International Conference
"Issyk-Kul: Libraries and Democratization of Society"

20th International Conference

"Issyk-Kul 2019. 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 20th Annual International Conference “Issyk-Kul 2019. 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, 2019.

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

  • Electronic libraries, electronic collections and digitization of funds;
  • Development strategy and modern models of libraries;
  • Copyright and open access to information;
  • Innovative models of library development;
  • Problems of preservation of cultural heritage;
  • The role and place of libraries in a single information space;
  • Modern youth in the modern library;
  • The role of literature and reading in modern society;
  • Library - the territory of creativity and leisure;
  • Library - open access to education, training, employment. 

It is planned to hold round tables, sections, master classes on various topics:

  • Master class on technical creativity in the library;
  • Media Literacy Training Workshop;
  • Financial Literacy Training Workshop;
  • Copyright training workshop;
  • Round table "Adult Education in the Library";
  • Presentations of new projects;
  • Presentations of new books, professional publications, photographic materials.