Events Calendar

Discover opportunities to engage and connect with the global library field!

05 July
18 July

UN High Level Political Forum 2022

Location: New York, United States

The 2022 United Nations High-Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals will take place on 5-18 July 2022, in New York.

From: Powering Sustainable Development
07 July

From local perspectives to global principles: Culture2030Goal side-event at HLPF 2022

Location: Online

It is often at the local level that there's the strongest understanding of the potential of culture - and libraries - in delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals. Join the Culture2030Goal side event at the 2022 United Nations High-Level Political Forum to discuss the lessons that local experience could provide for global discussions. 7 July 2022, at 11:30-13:00 UTC.

From: Powering Sustainable Development

From local perspectives to global principles: drawing lessons from local integration of culture in SDG implementation to help build back better globally

Location: Online

This side-event to the UN High Level Political Forum, organised by the Culture 2030 Goal Campaign, looks at how local experiences in integrating culture into SDG implementation efforts has brought dividends, and the lessons that can provide globally.

From: Powering Sustainable Development
11 July

Informed Societies and Integrity in Public Information: Opportunities for Building Back Better and SDG Success with Libraries

Location: New York, United States

In cooperation with the UN Library in New York, IFLA is organising a workshop in the margins of the High-Level Political Forum on 11 July. Library participants from around the world will exchange with diplomats and UN officials in order to identify key themes and issues around how to ensure informed societies and uphold integrity in support of the SDGs.

From: Powering Sustainable Development
19 July
28 July

Africa Internet Governance Forum and IFLA side event: Navigating the truth amidst turbulences in the virtual space

Location: Lilongwe, Malawi

IFLA's Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Division Committee (SSA RDC), in partnership with Malawi Library Association, is participating in the Africa Internet Governance Forum, advocating for the role of libraries in ensuring a sustainable and inclusive digital society. The Forum takes place 19-20 July in Lilongwe, Malawi. 

From: Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Division
21 July
22 July

IFLA WLIC 2022 Satellite Meeting: New Horizons in Artificial Intelligence in Libraries

Location: National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland

The IFLA Information Technology (IT) Section in collaboration with the National University of Ireland Galway is delighted to call for proposals for a satellite conference in Galway, Ireland on the topic of Artificial Intelligence in libraries and information services.

From: Information Technology Section
22 July
22 July
23 July

IFLA Satellite Meeting 2022 in Cork — “Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability”

Location: UCC Library, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section (ENSULIB) with the Management and Marketing Section and Preservation and Conservation Section invites LIS professionals and students to a two-day satellite meeting to be held in Boole Library in University College of Cork, Ireland 22-23 July 2022. The theme for the meeting is "Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability."

From: Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section
23 July

The Challenges of Art Librarianship 2020 & Beyond

Location: Chester Beatty, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, D02, AD92, Ireland

On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the IFLA Art Libraries Section two years ago, we proposed to look at the challenges to our disciplines and institutions in the past, present and future.

From: Art Libraries Section
24 July
29 July
29 July
30 July
30 July
31 July

IFLA Satellite 2022: Global and Comparative Research Design in Library and Information Sciences, July 30-31, Dublin

Location: Dublin City University, John & Aileen O'Reilly Library

The workshop will share the Library Theory and Research and Social Science Libraries Sections’ extensive experience in social science research methods to introduce participants to methods for conducting international and comparative research. It introduces participants to methods and tools to equip them to design, conduct, and critique qualitative and mixed methods research in international and comparative settings. Participants will explore the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of data collection methods and evaluate strategies for research design.

From: Library Theory and Research Section

Satellite Meeting: Global and Comparative Research Design in Library and Information Sciences

Location: DCU - John & Aileen O'Reilly Library, 9 Collins Avenue, Dublin, Ireland

This interactive post-satellite workshop is organized by IFLA Library Theory and Research & Social Science Libraries Sections in cooperation with IFLA Journal. This workshop introduces participants to methods and tools to equip them to design, conduct, and critique qualitative and mixed methods research in international and comparative settings. Participants will explore the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of data collection methods and evaluate strategies for research design.

From: Social Science Libraries Section