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IAALD World Congress 2013

The International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress was held at Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library June 21-24, 2013. The events held in the Deans' Room (Keynote, Plenaries, and Panel A papers) were videotaped and are included in this playlist. Please note that Panel B papers and workshops were not videotaped. See the UPDATED CONFERENCE PROGRAM at http://iaald.library.cornell.edu/ for more information.

1. July 22, 2013 Welcome and Keynote
• WELCOME ADDRESS , Anne R. Kenney , Carl A. Kroch University Librarian, Cornell University,
• KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Simon Y. Liu, Director of the National Agricultural Library (NAL), United States Department of Agriculture.

2. July 22, 2013 The State of Information Literacy Policy: A Global Priority by Dr. Sharon Weiner; Professor of Library Science and W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy, Purdue University Libraries.

3. July 22, 2013: Capacity Building & Information Management
• "Making sense of the Information, Communication and Knowledge Management Continuum -- A Proposed Framework for Integrated Action at the CTA" by Krishan Bheenick.
• "The Case for Information Management in Supply Chain PAF Program, the Family Agriculture Plan of El Salvador" by Cindy Hernandez.

4. July 22, 2013: Capacity and Outreach
• "Challenges and Opportunities in Information and Knowledge Management Within Regional Organisations: A Case Study From the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)"by Anju Mangal.
• "Participatory Strategies and Mechanisms for Disseminating Agricultural Technologies for Increased Agricultural Productivity through Regional Focus: the Experiences from the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Program, EAAPP" by Janet Kaaya and Joyce Mvuna.

5. July 22, 2013: Data Curation
• "Supporting Faculty Reporting to the USDA at the University of Florida" by Valrie Minson and Melody Royster. "The Data Landscape of the Coral Triangle" by Jeanette Norris.
• "Plantwise Knowledge Bank: Building Sustainable Data and Information Processes to Support Plant Clinics in Kenya" by Cambria Finegold, Mary Lucy Oronje and Margo Leach.

6. July 22, 2013: Databases
• "Comparative Evaluation of Coverage, Overlap and Uniqueness Relating to Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts: A Subset of the CABI Database & EBSCOhost Hospitality And Tourism Index" by Lutishoor Salisbury.
• "From Local to Global: Launching the New Rangelands West Portals and Database" by Barbara Hutchison, Jeanne Pfander and Valeria Pesce.

7. July 23, 2013: Mobile Technologies
• "Access and Use of Information Communication Technologies by Women Staff of Public Extension Service in North Central Zone of Nigeria" by Agwu Ekwe Agwu and Elizabeth Ogbonna.
• "Comparative Assessment of Agricultural Information Access and Management in Peri-Urban and Rural Settings of Kenya in the Smallholder Farmer Setup" by Dorine Odongor.
• "Providing User Preferred Information Resources for a New Faculty of Agriculture" by Chinwe Anunobi and Andrew Ogbonna.

8. July 23, 2013: Information Access & Technology
• "Managing a Web portal to adapt to new technologies" by Soonho Kim, Yuan Gao and Kathryn Pace Kincheloe.
• "An Analysis of Online Reference Chat Transcripts and Implied Reference and Information Literacy User Competencies" by Claudine Jenda.
• "Innovations Systems Among Rural Small Scale Pineapple Farmers in Akuapem South Municipal Assembly in Ghana" by Daniel Ankrah.

9. July 24, 2013: PLENARY SESSION: Global Opportunities & Partnerships for Agricultural Librarians Sponsored by United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN).

10. July 24, 2013: PLENARY SESSION: Critical Issues Facing Scientific Information and the Future of IAALD

11. July 23, 2013: PLENARY SESSION: E-Learning for Impact in Africa
• Dr. Naalamle Amissah, Programme Coordinator, West African Centre for Crop Improvement, University of Ghana.
• Dr. John Derera, Associate Professor of Plant Breeding, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
• Rikin Gandhi, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Green.
• Stefan Einarson, Director of Information Technology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) International Programs, Cornell University.
• Moderator: Helene Dillard, Professor, Plant Pathology, and Director and Associate Dean for Cornell Cooperative Extension

12. July 23, 2013: Social Media & Scholarly Information
• "Collaboration for Impact"by Indira Yerramareddy, Katarlah Taylor and Ryan Miller.
• "The Use of Social Media in Agricultural Research Workflows in Ghana, Kenya and Zambia" by Justin Chisenga, Richard Kedemi, Joel Sam and Davy Simumba.
• "The Adaptation and Challenges of Emerging Technologies in the Livestock Sector: Case study 'Animal Health Information System for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories'" by Ken Cokanasiga and Anju Mangal
The International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress was held at Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library June 21-24, 2013. The events held in the Deans' Room (Keynote, Plenaries, and Panel A pap...
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