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IFLA Knowledge Management Section Satellite Meeting: Lyon, France, 15th August 2014

The Knowledge Management Section of IFLA is delighted to announce a Satellite Meeting to be held in Lyon, France on 15th August 2014. The topic of the meeting is Knowledge Management as a Vital Tool for Change Management. In particular, the focus will be on knowledge management in libraries.

The program

This meeting will feature a keynote speaker who is perhaps the world’s top expert on Knowledge Management:

Olivier Serrat
Principal Knowledge Management Specialist - Regional and Sustainable Development Department
Asian Development Bank, Philippines

He will address topics on the theme of 'Toward a Library Renaissance', as follows:

  • Key Trends Affecting Libraries
  • Recommendations for Future Libraries
  • A Skills Framework for Librarians
  • Forestalling Change Fatigue: Future Search and the Resilient Organization

To see the full program, and the topics being discussed by the other speakers, see

The program will be interactive with ample time for questions and networking.


Registration for the Satellite meeting is free, but you do need to register to take part. To register now, visit

Getting there

The meeting will be held at the Lyon Gallo-Roman Museum.

Here is photo of the site:

It's worth noting that attending this free meeting may get you a less expensive air fare if you are planning on attending the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, since it will enable you to arrive before the conference begins and stay over a Saturday.

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