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National and International

Conferences and Events

ALA Conference and Annual Exhibition

Chicago, USA

June 27 – July 2, 2013

Theme: Transforming our Libraries, Ourselves

Details: http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/upcoming/annual


UK International Society for Knowledge Organization Biennial Conference

London, UK

July 8-9, 2013 

Organised by the UK Chapter of International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO-UK). 

Theme: 'Knowledge Organization - Pushing the Boundaries'

Details: http://www.iskouk.org/conf2013/index.htm 


7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference (EBLIP7)

Saskatchewan, Canada 

July 15-18, 2013

Hosted by the University Library, University of Saskatchewan.

Details: http://eblip7.library.usask.ca/


IFLA World Library and Information Congress 

79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly 


17-23 August, 2013

Theme: Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities

Details: http://conference.ifla.org/ifla79


4th Cultures of Thinking Conference

Bialik College, East Hawthorn, Melbourne

(in collaboration with the Harvard Graduate School of Education)

 25 – 27 August, 2013

Details: http://www.bialik.vic.edu.au/learning/cultures-of-thinking/236/default.aspx


IASL (International Association of School Librarianship) Annual Conference and 17th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship 

Bali, Indonesia 

26-30 August, 2013 

Theme: Enhancing Student Life Skills through the School Library in 21st Century Education 

Details: http://www.iasl-online.org/events/conf/index.htm


ASLA XXIII Conference

Hobart, Tasmania

September 28 – October 1, 2013

Organised by the Australian School Library Association (ASLA)

Theme: The Curriculum Experience: Connect, Integrate, Lead

Details: http://www.asla.org.au/Professional-learning/ASLA-Conference-2013.aspx


European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) 

Istanbul, Turkey 

October 22-25, 2013 

Organised by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University.

Details:  http://www.ilconf.org/ 


ALIA National Library and Information Technicians Symposium

National Library, Canberra

October 30 – November 1, 2013

Theme: Waves of Change

Details: http://alialibtech2013.wordpress.com/


American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

National Conference & Exhibition

Hartford, Connecticut, USA

November 13-17, 2013

Details: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/conferencesandevents/aaslconferences.cfm