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The professional programme of the conference opens with an international contributed paper session, where selected speakers are invited to present major papers of broad international interest.
Persons interested in presenting a paper at this international session are invited to complete the application form overleaf and send it with the full text of the paper (in English, French, German, Spanish or Russian) to the Secretary of the IFLA Professional Board by 1 February 1996. Please also attach an informative abstract in the language of the paper and in English.
Please note: this is not a call for papers for the conference sessions of the individual Sections and Round Tables of IFLA: These groups are responsible for planning their own conference programme.
Contributed papers must focus on one of the sub-themes of the IFLA Conference.
Applicants should note that papers focusing exclusively on a local/national system or situation are less likely to interest an international audience. The Chinese Organizing Committee has proposed and IFLA has approved the theme and its nine sub-themes:
Please print or type the following information:
Name: Address: Tel. (home): Tel. (work): Fax: E-mail: Title of paper or topic: Language: Equipment required for presentation:
This form should be sent with the text of the paper by 1 February 1996 to:
Mr W.D. Roberts,
Fax no.: *(31) (70) 3834827
Authors of accepted papers will receive an official invitation to the IFLA Conference. However, travel costs to Beijing and other costs (including registration fees, hotel, etc.) can not be paid by IFLA. They are the responsibility of any author.