Sunday, September 23, 2007

PLAI 2007 National Congress and General Assembly

PHILIPPINE LIBRARIANS ASSOCIATION, INC. (PLAI)
Member, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
PLAI Headquarters, Rm. 301, THE NATIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING
T.M. KALAW ST., ERMITA, 1000 MANILA, PHILIPPINES
Telefax: 525-9401

September 21, 2007

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to invite you to attend PLAI's National Congress on November 12-14, 2007 at the College of Saint Benilde, Angelo King International Center, Arellano Ave. cor. Estrada St., Malate, Manila with the theme "Developing Competencies: Challenges and Issues."

The National Congress is an activity of the PLAI for librarians and information professionals/specialists and library administrators in celebration of the Library and Information Month, every November of each year.

We have invited PRC Associate Commissioner Nilo L. Rosas as our keynote speaker.

The objectives of the Congress are as follows:

General Objectives:
1. To enlighten library stakeholders on the issues facing the library and information professionals; and
2. To harness the skills and capabilities of librarians and information professionals.

Specific Objectives:
1. To enable participants in attaining and maintaining the skills and knowledge necessary for the current and future library work;
2. To assist the participants to look at their library environment and better understand the range of area that has to be enhanced; and
3. To enable the participants to identify the skills that are used daily and to further widen the sphere of influence within and outside their organization.

The Conference fee is Three Thousand Eight hundred Pesos (P 3,800.00) inclusive of kit, seminar papers, certificate of participation/appearance and snacks/lunches.

For details/inquiries/reservations, please get in touch with any of the following:

Fe E. Abelardo
email: feabelardo@yahoo.com
Tel. No.: 525-0926
CP. No.: 0919-494-8178

Belen M. Vibar
email: belen@uap.edu.ph
Tel. No.: 637-0912 to 26 loc. 229
CP. No.: 0927-220-1725

Marlo C. Chavez
email: caslib@sanbeda.edu.ph
Tel. No.: 735-6011 loc. 6135
CP. No.: 0927-302-7474

Marilou C. Estillore
email: Lou_baby28@yahoo.com
Tel. No.: 525-9401
CP. No.: 0919-681-0096

Susima L. Gonzales
Tel. No.: 742-5612 or 525-9401

We are encouraging everyone to attend our National Congress.

We have requested Civil service Commission (CSC), Commission on Higher education (CHED), Department of education (DepEd), and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for attendance on official time.

The House of Delegates meeting will be on Nov. 14, 2007, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 nn and the General Assembly will be from 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. of the same day.


Truly yours,


(SGD.) THELMA S. KIM
Vice-President/Conference Chair

Noted by:

(SGD.) SUSIMA L. GONZALES
President

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