Monday, July 31, 2017

Upcoming PLAI Seminars for Librarians in West Visayas


Since the CPD Act of 2016 had been approved and the points system started this July 2017, attending seminars for CPD points is a must for librarians. Here are two events by PLAI (Philippine Librarians' Association, Inc.) this year you shouldn't miss: PLAI-WVRLC's Regional Annual Seminar in Iloilo City on September, and the PLAI National Congress in Bacolod on November. Details:

PLAI-WVRLC Regional Seminar-Workshop and Librarians’ Summit
8-9 September 2017 at West Visayas State University, Iloilo City

This seminar-workshop aims to identify, build capacities of librarians/­paraprofessional librarians/LIS students to become competent information professionals. Specifically, it aims to:
1. Critically discriminate, evaluate, and retrieve information from various sources.
2. Identify reliable/­authoritative references against fake sources.
3. Design library programs/activities/­instructional materials to enrich the users’ skills in identifying and utilizing reliable information sources.
4. Empower librarians with the importance of Continuing Professional Development.
5. Conduct regional screening for National Book Week celebration.

In view of this, PLAI-WVRLC is cordially inviting you to participate in this two-day event. Rates are as follows:
P1,200.00 – PLAI Members
P1,500.00—Non-member­s/Paraprofessionals
P600.00—BLIS students
Registration fee is inclusive of 4 snacks, 2 lunches, kits, and certificates. We are inviting some of the most respected personalities in the profession. A member of the Professional Regulatory Board for Librarians/CPD Council will be with us to answer queries regarding CPD and other matters regarding the profession. The officers of PLAI-WVLRC do look forward to your coming to this event.

For more details and informtion on CHED and DepEd memos, check out the official Facebook group of PLAI-WVRLC and the Facebook event page for this seminar.

PLAI National Congress 2017


21-24 November 2017 at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City
Invitation: http://bit.ly/Invite-PLAICongress2017
Draft Program: http://bit.ly/DraftProgram-PLAICongress2017
Online Registration: http://registration.plai.org.ph
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/403853049958653
Requests for DepEd Advisory, CSC Announcement, and CHED Memo are being processed. PLAI Congress 2017 is also being applied for as a CPD Program.

Check out PLAI's official Facebook page for more details

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