This year, we have a new exciting format for sharing knowledge with Congress delegates.

On Wednesday 29 August, we will dedicate Conference Hall 2. for delegates to share innovative projects of international relevance with other conference participants.

We received an overwhelming response to our call and selected 24 thought provoking talks ranging from advocacy and outreach to community development and children services.

The event will run from 8:30 to 15:45 with breaks and with room for discussion.

Lightning Talk Schedule

Session 223 – 29.08.2018 – Conference Hall 2.
08:30 – 10:30

  1. Introduction by the Chair
  2. Advocacy: Internet Governance – What is at stake for libraries? Winston Roberts, National Library of New Zealand, New Zealand
  3. Advocacy: The 5Cs for managing public libraries efficiently B. Shadrach, B S Consulting, India
  4. Advocacy: How to attract the politician’s interest in libraries in only two days. 1st Federal Congress on Library Policy in Berlin, 1-2 March 2018 Barbara Schleihagen, German Library Association, Germany
  5. Advocacy: TBA
  6. Space: Sleep is good for all of us: Student-led innovation, the introduction of energy pods and a win-win for all at Maynooth University Library, Ireland Cathal McCauley, National University of Ireland, Ireland
  7. Questions and Answers
  8. Community involvement: User Delight – Advancing library user experience to the next Level Yue Wu, Peking University, China and Yuanjun Zhang, Peking University, China
  9. Community involvement: Bringing the Local Community into the Academic Digital Humanities Christopher A. Miller, University Libraries of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), United States
  10. Community involvement: Libraries: Use design thinking to ignite co-creation and creativity! Sidsel Bech-Petersen, Hovedbiblioteket, Denmark
  11. Advocacy: Future of the EU: opportunities for Europe’s libraries Ilona Kish, Public Libraries 2020, Belgium
  12. Questions and Answers

Session 235 – 29.08.2018 – Conference Hall 2.
10:45 – 12:45

  1. Introduction by the Chair
  2. Community involvement: PD with a Passport: A glimpse into volunteering internationally Cate Carlyle, Canada
  3. New service and outreach: Iraqi libraries after ISIS Hussein Adil Hasan, Iraq
  4. New service and outreach: IDP workathon mobile services: A possibility! Adetoun Oyelude, Nigeria
  5. Student learning: #checkyourfacts – Raising Awareness of Bias in Information Robin Kear, University of Pittsburgh, United States
  6. Student learning:in – a Portal to transform Library Science education and Professionals in India P.M. Naushad Ali, Aligarh Muslim University, India
  7. Questions and Answers
  8. Student learning: Innovative Practices of JX Miller Memorial Libary in transforming the Students community S. Sangaranachiar, India
  9. Staff development: Staff development in a developing space Mimi Calter, Stanford University, United States
  10. Staff development: My INELI Toolkit – knowledge and skills from the INELI Program that I use in my workplace Atlanta Meyer, Library Coordinator, Australia
  11. Space: First Impression – Last Impression Ahmed Al Marzoqi, Qatar
  12. Questions and Answers

Session 248 – 29.08.2018 – Conference Hall 2.
13:45 – 15:45

  1. Introduction by the Chair
  2. Staff development: Agile Working – in Libraries! Cornelia Vonho, Germany
  3. Children’s services: TBA
  4. Children’s services: Odense Libraries presents Bookeaters Magazine – Connecting Libraries, Bookbloggers, Readers and Publishers Kent Skov Andreasen, Danmarks Biblioteksforening, Denmark
  5. Children’s services: Children mobilizations in Bangladesh – Objective, interventions, method and challenges Razina Akhter, Bangladesh
  6. Questions and Answers
  7. Collection management and technical issues: Sound the Alarm: What the Library Community Needs to Know About Predatory Publishing Sandy Avila, Research & Information Services John C. Hitt Library, United States and Buenaventura Basco, United States
  8. Collection management and technical issues: An international survey of born digital legal deposit policies and practices Frederick Zarndt, United States
  9. Collection management and technical issues: Correcting the Records: Improving Subject Access to the Indigenous Peoples of Oregon Richard Sapon-White, United States
  10. Space: Research library multi galleries Khasiah Zakaria, Malaysia
  11. Questions and Answers

Information for presenters

  • Please be seated in the front row so that you can move to the lectern quickly.
  • Lightning talks will be on a strict schedule of maximum 7 minutes in length.
  • The Chair will be enforcing the timeline strictly, so you will need to ensure that you are able to get across your most important message within this time-frame.
  • You have the option of including a PowerPoint, but please stick to a small number of slides with focus on the key points regarding what matters most.
  • If you have a PowerPoint Presentation please visit the Speaker Preview Room (Room 306) preferably a day before to check your presentation and to make sure the IT people will load it onto the PC where the presentation is held.
  • There will be questions and answers so please be ready to address them.