CDNL 2016 – Columbus, USA

Updated 10.8.2016



Columbus Museum of Art 480 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43215 Telephone: +1 614-629-0378

Date: 16th August 2016

Time  Item


08:30 – 09:00Registration and coffee
09:00 – 9:301.Opening and Welcome by CDNL, Kai Ekholm, Chair of CDNL, National Librarian, FinlandWelcome by the Host Country, David S. Mao, Acting Librarian of CongressConfirmation of the Agenda
Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting Housekeeping Issues / Library of Congress
9:30 – 9:502.Chair’s report
Mission of the CDNL revised, 
Kai Ekholm and Marie-ChristineDoffey, Swiss National LibraryNews from National Libraries’ Section, Guy Berthiaume Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Library and Archives Canada
Election of the Vice-Chairs of the CDNL for 2017 – 2020. There are two positions of Vice-Chair and two nominees:·Director General Janne Andresoo, National Library of Estonia
National Librarian & CEO Rocky Ralebipi-Simela, National Library of South-Africa.·As there are as many nominees as positions Director General Andresoo and National Librarian & CEO Ralebipi-Simela are elected by acclamation.
9:50– 10:003.Introducing the theme of the year:
National Libraries on the Digital Market
, Kai Ekholm
10:00 – 11:304.Keynote Address:
Digital Collaborations @ The Library of Congress 
Library of CongressKeynote Address Introduction, J. Mark Sweeney, Associate Librarian for Library Services, Library of CongressPanelist PresentationsProtecting a National Investment—American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), Gregory A. Lukow, Chief, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), Library of CongressPartnering with State Institutions—National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), Teri Sierra, Chief, Serial & Government Publications Division, Library of CongressPromoting International and Intercultural Understanding—World Digital Library (WDL), John Van Oudenaren, Director for Scholarly & Educational Programs, Library of CongressConnecting Members of Congress and their Constituents to the Legislative Process— CONGRESS.GOV, Cliff Cohen, Associate Director for Congressional Information and Publishing, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress

11.30 – 12.00 5. How IFLA Works with National Libraries, Donna Scheeder, 2

President, IFLA
IFLA Activities, Gerald Leitner, Secretary General, IFLA
12:00-13:30Group photo, then lunch
13:30 – 15.006.The Digital Market: What’s new in National Libraries, NGOs and the Private Sector
Panel Discussion
Chair: Guy Berthiaume- Lily Knibbeler, National Librarian, National Library of Netherland- Hisanori Tanaka, Director General, Digital Information Department of the National Diet Library, Japan- Eric van Lubeek, Managing Director of OCLC EMEA and Asia Pacific, OCLC- Lisé Freking, Director of Marketing, Thompson Reuters
15:00 -15:20Tea/Coffee break
15:20 – 15:307.My first years as National Librarian, Aslak Myhre, National Librarian, Norway
15:30 – 16:008.What is the Next Technology? National Libraries to Look into the Future, Brewster Kahle, Founder, Digital Librarian, Internet Archive
16:00 – 16:309.News and Topical Issues··Value of the National Library Patrice Landry, Swiss National LibraryEvolution of the ISSN network, Gaëlle Bequet, Director, ISSN International Centre / CIEPS

16:30 – 16:45


Next CDNL Annual Meeting 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland: Hosted by National Library of Poland
Welcome by the Hosting Library, 
Dr Tomasz Makowski, Director General of the National Library


Any Other Business


Vote of Thanks



Meeting closes

CDNL 2014 – Lyon, France

3 Elections: Candidate Statements

  • Discussion Groups

6 Workshops and Presentations

Presentation – Iran

Lyon- Francia, septiembre 2014

7 Report