MENA-IUG 10th annual conference announcement

Registration is now EXTENED through October 29th, 2015!

The conference and accompanying workshops will be hosted by

Institute of Applied Technology (IAT)

Conference Venue:

Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

November 7-9, 2015

Pre-conference Workshops

November 7, 2015

*For Innovative Customers (with the emphasis on Sierra):

  • Reports and Statistics for System Coordinators (3 hours)
  • Managing Technical Services (3 hours)

Innovative customers have the option to register for one or both workshops. Each workshop costs $350.00 USD per person (includes a coffee break).

*For VTLS Customers.

Early this year, MENA-IUG welcomed the addition of VTLS customers to our group. MENA-IUG offers this workshop designed exclusively for VTLS customers for the first time at this conference:

  • VTLS – Chamo Training (3 hours)

The workshop costs $350.00 USD per person (including a coffee break).

*Please feel free to contact MENA-IUG 2015 Conference Chair/Steering Committee Vice Chair, Anchalee Panigabutra-Roberts (Joy) (e-mail:, for additional information or questions.


Conference Program 

(To view the conference agenda click here)

(To view the conference speakers  click here)

10th Anniversary & Annual Conference

November 8-9, 2015

This year’s conference offers presentations from Innovative, partners and customers with the topics:

  • Innovative Company: News and Updates
  • Products Road Map
  • Linked Data/BIBFRAME
  • Academic Initiative
  • Sierra
  • Encore
  • Mobile Work List & MyLibrary!
  • Presentations and exhibits by customers, libraries & technology vendors in the MENA region
  • And more.

*Conference Registration Fee: $150.00 USD per person

To Register for the Workshops and the Conference click here


The Mafraq Hotel – Abu Dhabi ( is the official conference hotel (available for November 6-10, 2015)

To book your hotel for the conference’s special rate (including the complimentary AUH airport pickup),

please contact:


Marjorie Sanjuan 

D: +97126596171 | M: +971504786871

F: +97125822899 |

P.O. Box: 6770 Abu Dhabi, UAE.

E-mail:  with the subject: 2015 MENA-IUG Conference