Program for the Conference ”Creating Knowledge” 15 – 16 April 1999 at Malmö University.

Thursday April 15th

Registration and coffee 9.00-10.00

Opening of the conference 10.00-10.30

Welcome to Malmö University   Gunilla Svingby, Vice Rector, Malmö University, Sweden
The Mission of the Academic Services   Tove Persson, Head, Academic Services, Malmö University, Sweden
Introduction to the conference   Christina Tovoté, User Education, Malmö University, Sweden

First session:
Information Technology and Learning 10.30-12.00

IT and Human Communication   Pelle Ehn, Professor, Malmö University, Sweden
The National Institute for Information Literacy:
A National Agenda   Cerise Oberman, Dean, Plattsburgh State University of New York, USA                                  

Lunch 12.00-13.15

Second Session:
A New Approach to Learning 13.15-14.20

Virtual Classroom. International Distance Education
from Malmö   Rolf Attström, Professor, Malmö University, Sweden
Information Literacy in Higher Education   Paulette Bernhard, Professor, Université de Montréal, Canada


Third Session:
The Active Library 14.40-15.50

From Library to Learning Resource Centre: a case study
of the Adsetts Centre at Sheffield Hallam University   Graham Bullpit, Director, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
DEDICATE. Distance Education courses in  
Information Literacy   Nancy Fjällbrant, Deputy Director, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden      
Workshops on Information Literacy
Programs in Libraries

Evening Program 18.30

Friday April 16th

Fourth Session:
Learning Environments 9.00-11.00

The Future is now. Virtual Libraries and Library Schools   Ken Dowlin, Library Planner and Consultant, San Fransisco, USA
Library Environments - some Perspectives   Pierre Ewald, Senior Lecturer,
                                                                   Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark


Smarter Education: The INFOLIT Example   Cathy-Mae Karelse, Director, INFOLIT, South Africa                                                                        

Workshops on Learning Environments 10.30 – 12.00

Lunch 12.00-13.30

Fifth Session:
Into the Next Millennium 13.30-14.30

Learning from experience: making the Learning Centre
count in the twenty-first century   Graham Bullpit, Director, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Who counts in the next millennium?  Anna Brümmer, PhD student, Lund University and students from Malmö and Lund Universities

Conclusion and Invitation to 14.30-14.45
Future Conferences  
Barbro Roos, Library Planning, Malmö University, Sweden