Friday, March 20, 2009

PATLS National Conference on April 13-14, 2009 at Ortigas Foundation Library

The Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (PATLS)

March 9, 2009

Dear Colleagues,

The Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (PATLS) is sponsoring a National Conference on Library and Information Science Education on April 13 and 14, 2009 at the Ortigas Foundation Library, Ortigas Center. The objectives of the conference are: to improve the passing rate of examinees in the licensure examination and to update the teachers, students and practicing librarians on current issues and trends in the profession. The conference will cover the following topics:

Date Time Topics Speakers
13 April 2009
New Age Competencies of Library and Information Science Professionals
Ms. Perla Garcia

Integrating Education, Research and Practice
Dr. Allan de Guzman

Social Networking and Library Service Prof. Johann
Frederick A. Cabbab

Trends, Issues and Challenges in Libraries and Librarianship
Prof. Corazon Nera

Open Forum about the licensure examination
Prof. Corazon Nera

14 April 2009 9:00am-12nn
Forum on “How to improve performance in the licensure examination”
Mr. Vernon Totanes, 1st place, 2004
Ms. Ma Cristina Nabaunag, 1st place, 2006
Mr. Elijah Dar Juan, 1st place 2008
Mr. Eduardo Puzon, 10th place, 2008

1:30-5:00pm General Assembly Members
1:30-3:00 Tour of the Ortigas Foundation Library Non-Members

The conference fee is P2500 inclusive of snacks, lunches, handouts and certificates. It is open to teachers, students, and graduates of library schools, librarians and library support staff. Library school teachers who are not yet members are encouraged to join the Association for a minimum annual fee of P200.

Yours sincerely,

Conference Chair

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