KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (KM)
Towards Understanding in the Multi-Cultural World
WLIC/IFLA, 10-14 August 2008, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Sharing knowledge and building understanding is a common goal for libraries, corporations, governments and countries. IFLA’s KM Section provides an international platform at the 74th World Library and information Congress (WLIC), 10-14 August 2008 in Quebec City, to support the development and implementation of a knowledge management culture in libraries, information centers, and the profession as a whole.
Our theme for the 2008 conference is Knowledge Management: Towards Understanding in the Multi-Cultural World.The KM section is looking for speakers for its 2008 program at the WLIC/IFLA conference. If you would like to speak or present a paper at the conference please send your proposal to Jane Dysart, information Officer, KM Section at firstname.lastname@example.org, by February 1, 2008. Please include your name, title, organization, address, phone, email and no more than a 300 word abstract of what you would include in your proposed talk. We are looking for proposals in the context of our theme- KM: Towards Understanding in the Multi-Cultural World and which may incorporate one of the following topics:
· Knowledge management tools, tips and techniques-how to make KM work
· Case studies of successful knowledge management in libraries
· Knowledge management applications in multi-cultural environments
· Impact of knowledge management on knowledge workers
· Teaching knowledge management in academic environments
· Technology supporting knowledge management
· Building taxonomies
· Multi-lingual knowledge retrieval
· Information architecture and structuring knowledge
Proposals are to be submitted by February 1, 2008.
The KM Section conference committee plans to finalize its program by the end of February 2008 and will then contact those who have submitted proposals.
KM Workshop: How to save the world.