IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG)
Activities Report September 2015-August 2016
Since August 2015, the NPSIG has a new leadership team, including a Convenor Maria Violeta Bertolini (from Argentina, living in USA), Co-Convenor Milan Vasiljevic (from Serbia, living in Qatar), Information Coordinator Antoine Torrens (France), and Information Co-Coordinator Katia Shklyar (from Russia, living in Finland).
The NPSIG objectives as defined in 2015 are:
- To empower new professionals to be involved in their national associations and with IFLA to become new local and international leaders.
- To connect new professionals and new professionals supporters to share experiences, opportunities and make new friends and colleagues from all over the world, mainly through social media and online events.
- To offer first quality free training and knowledge exchange opportunities through online webinars, open programmes and satellite meetings.