New Delhi | 6 - 9 November 2019
National Digital Library of India (NDLI), a project of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and executed by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), nationally facilitates setting up of digital repositories / libraries and awareness building about copyright and evolving paradigm of rights in the era of digital libraries.
TERI in collaboration with multiple government, corporate and private organizations is organizing the 6th edition of ICDL theme Digital Tranformation for an Agile Environment.
In every 3 years, ICDL conference was held with contemporary topics which have global relevance with localized focus. It has gathered digital luminaries across the globe, visionary policy makers, major corporates and meticulous learners at a single collaborative platform for shared knowledge and benefits. ICDL has produced specific and implementable recommendations in Government and civil society, which had helped Indian digital library communities to develop skills, shape their knowledge and reach out to international collaborations. ICDL provides an excellent platform where Government and Private bodies have jointly participated to keep this movement alive and draw the maximum benefits out of it.
Further to this, ICDL 2019 has identified Industry 4.0 as one of the key areas where digital transformation is undergoing a paradigm shift. In order to achieve SDGs, digital disruptions, application of analytics, artificial intelligence and IoT applications are taking place in manufacturing and service oriented industries in many processes.
The other major focus of ICDL is always being exploring new challenging areas in contemporary development and bridge the digital divide thus created. In the past years, ICDL emphasized on digital library development, preservation and access, and knowledge management.
What's New in 2019
Stretching the recommendation of generation and usage of data and technologies in libraries to meet SDG goals in future, this year ICDL emphasized on Digital Transformation for an Agile Environment. Digital Transformation is about revolutionizing the way organizations and institutions are continuously changing internal operations and activities, addressing the needs of various stakeholders, and embracing new trends and technologies in a sustainable way. An agile approach is to roll out new initiatives across the organization, which will ensure that all stakeholders to quickly adapt, deliver key product and service innovations and survive in a rapidly developing digital world.
ICDL 2019 will bring together leaders spearheading digital disruptions in their organizations to offer insights, knowledge, and case studies on contemporary issues and challenges of digital transformation. Also, it combines keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, thematic events, and open-up opportunity of collaborative learning and networking. There will be a plethora of digital experts and digital technologists to discover how digital technologies are taking control of businesses and driving further digital innovation to new levels. The ICDL 2019 will host a vibrant mix of academic papers, presentations, keynotes, discussions, workshops, and exhibitions by national and international conference delegates.