The Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section, in support of the Global Media and Information Literacy Week (October 24–31) cordially invites you to a webinar on:
Fighting back the Infodemic: CPD opportunities and initiatives for LIS professionals
What is infodemic? How is the library profession responding to the infodemic? How does this affect their professional development? What new demands and needs have arisen from the information disorder?
In this webinar you will learn more about infodemic as a concept and how we went from fake news to infodemic in the last five years; about training initiatives at the World Health Organization (WHO) and the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT in Jakarta, Indonesia. You will also hear the clarion call on the role of the librarian in advocacy and the skills needed to fight infodemic and infobesity.
Date: Tuesday, 25 October 2022
Time: 11 am European Time; 5 pm Singapore; 9 am Abidjan (check your time zone)