Speakers

Title: Do we know the future – how can we prepare for the future Pictures Authors affiliation: National Library of Finland Abstract: Complexity is challenging traditional strategic tools and leadership. Scenario work and recognizing of megatrends are ways for organizations to face complex change and to find successful solutions for the future. Leadership cannot any longer...
Title: Guidelines, recommendations and near future for university libraries Authors affiliation: Luiza Baptista Melo Faculdade de Medicina Dentária, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal / Universidade de Évora – Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas e Sociedades, Portugal Tatiana Sanches UIDEF, Instituto de Educação, Universidade de Lisboa, Portug Abstract: The idea of change in university libraries motivates academic...
Gali Halevi, PhD Author affiliation: Director of the Institute for Scientific Information,  Clarivate Abstract: Without a trusted record of research, it’s impossible to replicate results, use research outcomes effectively, or build upon prior ideas, and in today’s era of “fake news” and public mistrust of science, maintaining the validity of the scholarly record is more...
Assoc. Prof. Title: Libraries today: from third places to data spaces Authors affiliation: Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski Abstract: The constant advance of information and communication technologies brought recently a new agent for change on the doorsteps of libraries: data spaces. This talk will discuss what are the ambitions of introducing data spaces in other...
Stephanie Beene, University of New Mexico; Katie Greer, Oakland University Title: Librarians in an Information Disordered Society: Where are we now, and where are we going? Abstract: The information age has brought with it a wealth of opportunities, but also what scholar Matthew Hannah has termed “the information dark age,” with the rise of QAnon...
Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Cambridge, UK Plenary Talk: Digital Humanities: What Does it Need to Be? Abstract: Digital Humanities has never been a settled thing. There may be US and European origin stories about what it was, or how it was supposed to be. But it has always morphed, moved along with critical...
Director of Library Services, National Library of Estonia Plenary Talk: To Improve is to Change: Service Based Organisation and Change Management in the National Library of Estonia Abstract: Today, when all processes, service models and technological solutions are changing rapidly, memory institutions are constantly trying to find the best solutions to adapt, survive, perform and...
Diputació de Barcelona, Stichting IFLA Global Libraries Foundation Chair, Spain Plenary Talk: Cultural Heritage Organisations as assets for Sustainable Development Abstract: In a global world like is our nowadays’ world, access to information via Cultural Heritage Organisations acquires new requirements to achieve. Librarians we have to suit our role as the main players to guarantee...
Associate Professor, Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Purdue University, USA Brief Biography: Research Areas: Geographic Information Systems, Geospatial data discovery, integration, visualization, and management. Education: Ph.D., Penn State University, 2006 M.S., Peking University, 2001 B.S., Peking University, 1999 Professional Experience: Assistant Professor, Purdue University Libraries, Purdue University, 2012 – Assistant Professor (by courtesy), Forestry and Natural...
Executive Director Qatar National Library, Qatar ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Plenary Talk: The Challenge of Imagining a New National Library Abstract: The role of the library in our society continues to evolve. The evolution of public and academic libraries is often discussed, but the changing role of the national library is also crucial to recognize. While a national...
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Anthi Katsirikou
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Ageliki Oikonomou
Secretary | Librarian, MSc conf@qqml.net