The other day I got a call for papers announcement via Eahil mailing list from the IFLA conference in Durban, South Africa, August 19-23 2007. It’s a satellite session held by the Health and biosciences section of IFLA. They are specially interested in talks concerning:
– the information professionals role in responding to natural disasters and new diseases
– case studies in responses to both disasters e.g. Hurricane Katrina and emerging or re-emerging diseases e.g bird flu
– exisiting programs to address these issues
The talks will be 15-20 including a Q&A session. I don’t disagree to short talks but this short including Q:s? Isn’t that a bit to brief even in a time of information overload?