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64th IFLA General Conference
Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 16 - August 21, 1998
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Table of Contents

Conference Programme and Proceedings

IFLA Express No. 2 [Acrobat PDF version: 130K]

Pre Seminar Information

Information for Presenters


Honorary Committee IFLA '98

Conference Theme and Subthemes

The Aims of IFLA

IFLA and the Netherlands

Main Sponsors and Supporters

Netherlands Organising Committee

IFLA Conference Grant

Preliminary Programme Summary

Conference Information

Social and Cultural Activities

Accompanying Persons Programme

Travel Information

General Information

Registration & Hotel Reservation

Important Addresses

Social and Cultural Activities


A varied programme of social and cultural events are planned for the delegates attending the 64th IFLA General Conference. These events are planned to give delegates a flavour of life in The Netherlands and for them to meet in informal surroundings.

The time schedule is shown in the Preliminary Programme Summary.

Officers Reception (By Invitation Only)

Date: Saturday, August 15

Opening Exhibition

Date: Sunday, August 16

Opening Party

Date: Monday, August 17

Cultural Evening

Date: Tuesday, August 18

Library Visits & Library Receptions Amsterdam

Date: Thursday, August 20

Receptions at Libraries

On the evening of Thursday, August 20 a number of libraries and other institutions will host a reception for all interested IFLA 98 delegates and accompanying persons.

Please choose one of the following categories and mark the corresponding box on the Registration Form.

  • Public Libraries
  • University and other Research Libraries
  • Special Libraries, other libraries and library partners

During the conference you will be able to exchange your open ticket for one of these categories of libraries for a voucher for the actual visit (upon availability). You can exchange this ticket at the appropriate desk in the registration area.