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[IFLA-LPD] RE: Ulverscroft Sponsorships for LPD satellite

There’s still time to apply. See below.


From: Keninger, Karen []
Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 1:49 PM
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Subject: [IFLA-LPD] Ulverscroft Sponsorships for LPD satellite




27 January, 2016



The Ulverscroft Foundation and the IFLA Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities Section are pleased to announce that the Ulverscroft Foundation is prepared to sponsor up to three or more participants from developing countries to attend in the upcoming satellite conference sponsored by the IFLA Section on Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities (LPD). The conference will focus on “Tailoring the Reading Experience to Meet Individual Needs” and is expected to draw an international audience of librarians and other professionals serving persons with print disabilities. The conference will be held at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. Thursday and Friday, August 11-12, 2016. Transportation to Columbus, Ohio for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) will be available on Friday afternoon.


Sponsorship will cover airfare, lodging, registration and incidentals for the two-day conference.


To apply for a sponsorship, please provide information as follows:






City/State/postal code:




Estimated airfare:


Have you attended IFLA/LPD events previously? ____ Yes ____no

How will this participation benefit the people you serve? (Please write up to 300 words in English answering this question.)

Also please attach a letter of support from your employing organization.


Applications must be received by May 15, 2016.

Email all applications to:


For enquiries about the Ulverscroft Foundation:


Joyce Sumner, Ulverscroft Foundation







Karen Keninger, Chair, IFLA/LPD

Director, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Library of Congress

1291 Taylor Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20542

Telephone: +1-202-707-5104



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