Czech version

5th annual conference on professional information resources Prague
May 18-20, 1999

SilverPlatter Information

Main sponsors

The Dialog Corporation

new name:

infomedia has grown to inforum! Through the past years we have already become the forum for exchange of information and experience about using electronic information products and media in practise - as opposed to being just a series of presentations on information media. Therefore we have decided to reflect this change in our name, too. So why won’t you become a part of the forum?

In 1998, we had over 350 registered participants from the Czech Republic and Slovakia, 42 speeches, 33 speakers and 12 exhibiting companies.

In 1999, we plan to have even more appeal to our target audience composed of librarians and decision-makers from

  • academic & university libraries
  • corporate libraries and strategic management
  • governmental libraries
  • information centres

new venue:

New Auditorium, University of Economics, Prague 3, W. Churchill square - entrance via courtyard to the new building.

Inforum Praha 1999 will be held in the New Auditorium at the University of Economics in Prague. This wonderful hall was opened for the first time in April 1998. It features the latest technology and equipment including of course video and computer display on 3 independent screens, full Internet connectivity and multi-channel audio which can be used for simultaneous translation. Its capacity is 420 people and the hall will be divided into 2 parts for 200 people each for the purpose of our specialty sessions. And we will be still just about 15 minutes from the Prague Exhibition Grounds and the BookWorld ´99 fair (May 20-23).

new sessions:

Common Sessions (May 18th)
  • Information & Knowledge Management 
  • Libraries: Ready for the Next Millenium? 
  • Information Industry Development

Specialty Sessions (May 19-20)

  • Trends & Technologies 
  • Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Information 
  • Science & Technology
  • Business & Economics 
  • Practical Use of Information Resources in Business
  • Information on the European Union 
  • Library Information Systems and Library Automation
  • Electronic Information and Copyright Issues


new reception:

Will be held in the historical corridors of the Czech National Library in the baroque Klementinum palace on May 18th – an excellent opportunity for informal discussions and appointments.

Preliminary conference programme and participation options will be published by the end of February.

Please get in touch with the organizer for details on company and product presentation possibilities.

Conference Committee: 

Vojtech Balik, Director, Czech National Library
Jarmila Burgetova, Association of Library and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic
Jitka Hradilova, Director, European Documentation Centre
Jana Hartmanova, Librarian, Library of the University of Economics, Prague
Jiri Ivanek, Director, Library of the University of Economics, Prague
Jaroslav Jirasek, Czech Management Centre, Celakovice
Jiri Kadlecek, Dr. Kadlecek Online
Dana Kalinova, Director, Svet knihy s.r.o.
Vladimir Karen, Sales Director, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o.
Nadezda Litecka, Public Relations, Czech National Library
Richard Papik, Institute of Librarianship and Information Studies, Charles University
Jakub Petrik, Marketing Manager, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o.
Jarmila Potomkova, Manager, Information Centre, Medical Faculty, Palacky University Olomouc
Svatopluk Rieger, Information Centre Palacky University Olomouc, Faculty of Science
Beata Sedlackova, Manager, Information Centre, Silesian University Opava

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Updated on 10/12/99