Satellite Meetings

Every year, several IFLA Professional Units (Sections and Special Interest Groups) organise unique Satellite Meetings prior to or just after the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.

These 1-2 day meetings are held either in the host country or in countries in the surrounding region.


1. Art Libraries

Challenges of Art Librarianship: 2020 and Beyond

Date: Saturday 23 July
Location: Chester beatty, Dublin, Ireland


2. Science and Technology Libraries with Information Technology and Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section



3. School Libraries

Global action for school libraries on models of inquiry in the digital age

Date: Saturday, 23 July
Location: CCT College Dublin


4. Library Theory & Research, Social Science Libraries, and the IFLA Journal

Global and Comparative Research Design in Library and Information Sciences

Date: July 30th and 31st, 2022
Location: Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland


5. Environment, Sustainability and Libraries (ENSULIB), Management and Marketing, Preservation and Conservation Sections

Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability

Date: Friday 22 July, Saturday 23 July
Location: Cork University College Library, Cork, Ireland


6. Public Libraries

Ebooks – where are we heading?

Date: Sunday, 24 July
Location: Pearse Street Library, Dublin


7. Knowledge Management

Knowledge management (KM) principles and human behavior: How do we inspire, enable, engage, and connect people in KM?

Date: Saturday, 23 July
Location: Trinity College Dublin, Centre for Digital Humanities


8. Information Technology

New Horizons in Artificial Intelligence in Libraries

Date: Thursday 21 July, Friday 22 July
Location: National University Of Ireland, Galway, Ireland


9. Education and Training Section

IFLA SET Training School: Towards a Curriculum for Social and Digital Inclusion

Date: 29-30 July 2022
Location: UCD School of Information and Communication Studies, Dublin, Ireland


10. Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section

The parliamentary life of information

Date: 22 July 2022
Location: The Houses of the Oireachtas


11. Health and Biosciences Libraries Section

Exploring How Open Science and Open Access Influence the Spread of Health Misinformation and Disinformation

Date: Friday, 29 July 2022
Location: Dr Steeven’s Hospital

Registration is closed for this Satellite Meeting. 


12. New Professionals SIG IFLACAMP#8


Date: 23-24 July 2022

Location: dlr LexIcon



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