/Program - Next Library 2013

Download the PDF Program

Conference days: 17 – 18 June

Optional site visits, social events and un-conference day: 14 - 16 June + 19 June. Deadline for the registration to this sitevisit is 3 June

/Sunday 16 June
19:00 – 22:00: Get2Gether at the Main Library
Venue: The Main Library, Møllegade 1, 8000 Aarhus C
Buffet, wine and beer. Meet conference participants, speakers, sponsors and staff from Aarhus Public Libraries, and the Next Library Crew. There will be Award Ceremony, techlab, Innovation Studio, surprises (¿AWÁ) games and interactive gadgets!


/Monday 17 June
Conference Program
Venue: Concert Hall Aarhus, Thomas Jensens Allé, 8000 Aarhus C

8:30 Check-in and Coffee

9.30 Opening Session by Deborah Jacobs, Director of Global Libraries and Rolf Hapel, Director of Aarhus Public Libraries

9:40 Warm-up and introduction to Next Library 2013 / Next Library Crew

10:00 Welcome to Aarhus by Marc Perera Christensen, Alderman Department of Culture and Citizens’ Services, Aarhus

10:20 Ars Electronica – Interactive Art & Technology for Society of the Future
Keynote Speaker: Gerfried Stocker
, Artistic and managing director of Ars Electronica Linz, Austria.
The invitation of Gerfried Stocker to Next Library 2013 is supported by Goethe Institut Dänemark

11:00 Five Parallel Interactive Sessions:

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Five Parallel Interactive Sessions

15.45 Intermezzo

16.00 Using Design Thinking to Drive Innovation in Libraries
Keynote speaker: Mark Jones, IDEO. PDF presentation

17:00 End of Conference Day One

18:30 Shuttle busses from pick up 1, The Women´s Museum and pick up 2, Valdemarsgade to Varna Mansion 

19:00 - 01:00 Networking Dinner Party and Dance at Varna Mansion. All inclusive.

22:30-01:00 Shuttle busses from Varna Mansion to town

/Tuesday 18 June

Venue: Concert Hall Aarhus, Thomas Jensens Allé, 8000 Aarhus C

8:30 Coffee

9:00 Re-imagining the Roles of Public Libraries
Imagine a culture where information is only available in digital media. That’s the challenge we’re facing says keynote speaker: Pat Losinski, Chief Executive Officer of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Ohio, USA. PDF presentation

10:00 - 11.45 Five Parallel Interactive Sessions:

12:00 Next Library Revisited

13:00 Announcements & End of Conference

Lunch to-go or to-stay

/Optional social events and site visits

We reserve the right to alterations and surprises

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Announcement: Keynote by Rolf Hapel at Next Library Festival

Posted by Next Library on May 17, 2021 at 11:00 0 Comments

We are very happy to announce that Rolf Hapel will join us at Next Library Festival on June 3. Rolf will give a keynote: Past the Post-Pandemic Libraries - What's Next?

Read more about the keynotes here.

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