Innovation, tools and services for libraries: the COVID-19 challenge – 4 IFLA Presidents share their insights on the topic.

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The webcast will include five speeches, and a unique opportunity for attendees to interact with four presidents of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) and the President of the Association of Greek Librarians and Information Specialists, who will be “present” at the same event to share their knowledge.

-Christine Mackenzie, IFLA President 2019 to 2021, from Australia

-Barbara Lison, IFLA President-elect 2019-2021, Director of the Bremen Public Library in Germany

-Gloria Pérez-Salmerón, IFLA President 2017-2019, from Spain

-Donna Wills Scheeder, IFLA President 2015-2017, from the United States

Anthi Katsirikou, President of the Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists, Head of the Library of Piraeus University.

The webcast will be presented and coordinated by Tonia Arachova, IFLA Treasurer.

Please register here to participate: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eG8pvKKyTFiZV0ZZu80Etw

Livestreaming and question asking in real time will be possible via YouTube https://youtu.be/ofdeUHGQKUE No registration required.

The event is co-organised by the British School at Athens Library as a member of the Committee for the Support of Libraries (Goethe-Institut Athen; Instituto Cervantes de Atenas; American Center of the U.S. Embassy in Athens; Library of the Hellenic Parliament; National Library of Greece; Eugenides Foundation; Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri”, Friends of Music Society; Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists (EEBEP); National Documentation Center; “Diavazontas Megalono”; British School at Athens, Library; Municipal Library of New Philadelphia – New Chalcedona)


When: April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EEST
Where: Virtual Lecture – –