Schedule for 34th Manila International Book Fair revealed


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Come and celebrate the power of the written word at the 34th Manila International Book Fair slated on September 11 to 15, 2013 from 10am to 8pm at Halls 1 to 4 of the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. 

Schedule of Special Events
(As of August 22, 2013)

DAY 1 – Wednesday, September 11, 2013
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. / Meeting Room 4
Fit or Fat: How to Have a Healthy Lifestyle Forum
Speaker: Dr. Enrique A. Tayag, Assistant Secretary of Health Designate of the Department of Health
Fees: Members – P150.00, Non-Members – P200.00, Students – P100.00
Medical & Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP)

8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. / Meeting Room 5
Research Trends in Philippine Librarianship: The UP Experience
Speaker: Prof. Johann Frederick A. Cabbab, Dean of UP SLIS
Fees: Members – P150.00, Non-Members – P200.00, Undergraduates – P50.00
Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science, Inc. (PATLS)

9:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. / Stage Area
Eucharistic Celebration

10:30 A.M. – 12:00 NN / Stage Area
Opening Ceremonies

1:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. / Meeting Rooms 4 to 6
4th Marina G. Dayrit Lecture Series with the topic “Things You Ought To Know: IFLA Key Issues in Electronic Resources Collection Development and CMO Proposed Standard Guidelines for Academic Libraries (Draft)
Speaker: Ms. Xenia Romero
Fees: Members – P300.00, Non-Members – P350.00, Students – P200.00
Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians (PAARL)

DAY 2 – Thursday, September 12, 2013
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 NN / Meeting Rooms 4 & 5
Information and Media: The Role of the Library in the Re-shaping of Information Forum
Speaker: Mr. Jose Javier Reyes, well-known Director and Professor of De La Salle University
Fees: Members – P200.00, Non-Members – P300.00, Students – P100.00
Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP)

10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. / Meeting Room 6
Vital Source Product Launch
C & E Publishing, Inc.

10:30 A.M. – 12:45 P.M. / Stage Area
“How we amassed 300,000 fans and 100 million reads: Meet Wattpad’s hottest young writers”?
Moderator: Maria Cootauco
Speakers: Allen Lau (Wattpad’s co-founder), Denny (HaveYouSeenThisGirL), Louisse (fallenbabybubu), Ciara (seeyara), Janelle (greenwriter) and Ate Casper (mercy_jhigz)
Wattpad

1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. / Meeting Rooms 4 & 5
Seminar on “The Librarian as a System Thinker in the Emerging Future”
Speaker: Ms. Fides Manual-Abad, Consultant, Organizational Change Consultants International, Inc. (OCCI)
Seminar Fees: P200.00
University of the Philippines Library Science Alumni Association (UPLSAA)

1:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. / Meeting Room 6
Using Social Media in Evangelization
Asian Catholic Communicators, Inc. & Manila International Book Fair

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. / Stage Area
Inspiration Unlimited Live @ The Book Fair
702 DZAS

4:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. / Stage Area
CSM Grand Book Launching
Church Strengthening Ministry

DAY 3 – Friday, September 13, 2013
8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. / Meeting Rooms 4 to 6
Collaborative Learning Spaces in Libraries: Design Considerations Forum
Speaker: Mrs. Ana Maria B. Fresnido, Director of De La Salle University Library
Fees: Librarians and Library Staff – P300.00, Students – P200.00
Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) and PLAI-NCR Librarians Council

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 NN / Stage Area
Vibal LG&M Chikiting Books Storytelling Session
Vibal Publishing House, Inc.

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. / Meeting Rooms 7 & 8
Forum on Social Media: Issues and Problems
Speaker: The Honorable Senator Nancy Binay
Forum Fees: Members – P150.00, Non-Members – P200.00, Students – P100.00
Philippine Group of Law Librarians (PGLL)

1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 8
Towards a Reading Society Forum (Patungo sa Lipunang Palabasa)
Speakers: Sen. Francis Joseph “Chiz” Escudero and Pastor Jojo Baldo
Book Talk Society of the Philippines

1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 7
If They Can’t Read, What are Books For?: Librarians Helping Children Read Better
Grolier International – Cyclophil Division

1:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. / Meeting Rooms 4 to 6
Diwa Technology Forum for Education
Diwa Learning Systems, Inc.

2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. / Stage Area
ETL & Lampara Storytelling and Fun Games with Kids
Precious Pages Corp. / Lampara Publishing House, Inc.

5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 9
Teaching Grammar and Literature
Speaker: Rica Bolipata-Santos
National Book Store, Inc.

5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. / Meeting Rooms 7 to 9
Book Launching
St Pauls

5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. / Stage Area
Goodwill Bookstore’s 75th Anniversary Offering
Goodwill Trading Co., Inc. (Goodwill Bookstore)

DAY 4 – Saturday, September 14, 2013
8:00 A.M. – 12:00 NN / Meeting Room 4
Training for Mathematics Coaches 
Mathematics Association of the Philippines / Anvil Publishing, Inc. / Manila International Book Fair

9:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. / Meeting Rooms 8 & 9
OMF Lit Authors’ Fellowship
OMF Literature, Inc.

10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. / Stage Area
4th St Pauls Bible Quiz Championship
St Pauls and Manila International Book Fair

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 NN / Meeting Room 5
Intensive Journal for Stress Relief and Creativity
Speaker: Sr. Dolly of Maryknoll Sisters, CA, USA
AIM Content Publishing and Consultants (Jorge and Tetch Canon Garcia)
Abiva Publishing House, Inc.

12:00 NN – 2:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 5
What You Need to Know About Textbook Writing Seminar
Speakers: Dr. Alicia Bustos-Orosa and Ms. Agnes Malinis
Abiva Publishing House, Inc.

1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. / Meeting Room 7
Book Launch
Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing, Inc.

1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 6
Klasrum Adarna for Authors and Illustrators
Adarna House

1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 8
Lampara Book Launching / Writing Workshop
Precious Pages Corp. & Lampara Publishing House, Inc.

1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 4
Book Launching
PSICOM Publishing, Inc.
3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. /Meeting Room 7
PHR Cocktail Party
Precious Pages Corp. & Lampara Publishing House, Inc.

4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 5
Book Bloggers Forum
Vibal Publishing House, Inc.

5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. / Stage Area
Eucharistic Celebration

5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 6
Filipino ReaderCon Kick-off and Announcement of Readers’ Choice Awards Shortlist
Speakers: Ms. Honey de Peralta and Ms. Blooey Singson
Filipino Reader Conference and Manila International Book Fair

6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 8 to 9
How to Write Your Own Book
Speaker: Dr. Isagani Cruz
Central Book Supply, Inc.

DAY 5 – Sunday, September 15, 2013
8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. / Meeting Rooms 4 to 6
Managing Your Money Effectively Forum
Speaker: Mr. Jeremiah P. Resurreccion, Former Executive Staff of Philippine Judges Association and 
Corporate Secretary of World Cup Security Agency
Forum Fees: Members – P100.00, Non-Members – P150.00, Students – P50.00
Ortigas Center Library Consortium (OCLC), Inc.

10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. / Stage Area
4th Goodwill Bookstore Inter-School Quiz and Impromptu Speaking Competition 
Goodwill Trading Co., Inc. (Goodwill Bookstore)

1:00 PM – 3:00 P.M. / Meeting Room 5
Challenges and Opportunities in Philippine Librarianship Forum
Speaker: Mrs. Corazon M. Nera, Chair, Board of Librarians, PRC
Fees: Professionals – P200.00, Students – P100.00
University of the East Library Science Alumni Association, Inc. (UELSAAI)

1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. / Stage Area
2013 Lampara Children’s Storytelling Competition
Precious Pages Corp. / Lampara Publishing House, Inc.


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