EMEA Regional Council Meeting 2016 - The Selfie Generation: Their Digital Lives, Social Spaces and Education Needs

OCLC EMEA Regional Council Conference

'The Selfie Generation: Their digital lives, social spaces and education needs'.

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The EMEA Regional Council Meeting 2016 took place in Madrid, Spain on 1 to 2 March 2016. The theme of the meeting is 'The Selfie Generation: Their digital lives, social spaces and education needs'.

The event was open to libraries, museums and archives across Europe, Middle East and Africa. It was targeted at decision-makers in our member institutions who are challenging themselves to think beyond their current audience. Working with new tools and preparing to engage in new ways, as this generation of digital natives undoubtedly demands it from us.

Plenary Sessions

Who We Are and What We Want
Luis Iván Cuende, Hacker and Free Culture Lover

Educational needs of the Selfie
Anna Mauersberger, Educational Innovator and Ontological Coach

Digital Visitors and Residents
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, OCLC Research; Agustí Canals and Eva Ortoll, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Post it or perish: Negotiating the borders of social proof and authority
Skip Prichard, President and CEO, OCLC

The Latest News from OCLC Europe, Middle East and Africa
Eric van Lubeek, Vice President, Managing Director, OCLC EMEA and APAC

Spotlight on OCLC Products and Services
Mary Sauer-Games, Vice President, Product Management, OCLC

OCLC Membership: Moving Further, Farther Together
Anja Smit, OCLC Global Council President and University Librarian, Utrecht University

How Libraries and Museums Can Be Relevant to The Selfie Generation
Evan Carmichael, Entrepreneur and Social Media Expert

Instagram, the Social-Photography Revolution
Philippe González, Head of Digital AMC Networks International (Iberia and Latam)

Breakout Talks

All the presentations from the breakout talks are also available to view.


If you would like to view the photos from the two-day conference, they are also now available.


01 März 2016


02 März 2016


Madrid, Spain


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