On behalf of the Special Libraries Association – Arabian Gulf Chapter, we are pleased to invite you to the 21st Annual Conference “The Internet and Positive Change for Librarians and Information Professionals: Creating Real Future Impact.” We hope that this conference will be highly productive and innovative in addressing current and future changes in libraries. It will bring together librarians, researchers and educators from throughout the world who are actively changing information content and access through the development of Internet and web-based educational platforms.
The Conference program will include a wide range of issues related to Internet and web-based information needs. There will be presentations in Arabic and English by speakers from Arab countries and abroad. Papers will be presented in the form of Plenary Sessions, Symposia and Poster Sessions; papers carefully chosen by the Paper Review Committee.
We hope that you will thoroughly enjoy the Conference and take the opportunity to interact, share and exchange creative ideas with your colleagues. We warmly welcome you to the Cultural Capital of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The Organizing Committee has been working diligently to make the Conference a great success. We would like to sincerely thank the National Library for their generous support, along with our devoted staff, colleagues and conference participants for their help, support and counsel in planning and organizing this conference.
Best wishesRashed Abdulrahman
Elected President for SLA – AGC Conference 2015