Start Planning! IFLA Selects Singapore for 2013 World Congress

Posted Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 14:04
Elaine Ng, CEO of the National Library Board of Singapore.

It’s official! Singapore is scheduled to host the 2013 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. IFLA President Ellen Tise made the eagerly awaited announcement at the closing session of IFLA’s 77th annual conference, held August 13–18 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The 79th WLIC will be sponsored by the National Library Board of Singapore and the Library Association of Singapore in August, dates to be announced. At the closing session in San Juan, National Library Board CEO Elaine Ng extended the invitation and expressed her gratitude to IFLA for selecting Singapore.

IFLA’s 78th WLIC is scheduled for Helsinki, Finland, August 11–17, 2012. Registration information is already available on the IFLA website.