On 28 October, 2021 at 15:00 CET, the IFLA sections on Management & Marketing and Library Services for People with Special Needs are hosting an exciting and inspiring joint virtual conference with a specific focus on managing and marketing for library users with special needs. The two-hour session will consist of a keynote speech, panel discussion, and audience interaction.
The keynote speaker is Dr. Clayton A. Copeland, USA. She will speak on the theme Bringing IDEAS – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Solutions – to Your Library.
The three panelists are: Mark Freeman (UK), who will speak on the theme Designing Autism friendly public library services: a UK perspective; Verena Lee (Singapore), who will speak on the theme Best practices in the field of library inclusion of children with disabilities. And Marie Engberg Eiriksson (Denmark), who will speak on the theme Universal design to improve accessibility and inclusion.
The host of the conference is Leslie Weir, Librarian and Archivist of Canada.
For more information, bios and free registration, please visit www.ifla.org/news/managing-and-marketing-inclusion-in-libraries/