Join us in fascinating Bangkok!

The event will be held at the Sheraton Royal Orchid, 2 Charoen Krung Road Soi 30, Bangkok. The hotel is located on the Chao Phraya riverside.

Bangkok is a vibrant, eclectic, and exciting mix of modern and traditional living. It is the capital city of Thailand, a charming country where you can explore the richness of its diverse cultures and history, its world-famous hospitality and the friendliness of its people. The country is home to five UNESCO heritage sites.

See all there is to do in Bangkok

Photo: Sheraton Royal Orchid


OCLC staff will stay at the Sheraton Royal Orchid, where the event takes place.

The Sheraton Royal Orchid has set up a reservation platform for OCLC conference participants, with preferential rates.

Make your reservation

Library Visits

Chulalongkorn University

The Office of Academic Resources at Chulalongkorn University, unofficially called CU Central Library, is broadly accepted as one of leading academic libraries in the development, management and provision of information services through the use of innovations and modern technology. Being the university's main library, it holds the largest collections in Thailand, with over a million books, 630,000 e-books, 50,000 e-thesis, 18,000 e-journals, 200 databases, 4,000 journals, and a number of special and in-depth information including rare publications, Thailand and ASEAN Plus information, India studies publications and Taiwanese resources for Chinese studies. Besides its collections, the Office of Academic Resources also focuses on learning and research support. Hence, various forms of services and innovative facilities are delivered to Chulalongkorn Community and society as a content co-creator and knowledge disseminator, such as information consultancy by subject specialists, in-house digitization and homegrown e-resource databases, iThesis and CUIR, classroom capturing, production studio and radio station, learning and sharing arena, edutainment center, and other knowledge sharing activities at national and international levels. All these services are open to both students and the public.

The visit will take place on Thursday 29 November at 17:30. Exact details of transportation will be provided nearer the time. If you would like to register for this library visit, please be sure to check the box on your registration form.

Photos: Chulalongkorn University

Thammasat University

We would like to welcome you to Thammasat University Library, a leading learning resource for the social sciences in Asia since 1934. With 11 libraries on four campuses, they provide essential research and learning resources for students, professors, and researchers from the Kingdom of Thailand as well as international visiting scholars. Their goal is to be a leading ubiquitous learning and research support. To achieve this, they strive to innovate with top standards of quality management and service. Last year, Thammasat University Library was recognized with ISO9001:2015 certification, acknowledging their international level of service achievement.

The visit will take place on Friday 30 November in the morning. Exact details of timing and transportation will be provided nearer the time. If you would like to register for this library visit, please be sure to check the box on your registration form.

Photo: Thammasat University


AIRPORT: There are 2 airports in Bangkok—Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Muang Airport (DMK). Both airports are connected to the city center allowing you to reach downtown areas by sky train, bus, taxi, or limousine. Don Muang Airport mainly serves domestic destinations.

TAXI: A taxi from the airport to the center of Bangkok would cost approximately 500 THB (Thai Baht).


If you are coming to Bangkok from overseas, the Thai government website provides useful information on the types of visas required to enter the country.

If you require an invitation letter, please inform us on your registration form or contact us directly at

Conference reception

We invite you to join us at the Sheraton Royal Orchid gardens, for an evening reception full of surprises.

Photos and videos

Photographers and videographers will be present at the event. Please note that images may be taken and used for the OCLC website, social media, and other non-commercial publicity purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let us know.