18th LIASA Annual Conference 2017

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Theme

Re-envisioning the role of library and information services

Date

02 – 06 October 2017

02 October 2017  Pre-Conference Workshops
02 October 2017  Librarian of the Year Interviews
03 – 06 October 2017  Main Conference
05 October 2017  Annual General Meeting

Venue and Accommodation

Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, Gauteng

Conference Fees

Description

2017 LIASA Members 2017 Non-members
Early Bird ZAR5 100 ZAR7 700
Standard ZAR6 800 ZAR9 800
Late and onsite ZAR8 000 ZAR10 650
Day registration ZAR1 800 ZAR2 400
Onsite Day Registration ZAR3 350 ZAR3 850
Workshops ZAR700 ZAR850

 

Registration

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Programme

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Pre-Conference Workshops

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Call for Papers

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How to submit your paper or poster abstract

  1. LIASA uses PKP Open Conference Systems (OCS) to manage the workflow involved in paper and poster abstract submissions. Access the LIASA page here.
  2. Create an online e-profile
    – Register as an Author on the online form.
    – Add your brief biography in the text box provided.
    – If already registered, login and update your e-profile by adding your brief biography.
  3. Login, or continue if already logged in. If you have forgotten your password, click here.
  4. To submit
    – Under User Home, in your role as Author, click on New Submission.
    – Follow the wizard and complete all the text boxes on the form (Step 2).
    – Make separate submissions for separate abstracts.
  5. Please submit your abstract/s by 15 June 2017.  Authors of abstracts will be notified of the outcome by 1 July 2017.

Call for Posters

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Timeline

15 June 2017 Last date: Paper & poster abstract submission
01 July 2017 Last date: Authors of successful papers & posters notified
02 October 2017 Pre-conference Workshops
02 October 2017 Librarian of the Year Interviews
02 October 2017 Set-up poster (15:00 – 17:00)
03 October 2017 Set-up poster (07:00 – 08:30)
03-06 October 2017 Main Conference
Presenters to submit presentations to conference@liasa.org.za one day prior to presentation
03 October 2017 Poster viewing (during exhibition opening)
04 October 2017 Poster viewing (during lunch)
05 October 2017 LIASA AGM
05 October 2017 Poster viewing (during lunch)
05 October 2017 Breakdown of posters (15:00 – )

Programme/Technical Committee

Naomi Haasbroek (Chair)
Nikki Crowster
Annamarie Goosen
Teboho Morajane
Ina Smith

Organising Committee

Scatterlings of Africa
LIASA EXCO

Contact

Email: conference@liasa.org.za