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Kilgour Fest – Tuesday Feb 20

What: “A Legacy of Sharing Knowledge” A celebration of the legacy of Fred Kilgour
When: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Where: School of Social Work Auditorium (morning) and School of Government, Auditorium (afternoon)

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast provided by SILSAA
Tate Turner Kuralt Building Lobby
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. Tribute to Fred Kilgour from OCLC
9:45 a.m. Tribute to Fred Kilgour by SILS
10:15 a.m. OCLC/Kilgour Lecture
Michael Tiemann, Vice President, Open Source Affairs, RedHat
Question and Answer Session
11:30 a.m. Adjourn

Break for lunch on your own

Knapp-Sanders Hall, School of Government, Auditorium

“The Future of the Profession: Educational Needs of ILS Professionals in the 21st Century”

1:30 p.m. Welcome back/Introduction
Keynote Address
Robert L. “Jay” Jordan, President and CEO, OCLC, Online Computer Library Center

2:25 p.m. Panel 1 David Carr, Moderator
George Coe, Baker and Taylor
Charles Brown, Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library
Judy Russell, Government Printing Office
*Another panelist’s acceptance is still pending

3:30 p.m. Panel 2
Michel Bezy, IBM
Mary Boone, State Librarian
Deborah Jakubs, Duke University Libraries
Duncan Smith, NoveList

4:30 p.m. Adjournment

1 Comment

  1. when i first saw the heading on this topic, i was elated to think that a literary festival honoring kilgore trout would be coming to unc. then i realized that it was just speeches by some silly librarians, for goodness sake, and i had a huge letdown.

    when will unc honor the great and prolific writer, that prophet of the post-nuclear age, kilgore trout? his insights into the inerplay between man and machine have been proven prescient over and over again.

    kilgore trout, kilgore trout, kilgore trout!

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