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

2-days pre-conference “Library Carpentry Workshop”

Date: Friday 22 July, Saturday 23 July
Location: HEANet LIR Group in partnership Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and IT Carlow

Registration: IFLA Library Carpentry Workshop, July 22 and 23 | LIR Group (


3. School Libraries

Global action for school libraries on models of inquiry

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: Friday 22 July, Saturday 23 July
Location: Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland


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

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


12. New Professionals SIG IFLACAMP#8


Date: 23-24 July 2022

Location: dlr LexIcon



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