Theme: Collaborative Strategies for Successful Green Libraries: Buildings, Management, Programs and Services

Designated Program – subject to changes

(as on July  10th, 2017)

Tue, 15 Aug    18:00 Come together for speakers
Wed, 16 Aug 08:30-09:00    Welcome coffee, Registration
09:00-09:30 „Introduction to green libraries“ (Keynote)
Harri Saharvirta (FIN) ENSULIB Convenor, Helsinki City Library
09:30-09:50 “IFLA Green Library Award 2017 – Presentation and Reflections“
Petra Hauke (DEU) 
09:50–10:10 Libraries Sow the Seed of a Sustainable Society“ – A Comparative Analysis of IFLA Green Library Award Projects 2016 
Katharina Leyrer (DEU)
10:10–10:30 “Urban Gardening, Foodsharing and Makerspaces in the Public Library of Bad Oldesloe, Germany”
Tim Schumann (DEU)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:20 “Contribution of a University Library to the Sensitization of African Young Students to the Protection of the Environment: Case of the Main Library of the University of Douala in Cameroon”
Simon Jules Koudjam Yameni (CMR)
11:20-11:40 “Environmental Management in Brazilian Libraries”
Nathalice Cardoso (BR)
11:40-13:00 Group discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:20 “Information Dissemination is Not Enough: Preparing Librarians for Effective Climate Change Effects Mitigation in Uganda”
Onan Mulumba and Winny Nekesa Akullo (UGA) 
14:20-14:40 “Going Green to Embrace Aesthetic Reflections and Sustainable Library Buildings: A Case of USIU Library as a Benchmark of Kenyan Libraries”
Arnold Mwanzu (KEN)
14:40-15:30 Group discussion
 15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30 Green Library visit 1: Free University Berlin, Philological Library
18:30 Cultural program
Thu, 17 Aug 08:30-09:00 Welcome coffee
09:00-09:30 “Approach to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Germany” (Keynote)
Natascha Reip (DEU), dbv (German Library Association)
09:30-09:50 “Libraries and Degrowth”
Edgardo Civallero (ESP)
09:50-10:10 “Contemplative Pedagogy: Building Resilience in Academic Libraries”
Madeleine Charney and Jenny Colvin (USA)
10:10-10:30 “Biblioboxx – The sustainable street library”
Konrad Kutt (DEU)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:20 “Vernacular Building Traditions as Paradigms of Sustainable Design”
Alexander Lamis (USA)
11:20-11:40 “Introducing the Public Library Tiergarten Süd with its Innovative Concept”
Anja Seifert and Stefan Rogge (DEU) 
11:40-12:30 Group discussion
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 ENSULIB Business Meeting – guests and newcomers are welcome!
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 Transport to the Green Library Visit 2
16:30-17:30 Green Library Visit 2: Green Library of  the Neighbourhood Berlin-Tiergarten
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Green Libray visits

(1) Philological Library of Freie Universität Berlin

(2) Bibliothek Tiergarten-Süd