News: International Speaking Opportunity


The National Library of the Philippines is sponsoring a National Conference of Children’s Librarians on October 13-15, 2014 in Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines. They are looking for a speaker on one or more of the following topics for plenary sessions:

You can choose to speak on one of these topics

1. Monday, 13 October 2014

3:30PM – 4:30PM   Plenary Session I

Envisioning a 21st Century Children’s Library

2. Tuesday, 14 October 2014

9:00AM – 10:00 Plenary Session II

Bringing Children and Books in the World of Digitization

3.      10:30AM – 11:30 Plenary Session III

Clouding for the Children and young Adults Libraries

4.      3:30PM – 4:30 Plenary Session VI

Digital Literacy at the Front Line of Library Services

You need to pay your own way to Manila They will pay for your interisland transport, two nights lodging around your presentation, food and “other hospitalities.   You might be able to negotiate more.   No honorarium. If you are interested, contact DOLORES D. CARUNGUI, Chief Librarian, Reference Division, National Library of the Philippines at dollydc5  or Nancy Bolt at

Sarah P’s comments:  This looks like an interesting opportunity…if you can afford to pay it would be a great way to meet some international librarians and good for the resume as well…

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