Congress Registration Information

Register and get a free IFLA WLIC 2023 goodie bag

The first 500 people who register can receive a gift code for a goodie bag. To receive the gift code, please send proof of your registration to You can collect your goodie bag during IFLA WLIC 2023 at the conference venue in Rotterdam

Early Registration deadline:

16 May 2023, 24:00 CET

Standard Registration deadline:

20 August 2023, 24:00 CET

Onsite Registration:

from 21 August 2023

WLIC Virtual Attendance Option:

IFLA is developing a virtual attendance option for those who can’t attend in Rotterdam. More information on the programme and fees will be released in early 2023.



The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (“IFLA” or “host” or “hosting party”), together with the Library Association of the Netherlands as the National Committee, are the hosts of the 88th World Library and Information Congress 2023 to be held 21 – 25 August 2023 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (“IFLA WLIC 2023” or “Congress” or “Event”) and have entrusted K.I.T. Group GmbH Association & Conference Management (“Organizer” or “K.I.T. Group”) as the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) with the organization and implementation of the event.
The Organizer leads the Congress secretariat and is responsible for Congress services such as, but not limited to, registration services, hotel accommodation, sponsorship opportunities, exhibition management, etc.

General Terms and Conditions for Registration

These General Terms and Conditions are valid for each attendee registered for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 21 – 25 August 2023 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (hereafter referred to as the ”congress”). Any person, delegate, accompanying person, student, media representative, speaker or exhibitor is considered an attendee. These terms and conditions are also binding for all group registrations. Please click here to read the complete Terms and Conditions.

For more information regarding Registration Fees and Payment Methods, please click here.