Choice of visit to four or five libraries in Prague on Wednesday 18 April morning:
A. Faculty of Arts Library, Charles University
B. National Archives
C. Strahov Monastery Library
D. Smichov Municipal Library
E. Academy of Sciences Library
13.30 – 14.00 Official opening of the Seminar Chairman: Martin Svoboda, National Technical Library, Prague
Jindřich Fryč (International Relations and European Affairs Section Head, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport)
Ulrich Niederer (Chairman, LIBER Architecture Group)
14.00 – 15.00 Keynote speaker Future libraries, The Library – a catalyst for urban development. Helle Juul, Juul and Frost, Architects, Copenhagen
15.30 – 17.00 Session 1: Setting the scene
Libraries in the age of a digital fire. Jiří Zlatuška, Centre for Education, Research and Innovation)
Putting students first: libraries and learning, Graham Bulpitt, Kingston University London.
Research: Overview. Hans Geleijnse, Library Strategy Consultant. Past President of LIBER.