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The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Library Practices in South Africa  -  19 October 2018

TIME

EVENT

SPEAKER

TOPIC

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

 

 

                                                                                           Session 1  

09:00 – 09:30

Opening and Welcome Address

Professor Maria Frahm-Arp
(Executive Director: UJ Library)

First Steps in Implementing the 4th
Industrial Revolution in the Library Space

09:30 – 10:15

 

Professor Sinha Saurabh
(Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research & Internationalisation)

Industry 4.0 and Higher Education

10:15 – 10:45

TEA 

10:45 – 11:45

Keynote Speaker

Stafford Masie

AI and Humanity’s Re-imagining

11:45 – 12:15

Interactive Workshop

Facilitated by: Prof Maria Frahm-Arp

 

12:15– 13:00

LUNCH

                                                                                             Session 2

13:00 – 13:45

 

Professor Johannes Cronje
(Dean of Informatics and Design at the
Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

Now that the 4th Industrial Revolution is behind us, what should librarians be looking at for the 5th Industrial Revolution?

13:45– 14:30

 

Dr Abejide Ade-Ibijola
(Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Information Systems, UJ)

4IR: Current Projects, and Future
Disruptions for the Library

14:30 – 15:00

 

Sharlene Evans
(English teacher for grade 4-7 at a private school in Ruimsig)

Education: Past, Present, Future

15:00 – 15:15

Q & A

Wrap up of Session 2
Facilitated by: Prof Maria Frahm-Arp