International conference “Book and Reading in the Digital Age”

When :

from Thursday 16 May, 2019
09:00
to Saturday 18 May, 2019
08:55

Type of event :

Category 8-Symposium

Where :

National Library of Kyrgyzstan, 208 Sovetskaya street, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Contact :

Mr Evgeny Kuzmin, Chair of the Russian IFAP Cmmittee, kuzmin@ifapcom.ru

The conference will address the role of books and reading in promoting education. The importance of media and information literacy, and preservation of culture, peace and solidarity will also be treated.
The conference will contribute towards increased public awareness on the importance and relevance of supporting and developing reading, including among children and youth, in Commonwealth of Independent States. It will also sensitize governments and the media on the importance of promoting media and information literacy in the digital age. Finally, conference will raise awareness on the importance of improving the efficiency of infostructures and supporting and developing reading at the national and regional levels.