SECOND CARLIGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE


Call for Papers: Second CARLIGH International Conference

 

 

Introduction

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) is pleased to announce that the Second International Conference of the Consortium will be held in Accra, Ghana from 11-15 July 2016. The First CARLIGH International Conference took place in July 2014, also in Accra.

Conference theme

Transition from information management to knowledge management: The role of the information professional

Sub-themes

  •     Knowledge management practices in industry and business – including current practices in the country/region/in particular industries/businesses      
  •     Ethics in information use – including plagiarism, copyright
  •     Continuous professional development for the 21st century professional
  •     Human resource development of professionals in a technological age

Location

Accra, Ghana. Venue will be announced later Dates: Monday 11 – Friday 15 July 2016

Events

Pre-conference workshops & sessions: Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 July 2016

Conference

Wednesday 13 July – Opening + conference sessions

Thursday 14 July – conference sessions Friday 15 July – conference session + Closing

Guidelines for submission of proposals for papers

Proposals should address the theme and/or sub-themes, and should include the following

  •     Title of proposed paper
  •     Name(s) of speaker(s)
  •     Speaker(s)’ institutional affiliation, if any any
  •     Speaker(s) email address, telephone/fax number(s)
  •     Abstract of proposed paper (up to 500 words)
  •     Short professional profile of speaker(s) – about 5 lines for each person

Length of paper/presentations

Papers should be 3,000 to 5,000 words long, submitted in Word, using Times New Roman (12pt) double-spaced, including an abstract and keywords. Fifteen minutes will be allowed for presentations, with five minutes for discussion.

Guidelines for submission of proposals for poster sessions

(these are interactive presentations of research, innovative projects , or best practices)

  •     Title of proposed poster
  •     Name(s) of researcher(s)
  •     Researcher(s)’ institutional affiliation, if any
  •     Researcher(s) email address, telephone/fax number(s)
  •     Abstract of proposed poster (up to 300 words)
  •     Short professional profile of speaker(s) – about 5 lines for each person

Poster sizes

These are likely to be the equivalent of A1 (841mm x 594mm, 33.1in x 23.4in), but could change

Deadlines

24 March 2016 -  Submission of abstract for paper or poster

10 April 2016   -  Notification of acceptance or rejection

10 May 2016    -  Submission of full papers or posters

31 May 2016    -  Submission of slides for presentations of papers

15 June 2016    -  Preliminary programme available

 

Participant and exhibitor’s fees, and methods of payment: will be announced later.

 

Please email your proposal to:

Chair, Publications & Publicity Committee, Nina Chachu, email carlighevents@gmail.com

If you have any questions regarding this Call for Papers, please contact Chair, Publications & Publicity Committee, Nina Chachu, email carlighevents@gmail.com for further information.