2023 Conference Sub Themes

[vc_row overlay_dotted=”” css=”.vc_custom_1500896055904{margin-top: 40px !important;}”][vc_column][livesay_section_title section_title=”Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts, Posters and Final Full Papers” title_color=”#222222″ title_size=”22px” sub_title_color=”#222222″ sub_title_size=”18px” css=”.vc_custom_1581997793693{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:18px|text_align:center|color:%23222222|line_height:26px” google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1581997772801{padding-right: 125px !important;padding-left: 125px !important;}”]20th Annual Conference and Meeting of the Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Eastern and Southern Africa (APLESA) Organized by The Parliament of Zimbabwe 27th -31st May 2023 

We are inviting abstracts of poster and paper presentations aligned to the main theme and sub-themes of this conference as enlisted.

Main Conference Theme

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Parliament library and research services: An Interface for knowledge driven macro-economic growth and Development

Sub-themes:

      1. SUB CONFERENCE THEMES
        (i) Honoring the Past, Treasuring the , Present, Shaping the Future……;
        (ii) Engagement in collaborative team work;
        (iii)Communication strategies for legislations
        (iv) information seeking behavior and gender in Parliaments;
        (v) Communication for Development;
        (vi) Information Rights and freedoms;
        (vii) Library services to disadvantaged groups focusing on people with special needs;
        (viii) Maintaining parliamentary archives and repositories;
        (ix) eBooks: Issues, Challenges, Procurement Policies and Procedures;
        (x) Role of parliament libraries and research services in fostering SDG’s; and
        (xi)Managing Parliamentary libraries in the Post-Covid era : the integration of
        contemporary digital technologies.
        (xii) Embracing contemporary Parliamentary Library Built-environment.

Guidelines

  1. Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts, Posters and Final Full Papers
  2. Abstracts (with a maximum of 250 words) on the main and sub-themes must be formatted to
    font size 12 in Times New Roman and MS Word.
  3.  The submission should indicate the following: Title of the Paper, Name of the Author(s)Institution/Affiliation, Email, Abstract, Keywords.
  4.  Number of pages for the main paper: Between 8 – 10 pages.
  5. Number of PowerPoint Slides: 10 Maximum
  6. Total time allocated for presentation of slides and Discussion: 15-20 minutes.
  7. Give us a mini biography/profile about yourself focusing on the ensuing features;
    (i) First name(s) and Last name
    (ii) State your current position and area of specialization
    (iii) Include at least one professional accomplishment, if any
    (iv) Briefly describe your values and career aspirations
    (v) Summary of Social affiliations

DEADLINES
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS IS : 10 FEBRUARY 2023

FULL PAPER/POSTER SUBMISSION DEADLINE : 05 APRIL 2023 FOR POST CHECK

CONTACT DETAILS FOR SUBMISSIONS:
Abstracts, posters and full papers must be submitted electronically to:
1. Dr. I. Munyoro munyorois@gmail.com/ munyoroi@parlzim.gov.zw
2. Dr C. Gwakwara :gwakwarac@gmail.com/ Ms M. Chikomo :Chikomom@parlzim.gov.zw,

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