6th Rizal Library International Conference
Leadership and Change
Setting Directions, Braving the Odds
October 23-24, 2014
Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108, Philippines
For Inquiries call +[632] 4266001 ext. 5563 / 5554 / 5559


Keynote Speakers

Stephen Abram

Toronto,ON, Canada
Executive Director / Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Mr. Stephen Abram, one of Library Journal’s original “Movers & Shakers” in 2002. Mr. Abram is currently Executive Director of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries, as well as managing principal at Lighthouse Consulting Inc. He is a former president of both the Special Libraries Association and the Canadian Library Association, and has been the keynote speaker at numerous conferences around the world.

Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J.

Quezon City, Philippines
Faculty / Ateneo de Manila University

Fr. Nebres, who was President of the Ateneo de Manila University for 18 years, continues to teach mathematics and is engaged in various programs to help overcome poverty in the country; building homes and communities for the poor with Gawad Kalinga; and supporting young people engaged in social enterprises for poor communities.

Panel of Speakers

International Best Practices of Leadership and Change: A Showcase of Dynamic Leadership and Inspiring Transformations in Libraries of Southeast Asia

   John Hickok

   Library Faculty
   California State University Fullerton
   United States of America

Change Leadership in South East Asian Academic Libraries

   Gulcin Cribb

   University Librarian
   Singapore Management University

   Tamera Hanken

   Head, Information Access and Resources
   Singapore Management University

In the Face of Environmental Changes, Permanence is Obsolete: A Sustainable Disaster Management Framework

   Benedict S. Olgado

   Associate Professor
   University of the Philippines

Building a Virtual Union Catalog Application for a Library Consortium using a Z39.50-based Metasearch Engine

   Gerardo S. Doroja

   Associate Professor
   Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan

   Shayryl Mae L. Ramos

   Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan

   Joseph Anthony C. Sabal

   Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan

Technical Interoperability Models in Digital Library Applications LARAS Version 1.0: A Case Study in the Center for Scientific Documentation and Information - Indonesian Institute of Sciences

   Muhammad Rosyihan Hendrawan

   Junior Lecturer
   University of Brawijaya

University Library in Korea: A Personal Reminiscence of the “Loyola Library” in a Jesuit-founded University in Seoul, Korea

   Sangwoo Lim

   Sogang University
   South Korea

Public Private Partnerships in Developing Libraries as a Development Tool

   Quintin Pastrana

   Managing Director
   Library Renewal Partnership

Academic and Public Libraries in SOCSKSARGEN Region and Mindanao’s Peace and Development Advocacy: Programs, Policy and Practice for Peace and Development Communication

   Fraulein A. Oclarit

   Research Director
   Holy Trinity College of General Santos City

Leading the Change in LIS Education

   Kathleen Lourdes B. Obille

   Dean, School of Library and Information Science
   University of the Philippines

School Librarians as Literacy Leaders

   Zarah C. Gagatiga

   Beacon Academy

Users’ Perception of Community Reading Garden Services at Three Community Reading Gardens

   Riva Delviatma

   Graduate Student
   University of Indonesia

Reinventing Our Brand in the Post-modern Environment

   Sherwood Wilson Mc Caskie

   Senior Manager
   Caribbean Broadcasting Corportation

Leadership Comes From Within

   Jake Allan K. de Guzman

   Managing Director
   Tripleshot Media, Inc.

Futures Thinking and the Organizational Capacity for Change of the Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University

   Maria Cristina Nabaunag Palbusa

   License Librarian
   Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University

The Makeover of a University Library

   Lillian S. Vergara

   Former Director
Ateneo de Manila University Office for Mission, Identity, and Organizational Development
   Ateneo de Manila University

ASEAN Economic Community 2015: Library​ Education and Practice in the Philippines

   Lourdes T. David

   Member, Board for Librarians
   Professional Regulation Commission

Mr. Janny S. Surmieda

   Conference Chair
   Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University
   +[632] 4266001 ext. 5555

Mrs. Rosalyn S. Ocampo

   Conference Co-Chair
   Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University
   +[632] 4266001 ext. 5570

Mrs. Anicia Y. Corpuz

   Head, Invitation Committee
   Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University
   +[632] 4266001 ext. 5581