40th anniversary of the Section on Education and Training


18 August 2014


École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l'Information et des Bibliothèques, Lyon, France


Over the past four decades, the Section on Education and Training (SET) has supported and enhanced library and information science (LIS) education and training based on research and professional practice on an international scale.

In 2014, SET celebrates its 40th anniversary with an off-site summit on Monday, 18 August 2014 at the École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l'Information et des Bibliothèques (ENSSIB). 

The theme of the Summit is Library and Information Education and Training: Confluence of Past and Present Toward a Strong Future.

The Summit will address the history and future of the Section of Education and Training (SET) through a collaborative forum for critical discussion.  The event includes keynote presentations, panel discussions and Ignite sessions.

See: Program [pdf]  [uploaded 16 August 2014]

Free registration (see below for registration details)

Keynote Speakers

Ismail Serageldin, PhD
Director, Library of Alexandria

Lynn Silipigni Connaway, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, OCLC Research

To register, please complete the online form.

Registration to the Summit is free and open to all attendees of the 2014 IFLA Conference. Please note that separate registration is required for the IFLA Conference.  Lunch is included in the registration.





Clara M. Chu, PhD
Department of Library and Information Studies
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
United States

Prof. Dr. Michael Seadle
Dean, Faculty of Arts 1
Director, Berlin School of Library and Information Science
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Conference, Education and Training, France

Last update: 4 November 2014