67th Welsh Libraries Conference - Libraries: Making a Difference
 
7 - 8 March 2002-01-16
 
Hotel Metropole, Llandrindod Wells
 
Programme
 
Thursday
 
10:00 Registration and Coffee
 
10:45 Official Welcome
 
11:00 Raising Public Library Standards: Points of View
Prof Hywel Roberts
Stephen Nott, Director, Audit Commission Wales
Shan Wilkinson, Council Leader, Wrexham CBC
 
12:00 Discussion
 
12:15 Lunch
 
1:45 Keynote Address: Lending a hand: state intervention and public library development
Norma McDermott, Director, Library Council of Ireland
 
2:30 Libraries and the Arts
Peter Tyndall, Chief Executive, Arts Council of Wales (tbc)
 
3:10 Tea
 
3:40 E-mail from Northern Ireland
Helen Osborn, Chief Librarian, Western Education and Library Board
 
4:20 Discussion
 
4:30 Rooms available for informal meetings
 
6:30 Reception
Powys County Council
 
7:30 Conference Dinner
Guest Speaker.
 
Friday
 
9:20 Creating Content, Promoting Access
Andrew Green, President WLA (introduction to the morning's theme and chair)
 
9:30 Gathering the Jewels
Gordon Reid, Director, Gathering the Jewels
 
10:00 Wales on the Web / Cymru ar y We
Rhidian Griffiths, Ceidwad Llyfrau Printiedig, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / Keeper of Printed Books, National Library of Wales
 
10:30 Coffee
 
11:00 Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP) Showcase
Mapping Wales, Jean Everitt, UW Aberystwyth
Wales 1801-1919, Mieko Yamaguchi, UW Bangor
Mine of Information, Adam Green, UW Swansea
 
12:00 Gateways to Opportunities
Douglas Laird, Instant Library Ltd / WDA
 
12:30 Lunch
 
2:00 Keynote Address
Jenny Randerson, Culture Minister, National Assembly for Wales
 
2:45 E-Communities (tbc)
Patrick Sullivan, Director of Media Technology Programmes, WDA
 
3:20 Partnership in Promoting Lifelong Learning
Speaker from ELWa
 
3:55 Discussion
 
4:05 Tea and depart
 
 
Fees
Librarians - Full delegate 170 + VAT (including food and one night accommodation in a single en-suite room.)
            - Day delegate 50 + VAT (including refreshments)
 
Booking form available from: http://users.aber.ac.uk/hle/conf2002.pdf
 
For further details contact Huw Evans on 01970 622 174 ([log in to unmask])
Swyddog Gweithredol / Executive Officer
Cymdeithas Llyfrgelloedd Cymru / Welsh Library Association
Llanbadarn Fawr
Aberystwyth  SY23 3AS
Tel: 01970 622174 Fax: 01970 622 190
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Web: http://www.dils.aber.ac.uk/holi/wla/wla.htm