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Dear friends,

The Future Library Unconference 2013, the project which transforms Greek public libraries into unique learning centers of creativity and innovation, with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation being its exclusive donor, is almost here!

The anticipated creative meeting of "inspiration without borders" at the Benaki Museum, on the 9th and 10th of December, is getting closer!!!

Ready to be the first to find out about the program?

Hereby we proudly announce you the first three (3) sessions!


Lotte Duwe Nielsen | Library Transformer at Aarhus Public Libraries Project Manager of Next Library | Title: 100 photos: Spaces for Play, Creativity & Collaborative Learning | DENMARK

Francine Houben | Architect, Founding partner & creative director at Mecanoo architecten who will showcase the Library of Birmingham | Title: "People, Place, Purpose". The library of Birmingham | THE NETHERLANDS


Mladen Vuković | Editor at CultureShutdown |Title: CultureShutdown – Bosnia-Herzegovina's Cultural Institutions in Crisis | CROATIA

Mihaela Racoviteanu | Biblioteca Judeţeană "Ştefan Bănulescu" | Title: Play a game @ Your Library | ROMANIA

Adela Demetja | Curator / Director of tirana art lab - Center for Contemporary Art | Title: Why Tirana do we need an art library? | ALBANIA

Konstantina Karydi | Member of the Board of "Balkans Beyond Borders" | Title: Approaching Generation Y | GREECE

Katerina Kerasta | Librarian, Levadia Central Public Library, Member of the Future Library Network of Library Leaders | Title: Job Search on Libraries: from frustration to hope and the hope of the obvious | GREECE

Stephania Xydia | Cultural Manager, Place Identity | Title: Imagine the city: from a polis to a politeia | GREECE

Bogdan Trifunović | M.A., Digital Projects Librarian, Digitization Centre Public Library "Vladislav Petković Dis" | Title: So, your library wants to do digital preservation?! | SERBIA


Stewart Parsons | Creative Director of Get It Loud In Libraries | Title: When Libraries Present The Future Today | UK

Rasha Hussein Tawfik | Head of IT Department at ESCD (Egypt's society for culture and development) | Title: We made it! Public libraries as a learning space | EGYPT

Jakob Guillois Lærkes | Director of Gladsaxe Libraries |Title: Building Libraries for Tomorrow | DENMARK



Need more stuff?

The first two (2) Workshops of the Unconference 2013 at your disposal!



WORKSHOP 1

Title: Design Thinking: The Library as an Innovation Factory
Facilitators: Nasos Kouroupis, Konstantina Zoehrer, Tonia Eliascou
Organization: 180 Degrees



WORKSHOP 2

Title: Green city | Together for a better life - WWF
Facilitators: Maria Dimopoulou, Achilleas Plitharas, Marina Symvoulidou
Organization: WWF



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