ENSULIB / Management and Marketing / Preservation and Conservation Sections
IFLA Satellite Meeting in Cork, Ireland,  22-23 July 2022

General Theme: “Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability”

Arranged by

  • ENSULIB Section: Harri Sahavirta, Petra Hauke, Priscilla Pun & SC members
  • Management and Marketing Section: Anya Feltreuter, Jeannie Bail
  • Preservation and Conservation Section: Ornella Foglieni

Hosted by Cork University College Library: Doreen Lundon, Elaine Harrington

Registration Websitehttps://libguides.ucc.ie/IFLA

Registration fee of the satellite event is €90. 




Day One: Friday 22 July 2022

08:30:  Registration
09:00:  Opening words (ENSULIB Chair: Harri Sahavirta)
09:10:  Keynote: Pat Mehigan (IRL) & Martin O’Driscoll (IRL): “Libraries as a Lever for Sustainable Change” 

Session 1: Open Science and Sustainability (Chair: Petra Hauke, ENSULIB) 

09:40:  Ornella Foglieni (IT): When Preservation & Conservation meet Open Science
10:00:  René Tanner (US): Removing Barriers: Open Science for Climate Change Solutions and Social Justice
10:20:  Martha Lerski (US): Calling for an Open Access Biocultural-Knowledge Database Towards Sustained Climate Action

10:40:  Break 

11:00 :  Anna Merlo (IT) & John Akeroyd (UK): Meeting Sustainable Goals Through Improved Accessibility: A Call to Action
11:20:  Elisabetta Zonca (CH): Iconoteca: A Digital Repository by Biblioteca dell’Accademia  di Architettura
11:40:  Priscilla Pun (CN): Building Sustainability and Open Science in Academic Libraries Through Alliances: The Case of Macao SAR (virtual)
12:00:  Discussion

12:30:  Lunch 

Session 2: Case Studies on Sustainablity (Chair: Harri Sahavirta, ENSULIB)  

13:30:  Viviana Vitari (IT): Wikidata: A Green Platform Solution for Coworking
13:50:  Katharina Portugal (A): Leading by Example. Initiatives in Austrian Public Libraries  to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
14:10:  Leila Sonkkanen (FIN): Bringing Environmental Awareness of Public Libraries to the 2020s: Case Library’s Carbon Footprint
14:30:  Selenay Aytac (US): Libraries as Agents of Climate Change Literacy

14:50:  Coffee break 

15:20:  Rosario Moreno (ES): Involvement of the Network of Spanish Green Libraries (RECIDA) with the 2030 Agenda and its SDG’s

15:50:  Discussion

16:30:  Library visit: Cork University College Library


Day TwoSaturday 23 July 2022


Session 3: Marketing Sustainable Libraries (Chair: Jeannie Bail, M&M Section) 

09:30:  Keynote:  Loida Garcia-Febo (US): “Leaving no one Behind: Marketing Sustainable Libraries” 

10:00:  Christie Koontz (US): Going Green, Green Greener, with true Marketing: a Practical Approach with Illustrative Examples
10:20:  Jacqueline Breidlid (DE): Sustainability as a Tool for Political Advocacy in Libraries

10:40:  Break 

11:00 :  Harri Sahavirta (FIN): Advocating Public Libraries by SDGs

11:20:  Petra Hauke (DE): Ambassadors for Sustainable Development – Making Green Libraries Visible

11:40:  Hans Vigen (NO): Green Digital Services in Libraries (virtual)
12:00:  Discussion

12:30:  Lunch 

IFLA Green Library Award (Chair: Harri Sahavirta & Petra Hauke)            

13:30:  The IFLA Green Library Award 2022: Resume (Petra Hauke)
13:50:  Presentation of IFLA Green Library Award short list finalists (in person or virtual)

14:50:  Coffee break 

15:20:   IFLA Green Library Award 2022 Winners Announcement (Harri Sahavirta)
15:40:  Closing words (ENSULIB Chair: Harri Sahavirta)