Program
Day 1          March 29, 2004 
 
7:00 - 8:30                Registration
8:30 - 9:00                Opening Ceremonies
                                  Philippine National Anthem
                                  Invocation ....................................................................... Ms Michelle F. Panti
                                  Words of Welcome ....................................................... Dr. Benilda S. Santos
                                                                                                                                             Dean, School of Humanities
                                  Introduction of Guest Speaker ............. ..................... Ms Waldet M. Cueto      
                                  Mechanics of the Conference ................................ Mr. Fernan F. Dizon
 
9:00 - 10:00             Session 1:    Accountability in Library Management: Issues and Strategies for the 21st Century      
                                                      Resource Speakers:  Dato' Dr. Zaiton Osman and Mrs. Sharipah Hanon Bidin
 
10:00 - 10:10           Question and Discussion
 
10:10 - 10:40           Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibits
 
10:40 - 11:40           Session 2:     Leadership and Learning: Helping Libraries and Librarians  Reach Their Potential
                                                      Resource Speaker: Prof. Thelma S. Kim
 
11:40 - 11:50            Question and Discussion
 
11:50 - 1:00              Lunch Break
 
1:00 - 1:30                Product Highlight
 
1:30 - 2:30                Session 3:   The Philippine Librarianship Act of 2003 (RA 9246) and the Policies and Standards for 
                                                    the Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS): Bases for Staffing Structure
                                                    and Training in the Philippines
                                                    Resource Speaker: Mrs. Corazon M. Nera
 
2:30 - 2:40                Question and Discussion  
 
2:40 - 3:40                Session 4:   Electronic Library Development:  Challenges and Opportunities
                                                     Resource Speaker: Ms Sharon E. Henry  
 
3:40 - 3:50                Question and Discussion
 
3:50 - 4:20                Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibits
 
4:20 - 5:20                Session 5:   Fostering & Supporting Creativity Through Digital Libraries
                                                    Resource Speaker: Dr. Shalini R. Urs
 
5:20 - 5:30                Question and Discussion
 
5:30 - 6:00                Product Highlight
 
6:00                          Welcome Dinner
 
 
Day 2            March 30, 2004
 
 
8:30 - 9:30              Session 6:  De La Salle University Library System Migration: A Strategic Decision
                                                   Resource Speaker: Ms Perla T. Garcia
 
9:30 - 9:40              Question and Discussion
 
9:40 - 10:10           Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibits
 
10:10 - 11:10         Session 7:   Reference Services in the Digital Age   
                                                   Resource Speaker: Dr. Diljit Singh
 
11:10 - 11:20         Question and Discussion
 
11:20 - 12:20         Session 8:   User Feedback: When a Complaint Is a Gift
                                                   Resource Speaker: Mrs. Annabelle P. Acedera
 
12:20 - 12:30         Question and Discussion
 
12:30 - 1:30           Lunch Break    
 
1:30 - 2:00               Product Highlight  
 
2:00 - 3:00              Session 9:   Collection Development and Acquisition in  Asian Academic Libraries:   Some Current  Issues
                                                     Resource Speaker: Mr. Jaffee Yee
 
3:00 - 3:10              Question and Discussion
 
3:10 - 3:40              Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibits     
 
3:40 - 4:40                Session 10:   Library Consortia and Cooperation in this  Digital Age: An Overview of Philippine Experience
                                                       Resource Speaker: Ms Fe Angela M. Verzosa
 
4:40 - 4:50               Question and Discussion
 
4:40 - 5:40                Session 11:   Preservation & Conservation
                                                       Resource Speaker: Ms Ma. Bernardita M. Reyes
 
5:50 - 6:00               Question and Discussion
 
6:00                         Closing Remarks ......................................................... Mrs. Lourdes T. David 
                                                                                                                                                                       Director, Rizal Library
 
                                 Distribution of Certificates ...................................... Mrs. Lourdes T. David   and
                                                                                                                                                                        Ms Susan O. Pador

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