LibSpeak 2011 : Evolve. Engage. Energize

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 in Featured Posts, LibSpeak Previous Events | 0 comments

libspeak 2011LibSpeak is the UP FLIPP’s major and premier event which was pioneered last March 12, 2007 held at U.P. School of Library and Information Studies, Gonzalez Hall, UP Diliman. Geared towards promoting awareness of the current state of Librarianship and Information Science (LIS) in the Philippines and the new image of librarianship, this event was consisted ofconference with selected speakers discussing topics about LIS, and contests (quiz bee [Jr. LIS Wizard], essay writing and poster making contests) for the high school students in the past years. The themes for the competitions run in parallel to the topics of discussion in the conference. Some of the past speakers of the conference were Dr. Juan Buenrostro, Jr., Chief Librarian of Baliuag University, Mr. Vernon Totanes, librarian and PhD student of the University of Toronto, Ms. Zarah Gagatiga, a school librarian, and the Chair of the Philippine Board on Books for Young People, Prof. Salvacion Arlante, University Librarian of the UP Library System, and Mr. Manuel L. Quezon III, columnist and editorial writer of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. This event serves the UP FLIPP’s mission to promote and uplift the LIS field. Now on its fifth year, this annual event of UP FLIPP aims to give people a new, better and holistic perception of the field of Library and Information Science (LIS).

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