Thursday, August 23, 2018

#WLIC2018 streaming

The World Library and Information Congress (IFLA conference) starts on Saturday 25 August, and they are streaming some of the sessions. Also watch out for the Twitter on The conference is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and the times below are given in local time: as indicated, this is UTC (or GMT) time + eight hours. As an example, I'm in the UK which is currently on UTC (or GMT) + 1 hour, so the "highlights" session would be 01.30-02.15 UK time: if in doubt look at the world clock at
As well as the opening and closing sessions, there are:
- IFLA Highlights Session (Sunday 26 August from 08:30 – 09:15 UTC+8)
- IFLA President's Session (Sunday 26 August from 09:30 – 12:45 UTC+8)
- IFLA Global Vision Session (Sunday 26 August from 13:45 – 15:45 UTC+8)
- From Data to Advocacy: Using Digital Tools Like the IFLA Library Map of the World to Communicate Your Library Stories, by the Statistics and Evaluation Section (Saturday 25 August from 13:45 – 15:45 UTC+8)
- Intellectual Freedom in a Polarised World by the IFLA FAIFE Advisory Committee (Sunday 26 August from 16:00 – 18:00 UTC+8)
- What’s Up with eLending? organised jointly by the eLending Working Party and the Public Libraries Section (Wednesday 29 August from 08:30 – 10:30 UTC+8)
- Win-Win: building strong education, training and continuing professional development together with strong library associations co-organised by the IFLA MLAS and CPDWL Sections (Wednesday 29 August from 10:45 – 12:45 UTC+8).
The list and streaming links are at

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