Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Philippine Librarians’ Association, Inc. (PLAI) and the (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 “Publishers, Booksellers and Librarians: A Renewed Partnership in the Promotion of Reading and Life-long Learning”
This Forum has the following objectives:
1. To discuss the importance of maintaining collaboration and partnership among publis
hers, booksellers and librarians in developing readers;
2. Provide a venue to discuss strategies of identifying models of promoting and encouraging a culture of reading and reiterating its vital role in fostering life-long learning.
This forum will be held on September 12, 2012 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 33nd Manila International Book Fair (MIBF). Fees to be assessed are as follow: PLAI members PHP200.00, non-PLAI member PHP 250.00, undergraduate students PHP 100.00. These shall cover the Registration fee, certificate of participation and snacks. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.