Conference

PLWO is pleased to announce the 2nd Two-Day Virtual Conference on Transformation of Knowledge Repository into Knowledge Economy from Sep 15-16, 2022.

 

Call for Papers (conference@plwo.org.pk)

Pakistan Librarians Welfare Organization (PLWO) is organizing 2nd International Conference “Transformation of Knowledge Repository into Knowledge Economy” on September 15-16, 2022. This virtual conference will provide the opportunity to connect with LIS luminaries from across the globe. The conference aims to offer a platform to all stakeholders i.e., scholars, practitioners, professionals and educators from Pakistan and abroad to share their experiences, research & achievements in order to make this transformation productive, valuable and worthwhile for the community. Furthermore, the conference will enhance regional, national and international cooperation in respect of knowledge and resource sharing.

Themes of the conference are as under:

Theme 1: Information/Knowledge Management and Libraries

  1. Librarians as an agent of change
  2. Information society and knowledge economy
  3. Libraries, information, content and knowledge management
  4. Information literacy and Intellectual capital
  5. Information entrepreneurship, design and delivery
  6. Social media and its impact on libraries
  7. Academic integrity and role of libraries
  8. Re-engineering the libraries for the next user generation
  9. Application of ICTs in libraries
  10. Academia, library practitioner linkages: bridging the gap
  11. Library and competitive intelligence
  12. Digitization, digital publishing and related trends
  13. Intellectual Property Rights and the role of the library
  14. Consortia and public policy for the library

Theme 2: Knowledge Economy

  1. Knowledge and Innovation management
  2. Indigenous knowledge systems
  3. Sustainable innovation strategies and managerial decisions in the context of the digital economy.
  4. Economic performance through innovation and knowledge paths.
  5. Knowledge sharing and communities of practice
  6. Knowledge-intensive business services and knowledge-intensive organizations

Theme 3: Social Informatics

  1. Information society and sustainable development
  2. Digital ethics: how technology shapes us and the world we live in
  3. Social media literacy and social networking
  4. E-Learning in higher education
  5. Systems approaches and sociotechnical relationships
  6. Internet communication and media
  7. Information processes and exchanges in organizations and society
  8. Human-computer interaction
  9. Communication Management
  10. Social interactions and community development

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper/Poster abstract submission deadline June 20, 2022

Notification of Abstracts/Poster Acceptance July 30, 2022

Full Length Paper/Poster Submission August 19, 2022

Camera Ready Presentation Submission September 06, 2022

Conference Date September 15-16, 2022

Prospective contributors are welcome to submit their structured abstracts on research and findings relevant to the theme and topics of the conference through email (icke.plwo@gmail.com).