BLA 9th Annual Conference Programme

20 Sep, 2017

 

9th Annual Botswana Library Association Conference 

LIBRARIES AND OTHER INFOMEDIARIES IN THE TRANSFORMATION AGENDA TOWARDS 2036

 

20TH -22ND SEPTEMBER MARANG HOTEL, FRANCISTOWN

~ Programme ~

 

DAY 1 - Session 1: WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

 

REGISTRATION

 

08: 00 – 08:30

Chairperson:

 

08: 30 – 08:35

OPENING PRAYER:

Ms. Poloko Ntokwane

08: 35 – 08:40

Introduction of guests:

Dr. Peter Sebina (BLA President)

08: 40 – 08:45

Entertainment

IHS Choir

08:45 – 08:55

Welcoming remarks

Ms.  Grace Muzila City Mayor

09:10 – 09:40

Keynote address

Dr. Boemo Jorosi

09:40 –10:10

Official Opening

Honorable Winter Mmolotsi

10:10–10:20

Entertainment

IHS Francistown  Choir

10:20-10:30

Vote of Thanks

Dr.  Batlang Serema  (Chair  Conference Organizing committee)

10:30-11:00

REFRESHMENTS

 

DAY 1 - Session 2: WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

 

 

Panel Discussion: Moderator: Dr  Sebina

Rapporteur: Ms Lebogang Gopolang

11:00-11:30

 

How do libraries contribute to economic, environmental & social development

Public Libraries:      BNLS Rep

School Libraries:     Mr Letsolathebe

Academic libraries: Ms Poloko  Ntokwane

Special Libraries:    Ms Lesole

 

School Library Programmes That Serve All Students Anywhere Anytime

Chairperson :         Shadrack Rathapo

11:30-11:50

The role of the school library in promoting resource-based learning: case study of Maun school libraries

Mr  Andreas Mutoroke

11:50-12:10

A teacher librarians journey towards  2036 agenda : A case of Ngwaketse  Secondary School

Ms. Lillian Oats

 

Information literacy  and Competiveness

 

12:10-12:30

Added Value or Essential Instruction? Information Literacy in the 21st Century

Prof. Julie Edwards

12:30-12:50

Empowering Students for lifelong learning a reality or an ideal: views of the University of Botswana librarians teaching information literacy

Ms.  Boipuso Mologanyi

12:50-13:20

The collaboration initiatives in support of teaching, learning and research : The case of Botswana Accountancy College and University of Sheffield Hallam  Libraries

Ms. Bongiwe Magocha

13:20-14:00

LUNCH    LUNCH         LUNCH       LUNCH

 

 

DAY 1 - Session 3: WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER

 

 

Chairperson:

Mr Segaetsho ,Thatayaone

 

Electronic records : Challenges and Prospects

 

1400 - 1420

Access  to security  records  A learning curve  for Botswana

Lieutenant Colonel. Sam Chimbombi

14:20-14:40

An investigation into the use of  the internet by students  of Tlokweng college of education

Mr. Tibone Jeremiah

14:40-15:00

Electronic Records-Challenges and Prospects for the Information Professional

Prof.Nathan Mnjama, Adisa & Dr.Peter Sebina

15:00-15:20

The use of Facebook at the University of Botswana in promoting Library Services

Ms. Kelebogile Ramotsisi

15:20-15:40

An Assessment of the Integrated Patient Management System of the Ministry of Health: A case study of Princess Marina hospital

Ms. Tebogo Khama

15:40-15:50

Oxford University Press

Mr. Mohammed Mustafa

Session 4

 Libraries and their contribution  to national development

Chairperson: Sam  Chimbombi

15:50-16:10

Information professionals becoming innovative to drive Botswana Vision 2036: a case study of knowledge management at PEEPA

Mr. Shadrack Rathapo

16:10-16:30

The role of libraries in national development: a case of Botswana.

Mr. Joshua Gachala

16:30-16:50

Information services and national development: the role of libraries in achieving sustainable economic development

Ms. Lorato Othusitse

16:50-17:10

DISCUSSIONS

 

 

REFRESHMENTS AND BREAK FOR THE DAY

 

DAY 2 - Session 5: THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER

 

Chair :

Mr Andres  Mutoroke

                               Libraries and Community Development

08:00-08:20

Vital Assets: Libraries as Partners in Community Development

Prof. Julie Edwards

08:20-08:40

Employability preparedness as roadmap to national integration: case of the Beyond Access/IREX intervention in Nigerian public libraries

Ms. Neemat, Abdulrahman

08:40-09:00

The perceptions of the University of Botswana academic staff towards University of Botswana research, innovation and scholarship archives (UBRISA)

Ms. Gaolatlhe Segaise

09:00-09:20

Libraries strategy development and execution:  the need for strong leadership and vision from the top administration

Dr. Batlang Serema, Lynn Jibril & Oarabile Rakgamanyane

09:40-10:00

DISCUSSIONS

 

10:00-10:30

REFRESHMENTS REFRESHMENTS REFRESHMENTS

 

Session 6

10:30-11:30

Updates:     IFLA: Global Vision

                     AFLIA

                     SCESSAL

Mr.  Edwin Qobose & Mrs. Bongiwe Magocha

Dr.  Peter Sebina

Dr.  Batlang Serema

11:30-12:00

DISCUSSION AND WAYFORWARD

 

12:00-12:30

Presentation by :LM Information Delivery

Mr. John Murray

12:30-13:30

LUNCH & NETWORKING LUNCH

 

 

DAY 2 - Session 7: THURSDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER

 

 

Chairperson:

Dr Peter Sebina

14:00-17:00

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Report by the President

Professional Development Committee Report

Treasurer’s Report

Editor’s Report:

Dr.  Peter Sebina

Dr.  Batlang Serema

Ms Oarabile Rakgamanyane

 

COCKTAIL RECEPTION!!! COCKTAIL RECEPTION!!!

 

DAY 3 - Session 8: FRIDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER

 

Chairperson:

Mr Joshua Gachala

08:00-08:20

Knowledge and skills on environmental conditions for paper materials in the selected heritage institutions in Botswana

Mr Thatayaone Segaetsho

08:20-08:40

A preliminary records survey of UCCSA church endangered records in Botswana

Ms. Julie Moloi and  Ms. Kelebogile P Kgabi

08:40-09:00

CONFERENCE CLOSURE /COLLECTION OF CERTIFICATES OF ATTANDANCE / PHOTO COLLAGE

 

 

 

 

 

EXCURSION /NETWORKING