Gozo News.com September 21: "Minister Evartist Bartolo and H.E. Dr Joe Vella Gauci, Ambassador of Malta to UNESCO, will be opening the major conference on digital libraries for Europe – International Conference Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL), the 17th edition of which is being hosted on Monday at the Hotel Excelsior in Floriana.
The event is being held under the patronage of the National
Commission for UNESCO – Malta, and is co-organised by The Department of
Library Information and Archive Sciences of the University of Malta and
the COST office of the EC (European Cooperation in Science and
The opening ceremony will also include welcome addresses by Professor
Henry Frendo, Chairman of the National Commission for UNESCO in Malta,
Prof. Joe Friggieri on behalf of the University of Malta, Prof. Janet
Mifsud on behalf of COST, and one of the programme chairs, Prof. Trond
Aalberg from Norway.
The conference will host some 300 delegates from 40 countries from
all continents, including academics and representatives of memory
institutions. The conference has many distinguished delegates, deans of
information schools across the globe, and representatives of the EC,
UNESCO, the Council of Europe and other international bodies." read on.
TPDL takes place September 22-26, 2013 at the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Valletta.