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Programme of LINQ 2013

The European and international Conference LINQ 2013 took place on the 16th and 17th of May, 2013 in the Global Headquarters of United Nations' organization Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in the beautiful city of Rome, Italy.

(scroll down for the programme overview and for the complete programme as PDF, for the directions and for hotel recommendations)

Thursday, 16th of May 2013:

Overview of the Plenary programme (1st day)

For the complete programme and presentations from the first day click here!

09:00 - 10:00 am Registration
10:00 - 10:15 am Welcome and Short Introduction to LINQ 2013
10:15 - 11:15 am Keynote speeches by:
António Silva Mendes (European Commission)
Tony Bates (Tony Bates Associates, Canada)
11:15 - 11:45 am Coffee break
11:45 - 13:15 pm Keynote speeches by:
Jay Cross (Internet Time Alliance, USA)
Christian-Friedrich Lettmayr (CEDEFOP)
Ignasi Labastida (OCW Consortium)
13:15 - 13:30 pm Questions and short discussion
13:30 - 14:30 pm Warm lunch break
14:30 - 16:00 pm Keynote speeches by:
Rory McGreal (University of Athabasca, Canada)
Fred Mulder (Open University of the Netherlands)
Miguel-Angel Sicilia (University of Alcalá, Spain)
16:00 - 16:30 pm Introduction of the International Council for Open Research and Education (ICORE)
16:30 - 17:00 pm Questions, short discussion and Wrap up
17:00 - 18:00 pm LINQ and ICORE Reception


Friday, 17th of May 2013:

Overview of the Parallel Programme (2nd day)

For the complete programme and presentations from the second day click here!


Four parallel sessions in the morning: 

09:00 - 09:30 pm Registration
09:30 - 11:30 pm Four parallel morning sessions (Part 1)
11:30 - 12:00 pm Coffee break
12:00 - 13:30 pm Four parallel morning sessions (Part 2)
13:30 - 13:45 pm Wrap up of the morning sessions
13:45 - 14:45 pm Warm lunch break


Four parallel sessions in the afternoon: 

14:45 - 16:45 pm Four parallel afternoon sessions (Part 3)
16:45 - 16:55 pm Final discussions and Wrap up of the parallel sessions
16:55 - 17:00 pm Final Conclusions and Invitation to LINQ 2014
17:00 pm End


NEW: The complete LINQ 2013 Programme with all four Parallel Sessions is available as PDF here.

The LINQ 2013 Programme Overview is available as PDF here.

You can find the directions to the LINQ 2013 conference venue and hotel recommendations here.