Invitation to Participate to the IamInfoSMART Symposium 2017

The Libraries

in ​partnership with the
​​ Chinese Corner

cordially invites the academic community to a free symposium

IamInfoSMART Symposium 2017

with the theme

Upscaling: Information Literacy in Transformation

27 November 2017, Monday, 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Multipurpose Room, The Learning Commons
12th floor, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

​ Keynote Lecture
MILtamorphosis: Inculcating Media and Information Literacy
Towards Societal Transformation
Mr. Darrel Manuel Marco
Knowledge Management Specialist, MIL Advocate

About the Symposium

This symposium aims to bring together librarians, LIS teachers, researchers, media specialists, educators and students to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current practices, developments and challenges in information literacy, both in practice and theory.

Interested participants are required to pre-register online not later than 20 November 2017 (Monday) using this

Registration is free of charge, but on a first-come, first-served basis. Certificate of participation will be given to those who will attend this symposium.

About the Keynote Speaker

Mr. Darrel Manuel Marco is a librarian by profession; an author of children's books and a storyteller; and an advocate of information literacy. He has gone around the country to promote MIL amongst fellow LIS professionals and educators, and to children thru storytelling. A lover of life, literacy and long adventures.

About IamInfoSMART

IamInfoSMART 201​7 is a week-long fair of exhibitions, learning sessions and interactive games, which aims at honing the IL skills of students and raising awareness on the importance of IL in their pursuit for academic and research excellence. Click HERE for this year's line up of activities. Updates will be announced through the Libraries' Facebook page and the Library Newsette blog.

For further inquiries about IamInfoSMART 2017, you may Chat with LORA, send an email to, or call local 620.