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IFLA Knowledge Management (KM) Section Satellite Conference

Knowledge management (KM) is constantly evolving and now encompass many areas including business intelligence, analytics, and others not previously identified with KM.

This one-day Satellite Conference at the Wrocław University of Economics in Wrocław, Poland will focus on KM in all varieties of libraries and information centres with particular attention to new directions and the future of KM. With a global interest in mind, this Satellite Conference will aim to provide a thoughtful and engaging discussion about an array of worldwide issues regarding KM within library and information settings. Part of the conference will be devoted to conversations exploring future trends in KM.

Some examples of possible topics:

  • Trends in KM and data analytics
  • Successes and failures of KM
  • Future of KM as an academic discipline and applications of KM in academic environments
  • The importance of knowledge sharing in organisations
  • The effects of corporate culture on creating the right environment for effective knowledge sharing
  • The exit interview to preserve the intellectual capital
  • Content, collaboration, and communication: The 3 C’s of KM
  • The role of knowledge managers in the new KM environment
  • Competencies and skills of knowledge providers and information professionals
  • Teaching, coaching, and mentoring knowledge workers
  • Intellectual property and copyright in the creation and re-usage of knowledge in organisations
  • Innovation and creativity in KM
  • The new role of libraries and information/knowledge management centres in the new knowledge age

More information is available on the conference website.



18 Aug 2017


1:00 pm - 6:00 pm