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December 12-15 Keynote Speech at the Serbian Library Association Annual Conference. Title: “Together we can: empowering ourselves to advocate in challenging times,” and Guest speech at the US Embassy/ American Corner in Belgrade, Title: "Access to Information for All: Libraries Building Communities"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 5

Supporting Equity of Access and Net Neutrality in New York City

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November 14-18 Keynote Speaker at the VIII Jornada Temas Actuales en Bibliotecologia (hosted by Medical Library in Mar del Plata, Argentina). Title: "Importance and impact of libraries in sustainable development: each one of us can contribute from where we are"

 

October 29-30 Meeting with my Advisory Board

 

 

October 5, 2017 New York Comic Con

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September 24-26, 2017 Keynote Speaker at the Arkansas Library Association Annual Conference. Title: "Librarians Lead: Empowering Ourselves to Advocate in Challenging Times"

 Here with Arkansas State Librarian Carolyn Ashcraft, Bentonville Public Library Hadi Dudley, and Donna McDonald from United for Libraries. 

Here with Arkansas State Librarian Carolyn Ashcraft, Bentonville Public Library Hadi Dudley, and Donna McDonald from United for Libraries. 

August 18-23  IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2017

Here from left to right: IFLA's New Professionals, Donna Scheeder IFLA President 2015-2017, Colombian librarians, and speakers at the IFLA's Action for Development through Libraries Programme (ALP) session. It was an honor to Chair the ALP Committee and the session.

 

 

 

August 10-11   10th National Conference of African American Librarians, Atlanta

    Here with my esteemed fellow ALA Executive Board colleagues, Jim Neal, ALA President, Trevor Dawes and Julius Jefferson, Executive Board Members.

 

Here with my esteemed fellow ALA Executive Board colleagues, Jim Neal, ALA President, Trevor Dawes and Julius Jefferson, Executive Board Members.

 

July 28 Keynote speaker at the University of Puerto Rico EGCTI's Tarde de Logros. Title: "Sea intrépido en la búsqueda de lo que enciende su alma en fuego" (Be fearless in the search for what ignites your soul on fire)

 Loida Garcia-Febo with the Director of the EGCTI at the University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Jose Sanchez, and professors Dr. Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Dr. Carlos Suarez-Balseiro, Dr. Betzaida Velez-Natal, and Dr. Eliut Flores-Caraballo. 

Loida Garcia-Febo with the Director of the EGCTI at the University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Jose Sanchez, and professors Dr. Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Dr. Carlos Suarez-Balseiro, Dr. Betzaida Velez-Natal, and Dr. Eliut Flores-Caraballo. 

 

July 26 Keynote speaker at NELA Diversity Summit. Title: "Libraries are for Everyone: serving the needs of our most vulnerable populations" 

 Loida Garcia-Febo with NELA President, Mary Danko, and with the Director of the ALA Office for Diversity, and Outreach Service, Jody Gray.

Loida Garcia-Febo with NELA President, Mary Danko, and with the Director of the ALA Office for Diversity, and Outreach Service, Jody Gray.

 

 

July 17 Launch of DA2I Report 

 Loida Garcia-Febo with, from left to right, the Director of the United Nations Library, Thanos Giannakopoulos, and the Acting-Under-Secretary General for Global Communications, whom oversees the library, Maher Nasser

Loida Garcia-Febo with, from left to right, the Director of the United Nations Library, Thanos Giannakopoulos, and the Acting-Under-Secretary General for Global Communications, whom oversees the library, Maher Nasser

 

July 10 - Visit to Montclair Public Library

 Loida Garcia-Febo with Montclair Public Library Director, Peter Coyl

Loida Garcia-Febo with Montclair Public Library Director, Peter Coyl