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A successful IFLA feedback event

Te Paea Paringatai and Dr Dan Dorner recently spoke at an event hosted by Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui about their involvement in the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) and shared some of their highlights from the 2014 World Library and Information Congress which was held in Lyon, France.

Te Paea Paringatai is the Convenor of the IFLA SIG on Indigenous Matters and Dr Dan Dorner is Chair of Division V of IFLA. 

Dan spoke about his involvement with IFLA and shared the presentation ‘Creating New Knowledge through Open Data: New Zealand’s Open Data Strategies’ a joint effort between Dan, Emily Neo and Keitha Booth. You can check out the presentation here: http://library.ifla.org/966/

Te Paea discussed her presentation to the Section that sponsors the Indigenous Matters SIG – Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section.  We had a glimpse of all of the work behind Vive le Indigenous and the Open Session they ran. She also participated in the President Elect’s session and briefly discussed the Trend Report.

 

 

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