INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 4TH CARLIGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

INTRODUCTION

The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) is pleased to announce and open registration for the 4th CARLIGH International Conference.

OBJECTIVES

The CARLIGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE is a premier forum for Information Professionals, Researchers, Academics, Publishers, Book Vendors etc. to present their latest research outputs, ideas, and developments, and to share activities and initiatives to enhance learning, teaching and research approaches. In addition, a pre-conference workshop and an exhibition of information resources and other technologies by vendors are organized alongside.  The International Conference also offers opportunities for both formal and informal networking and intellectual discourse among participants to promote discussions and sharing of knowledge, experiences and expertise on developments in learning, teaching and research as well as on global best practices.

CONFERENCE THEME

“Enhancing Information Access through Artificial Intelligence (AI)”

SUB THEMES

  • Advancing smart avenues (media) for information service provision
  • Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets to providing relevant information science education
  • Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th industrial revolution 
  • Exploring new skill-sets expected of the information provider and the user
  • Innovation strategies for the era

CONFERENCE VENUE AND DATES

Venue:  GIMPA Executive Conference Centre (GECC), Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Achimota – Accra, Ghana                                                                               
Date:     Monday 6th May to Friday 10th May, 2024.

PROGRAMMES

Pre-Conference Workshop: Monday, 13th July to Tuesday, 14th July, 2020

Conference: Wednesday, 15th July to Friday, 17th July, 2020

 

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

This 4th conference will bring together representatives of a wide range of professionals, including: Information Specialists (e.g. Librarians, Archivists, and Journalists etc.), IT professionals, Academics, Researchers, Administrators, and Industrialists from higher research and educational institutions as well as related organizations from around the world in a dynamic and interactive forum.

GUEST SPEAKER

  •  Dr. Nana Darkwa:  Former President of Ghana Technology University College,  Tesano – Accra, Ghana

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

  • Prof. Kankam Boadu [UCC]: Vice Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Cape Coast

 Topic:  Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets to providing relevant information science education

  •  Prof. Mary Sheela Lourdusamy: Dean, Faculty of Engineering Science & Computing, Pentecost University College, Ghana, Sowutuom  – Accra

 Topic: Advancing smart avenues (media) for information service provision

  •  Dr. Ferdinand Apietu Katsriku: Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Ghana   

       Topic: Innovation strategies for the era

  • Dr. Peter Tobin: Former Director, Information Management Services (IMS), GIMPA

        Topic: Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th industrial revolution

  • Prof. Perpetua S. Dadzie: University Librarian, Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra

        Topic: Exploring new skill-sets expected of the information provider and the user

 CONFERENCE PACKAGE

  • Invitation Letter/Visa Processing Assistance
  • Pre-Conference Training workshop
  • Breakfast for those who will Lodge in the Designated Hotel
  • Tea/Coffee Breaks
  • Conference Buffet Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Conference Souvenirs (bag, flash drive, pen and notepad, etc.)

SPECIAL CONFERENCE BENEFITS

  • Great networking opportunities
  • Be a member of a growing professional community
  • Publication of paper presented as Conference proceedings
  • Availability of Conference Proceedings in softcopy (online and electronically on a flash drive)
  • Affordable comfortable accommodation

Executive Rooms       GHc250.00/day or $50.00/day

Regular Rooms          GHc150.00/day or $30/day

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

Interested participants should visit the conference portal on the CARLIGH Website (https:www.carligh.org) or click on this link https://forms.gle/hEbv1N9utcHgCav86 to complete the online registration forms and follow up with payment of the appropriate fee/s.

Registration Fees

Exhibition and Advertisement

§   Locals: GHc600.00

§   International: US$ 480.00

Workshop and Conference Registration Fees

Participants

CARLIGH Members                            GHc900.00

Non-CARLIGH Members                    GHc1000.00

International Participants                 $300.00

Non-Presenter Students                   GHc500.00

Workshop Only                                  GHc450.00

Important Information: 

Early Bird package for institutions that present more than three participants is 10% less of the original cost and for individuals, 5% less of the original cost. To qualify for the discount a commitment fee of GHc100 should have been paid by Monday, 27th April, 2020. The commitment fee forms part of the overall amount to be paid.

Payment should be made into the following accounts according to the respective categorizations (Local or International) 

Presenters

Local                                                   GHc600.00

Local Students                                   GHc350.00

International Presenters                  $240.00

International Student Presenters    $170.00

 

Local    Participants
Account Name:                                                  CARLIGH
Currency:                                                             CEDI
Bank:                                                                     GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK
Branch:                                                                 LEGON BRANCH
Account No.:                                                      1031130009358

 

International Participants
Account Name:                                                  CARLIGH
Currency:                                                             Dollar
Bank:                                                                     Stanbic Bank Ghana
Branch:                                                                 Main Branch, Castle Road, Accra
Account No.:                                                      9040003788118 
SWIFT CODE:                                                      SBICGHAC

 

IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO NOTE

  • Submission of Full Papers or Posters: Fridat, 29th September, 2023.
  • Notification of Acceptance & Rejections: Monday, 16th October, 2023.
  • Submission of Full Papers of Posters: Friday, 29th March, 2024.
  • Submission of Slides for Presentation of Papers: Tuesday, 30th April, 2024

CONTACT

For further enquiries contact the following: Dr. Cobblah - +233244616950; Mr. Quagraine - +233208885022; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..