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Claudia Serbanuta

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Project Manager, Progress Foundation

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International Library Consultant, Past President of the American Library Association

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Senior Program Officer, Wikimedia Foundation

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Senior Advisor at the National Library at the Netherlands (KB)

Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer

CEO, Institute for Sound and Vision, The Netherlands

Liz McGettigan

Director of Digital Library Experiences, Solus UK Ltd, UK

Christine Mackenzie

President of IFLA

Jessica Dorr

International Library Consultant

Jenn Carson

Director of the L.P. Fisher Public Library in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada

Ugne Lipeikaite

Impact Manager, EIFL-PLIP

Denis Vincek

School librarian mentor, Ante Kovačić Elementary in Zlatar, Croatia

Lidija Šajatović

Librarian, Public Library "Ivan Goran Kovacic", Croatia

Miroslav Katic

Senior Librarian, Public Library "Ivan Goran Kovacic", Croatia

Dunja Holcer

Head of Advisory Service, Sisak-Moslavina County, Croatia

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Senior Librarian, Library of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Croatia

Jan Delong

PR and coordination manager, Library Třinec, Czech Republic

Cecilie Lyneborg

Digital communicator and visual storyteller, Herlev Library, Denmark

Jarkko Rikkilä

Coordinator, Tampere City Library, Finland

Salla Hyökki

Project planner, Tampere City Library, Finland

Taina Sahlander

District library director, Tampere City Library, Finland

Sebastian Abresch

Cologne Public Library, Germany

Jana Beckmann

Founder, flex, Germany

Janna Nikoleit

Founder, flex, Germany

Nicole James

Subject Department Manager, Cologne Public Library, Germany

Monika Straupytė

Kaunas Municipal Vincas Kudirka Public Library, Lithuania

Alejandra Quiroz Hernández

Consultant in education, libraries, gender studies and children's literature, Mexico

Doina Vicol

Librarian, "B.P. Hasdeu" Municipal Library of Chisinau, Moldova

Svetlana Gumeni

Director of "Adam Mickiewicz" Library, Branch of "B.P. Hasdeu" Municipal Library of Chisinau, Moldova

Tymofti Stela

Director of "Targu Mures" Library, Branch of "B.P. Hasdeu" Municipal Library of Chisinau, Moldova

Violeta Bunescu

Project Director, IREX, Moldova

Magdalena Gomulka

Convenor, IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group

Jacek Królikowski

President, Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI), Poland

Diana Lăcătușu

Communication adviser at Europe Direct Information Center Gorj (EDIC Gorj), Romania

Elena-Mariana Angheluta

Manager of Europe Direct Information Center Gorj (EDIC Gorj), Romania

Lucian Mihai Dobroiu

Librarian, "Christian Tell" Gorj Country Library, Romania

Razvan Victor Sassu

President, Young Initiative Association, Romania

Marilena Chirita

Librarian and trainer, Bucharest Metropolitan Library, Romania

Mariana Lucia Marian

Librarian, “I.S. Badescu” Salaj County Library, Romania

Maria Melente

Member, Young Initiative Association, Romania

Adriana Borună

Head of Institutional Development, The National Library of Romania

Anton Purnick

Head of Information and Technology Division, Russian State Library for Young Adults (RSLYA), Russia

Svetlana Gorokhova

Director for International and Educational Activities, M.I.Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature

Sezin Romi

SALT Research, Turkey

Ellen Knutson

Adjunct assistant professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois, USA

Becky Margraf

Production Lead, Peer 2 Peer University, USA

Simone Stone

Graduate assistant, Undergraduate Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Jennifer Velasquez

Coordinator of Teen Services, San Antonio Public Library System, USA

Nico Koenig

Community Lead, Peer 2 Peer University, USA

Susan Schnuer

Capacity Building Manager, EIFL-PLIP

Deborah Jacobs

International Library Consultant

Helen Mandl

Deputy Secretary-General and Director, Membership Services, IFLA

Paula Kelly Paull

Principal Director, Progressive Momentum, Australia

Kristīne Pabērza Ramiresa

Membership Engagement Officer, IFLA

Lepe Parviainen

Planning officer in Tampere City Library, Finland

Despina Gerasimidou

Strategic Development Officer, IFLA

Stephen Wyber

Manager, Policy and Advocacy, IFLA


Project Manager, Lviv Public Library, Ukraine

Joris Eeraerts

Library Policy Officer for the Department of Culture, Youth and Media of the Government of Flanders, Belgium

Grif Peterson

Executive Director, Peer 2 Peer University, USA

Rasmus Fangel Vestergaard

FabLab coordinator and librarian at Copenhagen Municipality, Denmark

Jakob Petersen

Library Director, City of Copenhagen, Denmark

Hannelore Vogt

Director of Cologne Public Library, Germany

Silke Niermann

Director, Stadtbibliothek Gütersloh GmbH, Germany

Ramune Petuchovaite

Manager, EIFL-PLIP

Catherine Gallagher

County Librarian, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Ireland

Maria Gonța

Project Coordinator, Library Association of Moldova (ABRM), Moldova

Margarita Ursu

Communication Coordinator, Library Association of Moldova (ABRM), Moldova

Natalia Ghimpu

Principal Specialist, National Library of the Republic of Moldova

Diana Drozdovschi

Librarian, "B.P. Hasdeu" Municipal Library of Chisinau, Moldova

Cristina Dicusar

Librarian, "B.P. Hasdeu" Municipal Library of Chisinau, Moldova

Mariana Harjevschi

Director, "B.P. Hasdeu" Municipal Library of Chisinau, Moldova

Susanne Teichmann

Head of the Library & Information Department of the Goethe-Institut in Bucharest

uzinaduzina association

Founder of uzinaduzina, Romania

Aurelia Mircescu

Head of Cataloguing Department, National Library of Romania, Romania

Ioana Crihana

Executive Director of ANBPR, Romania

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Mike Waldron

Independent consultant, UK

Tabitha Witherick

Head of Library Service and Customer Experience, Libraries Unlimited, UK

Tetiana Hranchak

Leading Research Fellow at the National Library of Ukraine, Ukraine

Ovidiu Condurache

Community Builder, Ashoka

Andrés Reinoso

Senior Librarian, Bialet Maseé Library of the Argentine Ministry of Labor, Argentina

Marija Šimunović

Senior Librarian, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Ovidiu Ana

Development Manager, Progress Foundation, Romania

Britta Schmedemann

Diversity Manager, Bremen City Library, Germany

Edvaldas Baltrunas

Programme Coordinator, EIFL-PLIP

Nanna Damsgaard-Larsen

Literature expert, Herlev Library, Denmark

Lotte Duwe Nielsen

Project Manager of Next Library, Aarhus Public Libraries, Denmark

Pelin Robert

Development and Outreach Coordinator, Progress Foundation, Romania

Maedhbh Rogan

Senior Executive Librarian, Meath County Council Library Service, Ireland

Stuart Hamilton

President, NAPLE

Franziska Baetcke

Director, Bibliomedia Switzerland

Paria Tajallipour

Volunteer, NPSIG-IFLA

Ludmila Panzari

Deputy Director, "B.P. Hasdeu" Municipal Library of Chisinau, Moldova

Mihaela Mereuta

Director, "G.T. Kirileanu" Neamt County Library, Romania

Alina Nicola

Librarian, "Antim Ivireanul" Valcea County Library, Romania

Manciu Aliona

Director, Ungheni Regional Library, Moldova

Darii Tatiana

Director, Hanceni Regional Library, Moldova

Gerald Leitner

Secretary General, IFLA

Angela Repanovici

Professor, Transilvania University of Brașov, Romania

Brian McNeilly

Digital Accessibility Consultant

Alexander Kozyrev

Librarian, Luhansk Regional Library, Ukraine

Mihai Tomescu

Research Assistant, Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Marie Oestergaard

Director, Aarhus Public Libraries, Denmark

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