IBFD Library Anniversary Event: Your Journey Through Tax Knowledge Starts Here

5 June 2024

Join us in commemorating a milestone achievement – the 85th anniversary of the IBFD library! To mark this occasion, we invite you to our special free hybrid event, "Your Journey Through Tax Knowledge Starts Here".

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This year, our celebration revolves around one central theme: you. At the heart of our event is a dedication to showcasing the pivotal role our library plays in shaping the journeys of tax researchers across various stages of their careers.

Throughout the event, we'll have the privilege of listening to anecdotes and insights from esteemed library users spanning years, as well as invaluable contributions from our dedicated library staff. 

Together, we'll delve into the many ways our library has empowered researchers in the field of international tax law, both in the past and present and discussing future developments of our library support. 

Event Programme

11:00 – 11:15     Arrival with coffee

11:15 – 11:25    Opening remarks by Belema Obuoforibo – Director, IBFD Knowledge Centre

11:25 – 11:45     Introduction by Katharina Beberweil, including a historical overview

Insight from distinguished speakers:
11:45 – 12:05     Marcella Mazzola – Head of Library, Maisto e Associati (Milan)

12:05 – 12:25     Vanessa Arruda Ferreira – Principal Associate, IBFD Knowledge Centre - Latin America

12.25 – 13.00     Sandwich lunch break (for in-person attendees) *

13:00 – 13:20     Sergio Messina – Associate, IBFD Academic

13:20 – 13:40     Future library developments and insights from IBFD library staff
                              Questions and remarks 

13:45 – 14:00    Closing remarks by Jan Maarten Slagter – CEO IBFD

From 14:00        High tea in the library – for an opportunity to network and discover more of the IBFD library