IFLA MetLib Conference 2013 - Amsterdam

Amsterdam Public Library (OBA)

Without Borders: The Integrated Library


Program and schedule

Sunday, May 5

17.00
Welcome Reception

17.30 
Welcome Speech by Hans van Velzen (Director, Amsterdam Public Library)

18.30
Walking Dinner

Monday, May 6

8.30
Breakfast and Registration

9.30
Opening Session

Welcome by Chairman Claudia Lux

Frank Huysmans (Professor in Library Science at University of Amsterdam)
Keynote speech: The Integrated Library: open, involving, contextualizing

11.00
Coffee Break

11.30
Diederik van Leeuwen (Director, Bibliotheek.nl)
The Dutch Model

13.00
Lunch

14.00
Presentation of Amsterdam Public Library

15.00-16.30
Library Tour

19.00
Dinner

Tuesday, May 7

8.30
Breakfast

9.00
Presentations of participating libraries

Judith Hare (Halifax, Canada)
Building for the future: Blending tradition with Digital Technology

Hélène Roussel (BAnQ) and Suzanne Payette (ABPQ) 
pretnumerique.ca - Ebook platform for Quebec Public Libraries

10.30
Coffee break

11.00
Conference theme - The Library Network: co-operation between Public, Special, University and National Libraries

Hans van Velzen (Chairman of AdamNet)
Introduction on the Amsterdam Network

Peter Hessels (Board member of AdamNet)
The Shared Catalogue

13.30
Welcome and lunch at the Rijksmuseum
Introduction by Geert-Jan Koot (Head of the Rijksmuseum Research Library)
- Visit to the Library of the Rijksmuseum
- Guided tour through the Rijksmuseum

17.00
Reception at the Mayor's Mansion
Welcome by Cultural Alderman, Mrs. Carolien Gehrels

Wednesday, May 8

8.30
Breakfast

10.30 Guided tour through the new library of Almere
Presentation of the Retail concept by Chris Wiersma (director)

13.00
Lunch

19.00
Candlelight dinner by boat through Amsterdam canals

Thursday, May 9

09.00 
Breakfast

09.30
Presentations of participating members

Claudia Lux (Doha, Qatar)
Qatar National Library - how will the integration of National Library, Central Library, University Library and Metropolitan Public Library work?

Davorka Bastic and Ismena Meic (Zagreb, Croatia)
SF library for today and tomorrow. Description of new library services and the launch campaign for the new building of the City Library of Zagreb

11.00
Coffee break

11.30
Conference theme: The Cross Channel model: integrated physical and digital services

Presentation by OCLC PICA
Worldcat and new developments

Ton van Vlimmeren (Director, Utrecht public Library)
Geek the Library Campaign

13.00
Lunch

15.00
Visit to bulb fields "The Keukenhof"

17.30
Aperitif

19.00
Farewell dinner

Friday, May 10

8.30 
Breakfast

09.00
MetLib meeting

11.00
Coffee break

13.00 
Lunch

Sponsors

- NBD Biblion / Dutch Library Service
- OCLC
- Bibliotheek.nl
- La Place
- Counting Opinions
- DoubleTree by Hilton

Attendees at the library of the Rijksmuseum

Attendees at the library of the Rijksmuseum [photo: Tomáš Řehák] 

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Last update: 23 September 2016