IATUL Conference 2008 - Auckland New Zealand
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Sunday 20 April

15:00 - 16:45 Registration desk open at AUT University
17:00 Powhiri (Maori welcome) at the AUT Marae followed by Reception at the AUT Conference Centre.

Monday 21 April "Digital Strategy"

8:00 Registration desk open at AUT University
9:00 Welcome and Official Opening
Derek McCormack, Vice-Chancellor, AUT University
Maria Heijne, President, IATUL
Lecture Theatre
9:15 Chair - Ainslie Dewe
Opening address
Professor Ian Shirley, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Development: Professor: Institute of Public Policy, AUT University.
The human laboratory: public policy experiments in the New Zealand laboratory. 
9:40 Keynote
Dr Paul Ayris, University College, London.
Digital strategy: European perspectives.
10:30 Coffee break Conference Centre
11:00 Chair - Gail Pattie
Paul Reynolds, Library and Information Advisory Commission,
New Zealand.
Digital strategies and knowledge societies.

Penny Carnaby, National Library of New Zealand.
Creating a digital New Zealand: New Zealand's Digital Content Strategy, opportunities and challenges for the education and research sectors.

Dr James L. Mullins, Purdue University, USA.
A national digital data policy for the United States: to be or not to be?
Lecture Theatre
12:30 Lunch Conference Centre
Chair - Arja-Riitta Haarala    Chair - Alice Trussell
Parallel Session
WE240 Lecture Theatre

Dr Maria Mann-Kallenborn, Universit t der Bundeswehr, Germany.
Layers of a national digital information strategy in Germany.

Ari Muhonen and Irma Pasanen, Helsinki University of Technology Library
Charting the landscape of an innovation university library.
   WE230 Lecture Theatre

Dr Marinus Swanepoel, University of Lethbridge, Canada.
Digitization initiatives: a reconnaissance of the global landscape.

Erika Linke, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
Creating a free to read international digital library – five years later.
15:00 Coffee break Conference centre
15:30 Chair - Maria Heijne
Hannie Sander, University of Johannesburg,
Long walk to digital freedom

Janine Schmidt and Louis Houle, McGill University, Canada.
Towards a Canadian Digitization Strategy
Lecture Theatre
16:30 End of day one programme

Tuesday 22 April "Research Discovery"

9:00 Chair - John Redmayne
Dr Rhys Francis, Australian eResearch Infrastructure Council
eResearch developments in Australia.


Sam Searle, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network
KAREN): opportunities and challenges
Lecture Theatre
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Chair - Dr Jim Mullins
Judy Stokker, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
eResearch: access and support to university researchers.

Howard Amos and Tom Ruthven, University of New South Wales, Australia.
Becoming the authoritative source: taking repositories centre stage.
Lecture Theatre
12:00 Board meeting / Poster presentations
13:00 Lunch Conference Centre
14:00 IATUL General Assembly / optional tour of University of Auckland Libraries for non-IATUL members
15:00 Coffee break Conference Centre
Chair - Larraine Shepherd    Chair - Peter Hughes
Parallel Session
WE240 Lecture Theatre
Dave Thompson, Wellcome Library, UK
Going digital, experiences at the Wellcome Library.

Alison Stevenson, Conal Tuohy and Jamie Norrish, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Ambient findability and structured serendipity: enhanced resource discovery for full text collections.

Robin Walsh, Macquarie University Library, Australia.
Pixels & partnerships: digital publishing and co-operative scholarship in Australian and British imperial history.
  WE230 Lecture Theatre
Michael Fosmire and Chris Miller, Purdue University, USA
Creating a culture of data integration and interoper-ability: librarians and Earth Science Faculty collaborate on a geoinformatics course.

Bruce White,
Massey University Library,
New Zealand.
Minding our Ps and Qs – issues of property, provenance and quantity in institutional repositories.

Dr Rowena Cullen and Brenda Chawner, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Institutional repositories in New Zealand: comparing institutional strategies for digital preservation and discovery.
17:00 Chair - Helen Renwick
Brian Flaherty, University of Auckland, Overview of "Research Discovery" day.
Lecture Theatre
17:30 End of day two programme

Wednesday 23 April "Study tour to Waitangi"

8:15 Buses leave from AUT University
11:00 Coffee at Whangarei Town Basin
12:00 Buses leave for Waitangi
13:00 Lunch at Copthorne Hotel Waitangi
14:00 Presentation by Evelyn Tobin, Library and Information Advisory Commission, New Zealand. 
The Digital Strategy and Matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge) 
15:00 Visit to Treaty House, Waitangi
16:00 Buses leave for Whangarei
17:00 Visit award winning Whangarei Public Library
17:45 Buses leave for Matakana
19:00 Dinner at Ascension Vineyard
21:30 Buses leave for Auckland
22:30 Return to Auckland

Thursday 24 April "Learning Discovery"

9:00 Chair - Janet Copsey
Dr Joan Lippincott, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), Washington, USA.
Web 2.0 for learning discovery. 
Lecture Theatre
10:00 Coffee break Conference Centre
10:30 Chair - Dr Reiner Kallenborn
Philip G Kent, Victoria University, Australia.
Enticing the Google generation: Web 2.0, social networking and university students.

Karin Clavel and Thecla Ettema, TU Delft Library, Netherlands
TUlib: Interactive learning and discovery of information literacy skills using Web 2.0 features.

Anne Horn, Janine Epps and Sue Owen, Deakin University, Australia.
Leveraging leverage - how strategies can really work for you.  
Lecture Theatre
12:00 Lunch Conference Centre
Chair - Heather Jenks   Chair - Gillian Barthorpe
Parallel sessions
WE240 Lecture Theatre
Helen Livingston, University of South Australia.
It's been ILL for a long time, is it close to death? What is the future for inter library loans?

Dr Sujatha Gurram, Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University Library, India.
Digital library initiatives in India: a proposal for open distance learning.
  WE230 Lecture Theatre
Dr Nader Naghshineh, University of Tehran. HUMINT or WEBINT? Concept study on possible routes for improving knowledge discovery within organizations.

Dr Ellen Safley, University of Texas at Dallas Libraries, USA.
Discovering the library: finding the hidden barriers to success using the catalog.
14:30 Chair - Louis Houle
Associate Professor Gillian Hallam and Lynn McAllister, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
Self-discovery through digital portfolios: a holistic approach to developing new library and information professionals
Lecture Theatre
15:00 Coffee break Conference Centre
15:30 Chair - Paul Sheehan
Keynote speakers - summing up 
Lecture Theatre
16:00 Closing Session and Promotion of 2009 conference
17:00 End of the conference
19:00 Conference Dinner - Fale Pasifika, University of Auckland

Social Programme

Sunday 20th

15:00 - 16:45

Registration desk open at AUT University


Powhiri (Maori Welcome) at the AUT Marae followed by Reception at the AUT Conference Centre.
Dress: Powhiri (Maori welcome) Comfortable, but not too casual. No shorts or bare shoulders please.

Monday 21st

17:30 Twilight Function with a stunning view of the city from the top floor of the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Tuesday 22nd


Cocktail Reception in the Hall of Yachting in the Maritime Museum, right on the edge of the Auckland's beautiful harbour.

Wednesday 23rd

08:15 - 22:30 The study tour destination is Waitangi, north of Auckland in the Bay of Islands. Waitangi, often described as the birthplace of a nation, is an historic site where a treaty was signed between Maori chiefs and representatives of Queen Victoria. The Treaty initiated a constitutional relationship with Great Britain and linked the Maori and non-Maori people of Aotearoa-New Zealand. At Waitangi, there will be an address by Evelyn Tobin, a member of the Library and Information Advisory Commission, and visits to the buildings in the Treaty House grounds. There will also be a stop en route at the town basin in Whangarei, the northern region's city, and a visit to its public library on the return journey, with dinner at Ascension Vineyard, Matakana.
  Dress: Comfortable and casual clothing. A light jacket and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

Thursday 24th


Conference Dinner at the Fale Pasifika, University of Auckland.

Friday 25th


Friday 25 April is a public holiday in New Zealand to commemorate all New Zealanders killed in war and also honours returned servicemen and women. Dawn parades are held throughout the country and the public are welcome to attend. Further information about the various ceremonies visit http://www.northshorecity.govt.nz/your_council/Pub_not/pubnot.htm or http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/whatson/events/anzac/default.asp
Some Conference Committee members will be travelling from the Ferry Terminal in Quay Street, on the 9.15 ferry, to attend the Commemorative Service at Devonport at 10.00am and delegates are welcome to join them. There are some great restaurants in Devonport to have a coffee or a meal after the service. Further details will be available at the conference.