LILAC 2010: programme


  • Monday
    29th March

  • Tuesday
    30th March

  • Wednesday
    31st March

  • 9.30 am — 12.10 pmPre-conference workshops (long papers, short papers and workshops)
  • 9.30 am — 1.00 pm
    Registration
  • 12.00 pm — 1.00 pm Lunch available
  • 1.00 pm — 1.10 pm Welcome and introduction from the conference committee
  • 1.10 pm — 1.25 pm Official opening by Minister for State for Lifelong Learning, Sean Haughey
  • 1.30 pm — 2.30 pmKeynote speaker 1 - Tony Durcan, Head of Culture, Libraries and Lifelong Learning for Newcastle City Council.
  • 2.30 pm — 3.00 pmRefreshment break
  • 3.00 pm — 5.10 pmParallel sessions 1 (long papers and short papers)
  • 7.00 pmCeltic Night Networking event, Limerick Institute of Technology School of Art and Design. Shuttle Bus transport
  • 8.45 am —  9.00 amRegistration – pastries and coffee available
  • 9.00 am —  9.10 am Welcome
  • 9.15 am — 10.25 am Keynote speaker 2 - Dr. Karen E. Fisher. University of Washington Information School, The Information & Society Center (ISC) 
  • 10.25 am — 11.00 amRefreshments & poster exhibition
  • 11.00 am —  1.15 pmParallel sessions 2 (short papers and long papers)
  • 1.15 pm —  2.15 pm Lunch
  • 2.15 pm —  3.15 pm Pecha Kucha presentations and workshops
  • 3.15 pm —  3.40 pm Refreshment break
  • 3.40 pm —  5.00 pm Parallel sessions 3 (short papers)
  • 7.00 pm Conference dinner & CSG Information Literacy Award – Dromoland Castle
  • 8.30 am —  8.45 am Registration – pastries and coffee available
  • 8.45 am — 10.05 am  Parallel sessions 4 (short papers and long papers)
  • 10.05 am  — 10.30 am Refreshment break
  • 10.30 am — 12.05 pm Parallel sessions 5 (workshops and short papers)
  • 12.10 pm —  1.10 pm Keynote speaker 3 - Dr Ralph Catts, Senior Research Fellow at The Stirling Institute of Education, University of Stirling 
  • 1.10 pm —   1.20 pm Round up and close. Sandwich lunch available

Optional excursions are available after the Conference closes. Places are limited and both excursions must be pre-booked on the parallel booking system.

2.30-4.30pm - Historical Walking Tour of Limerick. The tour includes King's Island, Irish Town, Georgian Limerick and Newtown Perry. Price 10 Euros per person. Further information.

2.30pm-4.00pm or 3.30-5.00pm - King John's Castle. Explore 800 years of history brought to life in the imaginative historical exhibition, excavated pre-Norman houses, fortifications, siege mines and the battlement walks. Price 7.75 Euros per person. Further information.