INVITATION: MEDIA LITERACY WORKSHOP AND GLA’S 2019 AGM AND SEMINAR

On behalf of the Council of the Ghana Library Association, I humbly invite you to attend the Media Literacy Workshop which will precede this year’s Annual General Meeting and Seminar. Topics to be discussed during the workshop include:

What media literacy is;

  • Key concepts in media literacy;
  • Skills that will help our patrons analyse, evaluate and create media;
  • How our patrons can identify mis- information and dis-information;
  • How librarians can support the development of media literacy with allied professionals such as journalists, teachers and the Technology sector.

Date: 7th November 2019

Venue: Balme Library Seminar Room - University of Ghana

Time: 8:30 am prompt

Participation Fee 

Category Cost
GLA Members 200 Ghana Cedis
Non-Members 250 Ghana Cedis

The theme for this year’s AGM is Libraries as Channels of Transformation.

Details of the seminar are as follows:

Date: 8th November, 2019

Venue: Balme Library Seminar Room, University of Ghana, Legon

Time: Arrival and Registration: 08:00 am

Programme starts at 09:00am

Participation Fee:

Category Cost
GLA Members 200 Ghana Cedis
Non-Members 250 Ghana Cedis

Please Note the following:

1. It is compulsory for all members to attend the AGM.

2. To attend the Media Literacy workshop, the Seminar and AGM, members are to pay a total amount of Ghc 450.

3. Non-members can only attend the Media Literacy workshop and the Seminar at an amount of Ghc 550.

Interested participants should send an e-mail with ‘MLW/AGM 2019’ as the subject to the secretary, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Participants are encouraged to pay their Workshop and Seminar fees into GLA’s Account latest by the 31st October 2019 for logistical planning purposes.

Account details are as follows:

Bank: Ghana Commercial Bank
Branch: Legon
Account Name: Ghana Library Association
Account Number: 1031130000506

Cheques should be made payable to the Ghana Library Association and Pay-in slips should be forwarded to:

Treasurer: Ms. Catherine Asamoah
Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra.
Tel: 0267868032
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REGISTRATION DETAILS - 4th CARLIGH International Conference

REGISTRATION FOR THE 4TH CARLIGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OPEN
 
INTRODUCTION
The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) is pleased to announce and open registration for the 4th CARLIGH International Conference.
 
OBJECTIVES
The CARLIGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE is a premier forum for Information Professionals, Researchers, Academics, Publishers, Book Vendors etc. to present their latest research outputs, ideas, and developments, and to share activities and initiatives to enhance learning, teaching and research approaches. In addition, a pre-conference workshop and an exhibition of information resources and other technologies by vendors are organized alongside. The International Conference also offers opportunities for both formal and informal networking and intellectual discourse among participants to promote discussions and sharing of knowledge, experiences and expertise on developments in learning, teaching and research as well as on global best practices.
 
CONFERNCE THEME
“Enhancing information access through Artificial Intelligence (AI)”
SUB THEMES
  • Advancing smart avenues (media) for information service provision
  • Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets to providing relevant information science education
  • Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th industrial revolution
  • Exploring new skill-sets expected of the information provider and the user
  • Innovation strategies for the era
CONFERENCE VENUE AND DATES
Venue: GIMPA Executive Conference Centre (GECC), Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Achimota – Accra, Ghana
Date: Monday 13th July to Friday 17th July, 2020.
 
PROGRAMMES
Pre-Conference Workshop: Monday, 13th July to Tuesday, 14th July, 2020
Conference: Wednesday, 15th July to Friday, 17th July, 2020
 
TARGET PARTICIPANTS
This 4th conference will bring together representatives of a wide range of professionals, including:
Information Specialists (e.g. Librarians, Archivists, and Journalists etc.), IT professionals,
Academics, Researchers, Administrators, and Industrialists from higher research and educational
institutions as well as related organizations from around the world in a dynamic and interactive
forum.
 
GUEST SPEAKER
  • Nana (Prof) Osei Darkwa: Visiting Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  • Prof. Kankam Boadu [UCC]: Vice Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Cape Coast
Topic: Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets to providing relevant information science education
 
  • Prof. Mary Sheela Lourdusamy: Dean, Faculty of Engineering Science & Computing, Pentecost University College, Ghana, Sowutuom – Accra
Topic: Advancing smart avenues (media) for information service provision
 
  • Dr. Ferdinand Apietu Katsriku: Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Ghana
Topic: Innovation strategies for the era
 
  • Dr. Peter Tobbin: Former Director, Information Management Services (IMS), GIMPA
Topic: Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th industrial revolution
  • Prof. Perpetua S. Dadzie: University Librarian, Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra
Topic: Exploring new skill-sets expected of the information provider and the user
 
CONFERENCE PACKAGE
  • Invitation Letter/Visa Processing Assistance
  • Pre-Conference Training workshop
  • Breakfast for those who will Lodge in the Designated Hotel
  • Tea/Coffee Breaks
  • Conference Buffet Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Conference Souvenirs (bag, flash drive, pen and notepad, etc.)
 
SPECIAL CONFERENCE BENEFITS
  • Great networking opportunities
  • Be a member of a growing professional community
  • Publication of paper presented as Conference proceedings
  • Availability of Conference Proceedings in softcopy (online and electronically on a flash drive)
  • Affordable comfortable accommodation
Executive Rooms GHc250.00/day or US$50.00/day
Regular Rooms GHc150.00/day or US$30/day
 
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
           REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
Interested participants should visit the conference portal on the CARLIGH Website
(https:www.carligh.org) or click on this link https://forms.gle/hEbv1N9utcHgCav86 to complete the
online registration forms and follow up with payment of the appropriate fee/s.
 
       REGISTRATION FEES
Exhibition and Advertisement
Locals: GHc600.00
International: US$ 480.00
 
Workshop and Conference Registration Fees
Participants
  • CARLIGH Members GHc900.00
  • Non-CARLIGH Members GHc1000.00
  • International Participants US$300.00
  • Non-Presenter Students GHc500.00
  • Workshop Only GHc450.00
Important Information: Early Bird package for institutions that present more than three
participants is 10% less of the original cost and for individuals, 5% less of the original cost. To qualify
for the discount a commitment fee of GHc100 should have been paid by Monday, 27th April, 2020.
The commitment fee forms part of the overall amount to be paid.
Payments should be made into the following accounts according to your categorization (Local or
International).
 
Presenters
  • Local GHc600.00
  • Local Students GHc350.00
  • International Presenters $240.00
  • International Student Presenters $170.00
Local Participants
  • Account Name : CARLIGH
  • Currency :        Cedi
  • Bank :             GCB BANK
  • Branch :          Legon Branch
  • Account No. : 1031130009358
 
International Participants
  • Account Name : CARLIGH
  • Currency :         Dollar
  • Bank :              Stanbic Bank Ghana
  • Branch :           Main Branch, Castle Road, Accra
  • Account No. :   9040003788118
  • SWIFT CODE :  SBICGHAC
 
IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO NOTE
  • Submission of Full Papers or Posters: Thursday, 16th April, 2020.
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, 27th April, 2020.
  • Online Registration Deadline: Friday, 10th July, 2020
  • Onsite Registration: Monday, 13th July, 2020
 
CONTACT
For further enquiries contact the following: Dr. Cobblah - +233244616950; Mr. Quagraine -
+233208885022; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .