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FEB 10

EMEA Regional Council 2015

The Art of Invention. Culture, technology and user engagement in the digital age.

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Plenary sessions

Reinventing Invention

Reinventing Invention
David Weinberger, Senior Researcher, Berkman Center, Harvard University

Preserving the Born-Digital Cultural and Scientific Record

Preserving the Born-Digital Cultural and Scientific Record
James Neal, OCLC Board of Trustees and University Librarian Emeritus, Columbia University

The Digital Legacy of Sir Thomas Bodley

The Digital Legacy of Sir Thomas Bodley
Lucie Burgess, Associate Director for Digital Libraries, Bodleian Libraries

The Experience of Information

The Experience of Information
Francesco Bonami, Artistic Director of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

The Rijksmuseum Digital Revolution

The Bigger Picture: The Rijksmuseum Digital Revolution
Lizzie Jongma, Data Manager, Collection Information Department, Rijksmuseum

Breakout Talks

Consortial Collaboration on a Global Platform
(WorldShare & WorldCat)

Simone Kortekaas, UKB Consortium
Mike Mertens, RLUK
Guido Badalamenti, CIPE

Open Access and Beyond Open Access

Corrado Pettenati, Haute Ecole de Gestion, filière Information Documentaire (HEG-ID)

Makerspaces in Public Libraries

Jeroen de Boer, Bibliotheekservice Fryslân
Dr. Hannelore Vogt, Cologne Public Library
Gimena Campos Cervera, US Embassy Rome &
Maria Stella Rasetti, San Giorgio Library Pistoia

Releasing knowledge from Hidden Corners of the Web

Martha Speirs, ADA University
Margret Plank, TIB Hannover
Jos Damen, African Studies Centre &
Ingeborg Verheul, Atria, Institute on Gender Equality & Women's Issues Amsterdam

WorldShare Management Services Update-Facilitating Change

Geert Harmanny, TU Kampen
Amada Marco & María de la Peña, IE University

Cultural Heritage and the Future of Libraries

Bert Looper, Tresoar

Art Discovery Group Catalogue

Geert-Jan Koot, Rijksmuseum
Jan Simane, Kunsthistorisches Institut

OCLC: Reinventing Invention?

David Weinberger, Harvard's Berkman Center
Richard Wallis, OCLC

New Rules of Engagement in the Delivery of Library Services

Ton van Vlimmeren, Public Library Utrecht
Sue White, University of Huddersfield &
Liz Jolly, University of Teesside
Ayub Khan, Warwickshire County Council

Our Special Collections: Increasing Engagement

Nicola Wright, London School of Economics & Political Science
Randa Al Chidiac, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik  

WorldShare ILL: a Global Sharing Network

Poul Erlandsen, Chair OCLC EMEA Regional Council
Rolf Rasche & Astrid Grossgarten, Imageware Components GmbH
Chris Négrel, OCLC  

Metadata Advisory Group: Setting Sail in a Changing Landscape

Axel Kaschte, OCLC
Richard Wallis, OCLC

Your Membership Voice and Vote

Poul Erlandsen, Chair OCLC EMEA Regional Council
Fiona Parsons, Vice Chair OCLC EMEA Regional Council

Cooperative Discovery: Putting Your Library Where Users Are

Elisabetta Morani, John Cabot University
Mary Sauer-Games, OCLC

Public Library Innovation

Gert Staal, Rotterdam Library
Sanne Caft, Copenhagen Libraries
Barbara Lison, Bremen Public Libraries

The Evolving Scholarly Record

Titia van der Werf, OCLC Research
Brian E.C. Schottlaender, UC San Diego
John MacColl, University of St. Andrews  


Start Date

10 February 2015

End Date

11 February 2015