CDNL 2017 – Wroclaw, Poland


Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Library and Archives Canada

Election of the new Chair of the CDNL for 2018 – 2021.
9:30 – 10:50
3. Introducing the theme of the year: National Libraries Connecting Continents and Communities / Kai Ekholm
Chair: Kai Ekholm
Keynote Address
Cultural Heritage Linked Data on the Semantic Web: Infrastructures and Applications, Eero Hyvönen, Professor, University of Helsinki & Aalto University, HELDIG – Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities, Finland
Tracing Global Information Networks in Historical Newspaper Repositories, Hannu Salmi, Professor, University of Turku, Finland
Discussion 10.50 – 11.00
4. Break 11.00– 12.30
5. IFLA Global Vision
Gerald Leitner, Secretary General, IFLA Donna Scheeder, President, IFLA Glòria Pérez-Salmerón, President-elect
For mobile voting: bring a laptop, smartphone or tablet with wireless internet access with you.
12:30-14.00 Group photo, then lunch
14.00 – 15.30
6.Digital Unification – Connecting our Documentary Heritage Chair: Guy Berthiaume, Introduction

  • Poland, Dr Tomasz Makowski, Director, National Library of Poland
  • New Zealand, Mr Bill Macnaught, National Librarian, National Library of New Zealand
  • France, Ms Laurence Engel, Président, Bibliothèque Nationale de France
    Panel discussion
    15:30 -15:45
    Tea/Coffee break
    15:45 – 17.00
    7.Chair: Janne Andresoo
    National Libraries – New Service Solutions
  • Global libraries, Ms Deborah L. Jacobs, Director, Global Libraries Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • National Libraries’ Survey, Dr. Martijn Kleppe, Researcher, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Netherlands
  • Lithuanian National Library, Prof Renaldas Gudauskas, Director General, National Library of Lithuania
    17.00 – 17.15
    8. Next CDNL Annual Meeting 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Hosted by National Library of Malaysia
    Welcome by the Hosting Library, Ms Nafisah Ahmad, Director General, National Library of Malaysia
    9.Any Other Business
    10.Hand over to the New Chair
    11. Meeting closes