While the shared values of libraries and the information field remain a constant, continuous change in society creates challenges for the profession.
What are the major challenges to maintaining these values? The issues facing libraries today require a collective and joint response; successfully achieving a common vision.
What will our future look like in 2030 and what roles will our libraries and our profession play to assure that all people have the opportunity to be part of a literate, informed and participatory society?
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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession.
Previous IFLA Presidents' Meetings
- 2016 Toronto, Canada: A Call to Action: Building the Change Agenda for the Information Profession
- 2015 Istanbul, Turkey: The Art of Transforming Libraries
- 2014 Helsinki, Finland: Strong Libraries, Strong Societies : The Impact of Libraries on Society
- 2013 Mexico: Our Digital Futures
- 2012 Vancouver, Canada: Indigenous Knowledges: Local Priorities, Global Contexts
- 2011 The Hague, Netherlands: Libraries Driving Access to Knowledge: Action for Europe
- 2010 Stellenbosch, South Africa: Knowing is not enough: engaging in the knowledge economy
- 2007-2009 Berlin, Germany: Libraries on the Agenda