress on November 22-25, 2016 in Davao City. Its theme is Library as a Place: Continual Learning in the New Information Landscape.
BSANZ 2016 New! The annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand will be held at the University of Waikato, Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, in Hamilton, New Zealand, from 21-22 November 2016.
CAUL Research Repositories Community Event 2016 New! The event happens at the University of Sydney, Australia, 21-22 November 2016.
PLANNER 2016 New! The 10th convention Promotion of Library Automation and Networking in North-Eastern Region (PLANNER) takes place 9-11 November 2016, at Shillong, Meghalaya, India. The theme is Disruptive Innovations for Libraries: Adopt, Adapt and Evolve.
A-LIEP 2016 The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice, takes place 3-4 November 2016 at Nanjing, China.
Liberact IV Liberact IV: Converge and Create takes place at Brisbane, Australia, 31 October to 1 November 2016.
31st National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists 17-21 October 2016, Parramatta, Australia.
ICOLIS2016 The 6th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society takes place 20-21 September 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference theme is Romanticizing the Library: Creating What Users Need and Want.
Smart Libraries for Tomorrow Conference New! The Smart Libraries for Tomorrow Conference to be held 20 September 2016 at the Matrix Auditorium@Biopolis, Singapore, has the theme Smart Libraries for Tomorrow: Disrupt and Innovate.
ALIA National 2016 Conference The conference is in Adelaide, South Australia, 29 August to 2 September 2016.
2016 ALLA National Conference The Australian Law Librarians’ Association 2016 conference happens at the State Library of Victoria, Australia, 24-26 August 2016.
IASL 2016 New! The Annual International Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship will be held in Tokyo, Japan, 22-26 August 2016. Its theme is A School Library Built for the Digital Age.
IBBY International Congress 2016 The 35th congress with the theme Literature in a multi-literate world takes place in New Zealand 18-21 August 2016. IBBY is the International Board on Books for Young People.
Creating and Managing Digital Libraries using EPrints New! The National Workshop on Creating and Managing Digital Libraries using EPrints is organized by INFLIBNET Centre, 10 to 12 August 2016 at Information and Library Network Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
ICKIM 2016 New! The International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management takes place in Beijing, China 22-24 July 2016.
3rd International Conference on Children’s Librarianship The 3rd International Conference on Children’s Librarianship with the theme Fostering Inclusive Children and Young Adult Services in Libraries takes place 18-20 July 2016, Almont Inland Resort Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, the Philippines.
LibDC Library Data Carpentry will be held on 12-14 July 2016 in the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
LIS2016 The International Conference on Library and Information Science meets in Kyoto, Japan, 12-14 July 2016.
CDPDL 2016 New! The 2016 International Conference on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Libraries, happens 10-15 July 2016, in Hangzhou, China.
SALIS 2016 New! The National Conference on Creativity, Innovation and Transformation in Libraries, 8-9 July 2016, is organized by the Department of Library, K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology, India, Jointly with the Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS).
Diverse Voices New! The 12th Australian Library History Forum takes place 7-8 July 2016 and is hosted by the State Library of Queensland, Australia.
SILF2016 The 8th Shanghai International Library Forum will be held on 6-8 July 2016 in Shanghai, China.
BAI 2016 International Conference on Business and Information, 3-5 July 2016, Nagoya, Japan.
31st Annual ANZTLA Conference New! of the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association takes place 29th June to 2nd July 2016, Canberra, Australia.
NACLIS 2016 The National Conference on Library and Information Studies (NACLIS) 2016 takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 23 June 2016. Its theme is Marching towards excellence: Contributions of LIS professionals in building a better society.
ISKCOM 2016 The International Symposium on Knowledge and Communication, takes place at Shirpur, India, 10-11 June 2016.
WAIM 2016 New! The 17th International Conference on Web-Age Information Management, 3 to 5 June 2016, takes place in Nanchang, China.
Academic Librarian 4 – Sustainable Academic Libraries: Now and Beyond The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Library and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Library will jointly host this two-day conference on 2-3 June 2016.
Asian Festival of Children’s Content The festival is at the National Library Building Singapore, 25–29 May 2016.
Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders The institute runs 23-27 May 2016 in Manly, NSW, Australia.
12th AUNILO Meeting The Universiti Brunei Darussalam Library will be hosting the 12th AUNILO Meeting from 23rd to 25th May 2016, which will be held at the Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Advancement (ILIA), UBD. The meeting is coordinated by the AUNILO Secretariat and the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat. Its theme is Enhancing Electronic Resources Capacity in Libraries: Addressing Trends, Issues and Challenges.
5th Library and Information Professionals Summit 2016 LIPS 2016: International Conference on from Ownership to Access: Leveraging the Digital Paradigm takes place 19-20 May 2016 in New Delhi, India. It is organized by Ambedkar University Delhi, Society for Library Professionals (SLP) and the Special Libraries Association (USA), Asian Chapter.
ABLD-EBSLG-APBSLG Joint Conference The 2016 Joint Conference of the Academic Business Library Directors (ABLD), the European Business School Librarians Group (EBSLG) and the Asia Pacific Business School Librarians Group (APBSLG) takes place at the Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Management University, 16-19 May 2016. The Way Forward: Smart, Savvy, Sustainable is its theme.
ICEAI 2016 The 5th International Congress on Engineering and Information will take place on 10-12 May 2016 in Osaka, Japan.
The 14th Annual Library Leadership Institute Library Leadership in a Disruptive World: Today & Tomorrow, the 14th in the leadership series, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-26 April 2016. It is organized by the University of Hong Kong Libraries in conjunction with the iGroup, Monash University Malaysia Library and Taylor’s University Library.
ASEAI The 4th Asia Symposium on Engineering and Information is in Jeju-do island, Korea, 19-21 April 2016.
ICEKMT 2016 The 5th International Conference on E-Learning and Knowledge Management Technology takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17-18 April 2016.
International Conference on Digital Governance: Innovation Information and Libraries The ASIALA2016 conference is organized by the Asian Library Association and the Indian Institute of Management, Indore, 14-16 April 2016 at IIM Indore, India.
LibrAsia2016 The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2016 takes place in Kobe, Japan 7 -10 April 2016.
NCRMLIS 2016 The National Conference on Research Methodology in Library and Information Science takes place at Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu, Karaikudi, India, 11-12 March 2016.
CDNLAO 2016 The 24th Conference of Directors of National Libraries of Asia and Oceania (CDNLAO) meets in Wellington, New Zealand 9-11 March 2016 and is hosted by the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mâtauranga o Aotearoa. The theme is Adding value through international cooperation.
International Conference on Big Data & Knowledge Discovery ICBK2016 is hosted by the Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC) and the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Bangalore, India, 9-11 March 2016.
Linked up, Loud and Literate ‘Libraries enabling digital citizenship’ The meeting is hosted by National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA), and the National Library of Australia, in Canberra, 9 March 2016.
National Conference of Public Librarians 2016 The National Conference of Public Librarians takes place 7-10 March 2016 in Manila, Philippines, with the theme Philippine Public Librarianship: Looking Forward and Beyond.
JTS2016 The Joint Technical Symposium, Sustainable Audio-visual Collections Through Collaboration, takes place in Singapore 7-9 March 2016.
IPLC 2016 The Indian Public Library Conference organized by the NASSCOM Foundation and DELNET takes place 7-8 March 2016 in New Delhi, India. Its theme is Inspiring and Repositioning Public Libraries – Technology, Content and Services.
LKSW 2016 The 2016 Librarians’ Knowledge Sharing Workshop will be held 4-5 March 2016 at Garden International School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Asian Open Access Meeting The National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Japan and COAR are co-organizing a meeting of the Asian OA Community in Tokyo, Japan on 4 March 2016 in conjunction with the Research Data Alliance meeting.
2016 Canberra Outreach Meeting ORCID at Scale is the theme of this meeting hosted by the Australian Access Foundation, Canberra, Australia, 15-16 February 2016.
National Conference on Library and Information Services For All: Reaching the Unreached in the Digital Era The conference takes place 11-12 February 2016 at Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysuru, India.
VALA2016 VALA’s 18th Biennial Conference and Exhibition will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Melbourne, Australia, from 9-11 February 2016.
International Conference on Re-Engineering of Library Resources and Services: Challenges and Opportunities The International Conference on Re-Engineering of Library Resources and Services: Challenges and Opportunities takes place at Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India, 5-6 February 2016.
BAI 2016-winter The 2016 International Conference on Business and Information, winter session convenes in Bali, Indonesia, 2-4 February 2016.
11th Australasian Rare Books Summer School The 11th Australasian Rare Books Summer School will be held from 31 January to 5 February, 2016 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
National Workshop on Next Generation Librarianship National Workshop on Next Generation Librarianship organised by ICSSR-NASSDOC and CRISP takes place 18 to 21 January 2016 at Bhopal, India.
IASLIC 2015 The IASLIC 30th All India Conference 2015 with the theme Library Legislation and Community Information Services takes place 28-31 December 2015 at Gujurat University, Ahmedabad, India.
ICADL2015 The 17th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries will be held in Seoul, Korea, 9-12 December 2015.
ICIS 2015 The 1st International Conference on Information Science hosted by The Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), takes place 7-8 December 2015 at Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Conference The meeting, 3-4 December 2015 in Melbourne, Australia, has the theme The Power of Worldwide Cooperation.
ETBL – 2015 The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in association with Indian School of Business are jointly organizing a three day Global Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Librarianship during 2-4 December 2015 at IIM, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Libraries Australia Forum This event takes place 1 December 2015 in Melbourne, Australia with the theme Unique to Ubiquitous.
2015 APLAP Meeting The Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific meet in Canberra, Australia, 30 November to 3 December 2015.
Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand The conference takes place in Melbourne, Australia, from 26-27 November 2015 with the theme Turning the Page: Bibliographical Innovation and the Legacy of Aldus Manutius.
11th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics, and Scientometrics (WIS) and the 16th COLLNET Meeting The 11th WIS and the 16th COLLNET happen in Delhi, India, 26-28 November 2015.
PLAI National Congress 2015: The Philippine Librarians Association Inc. (PLAI) in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through the National Committee on Libraries and Information Services (NCLIS) and the National Library of the Philippines (NLP), will be conducting its Annual National Congress on 25-27 November 2015 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. Its theme is “ASEAN 2015: Borderless Librarianship, Limitless Opportunities”.
IMCW2015 The 6th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World Information Management in the Big Data Era: For a Better World, takes place in Guangzhou, China, 25-27 November 2015.
IKC2015 The International Knowledge Conference 2015 meets in Sarawak, Malaysia, 15-18 November 2015.
ICIS 2015 The NILIS International Conference in Information Sciences takes place at the University Of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 12-14 November 2015. Also taking place at the conference is the National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) MPhil/PhD Colloquium 2015 on 12 November.
WCIS’15 The World Conference on Information Science 2015 takes place 12-13 November in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
CAUL Research Repositories Community Event 2015 The event is at the University of Melbourne, Australia, 12-13 November 2015.
ICIML 2015 The International Conference on Information Management and Libraries takes place in Lahore, Pakistan, 10-13 November 2015.
7th iGroup China Librarian Conference (IGCLC) “The Changing Academic Ecosystem: New opportunities for Universities, Their Libraries and Scholarly Publishing” takes place in Chengdu, China, 10-11 November 2015.
COPE Australian Seminar 2015 This Committee on Publication Ethics seminar themed, Publication Ethics in the Australian Context, is on 6 November 2015 at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
ICICKM 2015 The 12th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, 5-7 November 2015.
First National Conference on Digital Heritage The National Library of the Philippines in cooperation with the Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines will conduct its First National Conference on Digital Heritage with the theme: Preservation of and Access to, Documentary Heritage in the Digital Age on 4-6 November 2015, tentatively in Pasay City.
ETD 2015 The 18th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations takes place in New Delhi, India, 3-6 November.
17th Biennial Copyright Law and Practice Symposium 2015, 22-23 October 2015, Sydney, Building a Fairer Framework for the Future is organised by The Copyright Society of Australia and the Australian Copyright Council.
International Conference on Managing Academic Libraries – A Road-map to 2025 The conference at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, 22-23 October 2015.
ICDIM 2015 The Tenth International Conference on Digital Information Management meets in Jeju Island, South Korea, 21-23 October 2015.
A-LIEP 2015 The Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP) Conference will be held in the Philippines from 21-23 October 2015.
QPLA 2015 The Queensland Public Libraries Association conference, Partners in Time, takes place 19-21 October, Redcliffe, Australia
9th ALIA Top End Symposium The 9th ALIA Top End Symposium: Evolution, Excellence and Energy: the triple E approach to future proofing libraries, takes place in Darwin, Australia, 16-17 October 2015.
2nd International Conference on Children’s Librarianship With the theme Sustaining Children’s Services in the Region through Improved Coherence and Integration this conference
takes place in Palawan, the Philippines, 14-16 October 2015.
SALC 2015 The South Asian Libraries Conference takes place in Lahore, Pakistan, 12-13 October 2015.
6th KSCLA International Conference Paradigms of Digital Library, E-Resources, Open Access and Information and Media Literacy takes place 9-10 October 2015 at Hubballi, Karnataka, India and is sponsored by the Karnataka State College Librarians Association.
SLANZA 2015 This School Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa conference, 28-30 September, is at St. Andrew’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.
PNC 2015 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings The conference takes place 27-29 September 2015 at the University of Macau. The theme is Taking Data into the Public Domain.
11th Annual Meeting of Asia Pacific Business School Librarians’ Group The meeting, themed Future of Business Libraries: issues and challenges, takes place at Macquarie University Library, Sydney, NSW Australia, 23-25 September 2015.
ICLIS 2015 The International Conference on LIS (ICLIS) 2015, themed Challenges for Information Professionals and LIS services in the 21st century, takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 17-18 September 2015.
38th Annual ICOFOM Symposium The International Committee for Museology is holding its annual meeting in Tsukuba, Japan, 14-18 September 2015. The theme is Museology exploring the concept of MLA (Museums, Libraries and Archives).
Diamond Jubilee Conference on Librarians for the Cyber World This conference celebrating the diamond jubilee of the Librarians Association of Malaysia, takes place in Kuala Lumpur, 14-15 September 2015.
Unlocking the Future: Scholarly Communication & Publishing in a Global Research Environment The 24th National Scholarly Communications Forum will take place on 7 September 2015 at The Australian National University, Canberra.
Enabling Universal Access and Preservation of Knowledge through Libraries: copyright matters This regional seminar organized by EIFL with the Nepal Library and Information Consortium takes place in Kathmandu, Nepal, 3-4 September 2015.
ALIA National Library & Information Technicians’ Symposium The symposium takes place 2–4 September 2015 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
NCITE’15 This National Conference on Library Information Science & Information Technology for Education, is a web conference taking place in India, 27 August 2015, 10am to 4:30pm.
Reclaiming the Knowledge Commons Covering the Ethics of Academic Publishing and Futures of Research, this meeting at the State Library of New South Wales, Australia, is on 26 August 2015.
2015 National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists The conference, Archives on the Edge takes place in Hobart, Australia, 18-21 August 2015.
AusDM 2015 The 13th Australasian Data Mining Conference takes place at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 8-9 August 2015.
Workshop on Creative Librarian 2.0: Connect, Collaborate and Share Knowledge using Social Media Platform The workshop takes place at TERI, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 6-7 August 2015.
International Conference on Strengthening Cooperation Among National Libraries in South Asia The conference takes place 5–6 August 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2015 International Workshop for Professional Librarians The 2015 International Workshop for Professional Librarians: From ancient times to the present: Preservation of ancient Chinese books and development of contemporary Chinese digital resources, takes place in Taiwan, 4-9 August 2015.
Taking Libraries to 2025 – The Future of Libraries Summit Co-hosted by Te Rôpû Whakahau and LIANZA this summit takes place in Wellington, New Zealand, 31 July 2015.
ICIKM 2015 The 4th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management convenes in Shanghai, China, 29-30 July 2015.
Workshop on Bibliometric & Scientometric Analysis for Research Management The workshop is organized by the Department of Library & Information Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 27-29 July 2015.
NLS7 The 7th New Librarians’ Symposium, Trajectories takes place 24-26 July 2015 in Sydney, Australia.
RAILS 2015 RAILS 2015, Research Applications, Information and Library Studies takes place at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia from 22-24 July 2015.
MIS 32 32nd Medical Information Services, Learning from Each Other will be held in Sapporo, Japan, 18-19 July 2015.
30th Annual ANZTLA Conference The 30th annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association happens at Kings College, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, 15-18 July 2015.
SALIS 2015 The National Conference on Advancement in Library and Information Science & Technology takes place 10-11 July at the BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, India.
BAI2015 The International Conference on Business and Information takes place in Macau, 7-9 July 2015.
EBLIP8 The Eighth International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference convenes in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 6-8 July 2015.
DH2015 Digital Humanities is the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) and will next be held in Sydney, Australia, 29 June–3 July 2015.
Information Unbounded: The past, the present and the future of information sciences The conference is at the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Mysore, India, 18-20 June 2015.
The 23rd Conference of Directors of National Libraries of Asia and Oceania (CDNLAO) 2015 The 23rd CDNLAO meeting will be held on 10 June 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the theme National Libraries for Sustainable Advancement.
CONSAL XVI The National Library of Thailand and Thai Library Association will host the 16th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL XVI) Meeting and General Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 June 2015 with the theme “ASEAN Aspirations : Libraries for Sustainable Advancement.”
Sixth CALIS National Work Conference on University Libraries of Medicine This China Academic Library & Information System conference is in Harbin, China, 2-4 June 2015.
ICIME 2015 The 5th International Conference on IS Management and Evaluation, ICIME 2015, IS Management and IS Engineering in the Era of Big Data, happens at Xi’an University of Technology, Shaanxi, China 28-29 May 2015.
2015 Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders The dates are 25-29 May 2015 at Q Station, Sydney, Australia.
NCILKS 2015 Innovative Librarianship in the Knowledge Society: Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Research takes place 14-16 May 2015 at Coimbatore, India.
CALIS 13th Training Week for Database Utilization This China Academic Library & Information System (CALIS) training is in Shanghai, China, 12-15 May 2015.
THETA 2015The conference will be held 11-13 May 2015 on the Gold Coast, Australia.
ICEAI 2015 The 4th International Congress on Engineering and Information takes place 7-9 May 2015 in Tokyo, Japan.
write | edit | index The 2015 Australian Conference for Editors, Indexers and Publishing Professionals happens in Canberra, Australia, 6–9 May 2015. Hosted jointly by the Canberra Society of Editors and ACT Region Branch of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers (ANZSI) on behalf of the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) and ANZSI.
The Sixth Chinese Academy of Science E-resources Use-training Week The E-resources training takes place in Wuhan, China, 27-30 April 2015.
The 13th Annual Library Leadership Institute The 13th Annual Library Leadership Institute, Leading the Next Generation Research Library, takes place in Xiamen, China, 24-28 April 2015. It is organized by The University of Hong Kong Libraries in conjunction with Xiamen University Library.
JULAC Libraries Forum 2015 The forum, Collaborative Change: Better Together, is at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, 24 April 2015.
The 3rd Asia Symposium on Engineering and Information (ASEAI) The symposium takes place in Chengdu, China, 22-24 April 2015.
ICoASL 2015 SLA’s Asian Chapter presents the 4th International Conference of Asian Special Libraries, at the National Assembly Library, Seoul, Korea, 22-24 April, 2015.
19th SEAPAVAA Conference The South East Asia-Pacific Audio Visual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) hosts a two day symposium in Singapore, 22-23 April 2015.
2nd Tecnia SRFLISindia Summit 2015 This International Conference, Grey to Green, is in New Delhi, India, 11-12 April 2015.
60th ILA International Conference 2015 The 60th Indian Library Association International Conference on Embedded Librarianship and Technological Challenges of the Digital Age, takes place in Chandigarh, Panjab, India, 8-10 April 2015.
LIBRASIA2015 The Fifth Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2015 convenes in Osaka, Japan, 2-5 April 2015.
Information Tools for IP & Intelligence This showcase and conference happens in Singapore, 26-27 March 2015.
National Seminar on Next Generation Libraries : Issues and Challenges The seminar is hosted by Kumaun University, Nainital, India, 22 March 2015.
Reinventing University Publishing This international symposium takes place 17–19 March at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
NCOAL 2015 Persidangan Kebangsaan Perpustakaan Akademik 2015, the National Conference on Academic Library 2015, takes place in Kuantan, Malaysia, 17-18 March 2015.
National Conference on Information Literacy in Digital Age The Haryana Library Association’s 28th Conference on Information Literacy in Digital Age happens 14-15 March 2015 at Kurukshetra, Haryana, India.
CALIBER 2015 The 10th International Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions convenes in Shimla, India, 12–14 March 2015.
National Mission on Libraries: Disseminating Knowledge for the Developing Societies The Department of Library and Information Science, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India, is organizing this UGC-sponsored National Seminar, 12-13 March 2015.
National Conference of Philippine Public Librarians 2015 The National Library of the Philippines (NLP) and partners holds its national conference 11-13 March 2014 at Balacad, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.
IPLC 2015 The India Public Libraries Conference 2015 (IPLC): Envisioning the Future, takes place in New Delhi, India, 11-12 March 2015.
ICIM 2015 The 2015 International Conference on Information Management takes place in Guilin, China, 28 February to 2 March 2015.
UIUC GSLIS – HKU Data Curation Spring Institute The Institute is hosted by HKUST, 25-27 February 2015 in Hong Kong.
The 6th Annual National Records and Information Officers’ Forum 2015 The Forum is in Melbourne, Australia, 24-25 February 2015.
ALIA Information Online 2015 Conference. The ALIA Information Online 2015 Conference happens in, Sydney, Australia, 2-5 February.
International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Future of Libraries: Issues and Challenges The conference takes place at Gulbarga, Karnataka, India, 30-31 January 2015. See also here.
Information Literacy Seminar 2015 The seminar with the theme We are teaching but are they learning? is hosted by the Li Ka Shing Library of the Singapore Management University, Singapore, 29 January 2015.
Transforming Dimension of IPR: Challenges for the New Age Libraries This Library and Information Professional Summit (LIPS) -2015 organized by the Society for Library Professionals, the National Law University Delhi and others, takes place 23-24 January 2015 in New Delhi, India.
International Library Conference on “What’s Next in Libraries? Trends, Space and Partnerships” The conference is presented by NIT Silchar, India and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA. It takes place at NIT Silchar, Assam, India, 21-23 January 2015.
ETTLIS 2015 The 4th International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services takes place in Noida, India, 6-8 January.
NACLIN 2014 17th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking takes place 9-11 December in Pondicherry, India.
PRDLA 2014 Annual Meeting The Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance 2014 annual meeting will be held at the University of Macau, 2-4 December.
5th International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities 2014The conference dates are 1-2 December, Taipei, Taiwan.
Essential skills for new age Information Professionals Organised by the SAARC Documentation Center in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the National Library of Maldives, this meeting takes place 30 November to 4 December 2014 at the National Art Gallery, The Maldives.
AusDM 2014 The Twelfth Australasian Data Mining Conference, takes place 28-29 November in Brisbane, Australia.
ICLAM 2014 The International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums takes place in New Delhi, India, 27-29 November.
2014 PLAI National Congress and General Assembly The Philippine Librarians Association Inc., in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through the National Committee on Libraries and Information Services (NCLIS), will be conducting its Annual National Congress on 26-28 November in Manila, The Philippines.
Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand The annual conference will be held in Canberra, Australia, from 26-28 November 2014, on the theme of ‘Bibliographica’.
IASLIC 26th National Seminar 2014 This Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres seminar takes place 25-28 November at Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India.
Libraries for the People The 11th Library History Forum: Libraries for the People takes place 18-19 November in Sydney, Australia at the State Library of New South Wales.
BigData2014 The International Conference on Data Mining, Internet Computing, and Big Data is at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17-19 November.
National Workshop on Library Automation using Open Source ILMS KOHA 6-8 November 2014 at Central Library, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Bidholi Campus, Dehradun, India.
ICADL 2014 The 16th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries: The Emergence of Digital Libraries Research and Practices, happens in Chiang Mai, Thailand, 5-7 November.
Library Fair & Forum 5-7 November are the dates, Yokohama, Japan is the place.
ICOLIS 2014 The 5th International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4-5 November.
All Japan Library Conference The Japan Library Association conference takes place 31 October to 1 November at Meiji University (Surugadai campus).
ISMIR 2014 The 15th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, 27-31 October.
6th Rizal Library International Conference The Ateneo University Rizal Library International Conference: Leadership and Change, Setting Directions, Braving the Odds, meets 23-24 October 2014 at Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
PNC 2014 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings The annual conference is at the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 21-23 October.
10th CCDSCR The Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) will jointly organize the 10th Conference on Cooperative Development and Sharing of Chinese Resources cum 8th Council Meeting with the Hong Kong Library Association (HKLA) and the Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) in Hong Kong from 21–22 October 2014. The theme of the conference is Digital Legacy – The Past and the Future of the CCDSCR Projects.
ICSTI 2014 General Assembly and Conference The conference is in Tokyo, Japan, at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, 18-21 October.
IC.LISCOM-2014 The International Conference on Library Space and Content Management for Networked Society takes place in Bangalore, India, 18-20 October 2014.
Libraries for Tomorrow 2014 This Library Association of Singapore seminar takes place 14th October 2014 at Biopolis, Singapore.
OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Annual Meeting The regional council meeting is in Jeju, South Korea, 13-14 October.
LIANZA Conference 2014 Auckland is the place to be, 12-15 October, Skycity, New Zealand.
iPRES 2014 The 11th Annual iPRES Conference on Digital Preservation, 6-10 October takes place in Melbourne, Australia.
29th Annual National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists The conference will be held in conjunction with the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) in Christchurch, New Zealand from 29 September to 3 October.
ILS@TSS The International Library Symposium is at the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 28-30 September.
Seminar Kepustakawanan 2014 The seminar takes place 25-26 September in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
ALIA HLA/HLI Conference The joint collaboration between Health Libraries Inc. and Health Libraries Australia takes place 19 September at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
ALIA National Conference 2014 The conference takes place in Melbourne, Australia, 15-19 September.
ICI 2014 The International Conference on Information: Exploring the Future takes place in Johor, Malaysia, 10-11 September.
National Conference on Recent Trends in Library and Information Science The conference takes place 22-23 August 2014 in Sangli, Maharashtra, India.
CAUL Leadership Institute 2014 Canberra, Australia, 14-15 August 2014.
ICBIC 2014 The International Conference on Business, Information, and Cultural Creative Industry takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, 6-8 August.
PLAI-STRLC National Conference on the Next Generation Library Managers The conference takes place 30-31 July at Camp Allen, Sta. Cruz, Laguna, The Philippines.
Legal Information & Records Management Evolution Forum 2014 29-30 July are the dates for this meeting in Sydney, Australia.
ICIKM 2014 The 3rd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management 2014 takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, 17-18 July.
SILF 2014 The 7th Shanghai International Library Forum, Libraries in the Transition Era: New Space, New Services, New Experience, is in Shanghai, China, 9-11 July.
Unmeash3 Unconference The library unconference is being hosted on 5 July by ALIA Sydney, ALIA New Grads NSW and ALIA NSW LT Group Australia and is open to anyone working in libraries or who is a student in a library course.
CDPDL 2014 The International Conference on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Libraries is in Jinan, Shandong Province, China, 3-7 July.
BAI2014 The 2014 International Conference on Business and Information takes place in Osaka, Japan, 3-5 July.
29th Annual ANZTLA Conference The annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association takes place at University College, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 2-5 July.
11th China Academic Libraries Forum and Advanced Digital Library Seminar The forum and seminar take place in Qingdao, China, 24-27 June.
International Symposium on Library Services for Children and Young Adults The symposium takes place 19-20 June in South Korea.
SLLA 54th Annual General Meeting The 54th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Library Association will be held on 20th June in Colombo.
NACLIS 2014 The National Conference on Library & Information Sciences, organized by the Sri Lanka Library Association takes place on 19 June 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
National Conference on Emerging Trends, Advancements and Challenges of Academic and Public Libraries The conference is at SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai, India, 13-14 June.
IRSL 2014 The International Virtual Conference on Information Retrieval on Scientific Literature: Emerging Frontiers and Challenges, happens 10-11 June and is managed by the Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana, India.
2nd International Conference on Leadership & Innovative Management in Academic Libraries in the Age of New Technology The conference takes place at Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 3-6 June.
International Symposium on Medical Libraries Change and Innovation The symposium takes place in Kunming, China, 3-5 June.
OASPA Asia conference The first Asian Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing takes place in Bangkok, Thailand 2-3 June.
Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders The institute takes place 26-30 May at Q Station, Manly, NSW, Australia.
ICEAI 2014 The 2nd International Congress on Engineering and Information will be held 22-24 May in Beijing, China.
ANZAAB conference Booksellers and Librarians in a Changing World, a joint conference of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers Limited and the National Library of Australia takes place 19-20 May at the National Library of Australia, Canberra.
The 12th Annual Library Leadership Institute Library Leadership in the Asia Pacific Century organised by The University of Hong Kong Libraries in conjunction with Fudan University Library, takes place in Shanghai, China, 16-20 May.
12th eResource Training Conference of The China Academic Library & Information System This CALIS sponsored conference is in Harbin, China, 13-14 May.
MetLib 2014 The MetLib Conference, Intrepid Journeys: Libraries at the Edge of Discovery, happens in Auckland, New Zealand, 11-16 May.
5th eResource Utilization and Protection Seminar of the Chinese Academy of Sciences The seminar takes place in Chengdu, China, 22-25 April.
ASEAI The 2014 Asia Symposium on Engineering and Information will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 April.
International Digital Library Conference The conference, 8-10 April, is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
CEAL 2014 The Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) holds its two day annual meeting on 26-27 March in Philadelphia, USA.
1st International Conference of Public Librarians The 1st International Conference of Public Librarians convenes 19-21 March in Cebu, the Philippines.
ICDIPC2014 The fourth International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications takes place at the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovations, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-20 March.
26th MAHLAP Congress and Seminar-Workshop The Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines 26th congress takes place at Clark Pampanga, 12-14 March.
IFLA BSLA Asia and Oceania Convening The National Library of Indonesia will host the Asia and Oceania convening of IFLA’s Building Strong Library Associations from 4-7 March 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
22nd meeting of the Conference of the Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania The annual CDNLAO meeting will be held in Canberra, Australia, 27 February.
WCOMLIS 2014 7th international WCOMLIS conference, WCOMLIS 2014: World Congress of Muslim Librarians and Information Scientists 2014, takes place 25-26 February at UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
The 5th Annual National Records and Information Officers’ Forum 2014 The forum is in Melbourne, Australia, 19-20 February.
IATUL Leadership Academy The Academy is in Bangkok, Thailand, 10–11 February.
APA/C-DAC International Conference on Digital Preservation and Development of Trusted Digital Repositories The conference is in New Delhi, India, 5-6 February.
VALA2014 The 17th Biennial Conference & Exhibition, VALA – Libraries, Technology and the Future Inc. is in Melbourne, Australia, 3-6 February.
RLEA-2013 The National Conference on Redefining Libraries in Electronic Age has been rescheduled to 20-21 December in Belgaum, Karnataka, India.
Emerging Technologies and Innovations in Library Practices , the 16th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking, NACLIN 2013, takes place 10-12 December 2013 at The Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, Rajasthan. It Is organised by DELNET-Developing Library Network and MNIT Jaipur, India.
ICADL 2013 The International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries takes place 9-11 December in Bangalore, India.
2013 GIAMS The second Global Information and Management Symposium takes place in Taipei, Taiwan, 5-7 December.
ICDL 2013 The International Conference on Digital Libraries, 27-29 November, takes place in New Delhi, India.
PLAI National Congress 2013 The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc.
national congress, 20-22 November is at Iloilo City, Philippines.
24th Australasian Innovative Users Group Conference. The conference, 20-22 November is hosted by the University of Newcastle Library at Noah’s on the Beach, Australia.
Annual Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand The conference will be held at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 20–22 November.
ICBI 2013 The International Conference on Business and Information 2013 is in Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 14-15 November.
IS&IM 2013 The 2013 International Symposium on Information Science and Information Management is in Bangkok, Thailand, 6-8 November.
15th Library Fair and Forum 29-31 October at Yokohama, Japan.
LIANZA Conference 2013 20-23 October are the dates for the Library
and Information Association of New Zealand (LIANZA) Annual Conference held at
13th IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference 2013 The conference, 16-18 October, is in Beijing, China.
2013 Australian Society of Archivists National Conference: The conference is in Canberra, Australia, 16-17 October.
International Workshop for Professional Librarians The workshop, Preservation and Innovation of Special Collections and Archives, 14-19 October, conducted by the National Central Library, takes place in Taiwan.
2nd National Conference of Children’s Librarians Children’s Libraries Without Borders happens 10-11 October at the National Library of the Philippines, Ermita Manila.
OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council 5th Membership Conference The meeting is in Pathum Thani, Thailand, 7-8 October.
PRDLA 2013 The annual meeting of the Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance will be held at the University of British Columbia Library in Vancouver, Canada, from 2-4 October.
ISS 2013 The International Conference on Information and Social Science is being held in Nagoya, Japan, 24-26 September 2013.
ETD 2013: Asian Values, Western Thought, World Treasure! The 16th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, is in Hong Kong, 23-26 September.
International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Trend ICICTT 2013 takes place in Karachi, Pakistan, 2-5 September. See also here.
August to February 2013
ICEAI 2013 The 2013 International Congress on Engineering and Information takes place in Macau, China, 28-30 August.
National Conference of Philippine Public Librarians 2013 Its theme is The Role of Public Libraries in the Preservation of Cultural Heritage. The conference takes place 28-30 August in Bacolod City, The Philippines.
Open Access – Scholarly Communication Reincarnated: A futuristic approach The Indian Library Association in association with the Dept. of Library and Information Science, Bangalore University is organizing the conference, 19-20 August at Bangalore University, Bangalore, India. See also here.
IFLA WLIC 2013: World Library and Information Congress : 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly takes place in Singapore, 17-23 August.
15th Fiesole Retreat The August 12-14 retreat in Singapore, “Opportunities for New Scholarship: Working Collaboratively” is hosted by World Scientific Publishing Co., Casalini Libri and National Library Board of Singapore.
ASEAI The Asia Symposium on Engineering and Information Conference takes place 27-29 July in Bangkok, Thailand.
ICIKM 2013 The 2nd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management takes place in Chengdu, China, 20-21 July.
CDPDL 2013 The International Conference on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Libraries takes place at Dunhuang, Gansu, China, 11-14 July.
A-LIEP 2013 The 5th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library & Information Education & Practice is at Khon Kaen, Thailand, 10-12 July.
BAI2013:The 2013 International Conference on Business and Information is being held in Bali, Indonesia, 7-9 July.
NACLIS 2013 The National Conference on Library & Information Sciences, 10th Anniversary Conference, is on 27 June 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Academic Librarian 3: The Yin-Yang of Future Consortial Collaboration and Competition: This CUHK Library/JULAC Conference on the 50th anniversary of CUHK is at CUHK, Hong Kong, 30-31 May. See also here.
AFCC The Asian Festival of Children’s Content is in Singapore, 25-30 May.
ASL 2013: 10-12 April are the dates for the 3rd International Conference of Asian Special Libraries. Organised by Special Libraries Association, Asian Chapter (SLA) in association with Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP). It takes place in Manila, the Philippines.
2013 ANZSI Conference: The Australian and New Zealand Society of Indexers conference, is 13-15 March in Wellington, New Zealand.
ICAL 2012: The 2nd International Conference on Academic Libraries, Academic Library Services through Cloud Computing: Moving Libraries to the Web, takes place in New Delhi, India, 12-15 February. See also here.