16th International Conference

"Issyk-Kul 2015. Libraries and Democratization of Society"


The Library and Information Consortium of the Kyrgyz Republic with the support of the International and civic organizations conducts the 16th Annual International Conference “Issyk-Kul 2015. Libraries and Democratization of Society.”


The Conference will be held at the “Issyk-Kul – Aurora” resort at the Issyk-Kul Lake on October 1-5, 2015.

Main topic of the 16th conference is “Kyrgyzstan Libraries: new challenges, modern realities and horizons of development”

There are a number of planned round table discussions and presentations on the following topics: 

Planned sections, round table discussions and presentations on the following topics:

  • Library collections and the digital environment - New Approaches and Challenges  
  • Modern Librarian in new world: professional competence and skills
  • American corners as a modern model to improve access to information and knowledge
  • People with disabilities and new approaches in library services
  • Public Library: promotion of the country sides through the local territories’ brands
  • Libraries, museums, and archives: new direction for cooperation and collaboration
  • Information Environment: advanced services, new technologies and digital products
  • Library as a reading center about the local history
  • Read Together: family reading as a basic element of enhancing the culture of reading for younger generation
  • Copyright: Libraries, Authorities and Users -  Realities and Challenges of XXI Century
  • Open Educational Resources: the role of libraries in promoting an access to knowledge
  • The library as a public and social center of the community.


Call for papers


Your reports and speech texts or subjects you can send till August 15, 2015.

  •          via e-mail: kalyevna@mail.ru   
  •          or fax: +(996 312) 66 22 68.


Organizational Committee of the Conference is authorized to include accepted reports in sections, Round Tables or to move in to stand category.


Terms of participation


You are kindly requested to complete the online registration form through our website http://conference.bik.org.kg/en/registration

The fee for the whole period of the Conference includes:

  • round-trip from Bishkek to the Conference’s site;
  • participation in all Conference activities;
  • residence in the “Issyk-Kul – Aurora” sanatorium during the Conference;
  • three meals a day;
  • coffee breaks;
  • Using pool and other treatment procedures of sanatorium "Issyk-Kul – Aurora";
  • conference materials.


Registration fee for the whole period (i.e. from October 1 till October 5, 2015) of the Conference depends on the room category. And the following fee is fixed:

  • Early registration fee (before August 15, 2015):


Room Category

A bed in the room

The whole room

Single room


€ 330

Single room improved


€ 360

Double room with all conveniences

€ 300

€ 530

Double room with all conveniences improved

€ 310

€ 560


  • Late registration fee (after August 15, 2015):


Room Category

A bed in the room

The whole room

Single room


€ 380

Single room improved


€ 400

Double room with all conveniences

€ 350

€ 580

Double room with all conveniences improved

€ 370

€ 600


Payment of registration fee


The registration fee can be paid in two ways:


  • Bank Transfer at the following bank account of the “Library and Informational Consortium” Association:


In euro:

Beneficiary: The “Library and Informational Consortium” Association

Beneficiary bank:

Bank Name: The Joint-Stock Commercial Bank “Kyrgyzstan” Bishkek

Bank Account# 115107504


Bank Address: 54, Togolok Moldo street, 720001 in favour Pervomaiskiy branch

Beneficiary euro account: #1030220000012594


In soms:

Получатель: Ассоциация «Библиотечно-информационный консорциум»

Наименование банка: Первомайский филиал АКБ «Кыргызстан»

Расчетный счет: 1030220000012594

БИК: 103002

Адрес банка: Кыргызская Республика, г. Бишкек, Бульвар Эркиндик, 59.


  • On site (in cash) - Please note that you will have to pay the late registration fee


If you need a formal invitation to participate in the Conference, please, email us and we'll send you the invitation letter.


Contact information


For further information please contact the Organizing Committee:

Tel/Fax:(996 312) 66 22 68; 66 10 88

Website: http://conference.bik.org.kg


Chairman of the Organizing Committee:

Roza Sultangazieva kalyevna@mail.ru