Academic libraries: proactive partners in learning and research

2-3 November, Auditorium, JS Gericke Library, US


Session 1,

Session Chair
    Ellen Tise

    Prof Liesbeth Botha
    Executive Director: Innovation and Commercialization
    University of Stellenbosch

Keynote address
    Dr Tony Hey
    Corporate Vice President: Technical Computing, Advanced Strategies and Policy
    Microsoft Corporation, USA

Session 2,

New Research Landscape

Session Chair
    Johan Engelbrecht
    Dr Andrew Kaniki,
    Executive Director, Knowledge Management & Strategy
    National Research Foundation, Pretoria

    Prof Walter Claassen
    Vice Rector Research
    University of Stellenbosch
    What is Wrong with Digital Repository Software?
    Dr. Hussein Suleman
    Department of Computer Science
    University of Cape Town

Session 3,

The New Learning Landscape

Session Chair
    Elda Nolte

    Prof Johannes Cronje
    Teaching and Training Studies
    University of Pretoria

    Dr Brenda Leibowitz
    Director: Centre for Teaching and Learning,
    University of Stellenbosch

    Prof Archie Dick
    Department of Information Science
    University of Pretoria

Session 4,

New Challenges for Libraries as Partners

Session Chair
    Berta Els

    Mr Richard Wallis
    Technology Evangelist
    Talis, United Kingdom

    Ms Jenny Walker
    Vice President: Marketing
    Xrefer, United Kingdom

Session 5,

New Challenges for Libraries as Partners : Case Studies

Session Chair
    Ellen Tise

    Ms Dianne Man
    Deputy University Librarian (Technical Services)
    University of the Witwatersrand

    Mr Wouter Klapwijk
    Library IT Services
    University of Stellenbosch