List of symposium participants (.pdf)


Wednesday, September 14
18.00-19.00 Bus & Boat tour Bus departs at 18.00. Meeting spot in front of Ponton der Reederei City Schifffahrt H. Gabriel
19.30-21.30 Informal get together dinner Restaurant Kartoffel Keller, Koberg 8, 23552 Lübeck
Thursday, September 15
9.00-10.00 Bibliotheca Baltica General Assembly Lübeck City Library
10.00-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-12.30 Opening Session
Monika Frank, Senator for Culture and Education of Lübeck
Gerald Schleiwies, Director of the Lübeck City Library
Robert Zepf, President of Bibliotheca BalticaKeynote
Karin Grönvall, Director of the National Library of Sweden, “What are you saying? Is Google dangerous?” Strategies for handling the democratic library-mission in a digital time30th anniversary of Bibliotheca Baltica
Andris Vilks, Bibliotheca Baltica president 2004-2008, Director of the National Library of Latvia, Historical perspective on Bibliotheca Baltica
Robert Schweitzer, Bibliotheca Baltica secretary 1992-2008, How Bibliotheca Baltica began
Robert Zepf, Bibliotheca Baltica president, Director of the Hamburg State and University Library, Bibliotheca Baltica in overview
Lübeck City Library (Scharbausaal)
12.30-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-15.00 Panel 1 – E-libraries
Giedre Čistoviene, Head of project management department of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Innovative digital project (E-culture) in Lithuanian libraries
Kristina Pai, Director of the Tartu City Library, Libraries as a lifebelt for e-Estonia
Karīna Bandere, Director of Digital Development Department, National Library of Latvia, From farmsteads to shared responsibility in digital space: paths of culture heritage institutions of Latvia
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-17.00 Panel 2 – Cultural Heritage
Maria Virtanen, NLF & Digime Project, Collaboration as a Best Practice in Digital Age – Shared Efforts of Finnish Libraries, Archives and Museums
Ayub Khan, CILIP President, Makerspaces – spaces, technology and People
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Hamburg State and University Library, Libraries as Urban Knowledge Hubs
18.00-19.00 Reception Lübeck Town Hall
19.00-21.00 Dinner Restaurant Schiffergesellschaft (Hamburg-Lübeck-Room), Breite Strasse 2, 23552 Lübeck


Friday, 16 September
9.00-10.30 Panel 3 – Academic Libraries
Jamie Johnston, Researcher in Library Science at Oslo Metropolitan University, Public librarians’ perception of their professional role and the library’s role in supporting the public sphere: key findings from a multi-country comparison
Michael Svendsen, Copenhagen University Library, The Royal Danish Library, Role of modern academic library in Open Science
Christophe Didier, Delegate for Scientific Policy and International Relations, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire Strasbourg, Western perspectives about Eastern democratic fights: what’s going on in French libraries – for a better global knowledge
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00 Panel 4 – Digital transformation
Prof. Bernd-Schmid Ruhe, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences
Julia Konopka-Żołnierczuk, Deputy Director of the National Library of Poland, Digital change in the National Library as the central library of the state
12.00-13.00 Discussion – Ukrainian libraries in times of war
Input talk: Gudrun Wirtz, Bavarian State Library, East European Collections, “SUCHO – Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online”
Svitlana Moiseeva, Vice President of the Ukrainian Libraries Association, Director of Luhansk Region Scientific Universal Library
⚬ additional speakers from Ukraine (TBA)
13.00-13.30 Closing remarks
Invitation for the next symposium
Saturday, September 17
16.00-23.00 Lübeck City Library 400th anniversary celebrations Programme

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