17th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians
2-5 May 2018
Naypyitaw, Myanmar

PROGRAM >> CONFERENCE PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Congress Outline

Wednesday, 2 May 2018
(Day 1)
  • Executive Board Meeting (exclusive to Executive Board Members)
  • Re-registration and New Registration for general conference participants
Thursday, 3 May 2018
(Day 2)
  • Opening Ceremony
  • General Conference
Friday, 4 May 2018
(Day 3)
  • General Conference
  • Closing Ceremony
  • Gala Dinner
Saturday, 5 May 2018
(Day 4)
  • Library and Cultural Visits

Day 1 / Wednesday, 2 May 2018 :

  • 3rd Executive Board Meeting
  • 26th CDNLAO Meeting
This event is exclusive to Executive Board Members and Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania.
06.00 – 07.00 Breakfast
08.00 – 12.00 3rd Meeting of CONSAL XVII Executive Board at Grand Ballroom, Mingalar Thiri Hotel, Naypyitaw
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 26th CDNL-AO Meeting, at Grand Ballroom, Mingalar Thiri Hotel, Naypyitaw
17.30 – 18.00 Opening of CONSAL Exhibition at Myanmar International Convention Center 2, Naypyitaw
19.00 – 21.00 Welcome dinner and cultural performance hosted by the Department of Historical Research and National Library (Grand Ballroom, Mingalar Thiri Hotel)(3rd EB Members & CDNLAO Members)

For General Conference Participants

08.00 – 22.00
  • Re-registration
  • Onsite Registration for new participants
Venue: Lobby, Myanmar International Convention Center 2, Naypyitaw

Day 2 / Thursday, 3 May 2018: Opening Ceremony, General Conference (Plenary)

Thursday, 3 May 2018
Room: Plenary Hall, MICC2
Time Program
08.30 - 10.30 Opening Ceremony
  • Opening Remark by State Counselor, Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • Welcome Remark by Union Minister for Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, Myanmar
  • Remarks by President of IFLA
  • Welcome Performance
  • Photo Session
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11. 00 – 12.30 Plenary Session
11.00 – 11. 10 President, IFLA
11.10 – 11.20 Sithu Dr. Thaw Kaung, Patron of Myanmar Library Association
11.20 – 11.30 Representative of ASEAN-COCI
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 18.10 Parallel Sessions

Day 3 / 4 May 2018: Closing Ceremony

Friday, 4 May 2018
Room: Plenary Hall, MICC2
Time Program
16.00 – 18.00 Closing Ceremony
  • Honouring CONSAL XVII Outstanding Librarian Award
  • Myanmar Traditional Performance
  • Conveying CONSAL Flag to Next Host Cambodia
  • Cambodian Traditional Performance
Friday, 4 May 2018
Room: Banquet Hall, MICC2
Time Program
19.00 – 21.00 Farewell Dinner
  • Address by Union Minister for Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture
  • Myanmar Traditional Performance

Day 4 / 5 May 2018 : Library / Cultural Visit

Saturday, 5 May 2018
Time Program
9.00 – 15.00 Visit A
  • Parliament
  • National Library
  • National Museum
9.00 – 15.00 Visit B
  • Parliament
  • National Library
  • Gem Museum
9.00 – 15.00 Visit C
  • Parliament
  • National Museum
  • Gem Museum
9.00 – 15.00 Visit D
  • Parliament
  • National Museum
  • National Archives