From the IFLA listserv
It is with great pleasure that the UNISA Library, the IFLA Regional Office for Africa and IFLA Africa Section invite you to the African Library Summit 2011. Registrations are now open: http://guest.cvent.com/d/0dqgtn
The theme of the Summit
The theme of the Summit is The Future of African Librarianship.
The purpose of the Summit
The purpose of the Summit is to create an exciting and collaborative business atmosphere that will stimulate critical debate on library and information service issues with a view to developing an action plan for quality library services and librarianship on the African continent. The Summit will also provide the networking opportunities so vital to any professional community.
Leading library and information executives from the African continent will attend this three- day high-level strategy event from Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th May 2011.
The African Library Summit 2011 will take place at Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa, Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa
If registered by Thursday 31 March 2011, the cost is US $380 per delegate.
Registrations received after 31 March 2011: US $450 per delegate
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The registration fee includes:
· Lunch and evening meals on all three days of the Summit
· Morning and afternoon refreshment breaks
· The Opening and Closing Events (11 and 13 May 2011)
· Visit to the Cradle of Humankind or a Unisa Library Tour on the last day of the Summit
The registration fee excludes:
· Travel and accommodation
· Airport shuttles
· Optional activities
· Anything not otherwise specified
Accommodation is available at the Summit venue (Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa). Accommodation rates (in South African Rand) vary between R890 and R12,000 per person per night. Accommodation rates include breakfast.
There are also accommodation available very near to the Summit venue. Accommodation rates vary from R375 to R750 per person per night.
For more information and the preliminary programme, please visit our website: African Library Summit 2011