Since CPD  units will soon be implemented, librarians must be updated with upcoming seminars and conferences where they can gain this CPD units. I do love attending seminars and conferences, not only that it gives you a break from work, its also a great feeling to learn new things and meet new people. Below are some dates to be added in a librarians calendar to gain CPD units.

September 14-18, 2016 – 37th Manila International Book fair, SMX Mall of Asia

The biggest international book fair in the Philippines. During this 5-day event several library Associations hold seminars, workshops and conferences about the latest trends and issues in the library. Full schedule of events and seminars is still pending, for updates you may visit their website 

http://www.manilabookfair.com/

October 20-23, 2016 – 7th PAARL International Benchmarking Tour

Now on its 7th year PAARL will visit the beautiful Taiwan – The Heart of Asia, full details and itinerary is available on the link below. 

http://paarl.org.ph/?q=content/%E2%80%9C7th-paarls-international-library-benchmarkingtour-enchanting-taiwan%E2%80%9D-20-23-october-2016

November 22-25, 2016 – PLAI National Congress , Davao

This is a 3 day seminar workshop which will be held in Davao City with a theme “Library as a Place: Continual Learning in the New Information Landscape” in cooperation with NCCA, NCLIS and National Library of the Philippines. Full details is available on their website.

http://plai.org.ph/

I will continue to check out library events and will update this post from time to time. See you fellow librarians.

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