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The event

INFORUM (hence called "Infomedia") started in 1995 as the main side-event of BookWorld, the book fair in Prague, and was the first conference on professional information resources in the Czech Republic. Since then, it has grown five times. The event moved from Planetarium to the freshly opened New Auditorium at the University of Economics in 1999. It also changed it's name to INFORUM at the same time.

INFORUM 2001 attracted 565 participants from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and abroad. They were presented with over 80 speeches and presentations and 24 exhibitors at the accompanying exhibition.

INFORUM is the only event of it's kind in the Czech Republic focused on the field of electronic information resources.

Who will attend?

  • library directors & managers

  • librarians from public, academic and corporate libraries

  • knowledge managers

  • information researchers and end users

  • governmental information offices

  • private companies in the information industry

Who attended in 2001 (total 565 attendees)


The main conference programme takes place during three days and is divided into topic-oriented sessions. Conference sessions include invited papers by Czech and foreign speakers combined with company/product presentations so that each session provide participants with overall overview of the given topic.


The conference is accompanied by specialty workshops and side-events every year.


The INFORUM's social evening will take place in the historical Klementinum Palace - the seat of the Czech National Library - in the evening of May 21. A concert in the Chappel of Mirrors is followed by a buffet reception on the Klementinum yard or corridors (in case of rain).


Since 1999 INFORUM AWARDS were awarded to the best local projects, products and services.


For several years INFORUM is being complemented by a miniexhibition in the foyer of the New Auditorium. Presenting companies include:

  • publishers professional information resources

  • information aggregators and online hosts

  • providers of www services

  • producers of library information software and other library-related products and services

  • computer hardware & software suppliers

Press Conference

The INFORUM 2002 press conference will take place shortly before the conference opening on May 21 at 10 am in the Club of the Library, University of Economics.


The main conference organizers are Albertina icome Praha s.r.o. and University of Economics, Prague. Satellite events are organized in collaboration with the National Library of the Czech Republic (INFOMEJDAN social event) and SKIP - Association of Library and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic (the workshop).

The conferemce programme is being prepared by a committee composed from specialists in various areas covered at the conference.


Would you have further questions please contact us:

Albertina icome Praha s.r.o.
Stepanska 16
110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
phone: +420 2 2223 1212
fax: +420 2 2223 1313


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