Conference Invitation

Dear Sir/Madam

  The 4th Shanghai International Library Forum is to be held on October 20~22, 2008 in Shanghai Library on the theme of 'Intelligence, Innovation and Library Services'. Issues under discussion will also include:
  Library and Information Service in the Digital Age 
   Libraries with Web2.0 
   Core Competence of Library and Its Professional Future 
   Digital Divide and Responsibilities of Library 
   Digital Library and Cyberinfrastructure

  After 6 years’ development, the forum has grown into a professional platform for the library and information circle at home and abroad that attracts IFLA senior officials, library directors, scholars and experts concerned for attendance.
  The forthcoming forum coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Scientific & Technical Information of Shanghai (1958-2008), adding festive flavors to the event. As the chairman of SILF organizing committee, I would like to extend a heartfelt invitation to you to join our keynote speeches, rewarding discussions and enlightening seminars while celebrating meanwhile the steady development of Shanghai’s information service with your Shanghai counterparts.
  The forum is believed to become a great success with your active participation and supports.
  With best regards,
  Wu Jianzhong Director,
  Shanghai Library