2016 IFLA Africa Section Satellite Meeting

Building Cross Cultural Capabilities for Universal Access to Information and Knowledge in Africa


11 – 12 August 2016


University of Ohio, Athens, Ohio, USA


The IFLA Africa Section invites Librarians, Information Scientists and other stakeholders to the Africa Section Satellite Conference in Ohio, USA.

The papers at the meeting will address one or more of the Sub-themes in English or French:


  • Role of libraries in empowering communities in Africa
  • Libraries and Cultural Development
  • Social media and community library out reach
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnerships and collaboration: inspiring and exciting opportunities for libraries
  • Creating synergies for research for Library professionals in Africa
  • Building cross cultural capabilities to build strong libraries for strong societies

See our dedicated website: Africa Section Satellite Meeting – IFLA 2016


Dr. Rosemary Shafack
Chair, IFLA Africa Section
Email: roshafack@gmail.com


Kathy Matsika
Secretary, IFLA Africa Section
Email: kathymatsika@gmail.com

Satellite Meeting, Africa, Access to information, United States of America, IFLA WLIC 2016

Last update: 19 April 2016