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Programme Tuesday 25th February


Tuesday 25th February Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) Business Dress
Welcome and Recap of Day One
Robert Moropa, Chair EMEARC
Regional Council Business Session 1 
Chair: Fiona Parsons, Director of Learning and Information Services, University of Wolverhampton
OCLC in Africa, Rosalind Hattingh, Managing Director, Sabinet Online
OCLC EMEA Report, Eric van Lubeek, Managing Director OCLC EMEA
OCLC Report, Skip Prichard, President and CEO, OCLC
Discussion at Tables: Each table will have a member of the SLT/BOT/BOD
What Members would like OCLC leaders to hear from the table discussions - Panel Discussion with Skip Prichard, Eric van Lubeek, Rosalind Hattingh, Sandy Yee. Questions may also be contributed prior to the meeting.
Refreshment Break
Regional Council Business Session 2
Chair: Cendrella Habre, University Librarian, Lebanese American University
Report on EMEA Regional Council and Global Council Activities
Robert Moropa, Chair, EMEARC
Report from OCLC Board of Trustees
Sandy Yee, Chair, OCLC Board of Trustees
11:45-12:15 OCLC Membership and Changes to the Membership Protocols
Poul Erlandsen and George Needham
Global Council Delegate Elections 2014
Anja Smit EMEARC Nominating Committee
Buffet Lunch, Networking & Exhibition
Breakout Talks 3
Breakout Rooms
I:  The Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program
Facilitated by: George Needham
Speakers: Sarah Kaddu, Cyrill Walters

Breakout Rooms
J:  OCLC Research: Innovation Through Cooperation
Facilitator and Speaker: Titia van der Werf
Breakout Rooms
K:  Library Consortia in EMEA
Facilitated by: Dénelise L'Ecluse
Speakers: Bas Savenije, Laila Vahed, Jeff Gima

Breakout Rooms
L:  OCLC WorldShare Management Services - Update
Facilitated by: Axel Kaschte
Speakers: Emma Sansby
, Pierre Malan
Main Plenary Room
M:  Innovation and Change Management in Libraries
Facilitated by: Hanita van der Meulen
Speakers: Jacques Malschaert
, Fiona Parsons
14:15-14:45 Refreshments available
Plenary Session 3: Library Community in Action
Chair: Bert Looper, Director, Tresoar
14:45-15:30 Collective Impact and the Power of Shared Data
Ted Fons and Richard Wallis, OCLC
15:30-15:45 Introduction to the Timbuktu Story 
Ellen Tise, University of Stellenbosch
15:45-16:15 Community Action - To save the Timbuktu archives in Mali
Stephanie Diakité, Co-Founder T160K
16:15-16:30 Discussion
16:30 Close of EMEARC 2014 by Robert Moropa and Poul Erlandsen
17:15 - 20:00 Enrichment Programme - Visit to University of Cape Town (only confirmed participants)

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