Programme

IFLA AFRICA SECTION SATELLITE MEETING 

Date: 11-12 August 2016                                                                                                          View as pdf
Venue: Alden LibraryOhio University, Athens, Ohio. USA

TIME ACTIVITY SESSION CHAIR & Rapporteurs
11/08/2016 D A Y   O N E  
08.30am Registration and Networking Breakfast Secretariat
09.00am Opening and Welcome Address
Rosemary Shafack, Chair IFLA Africa Section / Scott Seaman, Dean, Ohio University Libraries
Chair: Araba Dawson-Andoh
09.30am Keynote Address: Ruby Bell-Gam
Librarian for African Studies and International Development Studies at UCLA
Chair: Dr Victoria Okojie, Division V Chair and Governing Board Member of IFLA.

Rapporteur: Kathy Matsika

10.30 C O F F E E            B R E A K
 S E S S I O N  1:   Partnerships Chair: Emilie Songolo, University of Wisconsin, Madison air
10.45am
  1. Dynamic Partnerships for Sustainable Development of Public Libraries for Young People in Zambia by Jane Kinney Meyers
  2. Stimulating and Enriching Partnership with Community Based Organizations: Inclusive Participatory Platform with Libraries in Nigeria by Ngozi P Osuchukwu(CLN) and Nelson Edewor (CLN)
  3. ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’: The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs 1860 to 1960 by Esmeralda M Kale’
  4. Q & A
Rapporteur: Kathy Matsika, Secretary IFLA Africa Section / Magocha SC Member Africa Section
12.45pm  L U N C H       B R E A K  
 S E S S I O N   2: Cross Cultural Capabilities Chair: Florence Mugambi, ALA IRC Africa Subcommittee
2.00pm
  1. Our Sister Library Cooperation : Inspiring Cross Cultural Capability for Librarians and Enhancing Universal Access to Information and knowledge by Dr Fehintola Onifade and Laurie Bridges
  2. Collaborative information infrastructure Development for African Languages by Charles Riley
  3. Q & A
Rapporteur(s): Kathy Matsika,  Secretary IFLA Africa Section/ Magocha SC Member IFLA Africa section
3.00pm C O F F E E    B R E A K
 3.15pm S E S S I O N     3.   OUTREACH Projects Chair: Kathy Matsika, Secretary IFLA Africa Section
  1. Social Media Marketing Strategies in Libraries  by Jessica Hagman
  2. Q & A
Rapporteur(s): Kathy Matsika, Secretary IFLA Africa Section/ Magocha SC Member  IFLA Africa Section
5.00pm C L O S E Rosemary Shafack: CHAIR IFLA Africa Section
12/08/2016 D A Y         T W O
08.30am Announcements  Secretariat
S E S S I O N      4 : Access to Information Chair: Charles Riley, Yale University
08.30am
  1. Enhancing access to Library Services through the formation of Partnerships by Agnes J Gozo(Mrs)
  2. Partnerships for broadening access to information: the case of University of Zimbabwe Library by Lovemore Kusekwa, Jonathan Munyoro and Agnes Chikonzo
  3. Democratizing Access to Legal Information by Lori Silverstein and Fredrick Zarndt
  4. Q& A
Rapporteur(s): Kathy Matsika, Secretary, IFLA Africa Section / Magocha SC Member IFLA Africa Section
10.45am                  C O F F E E    B R E A K               
 S E S S I O N      5 :  Community Projects Chair: Nabil Reda,  Bibliotheca Alexandrina 
11.00am
  1. Library and Information Services for Rural Community Development in Africa: Problems and Prospects by Udo Nwokocha and Jonathan N Chimah
  2. Small and paid for ICT Kioskies versus bigger and free library services at Letlhakeng Village, Botswana by Ayanda Lebele
  3. Q & A
Rapporteur(s):Kathy Matsika, Secretary IFLA Africa Section / Magocha SC Member IFLA Africa Section
1.00pm S E S S I O N      6:    Closing Session Rosemary Shafack, Chair IFLA Africa Section
  1. Reports of Chairs
  2. Recommendations
1.30pm LUNCHEON – Faculty Commons      
3.00pm Tour of Alden Library Miriam Intrator / Jeff Ferrier
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