Metropolitan Libraries Section
Theme: "Libraries and Lifelong Learning: Inspiring Users and Staff"
Sunday, September 11
Welcome reception at City Hall, Ratslaukums 1 (http://www.riga.lv)
Monday, September 12
- Opening address of president of MLS of IFLA.
Liv Saeteren, director of Oslo City Library
- Presentation about Latvia.
Ojars Kalnins, Director of the Institute of Latvia (http://www.li.lv)
- Presentation about Library System in Latvia.
Daniels Pavluts, State Secretary of Ministry of Culture (http://www.km.gov.lv)
- Network of Light.
Sandra Ozolina, Director of S/A,Culture Information System (http://www.linc.lv)
- Presentation of Library Information System "Alise".
Rems Grinsteins, Product Development Manager (http://www.isalise.lv)
- Libraries in the System of Culture Institutions of Riga.
Diana Civle, Head of Culture Department of Riga City Council (http://www.rdkp.lv)
- Riga Central Library - Place for Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education of the Staff.
Dzidra Smita, Director of Riga Central library (http://www.rcb.lv)
- (Visiting Riga Central Library)
Tuesday, September 13
(Location: hotel "Gutenbergs" conference hall, Doma laukums 1 http://www.gutenbergs.lv)
Wednesday, September 14
- Visiting Ventspils Library and Ventspils Museum (http://www.biblioteka.ventspils.lv , http://www.ventspilsmuzejs.lv)
Thursday, September 15
Friday, September 16
- Turning the Public Library into Learning Resourse Centre - Old Traditions and New Demands.
Nina Nina Ström, Project Leader, Stockholm City Library (Sweden)
- Pride and Prejudice.
Inga Lunden, Stockholm City Librarian (Sweden)
- Estonian Libraries and Librarians as Lifelong Learning Supporters.
Krista Talvi, Chief Specialist on Professional Continuing Education, Research and Development Centre, Vice President of Estonian Librarian's Association (Estonia)
- Libraries - Places of Lifelong Learning and Individual Development.
Barbara Lison, Director of Public Library in Bremen (Germany)
- Public Libraries as Social Learning Spaces: a L2010 Outcome for the National Library Board, Singapore.
Sharon Thien, Senior Manager, Public Library Services Group, National Library Board (Singapore)
- The Amsterdam Public Library.
Hans van Velzen, Director of Amsterdam Public Library (the Netherlands)
- Transforming the Library - Merging Two Libraries.
Maija Berndtson. Presentation, Helsinki City Library (Finland)
- MLS of IFLA Annual Conference in Paris 2006.
Aline Girard - Billon, Head of the Libraries of city of Paris (France)
List of Participants
List of Participants