LIANZA Conference

Connect and Thrive: Look into the past to view the future / Pou Whakairo – Me hoki whakamuri, kia haere whakamua


12 – 15 October 2014


Skycity, Auckland, New Zealand

IFLA will be represented by Governing Board member Dan Dorner


LIANZA 2014A pou whakairo is a high quality wood, shaped into a post and elaborately decorated by a master carver to portray the stories of the past and present for people to connect with the future. 

As a nation, we connect with our past to help shape and develop a thriving future. As library and information specialists we bring different perspectives and skills to connect with each other, our communities, our environment and changing technologies in order to understand and evolve into the future.

Conference offers a range of topics for presentations including:

  1. Kaitiakitanga – custodianship, protection, copyright, open access, creative commons
  2. Pūkengatanga – skill development, information literacy
  3. Rangatiratanga –self-determination, leadership, succession
  4. Manaakitanga – supporting media, people, artefacts, materials
  5. Wairuatanga – cultural and intellectual property, the environment
  6. Te reo – communication, different media formats, social media
  7. Whanaungatanga – connecting with others, connecting with customers, building relationships, growing communities, inclusive, collaboration, partnerships
  8. Te ao hurihuiri – our changing world, industry challenges, changing technologies, changing landscape

Conference, Copyright, Cultural heritage, Open Access, Preservation, New Zealand

Last update: 24 January 2014