APLESA CONFERENCE 2015

THE 16TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF APLESA 20th-25th April 2015, SAROVA STANLEY HOTEL, NAIROBI, KENYA

THEME

“Redefining the Role of Parliamentary Libraries in the Advent of Global Information Trends and the Emerging Opportunities in the Information World”

In attendance were representatives from the Parliaments of Angola, Botswana, EALA, Ghana, Cameroon, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Seychelles, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Pan African Parliamentand Djibouti. There was also representation from the East African Legislative Assembly and observers from Cameroon and Ghana.

Presentations

  1. Cloud Computing and Libraries: Any opportunities for operational resilience? By Dr. Elisha Makori, Lecturer, Faculty of Information Science, University of Nairobi
  2. Communication from IFLA section on Library and Research services for Parliaments -Mr Alim Gaga, Director of Information Services, Parliament of Cameroon
  3. Leveraging Innovative Technologies to meet the Information needs of Members of Parliament: Case Study of Parliamentary Information Centre of the Republic of South Africa -Mr. Albert Ntunja, Parliament of South Africa
  4. Branding the Library Profession: Suggestions for creating Visibility within the library –Presented by Mr. Chrispin Oloo: Library Management Consultant, Info
  5. Cooperation or competition: The Future of Parliamentary Librarianship Prof. Joseph M. Kavulya CUEA Library the Catholic University of Eastern Africa Nairobi man Consultants Limited-Kenya
  6. Digital Innovations in Information Management: Embracing Web2.0 Applications in Information Management -Mr. Humphrey Keah, Information Management and Digital Services Specialist, ICRAF
  7. Contemporary Social Dimensions within Parliament Information base -Mr. Bonnie Mathooko, Chief Research Officer, Kenya Parliament

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