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LIANZA Conference 2019 New! The conference takes place in Auckland, New Zealand, 20-23 October 2019.
APLAP 2018 The Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific’s 12th conference will be hosted by the National Diet Library in Tokyo, Japan, from 31 October to 2 November 2018.
SILF2018 New! The 9th Shanghai International Library Forum will be held 17-19 October 2018 at the Shanghai Library, China.
Asian Festival of Children’s Content The Asian Festival of Children’s Content with a focus on Singapore, takes place 5-9 September 2018 in Singapore.
IFLA WLIC 2018 The World Library and Information Congress 2018 will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-30 August 2018. 2018年国际图联世界图书馆与信息大会：马来西亚吉隆坡
Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 This joint conference of ALIA, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA), and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) takes place 30 July to 2 August 2018 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia. Alongside this event, ALIA will be hosting a Sustainable Development Goals Summit for the library and information sector.
Share it – Resource Sharing Futures Conference 2018 New! Organized by ALIA, the conference happens in Canberra, Australia, 10-11 May 2018.
CONSAL XVII New! The Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians takes place 2-5 May 2018 in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Its theme is Next Generation Libraries: Collaborate and Connect.
2018 ALLA Conference The Australian Law Librarians Association (Western Australia Division) conference, Global Impact, Local Footprint, takes place 2-4 May 2018, in Darwin, Australia.
ICEAI 2018 The 8th International Congress on Engineering and Information meets in Sapporo, Japan, 1-3 May 2018.
LibrAsia 2018 The Asian Conference on Literature 2018 themed Re-centering, will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2018 (ACAH2018) which meets in Kobe, Japan, 30 March to 1 April 2018.
ISMTE 2018 The Asian-Pacific Conference of the International Society of Managing & Technical Editors takes place 27-28 March 2018 in Singapore.
MAHLAP 2018 The Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines will hold its 30th Congress in Bohol, 6-9 March 2018.
ETTLIS 2018 The 5th International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services (ETTLIS) takes place 21-23 February 2018 at Bennett University, Greater Noida, India.
VALA2018 VALA2018 will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia, from 13-15 February 2018.
3rd NACMAL 2018 New! 3rd National Conference on Management of Modern Libraries on the theme Transformation of Libraries for Tomorrow, takes place in Manipal, India, 9-10 February 2018.
ICRL 2018 New! International Conference on Reshaping Libraries: Emerging Global Technologies and Trends, takes place 1-3 February 2018, in Jaipur, India. The conference is organized by DELNET and Ambedkar University, Delhi.
HIKM The 11th Australasian Conference on Health Informatics and Knowledge Management held in conjunction with the Australasian Computer Science Week (ACSW) takes place 29 January to 2 February 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.
AROSIM 2018 New! Workshop on Altmetrics for Research Outputs Measurement and Scholarly Information Management: The best of both worlds: cross-metric exploration and validation of Altmetrics and Bibliometrics, takes place 26 January 2018 in Singapore.
DHDS 2018 New! The International Seminar on Digital Humanities and Digital Societies in the Contemporary World takes place 18-19 January 2018 at the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.
International Workshop on Information Management Tools for Academic and Research Libraries The workshop takes place at AISSMS, Pune, India, 18-22 December 2017.
FIRE 2017 The Ninth meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation, takes place 8-10 December 2017 in Bangalore, India.
Data Science Winter Institute New! From 7-8 December 2017, the iSchool Asia-Pacific Chapter & the University of Hong Kong will be organizing a Data Science Winter Institute at the University of Hong Kong.
JULAC 50th Anniversary Conference Themed Library Collaboration at Dizzying Heights: Innovation and Impact, the conference takes place 5-6 December 2017 at the University of Hong Kong.
APRC17 The OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Meeting will convene in Tokyo, Japan, 29-30 November 2017.
RAILS 2017 The Research Applications, Information and Library Studies conference is hosted by the School of IT and Mathematical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 28-30 November 2017.
NACLIN 2017 20th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking, A Digital Universe of Infinite Possibilities for Libraries, takes place 28-30 November 2017 at the India International Centre, New Delhi, India.
ICSDLP 2017 The 63rd Annual Conference of Indian Library Association-2017 on Sustainable Development of Library and Information Science Profession takes place at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India, 23-25 November 2017.
Connecting the Colonies: Empires and Networks in the History of the Book This Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ) conference is in Hobart, Tasmania, 22-24 November 2017.
PLAI Congress 2017 The Philippines Librarians Association, Inc., holds its Congress in Bacolod City, 21-24 November 2017.
National Digital Forum The Forum happens 21-22 November 2017, Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand.
ETBL 2017 New! 3rd Global Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Librarianship takes place 21-22 November 2017 at IIM Ahmedabad, India.
RLIC 2017 The 7th Rizal Library International Conference takes place on 16-18 November 2017, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines. The conference theme is CLICK!: Connecting Libraries, Information and Community Knowledge.
ICBI 2017 New! The 8th International Conference on Business and Information 2017 takes place in Wattala, Sri Lanka, 17 November 2017, with the theme Exploring Disruptive Opportunities for Exponential Business Growth.
6th National Conference of Institute of Scientometrics The dates are 16-17 November in Bangalore, India.
9th Asia Library and Information Research Group (ALIRG) Workshop The ALIRG Workshop takes place 16-17 November 2017 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
International Conference on Future of Libraries: From Promises to Practice The conference takes place at the Indian Statistical Institute, Mysore, India, 15-17 November 2017.
A-LIEP 2017 The 8th A-LIEP Conference, International Forum on Data, Information and Knowledge for Digital Lives, takes place 13-15 November 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand and runs parallel to ICADL 2017.
ICADL 2017 The 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries is in Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 November 2017 and runs parallel to A-LIEP 2017.
ICDAR 2017 The 14th IAPR International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition takes place 10-15 November 2017 in Kyoto, Japan.
National Conference on Digital Libraries, Library Automation and Open CourseWare: Issues and Best Practices New! The conference takes place at the University of Mysore, India, 10-11 November 2017.
CIKM 2017 New! The International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Smart Cities, Smart Nations, takes place in Singapore 6-10 November 2017.
IGCLC New! The 8th iGroup China Librarian Conference, Transforming Library Services-Driven by Demand and Technology, takes place 7-9 November 2017 in Xi’an, China.
PNC 2017 PNC 2017 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings will be held at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan, 7-9 November 2017. The theme of the conference is Data Informed Society.
IASLIC 2017 IASLIC 31 All India Conference 2017 of the Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres, takes place 7-9 November 2017 at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. Its theme is Public Libraries in India in 21st Century.
Library Fair & Forum The 19th Fair takes place 7-9 November 2017 in Yokohama, Japan.
ICAL 2017 The 2nd International Conference of Asian Libraries, Expanding Digital Footprints: Role of Libraries & Information Centres takes place 26-28 October 2017 in New Delhi, India, at Jamia Millia Islamia.
ISMIR 2017 18th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference will be held 23-28 October 2017 in Suzhou, China.
SSR@125 International Conference on Knowledge Organization, Library and Information Management will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, 23-25 October 2017.
Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities This conference organised by the LH Martin Institute takes place 19-20 October 2017 in Sydney, Australia.
Digital Records and Information Management 18-19 October 2017 are the dates in Canberra, Australia. The theme is Overcoming the challenges of digital RIM.
PRRLA 2017 Meeting The 2017 annual meeting of the Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance will be held at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, 17-20 October 2017.
IFLA International Leadership Skills Training Workshop The Workshop for Indian school librarians will be held during 4-7 October 2017 at the G. D. Goenka University Campus, Sohna-Gurgaon Road, Haryana, India.
IPLC 2017 The India Public Libraries Conference will be held in New Delhi, India, 3-5 October 2017 with the theme Transforming Public Libraries: Strategies to reach the unreached.
3rd Regional Workshop on School Libraries in South East Asia: A Way Forward The workshop is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2-3 October 2017.
National Library and Information Technicians Symposium 2017 The Symposium dates are 27-29 September 2017, at the Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, Australia.
iPRES 2017 The International Conference on Digital Preservation, is in Kyoto, Japan, 25-29 September 2017.
ASA 2017 Diverse Worlds, the 2017 National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists will be held alongside the 2017 Information Technologies Indigenous Communities Symposium at the University of Melbourne, Australia, 25-28 September.
SkillsVision Forum for Librarians The Forum takes place 25-27 September 2017 at The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3010 Australia.
MANLIBNET 2017 The International Conference on Innovation in Library Technology, Services and Resources – Current Trends in Libraries Globally, takes place 15-16 September 2017 and is organized jointly by Jaipuria Institute Of Management, Noida, and Management Libraries Network, India.
ICDIM 2017 The Twelfth International Conference on Digital Information Management will be held 12-14 September 2017 at Fukuoka, Japan.
NZLLA 2017 The New Zealand Law Librarians’ Conference, Embracing the future – diversity and innovation, takes place 7-8 September 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand.
LIS2017 The International Conference on Library and Information Science happens 23-25 August in Sapporo, Japan.
AUSDM 2017 The 15th Australasian Data Mining Conference co-located with IJCAI, AAI, KSEM and IFIP, takes place in Melbourne, Australia, 19-20 August 2017.
ICLBB 2017 The International Conference on Libraries Beyond Borders: Innovative Trends, Issues and Challenges in Knowledge Dissemination takes place 18-19 August 2017 at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
National Conference on Relevance of Ranganathan Philosophy in Digital India Department of Library and Information Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University, Lucknow, India & the Society for Promotion of Library, Uttar Pradesh (SPLUP) is organizing the National Conference on Relevance of Ranganathan Philosophy in Digital India 12-13 August 2017.
BIRNDL The 2nd Joint Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced IR and NLP for Digital Libraries takes place 11 August 2017, Tokyo, Japan at the 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval.
13th AUNILO Meeting ASEAN University Network Inter-Library Online 13th meeting will be held 7–9 August 2017 at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand with the theme ASEAN Digital Economy: Challenges and Opportunities for Academic Libraries.
CALIBER 2017 11th International CALIBER 2017 organised by the INFLIBNET Centre in collaboration with Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, takes place 2-4 August, 2017. Its theme is Re-Envisioning Role of Libraries: Transforming Scholarly Communication.
ITCON 2017 The Third International Conference on Information Technology Converge Services (ITCON 2017) happens 29-30 July 2017 in Chennai, India.
4th International Conference of Children’s and Young Adult Librarianship The conference takes place 19-21 July 2017 in Naga City, the Philippines.
SLANZA 2017 The School Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa meeting, Igniting and inspiring Libraries, takes place 16-19 July 2017 at King’s College Auckland.
EFEO Workshop on Academic Materials Pertaining to Southeast Asia This École française d’Extrême-Orient workshop takes place on 19 July 2017, just after the International Conference on Thai Studies (16-18 July) and before ICAS 10 (20-23 July) at the EFEO centre in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
32nd Annual ANZTLA Conference The Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association is in Perth, Australia, 10-13 July 2017.
ICTL17 1st International Conference on Transforming Library 2017 takes place 8-10 July 2017 at The Central Institute of Technology, Kokrajhar, Assam, India.
SALIS 2017 The National Conference on Role of Libraries in Making Digital India takes place 7-8 July 2017 at the Central Library, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
NSTL-2017 National Seminar Transforming Libraries in Digital India Perspectives takes place 5-6 July 2017 at Manipal University, Canchipur, Imphal 795003, India.
NACLIS 2017 The National Conference on Library and Information Science (NACLIS 2017): Social Impact of Librarianship: Scholarship Towards Sustainable Development Goals, takes place 29 June 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
OR2017 The 12th International Conference on Open Repositories will be held on 26-30 June 2017 in 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.
VALA 2017 The VALA Annual Conference 2017 takes place on 23 June 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
ASEAI 2017 The 5th Asia Symposium on Engineering and Information is in Hanoi, Vietnam, 20-22 June 2017.
Australian Library Design Awards Conference 2017 The awards will be announced at the conference in Melbourne, Australia, 19 June 2017.
ICIKM 2017 The 6th International Conference on Innovation, Knowledge, and Management will be held in Phuket, Thailand, 17-19 June 2017.
OSSLM 2017 The International Workshop on Open Source Software for Library Management takes place at the Central Library, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 12-17 June 2017.
Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders The dates are 22-26 May 2017 in Manly, NSW, Australia.
Asian Festival of Children’s Content The meeting, with a focus on Indonesia, takes place 17-21 May 2017 in Singapore.
CDNLAO 2017 The 25th Conference of Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania takes place 16-19 May 2017, hosted by the by National Library of China, Beijing.
EIFL-Mahidol Libraries Workshop on “Research Evaluation and Data Science Libraries” The workshop takes place at Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand, 16-17 May 2017.
LAS Annual General Meeting 2017 The Library Association of Singapore AGM is 13 May 2017 at the Rendezvous Hotel.
The 15th Annual Library Leadership Institute Libraries at the Crossroads: Challenges for Leadership takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, 12-16 May 2017. It is organized by The University of Hong Kong Libraries, in conjunction with iGroup.
ICoASL 2017 The 5th International Conference of Asian Special Libraries with the theme Curation and Management of Cultural Heritage through Libraries: Challenges and Opportunities for the Digital Society, takes place 10-12 May 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
ICEAI 2017 The 7th International Congress on Engineering and Information is held in Kyoto, Japan, 9-11 May 2017.
THETA 2017 The THETA Conference, Connecting Minds. Creating the Future. takes place 7-10 May 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. THETA is The Higher Education Technology Agenda.
PROFUSE 2017 The National Conference on Professionalism in Library and Information Services for User Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges, takes place 27-28 April 2017 at Mangalore University, India.
APLAP 2017 The National Assembly Library of the Republic of Korea will be hosting in Seoul the next Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific event, 26-28 April 2017.
Copyright challenges and solutions for Chinese universities The seminar takes place 13 April in Beijing, China.
LIPS2017 The 6th International Library and Information Professionals Summit, Dynamics of Library for Excellence in Electronic Revolution, takes place 6-8 April 2017 at IISER, Mohali, Punjab, India. It is jointly organized by IISER, Mohali & Society for Library Professionals (SLP) in association with Special Libraries Association (USA), Asian Chapter.
LibrAsia2017 The Asian Conference on Literature 2017 themed History, Story, Narrative, is in Kobe, Japan, 30 March to 2 April 2017.
ISMTE Asian-Pacific Conference 2017 This conference of the International Society of Managing & Technical Editors takes place 27-28 March 2017, Beijing, China.
WRITEconference 2017 WRITEconference is hosted by Turnitin in partnership with the iGroup Ltd and in collaboration with the Asian Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity. It takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, 26-28 March 2017.
COPE China Seminar 2017 The seminar has the theme The Pillars of Publication Ethics. It takes place in Beijing, China, 26 March 2017.
iConference 2017 iConference takes place 22-25 March 2017 in Wuhan, China. Its theme is Effect • Expand • Evolve: Global collaboration across the Information Community.
National Conference of Librarians The National Library of the Philippines (NLP) in partnership with the Davao City Library and Information Center will hold the National Conference of Librarians, the Philippines, 14-17 March 2017, with the theme Emerging Libraries: Connect, Collaborate and Build Strong Communities.
29th MAHLAP Congress The Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP) will hold its 29th National Congress and Seminar-Workshop on the theme The Challenge of Change: Expanding the Role and Reach of Libraries on 8-10 March 2017 in Baguio City, the Philippines.
CLSTL 2017 The International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries takes place at IIT Gandhinagar, India, 2-4 March 2017.
International Conference on Library and Information Services in Knowledge Society International Conference on Library and Information Services in Knowledge Society: Innovative, Value Added Services and Best Practices takes place 1-3 March 2017 at Mizoram University, Aizawl, India.
ICKRELT 2017 The International Conference on Knowledge Resource and Library Technologies takes place at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, 24-25 February 2017.
Australian Digital Alliance Forum 2017 Organised by the Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) with the theme Fair Use, Flexibility and Exceptions for Creativity this one day meeting about copyright is 24 February 2017 in Canberra, Australia.
LIFE 2017 This National Conference on Library Innovations for Excellence takes place 16-17 February 2017 at the Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Pune, India.
ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference The conference is in Sydney, Australia, 13 to 17February 2017.
62 ILA Conference 2017 The 62nd Indian Library Association Conference will be hosted by The Department of Library and Information Science, Karnataka State Women’s University, Vijayapura 9-11 February 2017. Its theme is Gearing up for the future: Library initiatives for digital India.
BICODIC 2017 Borneo International Conference on Digital Content organized by the Malaysia Technical Scientist Association, takes place 7-9 February 2017, in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
KGDAN – 2017 The International Conference on Knowledge Generation, Discovery and Networking takes place 3–4 February, 2017. It is organized by Department of Library and Information Science Aligarh Muslim University, India.
BAI-Winter 2017 The International Conference on Business and Information Winter Session takes place 24-26 January 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.
ETTLISAL 2017 The National Seminar on Emerging Trends and Techniques in Library and Information Services in Academic Libraries happens in Jaipur, India 24-25 January 2017 and is sponsored by the UGC.
Workshop on Preventive Conservation of Manuscripts at Tripura University, Agartala The five day workshop organized by the Manuscript Resource Centre and Manuscript Conservation Centre, Tripura University in collaboration with National Mission for Manuscripts, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, takes place 16-20 January 2017.
ICCLIST 2017 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Innovations in Conjugative Management, Library Information Science, Social Science and Technology for Virtual World, takes place 15 January 2017, Delhi, India.
Lives of Data Workshop The workshop happens 6-7 January 2017 at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, India.
International Conference on Information Science and Security 2016 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.
FIRE 2016 The 8th meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2016, takes place 8-10 December 2016 at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India.
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 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.
OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Meeting 2016 The meeting takes place 1-2 December 2016 in Hong Kong with the theme Tracking Digital Footprints: Recognizing and Predicting User Behavior.
International Conference on Marching Beyond the Libraries: The Role of Social Media and Networking ICMBL 2016 will be held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India, 25 to 26 November 2016.
PLAI National Congress 2016 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.
Building Digital India: Enhancing Capacities Through Libraries and Information The conference, organized by Shaheed Bhagat Singh College Library, University of Delhi, in association with the Asian Library Association takes place 22-23 November 2016 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget The workshop takes place 21-22 November 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is organized by the National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) – University of Colombo, in collaboration with Goethe-Institut – Colombo.
BSANZ 2016 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 The event happens at the University of Sydney, Australia, 21-22 November 2016.
Trends in Open Science and the Role of Libraries The symposium takes place at the NDL, Tokyo, Japan, 15 November 2016.
2016 Libraries Australia Forum The forum takes place 11 November 2016 at the National Library of Australia in Canberra.
PLANNER 2016 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.
Library Fair & Forum 2016 The 18th library fair and forum takes place 8-10 November in Yokohama, Japan.
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.
NACLIN 2016 The 19th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking is organised by DELNET in collaboration with Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India, from 26-28 October 2016 at Tezpur. Its theme is Smart Libraries and Inspired Librarians: Managing New Technologies, Digital Content and Services.
2016 ALIA Queensland Mini Conference The conference with the theme Library Hacks takes place 26 October 2016 at Brisbane Square Library, Australia.
2016 Chinese Library Annual Conference The conference is in Tongling, China and has the theme Innovate China: Technology, Society and Library.
5th National Conference of Institute of Scientometrics The conference takes place 22-23 October at the Central University of Rajasthan, Bandar Sindri, India.
31st National Conference of the Australian Society of Archivists 17-21 October 2016, Parramatta, Australia.
COLLABOR8 The 8th ALIA NSW Library Unconference happens 8 October 2016, Australia.
ALIRG Workshop 2016 The 8th Asia Library and Information Research Group (ALIRG) Workshop convenes 6-7 October 2016 at the National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.
iETD -2016 The conference with the theme Evolving ETDs to Knowledge Repositories takes place at Infocity, Gandhinagar, India, 5-7 October 2016.
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.
2016 Chinese Institutional Repository Conference The conference takes place in Chongqing, China, 20-23 September 2016.
Smart Libraries for Tomorrow Conference 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 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 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 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 The 2016 International Conference on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Libraries, happens 10-15 July 2016, in Hangzhou, China.
SALIS 2016 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 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 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 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.