Int’l Calendar

Sep
2
Thu
2021
Conference on Access to Information: Latin America and the Caribbean
Sep 2 – Sep 28 all-day

Free virtual webinars. Every Tuesday and Thursday in September, 90 minutes each. Most with simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and English, one in Portuguese.

Topics on access to information and civil and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean. Experts will speak on access to women’s rights, education, elections, Venezuelan refugees, health rights, and indigenous people in Mexico, and on accessing information on the Brazilian legislative and judicial systems and on Central America. Part of the AALL project Monitoring COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Sep
22
Wed
2021
ALLA Conference (Australian Law Librarians’ Association)
Sep 22 – Sep 24 all-day

“Past, Present, Future.” Keynote Speakers include Justice Stephen Gageler of the Australia High Court and Chief Justice Helen Murrell of the Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court. Programs include Legal Education – How UK Changes Compare with Australia; A New Law Research Guide – Uniting Student and Expert Voices to Improve Online Learning Design; and Teaching Legal Research – Using Past Practice and Present Confusion to Inform Future Learning.

Oct
4
Mon
2021
IALL Annual Course (International Association of Law Libraries)
Oct 4 – Oct 7 all-day

Presented virtually from Toulouse, France.

39th Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries. “The Triptych: National, European and International Law, the French Way.”

Programs include The main principles of French public law. A comparative reflection – Les grands principes du droit public français. Une réflexion comparée; The French legal concept of laïcité – La laïcité en droit français; and Ascertainment and Accessibility of Foreign Laws and Documents Under French Private International Law.

Oct
13
Wed
2021
AoIR 2021 (Association of Internet Researchers)
Oct 13 – Oct 16 all-day

Virtual conference.

The conference theme is “Independence.” AoIR 2021 asks participants to consider and critique the relationship between “independence” and the internet and how that plays out in countries around the world and transnationally.

Oct
16
Sat
2021
69th Research Conference, Japan Society of Library and Information Technology @ Kumamoto Gakuen University
Oct 16 – Oct 17 all-day

“Digital Archives and Libraries.” The symposium will share information on the construction and practice of digital archives, paying particular attention to their relationship with libraries, and will discuss research issues in areas such as library and information science.

Oct
19
Tue
2021
ICA Congress (International Council on Archives)
Oct 19 – Oct 22 all-day

“Empowering Knowledge Societies.” The ICA Abu Dhabi Congress will be an opportunity for the profession from all over the world to share innovative ideas and research and for colleagues from allied and other professions to join us at this important event.

Oct
25
Mon
2021
IBA Global Showcase (International Bar Association)
Oct 25 – Oct 29 all-day

Free virtual conference.

Through a series of high-profile expert sessions, some of the biggest issues and challenges facing the global legal profession will be discussed, with speakers sharing ideas and solutions and give you the opportunity to hear from a great line up of high-profile speakers.

The IBA Global Showcase will highlight the diverse work and achievements of the IBA’s membership in many key areas of policy and practice. There will also be sessions specifically designed for key groupings within the membership.

Oct
26
Tue
2021
Internet Librarian 2021
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day

Call to Action & Innovation in Library Technology & Communities.  The 25th Internet Librarian highlights some of the exciting changes that will likely become standard in the future, those that were great experiments from which we learned much, as well as creative new insights and plans for the future. Plans which include working with their communities in rebuilding and recovering from the economic and social issues arising from recent upheavals.

Oct
29
Fri
2021
IBA Annual Conference (International Bar Association)
Oct 29 – Nov 3 all-day
Nov
1
Mon
2021
Charleston Library Conference
Nov 1 – Nov 5 all-day

Preliminary goal is to have a hybrid event with both an in-person and virtual option.