Timeline for planning Next Library 2019

September 2018

Call for ideas and themes– submission deadline 7 October 2018
to stakeholders, members of the Next Library® Community and the international community of library practitioners and managers and Next Library Advisory Board to identify themes that are relevant for the future of public libraries from different perspectives.

October 2018

Review of ideas and suggestions for themes 

Decision by Next Library Executive Committee 12. October

Medio October 2018

15 October: Announcement of themes

Calls for proposals for Interactive Sessions and Ignite Next Library Talk

Medio November 2018

November 12: Deadline to submit proposals for Interactive Sessions & Ignite Next Library Talks

16 – 30 November - Review of proposals in Next Library Groups and Next Library Advisory Board

December 2018 / January 2019

Decision by Next Library Executive Committee
Notification to submitters

Announcement of Preliminary program including final program for site visits and optional events on www.nextlibrary.net, Facebook, Twitter and other social media

February 2019

Registration opens primo February

March 2019

Early bird expires March 1st

March – April 2019

Planning in collaboration with co-organizers & speakers

1 March; deadline for registration for site visits & optional events. Only for participants and accompanying persons. 

May 2019

Final Program

June 2019

2 – 4 June: conference program

1 June, 2 June, 4 June evening + 5 June: Site visits and other optional events

We reserve the right to alterations & surprises


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Themes at Next Library 2019

• Libraries in Times of Social Crisis
• Civic Media and Data Democracy
• Temporary Spaces
• Game Changing Tech & Emerging Trends

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THANKS for a fantastic Next Library 2019

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Next Library 2019 has come to an end: It was 5 days of amazing keynotes, sessions and ignite talks. And on top of this: 2 labs where you could create, play, share knowledge and learn together. 

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