17th Annual LIASA Conference 2016



Libraries in Action: Transformation and Development towards 2030

View the conference web page


10 – 14 October 2016

Venue and Accommodation

Venue: Durban International Convention Centre, Kwa-Zulu Natal
Accommodation: Accommodation options


Please register by clicking here.


Conference Programme

Conference Presentations

Keynote Speakers:

Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshops will be presented on Monday 10 October – click here to view workshop descriptions.

Call for Papers

Click here to view call for papers

Deadline for abstracts: 4 March 2016
Acceptance notifications: 15 April 2016

How to submit an abstract:

  1. Create an online profile.
  2. Login, or continue if already logged in.
  3. Under User Home, in your role as Author, click on New Submission. Follow the wizard and submit the abstract and CV(s).

Call for Posters

Click here to view call for posters and requirements.

Deadline for proposals: 29 February 2016
Acceptance notifications: 30 March 2016
Submission of jpeg version of the actual poster for the website, social media: 16 September 2016
Full sized poster: 10 – 14 October 2016

Programme/Technical Committee

Ujala Satgoor (Chair)
Naomi Haasbroek
Annamarie Goosen
Ina Smith

Organising Committee

Scatterlings of Africa


Email: conference@liasa.org.za