The Helsinki City Library organizes international conferences annually. Our aim is to create and provide opportunities for sharing and developing ideas through international collaboration.
Most of our conferences are organized in cooperation with the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
Here you can find information about our past conferences.
Designing Today, Destination Tomorrow:
Libraries equipped to serve and innovate
The conference was held in Helsinki, Finland on March 19-20, 2015. It was about planning and bulding some of the newest top quality libraries in different cities.
More information here. Watch the conclusions, presentations and videos here.
New challenges – new thinking
The Nordic-Baltic Library Meeting 2013
September 12-13, 2013 and study tour September 14, 2013
In the programme, we heard the latest news from IFLA’s Trend Report, presented by IFLA Secretary General Ms Jennefer Nicholson, as well as catch up with the IFLA President 2013-2015 Ms Sinikka Sipilä.
Also, we learned about the brand new Danish Model Program for public libraries, which finished product will be published in September 2013, library users’ wishes and opinions of Libraries’ e-resources in Finland and Bibliotheca Baltica’s contribution to Digital Agenda for Europe.
Watch the full conference programme. Presentations frome the conference can be accessed from Dropbox. Video clips from the Nordic-Baltic Library Meeting 2013 can be viewed in Kirjastokaista.
IFLA Helsinki 2012
Helsinki City Library had an active role as one of the organizers in IFLA Helsinki 2012. The library offered it's knowledge, time and effort of it's empoyees and many different kind of facilities to the conference.
Read more about the IFLA Helsinki 2012 on the web page of the congress.