Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
Te Rau Herenga O Aotearoa

IFLA World Library and Information Congress

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 9:45am to Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 9:15am
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress is the international flagship professional and trade event for the library and information services sector.

It brings together over 3,500 participants from more than 120 countries. It sets the international agenda for the profession and offers opportunities for networking and professional development to all delegates.

It is an opportunity for the host country to showcase the status of libraries and information science in their country and region as well as to have their professionals experience international librarianship and international relations in a unique way.

The congress also offers an international trade exhibition with over 80 exhibitors and an exhibition of approximately 1000 m2 (square metres). The combined buying power of all delegates can be estimated at more than 1.2 billion dollars. 

The 2019 WLIC will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

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