2017 Annual Meeting 年会

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The 4th Sino-American Academic Library Forum
on Cooperation and Development
March 16-18, 2017
University of Toronto Chestnut Residence and Conference Center
89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1R1
March 16               4:00 pm - 7:30 pm: UTL tour and reception
March 17               8:00 am – 9:00 am: Conference Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:15 am: The opening ceremony & Keynote speeches
Opening remarks (up to 7-8 mins per speaker)
Key note speech:
From UofT
The Director of Asian Institute or the Chair of Department of East Asian Studies
From China (TAB)
10:15 am – 10:30 am: Tea break
10:30 am – 12:30 pm: The general meeting session,
Main-theme: New directions of knowledge service in University Libraries
Total 4 speakers (20 mins per person + Q & A)
From China: (TAB)
From North America: (TAB)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: lunch
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm: Panel discussions I (3 panels in 3 rooms)
                            Panel Meeting I: Building Think-tank resources and develop service model
Including but not limited to resource collecting, service, operational system study and collaborations between the Sino-US academic libraries over think-tank, area studies and the Belt and Road Initiative, etc.
包括但不限于智库、区域研究(area studies)、一带一路文献等方面的文献资源保障、馆藏建设、服务组织、运作体系研究,中美学术图书馆交流与合作
 Panel Meeting II: Digitizing Humanity Resources and Digital Humanities
Including but not limited to building large scale resources, in-depth mining of humanity resources / linked-data, visualization resources and exploration of knowledge.
Panel Meeting III: Knowledge and Services to Disciplines, Emerging Disciplines and Interdisciplinary
Including but not limited to new trends and emerging service in information on resources, resources organization and management of disciplines, emerging disciplines, and interdisciplinary
4 speakers per session (15 mins per person – 2 from China, 2 from North America, 30 mins for Q & A)
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm: Tea break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Panel discussions II (3 panels)
4 speakers per session (15 mins per person, 30 mins Q & A)
5:00 pm – 5:40 pm:  Sponsor institutions presentations (5-10 mins per speaker)
 5:40 – 6:00 pm: Close remarks
 6:20 pm – 7:30 pm: Dinner banquet
                          March 18          8:00 am – 8:00 pm: City Tour