PLAI-STRLC 2008 Regional Conference and General Assembly

The Philippine Librarians Association Inc – Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC) will hold its Regional Conference and General Assembly on September 24-26, 2008 at the Queen Margarette Hotel, Domoit Diversion Road, Lucena City, Quezon Province.

The theme for this year activity is Regional Conference on Empowering Librarians in the 21st Century.” It aims to stress the importance of the involvement of librarians in enabling students and its community to become critical thinkers and effective users of information in all formats and media; strengthen librarian’s understanding of the library’s basic functions and how technology has changed these basic functions; and to empower the administrators, librarians, information professionals and teacher-librarians in conquering successfully the library challenges of the 21st century.

The topics include: ABC’s of Librarians’ Success in the Workplace; Personal and Professional Competencies; Library Administration and Management; Basic Library Functions and Services; Current Trends in Information Technology as Applied to Libraries.

The conference fees are as follows: Live – out: PHP 3000.00 for member*; PhP3300.00 for non-member; (to include lunches/snacks, conference kits and certificate); Live-in: PhP3900.00 for member; PhP 4200.00 for non-member (to include 3days and 2 nights accommodation, with breakfast/dinner, in addition to seminar meals). Accompanying person: PhP 2800.00. General Assembly: PhP 500.00 (to include lunch and snacks).

For particulars and reservations please contact the following: Audrey G. Anday / U.P. Open University; tel.: (049) 536-5998 ; e-mail audreyanday[at]yahoo[dot]com; Marcial R. Batiancila / San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite; tel.: (046) 431-0861; fax: (046) 431-1461 local 740; e-mail: m_batiancila[at]yahoo[dot]com: Rene B, Manlangit/ San Pablo Colleges; tel.: (049) 561-1586; e-mail: rbmanlangit[at]yahoo[dot]com; Rosario A. Villamater / Manuel S. Enverga university Foundation Library tel.:(042) 373-7542; e-mail: rosevillamater[at]yahoo[dot]com; Aurora A. Navela / Sacred Heart College Library tel.: (042) 710-3888 loc 222 email: aunavela012[at]yahoo[dot]com.

Please send/fax to us the Pre-Registration form on or before August 21, 2008

*Member is defined here as registered librarian who has paid his/her PLAI 2007 and 2008 annual membership fee or is an active member of any of the following Provincial Chapters: Cavite Librarians Association (CLASS), Quezon Librarians Association (QLA), Association of Laguna Librarians (ALL), Librarians Association of Batangas (LAB), Oriental/Occidental Mindoro Librarians Association (OMLA) and Rizal Librarians Association (RLA)

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