This is a Four-Day Conference for Librarians, Library Assistants, Library Students, Researchers and Authors on Library Management and Leadership on the 7th to 10th May 2019 at Legacy Suites Conferencing Centre, Nakuru.

The NLC 2019 is a gathering of forward-thinking library professionals, innovators and decision-makers who are pushing boundaries and making changes that support learning in the 21st century.

The Conference brings together librarians from across divide- Public and Private for a Conference and Exhibition.

 

Presentations

  • Leadership and Integrity
  • e-Resources
  • Library Automation
  • Knowledge Management
  • Intranets
  • Library Policies and Strategic Planning
  • Library Standards
  • eBooks
  • Budgeting

 

Key Note Presentations

  1. Library management in line with Big 4 Agenda
  2. Devolving of Public Libraries
  3. Culture Repositories

 

Who Shall Attend

  1. Librarians
  2. Library & Information Science Students
  3. Authors
  4. Researchers
  5. Parliaments and County Assemblies Library Committee Members

 

Conference Program

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Morning Session Registration and Arrival of Guests Session 4: Leadership and Intergrity Session 9: Global standards and space of libraries in modern society and Automation
Morning Session Conference Opening Session Session 5: Librarians Welfare, Growth, Remuneration Session 10: Client Relations- Rapport with publishers, authors and eContent Developers

Coffee Break

Mid-Morning Session Opening Ceremony and Key NOTE Speech from Guest of Honor Session 6: Presentation by eResource Firms Session 11: Why we publish (An Authors tale)
Mid-Morning Session PANEL DISCUSSION: Modern Librarian- Challenges and Successes Session 7: Presentation by Publishers Session 12: Public Private partnership for equipping Public Libraries

Lunch

Afternoon Session Session 2: Role of Public Libraries in achieving access to information and big 4 agenda Session 8: Budgeting and Proper auditing Session 13: Closing Ceremony and Presentation by the Guest of Honor
Afternoon Session Session 3: Remarks by Chairmen of Associations present (Networks and Professional Associations in Library & Information Management) Session 9: Shared Spaces, eResources and Investing in Private Libraries

Coffee Break

 

Call for Papers

Papers presented at the Conference must have been submitted to the Conference Secretariat by the 3rd March 2019 via training@rimeastafrica.org

 

Professionals are invited to send abstracts for the for sessions below

  1. Session 2: Role of Public Libraries in achieving access to information and big 4 agenda
  2. Session 4: Leadership and Integrity
  3. Session 9: Shared Spaces, eResources and Investing in Private Libraries
  4. Session 9: Global standards and space of libraries in modern society and Automation
  5. Session 10: Client Relations- Rapport with publishers, authors and eContent Developers

The other sessions have been assigned to:-

  • Main Ministry
  • Devolved Head
  • Auditor
  • Representatives from respective associations (KLA, AGL,NIPK, CALA, KARMA)
  • Publishers
  • Authors

 

Conference Dates

7th to 10th May 2019

Venue

The NLC 2019 shall be at the Legacy Suites Conference Centre, Nakuru, Kenya

 

NB

if you wish to partner with RIMEA on the conference (Sponsors, Vendors) kindly contact Norah on consult@rimeastafrica.org

For more information kindly contact the CEO on don@rimeastafrica.org

 

Delegates Fee

Ticket Name Delegate Category Standard Tickets Members of RIMEA, NIPK, AGL
NLC19/1 Students in Library, Information Science Ksh. 9,000/ $ 110 Ksh. 7,000 or $70
NLC19/2 Librarians in Primary and Secondary Schools Ksh. 15,000/ $150 Ksh. 10,000/ $110
NLC19/3 Librarians in Private Institutions (all) Ksh. 25,000/ $250 Ksh. 20,000/ $200
NLC19/4 Librarians in International Organizations, NGOs, Colleges and Universities, County Governments, Ministries, Parastatals Ksh. 25,000/ $250 Ksh. 20,000/ $200
NLC19/5 Librarians from Other East African Countries Ksh. 35,000/ $350 Ksh. 30,000/ $300
NLC19/6 Librarians from beyond East Africa $500 $400

*Above covers Conferencing Facilities, Daytime meals, Refreshments, Conference Materials. Excludes Accommodation.

 

Conference Registration starts on the 15th January 2019 and ends 15th April 2019. Registration form and process shall be uploaded here