Head National Coordination Committee

Dr. Shafiq Ur Rehman Associate Professor & Head ILRC Deanship of Library Affairs
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr Shafiq did his doctorate from France with the highest distinction. He has more than 20 years of professional, teaching and research experience in universities and academic institutions of France, Pakistan, and KSA. He is the author of more than 30 peer-reviewed research publications and presented 15 research papers in international conferences. He is approved Ph.D. supervisor of HEC, teaching and supervising postgraduate research projects. Moreover, he worked for some research journals as an editor, reviewer and editorial board member. He has visited more than 20 countries and collaborated with researchers from Seven Countries. He has conducted more than 500 national and international workshops as a resource person. He is the trainer of different research softwares and data analysis tools (NVIVO, Endnote, SPSS, Turnitin) and also the recipient of the Info-share award of ASIS&T.

Mr. Haider is an experienced Pakistani Librarian worked in the Shaukat Khanum, GC University, Punjab University, LUMS, King Edward, and Aga Khan University. Now he is working in Saudi Arabia from last ten years. He has proven record of Digital Transformation of Knowledge Resources and Library System Implementations in various libraries. He is also capable of integration/interoperability between library systems with other ERP Systems of the organizations. He has also attended various International Training on the Integrated Library Management Systems, Open Source as well as Proprietary Systems.