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Programme - Annual Joint Conference and Exhibtion 2013

Wednesday 10th April

9.30am           Registration and Opening of Trade Exhibition

10.00am         Official Opening with formal welcome from Brendan Kenny, Assistant City Manager, Dublin City Council.

10.05am         Session 1 – Annie Mauger, CEO CILIP UK: Inspiring Information Professionals

10.45am         Lightning Sessions x 2: The Open Book Company and Sirsi Dynix

11.00am         Coffee

11.30am         Session 2 – Kathy Roddy: 50 Shades of Fundraising

12.10pm         Session 3 – Eoin Purcell, New Island Books: Libraries and Publishers: Digital Enemies or Digital Friends?

12.50pm         Lightning Sessions x 2: Interleaf Technology and 3M

1.05pm           Lunch

2.15pm           Learning Sessions

                       a) Kathy Roddy: Outputs, Outcomes and Impact: Showing funders that libraries change lives and

                       b) John FitzGerald, UCC: Philanthropy revisited: Experiences of fundraising for an academic library

3.15pm           Coffee

3.30pm           c) Career Development Groups: LAI and CILIP

                       d) What’s in it for ME?: LAI and CILIP

                       e) North South Exchange: Best Practice in Library and Information Management

4.30pm           Close of Day 1

6.00pm           Civic Reception – Dublin City Hall

7.15pm           Pre-dinner Reception Morrison Hotel

8.00pm           Conference Dinner

Thursday 11th April

9.30am           Registration and Exhibition

10.00am         Official Welcome

10.05am         Session 1 – John Dolan, OBE: The Value of Strategic Planning

10.45am         Lightning Sessions x 2: Better World Books and EBSCO Information Services

11.00am         Coffee

11.30am         Session 2 – Jordan Campbell, The Ireland Funds: Writing competitive grant proposals and developing relationships with funders

12.10pm         Session 3 –Claudia Weissman, Overdrive: Marketing and the future

12.50pm         Lightning Sessions x 2: Solus UK

1.05pm           Lunch

2.15pm         Learning Sessions

                       f) John Dolan, OBE; Annette Kelly, Director of Library Development Unit, LGMA: The New Public Libraries Strategy

                       g) Ros Pan, UCD: The place of library apps and the options for creating them: Progress and challenges to date on the ANLTC/SWETS Research Award 2012

                       h) Jim Thompson, Information and Digital Services Manager, Edinburgh City Libraries and Information Services: We’ve got an App for that.

3.15pm          Coffee

3.30pm          i) Claudia Weissman, Overdrive, Marketing your e-services.

                      j) Hugh Murphy, NUI Maynooth: Turning Point or Whipping Post? NUI Maynooth and eBooks

4.30pm          Close of Conference