Centro de Exposiciones y Congresos de la UNAM
October 25th to 27th, 2017
Spanish version

Preliminary Program

Objective: Analyze, exchange ideas, share experiences, reflect on trends, prospective and arguments that are occurring in university, academic, specialized and research libraries around their participation in communities to achieve their plans and projects towards the 2030 horizon, in order to have better informed users that generate new knowledge to face the upcoming challenges and guarantee more opportunities for their development.

OCTOBER 25

8:15 a 8:50 Registration

9:00 a 9:15 Opening

9:30 a 10:30
Keynote Lecture: Strengths and challenges of higher education institutions by 2030

Keynote Speaker:
Rolando Cordera Campos, Coordinador del Programa Universitario de Estudios del Desarrollo. UNAM. México.
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Objective:
To provide a perspective on the United Nations initiative on the objectives of the sustainable development by 2030, in order to guide the purposes, strengths and opportunities of university libraries in face of the challenges involved in the substantive tasks of institutions of higher education: teaching, research and dissemination of culture.

Round Table 1. The contribution of the library to the achievement of the plans and programs of the university.
Objective:
To identify the areas of opportunity for the participation of the library in academic programs and activities of higher education and research institutions, as well as the advantages of its positioning, within the framework of the 2030 Agenda.

10:30 a 12:30

Chairperson:
Nicholas Cop, Digital Information Consulting. USA.
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Panelists:
John Culshaw, The University of Iowa Libraries. USA.
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Julio Alonso Arévalo, Facultad de Traducción y Documentación, Universidad de Salamanca. España.
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Lourdes Feria Basurto, Consultora Independiente. México.
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Katia Maria Coelho de Carvalho Custódio, Instituto de Ciencia de la Información. Universidad Federal de Bahia. Brasil.
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12:30 a 13:00 Coffee Break

Round Table 2. The trends of innovation and diversification in the access and use of information and knowledge.
Objective:
To examine the technological trends and the optimal use of these tools for the innovation and greater efficiency of information processes and services in libraries, as well as their interaction with modern pedagogical and learning models.

13:00 a 15:00

Chairperson:
Jonathan Hernández Pérez, Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas y de la Información, UNAM. México
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Panelists:
Sandra Gisela Martín, Sistema de Bibliotecas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Argentina.
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Jon Gregson, International Development Consultant, Director, Development Dreamers Ltd. UK.
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Alejandro Pisanty Baruch, Facultad de Química, UNAM. Mexico.
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Bernard F. Reilly, President of the Center for Research Library. USA.
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OCTOBER 26

9:30 a 10:30
Keynote Lecture: The risks and challenges faced by the exponential growth in information content and big data in different contexts

Keynote Speaker:
Nathan Zeldes, President of Information Overload Research Group. Jerusalem, Israel.
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Objective:
To analyze the phenomenon of information overload, the different environments in which it occurs and its repercussions for both libraries and users, as well as the various analytical tools or methods to deal with it.

Round Table 3. The library and its new services in the university of the future
Objective:
To guarantee the strengthening of the library as a learning space for research and the dissemination of culture.

10:30 a 12:30

Chairperson:
José Armando de Jesús González Rangel. Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey. México.
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Panelists:
Melchor Sánchez Mendiola, Coordinación de Desarrollo Educativo e Innovación Curricular. UNAM. México.
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Simeon Ananou, Information Technology Services. State University of New York. USA.
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Gobinda Chowdhury, iSchool, Northumbria University. UK.
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Pedro Araujo Pietrafesa, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Goiás. Brasil.
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12:30 a 13:00 Coffee Break

Round Table 4. Prospective of open access to content and its organization
Objective:
To recognize the circumstances that foster or restrict open access to sources of information and content in institutions of higher education and research.

13:00 a 15:00

Chairperson:
Antonio Sánchez Pereyra, Dirección General de Bibliotecas, UNAM. México.

Panelists:
Katherine-Jane Burpee, Data Curation and Scholarly Communications, University of Montreal. Canada.
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Miguel Ángel Márdero Arellano, Red Brasileña de Servicios de Preservación Digital CARINIANA. Brasil.
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Ernesto Priani Saisó, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UNAM. México.
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Alvaro Arias Cruz, Consultor Certificado en SAP-FI, Gerencia de Desarrollo de Negocios en el Sector Editorial, Atlanta, USA.
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OCTOBER 27

9:30 a 10:30
Keynote Lecture: The library on the 2030 horizon

Abraham Azubuike, Head of the Information Analysis and Metadata Unit of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. USA.
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Objective:
To reflect on the impact of the United Nations initiative on sustainable development objectives in libraries, as well as to know the IFLA proposals to strengthen the function of the university and specialized libraries.

Round Table 5. The challenges of the librarían to contribute to the development of a sustainable and inclusive world.
Objective:
To outline the characteristics of the knowledge and skills of the librarian as an information and data manager, adviser and trainer of users in higher education institutions in the process of building an operating environment for sustainable development.

10:30 a 12:30

Chairperson:
Helen Ladrón de Guevara Cox. Centro Cultural Universitario, Universidad de Guadalajara. México.

Panelists:
Shirley Ainsworth Gore, Instituto de Biotecnología, UNAM. México.
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Paula Ochoa, Nueva Universidad de Lisboa. Portugal.
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Miguel Saravia López de Castilla. Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas. Perú.
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Gerald Beasley, Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University. USA.
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12:30 a 13:00 Coffee Break

Round Table 6. Reflections on the strategic position of the 2030 Library.
Objective:
To discuss and exchange ideas on new approaches and paradigms about the strategic role of the library and its potential in the framework of a new context of education and research.

13:00 a 15:00

Chairperson:
To be confirmed.

Panelists:
Nathan Zeldes, Information Overload Research Group. Jerusalén, Israel.
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Abraham Azubuike, Information Analysis and Metadata Unit, The United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. USA.
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Alejandro Pisanty Baruch, Facultad de Química, UNAM. México
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Ernesto Priani Saisó, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UNAM. México
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Organizing Committee

Dirección General de Bibliotecas, UNAM
Elsa M. Ramírez Leyva
Julieta Margáin de Ochoa
Federico Turnbull Muñoz
Julio Zetter Leal