Sunday, August 14, 2011

Forum on "Libraries and Librarians in Nation Building"

The Philippine Librarians’ Association, Inc.-National Capital Region (PLAI-NCR) Librarians’ Council invite librarians, information professionals, library support staff, teachers and students of library and information studies to attend and participate in a Forum on the topic “Libraries and Librarians in Nation-Building: Reaffirming the Role of the Information Professional in Fostering Transformational Change.”

This Forum aims to:
1. Provide a venue for a fellowship among librarians and information professionals as they are reminded of their role in making our country a nation of learned citizens and firm believers in the values of family and culture;
2. Create an understanding and raise awareness among students as future information professionals. on the importance of the information profession to the nation’s social and economic prosperity;
3. Inspire and encourage the audience to do and give their share in creating and fostering transformational change as prerequisite for nation-building.

We have invited as our Guest Speaker, Atty. Alex Lacson, Chairman Emeritus of Kabayanihan Foundation and author of the widely read and certified bestseller “12 Little Things Every Filipino Can Do to Help Our Country.”

This forum will be held on September 14, 2011, at the SMX Convention Center, Seashell Lane, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City in Meeting Rooms 4,5,6 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. This shall coincide with the Philippines’ premier book event, the 32nd Manila International Book Fair (MIBF). Fees to he assessed are as follow: PLAI members PHP 150.00, non-PLAI members PHP 200.00, undergraduate students PHP 75.00. These shall cover the registration fee and certificate of participation. Registrations starts at 7:30 a.m.

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