Sunday, May 26, 2019

Transforming Community Relationships: 2019 IRRT Pre-Conference

Libraries today continue to be attuned to meeting the needs of their communities. In the 21st century, libraries are encouraged to be the center of community life, to be community builders and places where people get involved. This pre-conference will focus on using innovation to address the needs of different communities. Our presenters representing different types of academic institutions nationally and internationally will share their innovative practices and train you to adapt them in your libraries. Moderated by a seasoned internationally-renowned library professional , this preconference will provide you with all the necessary techniques to develop new types of services in your libraries.

Moderator: Donna Scheeder, IFLA Past-President
  • Tolgonay Kozhokanova and Zhuzumkan Askhatbekova, American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan - The maker Movement in Kyrgyzstan’s Libraries: Bringing Elements of STEM Education to Underserved Youth Population
  • Dr. Katy B. Mathuews, Ohio University and Dr. Daniel Harper, Grover Center, USA - Academic Libraries: Bridging Innovation Across the Curriculum and Into the Community
  • Peggy Seiden, Swarthmore College, USA - Swarthmore College Partnership.
8:00am - 8:30am      Registration
8:30am - 12:00pm    Welcome, panel introductions, presentations, interactive discussions, Q&A
12:00pm 1:00pm      Lunch

When: Friday, June 21, 2019, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Washington Convention Center, 102B

To register:
Cost: $90 (Fee includes materials, refreshments, and lunch)
Event Code: IRRT2

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