The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through the National Committee on Libraries and Information Services (NCLIS) and the National Library of the Philippines (NLP), will be conducting its annual National Congress on 24-27 November 2015 at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and Convention Center, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.
This year’s Congress theme is “ASEAN 2015: Borderless Librarianship, Limitless Opportunities”. The Congress aims to prepare Filipino librarians in responding to the opportunities, challenges and limitless possibilities brought about by ASEAN integration.
In line with this, may we are invite you to attend this year’s National Congress. There will be parallel sessions to be sponsored by different local library associations to discuss topics relevant to different type of libraries (i.e. academic, public, school, and special). Moreover, a General Assembly will be held to present updates and provide a venue for discussion of concerns relating to the Association and to the profession in general.
The Congress registration fees are as follows:
|Live in participants:|
Inclusive of 4 nights accommodation (Check in - Nov. 24, 2pm onwards; Check out - Nov. 28, before 12nn), meals (4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 snacks and 4 dinners [networking dinner on Nov. 24 and fellowship dinner on Nov. 26],) congress kit, certificate and use of hotel amenities. Accommodation is based on a triple/quadruple sharing, in limited slots. Early online and paid registrants shall be given priority. Accommodation for late registrants and walk-in participants might end up in dorm type rooms (8-10 pax sharing) or in other hotels (for spill over). Check in time is 2:00 PM. Early check in is not possible. Complimentary airport-hotel-airport transfers will be provided on selected dates and flight schedules only.
|Live out participants:|
Inclusive of meals (3 lunches, 7 snacks, and 2 dinners [networking dinner on Nov. 24 and fellowship dinner on Nov. 26], congress kit, and certificate. Please be informed that the nearest hotel and restaurant is 10 km. away from the venue.
Limited slots only. Online registration is required and can be accessed at www.plai.org.ph/plaicongress2015/registration.