IFLA 2019_Congress Programme

252 IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2019 24—30 August 2019 | Athens, Greece Congress Programme | Thursday 29 August 2019 Thursday, 29 August Special Session Congress Programme Business Meeting Expo Pavilion/Tech Lab Session Session 250 Lightning Talks – IFLA Professional Committee 08:30 – 10:30 | Skalkotas Many voices, many perspectives, just five minutes to share a story. After a successful launch in Kuala Lumpur, we’re excited to be bringing Lightning Talks back to WLIC this year. Over three sessions, speakers from around the world and across the library field will be challenged to share a glimpse into innovative projects with Congress delegates in just five minutes. Experience a cross- section of the library world – from projects with marginalised groups to personal experiences in the field, problem-solving ideas and stories of libraries creating positive change in their communities. See the online programme for full details, speakers, and topics. Drop in, listen to stories and see if inspiration strikes! Session 251 Coaching Drop-in Session - CPDWL with Management and Marketing 08:30 – 10:30 | Banqueting Hall The session offers career and professional development coaching for the individual and is an initiative from the CPDWL section in collaboration with the Management & Marketing section. All WLIC delegates are welcome to join the coaching session. The set up will be a drop-in session where the participants can choose between different coaching areas within professional development. The coaching will focus on one individual at a time. Each coaching interaction will last approximately 15-30 minutes. Please note that there can be a waiting time for a coach to be available. There will be a waiting area available in the room. The focus of the coaching will be to help develop the individual’s career and professional development. The coach helps the individual to move from where one is to where one needs to go and wants to be. The coach will support the coached person to see ways and opportunities to move forward in his or her professional life; different areas will be covered depending on the need. The focus will be on supporting the individual to lead herself/himself and for the individual to identify areas in need of development.