CFP of the International Symposium of Children Reading, Learning and Empowering, ISC 2019

International Symposium of Children Reading, Learning and Empowering: professional, standards and collaboration (ISC 2019) will be held in South Campus of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, on April 6-9 (Sat. to Tues.), 2019, which organized by Sun Yat-sen University. We sincerely invite domestic and international scholars, professionals, and practitioners to participate.


  • Professors from first-class universities, which are including Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), Leeds Beckett University (UK), Drexel University (America), South Carolina State University (America), Roma Tre University (Roma), Wuhan University (China), Nanjing University (China), Peking University (China), Nankai University (China), Sichuan University (China), East China Normal University (China), Hebei University (China), Sun Yat-sen University (China), etc., will present up to date researches.
  • Chairs and members from international professional organizations, including IFLA Committee on Standards, IFLA Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section, IFLA School Libraries Section, etc., and authors of international standards will present the current international standards.
  • Directors and librarians, who work in national libraries, public libraries, children’s libraries, and school libraries, from Canada, Norway, Australia, Kenya, Nepal, and China, will share best practices.
  • Simultaneous interpretation of Chinese & English will be provided.

There is no charge for the Symposium, but you should be responsible for your own accommodation and board (except for special invitation). More information about the Symposium can be found in the following (Appendix 1). If you are interested in attending the Symposium, please fill in and send the Registration Form (Appendix 2) to before February 28, 2019.

We would like to remind you that it is your responsibility to ensure that you have appropriate insurance cover. If you do require a visa, please always make all enquiries before travelling and apply for the visa before your departure to avoid any delay in your visa application.


ISC 2019 Organizing Committee

February 16, 2019


Organizer: Sun Yat-sen University


Exchange & Cooperation Committee, Guangdong Library Society

Committee of Children Library Services, Guangdong Library Society

Committee of Children Library Services, Library Society of Guangzhou

And more to be announced.

Contact Information:

Application to participate:

Consultation for information:

Liu Han, postdoctoral fellow of SYSU,

Xiao Peng, Associate Researcher of SYSU,

Zhou Yi, Associate Professor of SYSU,

Tang Qiong, Associate Professor of SYSU,

Zhang Jing, Professor of SYSU,