Registration is open. We expect high attendance with capacity limited to 200 attendees, so please register and pay early if possible (registration deadline: September 20, 2019/payment by September 30, 2019). Your registration will be considered complete only once payment is received (and visa support will be provided [see below] only for attendees who have paid for their attendance in full), so please pay promptly to ensure your place at the conference.

Credit card and wire transfer payment options are available, with payment due in Czech crowns (CZK; € and USD equivalents below).

Registration and payment at the conference will not be available.

Conference Fees

Fees include coffee breaks, lunchs, and the gala dinner during the conference. Early Bird registration* has now closed.

Fees (pay by September 30, 2019)

– For IFLA Members: 7 700 CZK (approximately € 300/341 USD)

– For Non-IFLA Members: 9 000 CZK (approximately € 350/399 USD)

– For (non-registered) accompanying persons attending the gala dinner: 1 000 CZK (approximately € 40/43 USD)

Registration Process


– You will receive confirmation of your registration via email.

– The 16th IFLA ILDS conference team will send you payment instructions via email (credit card or wire transfer, based on your selection while registering).

– After making payment, the conference team will send you confirmation of payment receipt. If you require an invoice, this will be generated upon your request. Your registration will not be considered final (and your place at the conference confirmed) until we receive payment.

– Please note that for credit card payment, payment confirmation is not generated immediately but will be sent manually to you.

Visa Support

Many countries do not require visas for entry into the Czech Republic, part of the European Schengen Area.

– List of countries not requiring visas for entry

For visitors from other countries (official list of states whose citizens are required to have visas for the Schengen Area), you will need to obtain a short-term visa for your stay and organizing this with the Mission of the Czech Republic nearest you.

– List of Missions of the Czech Republic

– Please note the conference organizers will only issue official invitation letters following full payment for the conference.

Wire Transfer Details

Account Name: National Library of Technology (NTK)

Account Number: 8032031/0710
IBAN: CZ83 0710 0000 0000 0803 2031
ID: 61387142
VAT: CZ61387142

Variable symbol (for the conference): Your registration number, which will be sent to you in your registration confirmation email and starts with 666XXX.

Registered Participants

(in alphabetical order by last name; participants who’ve chosen to be listed here) 

  1. Elham Abdallah, Head, Public Services Department, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) (Lebanon)
  2. Ellen Åberg, Librarian, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
  3. Shadab Ahmad, Senior Access Librarian, Qatar National Library (Qatar)
  4. Mats Alexandersson, Librarian, Södertörn University Library (Sweden)
  5. Sharef Al Soofi, School Librarian – Head of Network, Palestinian Libraries Network (Palestine)
  6. Bianca Amaro, General Coordinator of Research and Maintenance of Consolidated Products, Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology (Brazil)
  7. Åsa Andersson, Librarian, Umeå University Library (Sweden)
  8. Marit Anteskog, Librarian, National Library of Sweden (Sweden)
  9. Andrew Appleyard, Head of Operations North, British Library (U.K.)
  10. Rowena Aquino, Document Delivery Officer, Qatar National Library (Qatar)
  11. Dorthe Adsbøl Hansen, Library assistant, The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  12. Veranika Babaryka-Amelchanka, Head of the Department of Research, Scientific and Methodological Activity, I. S. Lupinovich Belarus Agricultural Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Belarus)
  13. Dr. Ihuoma Babatope, Senior Librarian, Delta State College of Education, Mosogar (Nigeria)
  14. Tina Baich, Associate Dean for Collections, IUPUI University Library (U.S.)
  15. Maja Bandurska, Librarian, Warsaw University of Technology, Main Library (Poland)
  16. Ralph Baylor, Head of Interlibrary Loan, Frick Art Reference Library (U.S.)
  17. Simone Bernard, Head of the Technical Services Division, University of Guyana Library (Guyana)
  18. Elena Bernardini, Head of Biomedical Libraries, Università degli studi di Milano (Italy)
  19. Eva Bratková, Librarian, NTK (Czech Republic)
  20. Carla Chalhoub, Head of Access Services, American University of Beirut (Lebanon)
  21. Collence Chisita, Research Fellow, University of South Africa (South Africa)
  22. Viktorie Chládková, ILL Librarian, NTK Prague (Czech Republic)
  23. Alena Chodounská, Head of Academic Services, NTK Prague (Czech Republic)
  24. Nicole Clasen, Head of User Services, ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (Germany)
  25. Peter Collins, Director of Public Services, Head of LIBRA, University of Pennsylvania Library (U.S.)
  26. Giovanna Colombo, Resource Sharing Librarian, Insubria University, Science Library (Italy)
  27. Maryvon Côté, Librarian Coordinator, ILL/DD, McGill University (Canada)
  28. Sami Cuhadar, Library Director, Istanbul Bilgi University Library (Turkey)
  29. Nicoleta-Roxana Dinu, Librarian, National Library of Romania (Romania)
  30. Dicky van Donselaar, Wageningen University & Research, Library, Supervisor Collection Management and Document Delivery (The Netherlands)
  31. Melissa Eighmy-Brown, Manager, Interlibrary Loan & Digital Delivery, University of Minnesota (U.S.)
  32. Filiz Ekingen Flores Mamondi, ILL and Reference Librarian, Boğaziçi University Library (Turkey)
  33. Cecilia Ericson, Librarian, National Library of Sweden (Sweden)
  34. Poul Erlandsen, Head of Section, The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  35. Jozef Fabríci, Head of Library Services, State Research Library in Košice (Slovakia)
  36. Hemza Ghanem, Assistant Doucmontaliste Archiviste, Université Mohamed Boudiaf M’sila Algerie (Algeria)
  37. Karl-Oskar Göransson, Librarian, Mid Sweden University, The University Library (Sweden)
  38. Anne Granberg, Librarian assistant, Hanken School of Economics Library (Finland)
  39. Martin Grötschel, President, The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Germany)
  40. Astrid Grossgarten, Key Account, ImageWare Components GmbH (Germany)
  41. Jana Hakenová, Senior Officer, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (Czech Republic)
  42. Martina Hediger, Librarian, University of Zurich, Main Library (Switzerland)
  43. Jill Henriksson, Librarian, Umeå University Library (Sweden)
  44. Gretchen Higginbottom, Interlibrary Loan Librarian, California State University, Fresno (U.S.)
  45. Mark Homann, Manager, subito. Documents from libraries (Germany)
  46. Gunnhild Holmen, Head Librarian, The National Library of Norway (Norway)
  47. Iva Horova, Project Support Specialist, NTK (Czech Republic)
  48. Clare Hunter, Senior Information Assistant (Document Delivery), Royal Holloway, University of London (U.K.)
  49. Tuula Hurskainen, Information Services Assistant, Finnish Environment Institute, Information Service (Finland)
  50. Gun-Mari Isaksson, Librarian, Swedish Repository Library and Centre for ILL (Sweden)
  51. Sheik Md. Jalal Uddin, Librarian-in-Charge, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University Central Library (Bangladesh)
  52. Marie Javelind, Librarian, Karolinska Institutet University Library (Sweden)
  53. Inge Jensen, Librarian, The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  54. CJ de Jong, Access Services Coordinator, University of Alberta Library (Canada)
  55. Sophie Itumeleng Khunoane, Document Supply Librarian, Tshwane University of Technology (South Africa)
  56. Cathy King, Executive Director of Delivery Services, OCLC (U.S.)
  57. Stine Kjaergaard, Information Specialist, The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  58. Jan Kolátor, Systems Librarian, NTK Prague (Czech Republic)
  59. Denise Koufogiannakis, Associate University Librarian, University of Alberta (Canada)
  60. Izabela Kozak, Librarian, Warsaw University of Technology, Main Library (Poland)
  61. Stephanie Krueger, Senior Consultant, NTK (Czech Republic)
  62. Claudia Langer, PR, subito. Documents from libraries (Germany)
  63. Carina Noeraa Larsen, Information Specialist, The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  64. Caroline Lenosingiran, Senior Library Assistant, Kenya National Library Service (Kenya)
  65. Zhijin Li, Associate Research Librarian, National Library of China (China)
  66. Aimee Lind, Reference Librarian/Manager, Interlibrary Loan, The Getty Research Institute Library, Los Angeles (U.S.)
  67. Ylva Lindgren, Librarian, Chalmers University of Technology, Main Library (Sweden)
  68. Mattias Löfqvist, Librarian, Swedish Repository Library and Centre for ILL (Sweden)
  69. Maria Luštšik (Lushchik), Head of Interlibrary loans, University of Tartu Library (Estonia)
  70. Silvana Mangiaracina, Head of Library, Italian National Research Council / CNR (Italy)
  71. Mária Manoušková, Head of Interlibrary Loans, Moravian Library in Brno (Czech Republic)
  72. Alžbeta Martinická, Head of Loans Department, Slovak National Library (Slovakia)
  73. Olga Martinová, Librarian, NTK (Czech Republic)
  74. Joseph McArthur, Open Access Button, Director & Co-founder (U.K.)
  75. Katia Medawar, Access Services Manager, Qatar National Library (Quatar)
  76. Ryma Muravitskaya, Head of Scientific and Bibliographic Department of Remote User Service, I. S. Lupinovich Belarus Agricultural Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Belarus)
  77. Diana Nauntofte, Librarian, ILL Department, Royal Danish Library – Aarhus (Denmark)
  78. Fredrick Ndambuki, Librarian, Kenya National Library Service (Kenya)
  79. Priyanka Neogi, Librarian, Uttarayan College of Education (India)
  80. Mi Nilsson, Librarian, Gothenburg University Library, Biomedical Library (Sweden)
  81. Petr Nouza, Librarian, NTK (Czech Republic)
  82. Charles Nyamache, Senior Library Assistant, University of Nairobi (Kenya)
  83. Berit Ölander, Librarian, Gothenburg University Library, Biomedical Library (Sweden)
  84. Jiří Pavlík, Head of Acquisition, NTK (Czech Republic)
  85. Mike Paxton, Resource Sharing Librarian, IUPUI University Library (U.S.)
  86. Dorthe Buur Pedersen, Librarian, The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  87. Thurid Petersen, Information Specialist,The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  88. Tam Pham Thi Minh, LIS Lecturer, Ho Chi Minh University of Culture Library (Vietnam)
  89. Bertine Pol Sundström, Librarian, Swedish Repository Library and Centre for ILL (Sweden)
  90. Denisa Provazníková, Librarian, Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic)
  91. Gobonetse Kelebogile Ramotsisi, Librarian, University of Botswana (Botswana)
  92. Rolf Rasche, CEO, ImageWare Components GmbH (Germany)
  93. Kristina Rose, Associate Dean for Collections & Content Strategy, New York University (U.S.)
  94. Jarmo Saarti, Library Director, University of Eastern Finland Library (Finland)
  95. Renke Saerens, Coordinator ILL/Impala, University of Antwerp Biomedical Library (Belgium)
  96. Emanuela Secinaro, Librarian, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica – INRIM (Italy)
  97. Natallia Shakura, Research Associate, I. S. Lupinovich Belarus Agricultural Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Belarus)
  98. Dana Šimková, Licensing Specialist, CzechELib/NTK Prague (Czech Republic)
  99. Famous Simpelwe, Librarian, Mansa College of Education (Zambia)
  100. Neena Singh, Deputy Librarian, G B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology (India)
  101. Sasha Skenderija, Strategist, NTK (Czech Republic)
  102. Michal Skop, Head of the Information Department, Moravian Library in Brno (Czech Republic)
  103. Janne Lis Sørensen, Librarian, The Royal Danish Library (Denmark)
  104. Brigitte Springmann, ILL and Reference Librarian, Universitaetsbibliothek Basel (Switzerland)
  105. Jela Steinerová, Professor, Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Arts, Department of LIS (Slovakia)
  106. Jeff Stonehouse, Library Services Assistant, University of British Columbia Library (Canada)
  107. Rikke Straarup Voulund, Information Specialist, DTU – Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)
  108. Mirna Tabet, Head of Research and Instruction, Qatar University Library (Qatar)
  109. Hilary Thompson, Acting Director, User Services & Resource Sharing, University of Maryland Libraries (U.S.)
  110. Sydney Thompson, Access Services Department Head, NC State University Libraries (U.S)
  111. Flor Elisa Trillo-Tinoco, Library Clerk, CTBTO – Preparatory Commission Vienna (Austria)
  112. Mayank Trivedi, University Librarian, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (India)
  113. Daniel Tschirren, Deputy Director, Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern (Switzerland)
  114. Kimmo Tuominen, University Librarian, Helsinki University (Finland)
  115. Abdullah Turan, Reference Team Manager, Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey)
  116. Marii Valjataga, Head of Innovation, National Library of Estonia (Estonia)
  117. Jennifer Van den Avijle, Head of User Services and ILL, University of Antwerp Biomedical Library (Belgium)
  118. Heather Weltin, Shared Print Program Officer, HathiTrust (U.S.)
  119. David Winter, Borrowing Services Librarian, University of British Columbia Library (Canada)
  120. Huifang Xu, Digital Scholarship Librarian, National Science Library – Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
  121. Xiaomu Xu, Assistant Librarian, National Science Library – Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
  122. Zheng (Lan) Yang, Director of Document Delivery Services, Texas A&M University Libraries (U.S.)
  123. Xing Zhao, Director of Document Supply Center, National Library of China (China)

Optional Tours Registration

Optional Tours on Friday, October 11:

    • Tour #1: Karlštejn Castle
      (45 min from Prague)
      Departure at 13.00 – return 18.00 approx.
    • Tour #3: Strahov Monastery
      (Prague Castle area)
      Historical halls of the Strahov librery
      Departure at 13.00 – return 16.00.

Register for an optional tour HERE.


Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you have questions.

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With generous support from the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

16th IFLA ILDS Conference Beyond the Paywall: Resource Sharing in a Disruptive Ecosystem. 9-11 October 2019. National Library of Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
* Early Bird Fees (closed May 31, 2019)

– Early Bird IFLA Member Fee: 6 450 CZK (approximately € 250/285 USD)

– Early Bird Non-IFLA Members Fee: 7 700 CZK (approximately € 300/341 USD)