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+ conference programme:
day 1
(Thu, 16 Oct 08)
+ conference programme:
day 2
(Fri, 17 Oct 08)
+ track 1:
the world beyond 2.0
+ track 2:
the shape & form world
+ track 3:
the find & search world
+ track 4:
our world, our community, our audience
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DAY 1(THURSDAY, 16 OCTOBER 2008)



  0800 – 0845 Registration  
  0845 – 0900 Arrival of guests  
  0910 – 0925 Address by Dr N Varaprasad, Chief Executive NLB  
  0925 – 0940 Address by Guest of Honour
RADM (NS) Lui Tuck Yew
Senior Minister of State for Education, Information, Communications and the Arts
  0945 - 1015 Keynote Presentation by Nayla Al Khaja, Filmmaker 
 
1015 – 1030 Morning tea & viewing of sponsors’ booths
  1035 - 1100 Supporting Keynote by Penny Carnaby, National Librarian, NLNZ

Topic:“Libraries as common denominator: from the citizen, country and global perspective”

 
1100 - 1630 TRACK 1: “The World Beyond 2.0″
TRACK 2: “The Shape & Form World"
  1100 – 1140 TRACK 1 - SPEAKER ONE
Jenny Levine

Internet Development Specialist and Strategy Guide, American Library Association

Topic:“Librarian 2.0 - New Breed or Just Another Day at the Office?”
 
  TRACK 2 - SPEAKER ONE
Linda Foster

Area Manager, Southwark Libraries, UK

Topic:“The physical library in the 2.0 age and beyond - a UK perspective”
 
  1140 – 1220 TRACK 1 - SPEAKER TWO
Sidsel Bech-Petersen

Project consultant at the Main Library at The Municipality of Aarhus - Citizens Services & Libraries, Denmark

Topic:“The MashUp Library”
 
  TRACK 2 - SPEAKER TWO
Andrew Malin & Jean Palmer

Deputy Director & Director
Planning & Community Services, London Borough of Hillingdon, UK


Topic:“Transforming a London Council’s Libraries to make them fit for the 21st Century”
 
1220 – 1320 Lunch & viewing of sponsors’ booths
  1320 – 1400 TRACK 1 - SPEAKER THREE
John Blyberg

Head of Technology and Digital Initiatives at Darien Library, USA

Topic:“Public Library 2.0: Making it Happen”
 
  TRACK 2 - SPEAKER THREE
Bernadette Daly Swanson

Carlson Health Sciences Library, University of California Davis, California, USA

Virtually: Avatars: HVX Silverstar | HVX Voyager & HVX Shephard in Teen Second Life


Topic:“I am Library: Exploring the Library Experience in Second Life”
 
  1400 - 1440 TRACK 1 - SPEAKER FOUR
Peter Godwin

Academic Liaison Librarian, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK

Topic:“Information Literacy and Web 2.0 :  is it just hype?”
 
  TRACK 2 - SPEAKER FOUR
Dr. Bonna Jones

Senior Lecturer, School of Business Information Technology RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Topic:“Agency in a socially networked world: library clients increase their room to move”
 
1440 – 1510 Afternoon tea & viewing of sponsors’ booths
  1510 – 1550 TRACK 1 - SPEAKER FIVE
Ivan Chew

Manager,  Public Library Services (Services Management)

Topic:“Librarians 2.0: Sowing Padi into (the) SEA”
 
  TRACK 2 - SPEAKER FIVE
Olaf Eigenbrodt

Consultant to Humboldt-University Library, Germany

Topic:“Library spaces in the knowledge society – knotting together global and local”
 
  1550 –1630 TRACK 1 - SPEAKER SIX
Patrick Danowski

Computer scientist and Scientific Librarian at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

Topic:“Library 2.0: Let's get connected!”
 
  TRACK 2 - SPEAKER SIX
Jerry Yap

General Manager, Figment

Topic:“Innovation & Collaboration in Virtual Worlds - This Time, it’s Real!”
 
  1630 – 1730 PANEL DISCUSSION
All speakers from Day 1