RL:EU Conference: Digital Upskilling for Libraries in Europe

On April 10, 2024, the RL:EU Conference: Digital Upskilling for Libraries in Europe will be taking place in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference will be in a hybrid format, and will present resources, frameworks, and projects on digital upskilling for libraries in Europe.

Gathering library professionals from across Europe, the conference will be an opportunity to learn more about the RL:EU project, network with practitioners, explore opportunities with EU funding programmes, and discover various EU projects on digital literacies which have taken place in libraries.

Practical details

  • Date: April 10, 2024
  • Format: Hybrid event 
  • In-person venue: Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo, Alameda da Universidade, 1649-010 Lisbon, Portugal
  • The online conference will take place on Zoom
  • Timings (GMT): 11:30am-16:00

Conference speakers

The ‘Living Library’ session will take place both in person and online. The in-person Living Library and will be an opportunity for the conference participants to move around the room and hear from 6 speakers presenting their EU-funded project.

The Virtual Living Library session will have 4 online speakers presenting their projects to participants joining online. Discover the speakers of the RL:EU Conference’s Living Library sessions, where they will each present their EU-funded project.

Final conference programme

Discover the in-person and online programme of the conference below!

Please note that all timings are in GMT (Lisbon) timezone.

Final in-person programme

11.00Arrival of participants
11.30Welcome (Mikkel Christoffersen, EBLIDA)

(In person and live-streamed)
11.45Presentation of EU Frameworks (Luca Moltmann, PL2030)

(In person and live-streamed)
11.55Table discussions
12.05Presentation of EU Programmes (Maja Drobne, PiNA)

(In person and live-streamed)
12.15Table discussions
12.25Lunch & networking
13.30Introduction to the Living Library session (Luca Moltmann, PL2030)
13:40Living Library Session: EU projects on digital literacies in libraries

Participants will have the opportunity to move around the room and hear from 6 speakers presenting their EU-funded project.
14.40Wrap-up (Luca Moltmann & Maja Drobne)

(In person and live-streamed)
15.00End of conference and networking opportunity

Final online programme

11.20Participants join Zoom
11.30Welcome (Mikkel Christoffersen, EBLIDA)

(Live-streamed)
11.45Presentation of EU Frameworks (Luca Moltmann, PL2030)

(Live-streamed)
11.55Break-out room discussions
12.05Presentation of EU Programmes (Maja Drobne, PiNA)

(Live-streamed)
12.15Break-out room discussions
12.25Lunch break
13.30Introduction to the Virtual Living Library session (Maja Drobne, PiNA)
13:40Virtual Living Library Session: EU projects on digital literacies in libraries

A plenary session with 4 presentations of 4 EU-funded projects on digital literacies in libraries.
14.20Break-out room discussions with speakers of the Virtual Living Library session
14.40Wrap-up (Luca Moltmann & Maja Drobne)

(Live-streamed)
15.00End of online conference

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