program "Strategies for library associations: include new professionals now!" WLIC2012


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Session 95: "Strategies for library associations: include new professionals now!"
Management of Library Associations with the New Professionals Special Interest Group
13 August 2012, 09:30 - 12:45, Room: 6
"Libraries Now! - Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering"
IFLA World Library and Information Congress
78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
11-17 August 2012, Helsinki, Finland

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program "Strategies for library associations: include new professionals now!" WLIC2012

  1. 1. IFLA 2012 session nr. 95:Joint PROGRAMME MLAS, New Professionals SIGMonday 13 August 2012, 9.30 – 12.45, in Room 6 in Helsinki ConventionCentre.Theme:Strategies for Library Associations: Include New Professionals now!Programme9.30 Welcome by MLAS Chair, Gerald Leitner9.35 Introduction to the theme: Marian Koren/ Sebastian Wilke9.40 Keynote: New Librarians World wide: mapping out the future Robin Kear, University of Pittsburgh, USA Loida Garcia-Febo, Queens Library, USA10.10 Inclusion of New Professionals in the Strategy of the Library Association of Latvia Silvija Tretjakova, Dace Udre, Silva Suhanenkova, Sanita Maleja, Library Association of Latvia10.25 Round Table 1 - Outreach to members and non members - Professional communication10.55 Locating Librarianship’s identity in its historical roots of professional philosophies: towards a radical new identity for Librarians of Today and Tomorrow Sara Wingate Gray, Information Studies, University College London, UK11.10 Inspiring Future Leaders: Empowering New Professionals in the UK Maria Cotera, David Perceval, Christopher Rhodes; UK11.25 Building new Professional Communities Kate Byrne, University Library NSW, Sydney, Australia11.40 Round Table 2 - Leadership as a New Professionals issue - The flow of professions12.10 Panel & General Discussion with a.o.: Annie Mauger, CEO CILIP, UK: Working for a world class professional body Shaked Spier, LIS student, Germany: Inspiring and Empowering: An upcoming LIS generation joining IFLA Chair: Gerald Leitner12.40 Closure by Chair Gerald Leitner