Programme - School Library Symposium 2nd Edition


Friday 4th November 2011: Pre-Symposium Dinner (Optional)


Venue: Delhi Darbar, Indian restaurant

Lane 3338 Hong Mei Road (near Yan'an Road)
#5 Hong Mei Leisure Pedestrian Street
Nearest Metro Station is Long Xi Road, Metro Line 10

Directions from Long Xi Road Metro stop:


Exit the metro and walk east towards Hong Mei Road. Turn right at the Hong Mei Road/Hong Qiao Road intersection and walk south, crossing Yanan Road.
The pedestrian street is on the left side of the road and Delhi Darbar is about the fifth restaurant on the street.


Address (in Chinese and English)

Time: 6-9 pm

The Indian buffet is 95 RMB per head and includes soft drinks and beer.

NB The cost of the meal is not included in the symposium fee.

Discussion topics:

  • What's new with ebooks, ereaders (iPads)
  • The future of audiobooks (do our students listen?, ways to listen?)



Saturday 5th November 2011: Symposium!


08:30 -- 09:25: Registration, Welcome & Breakfast
09:30 -- 10:55: Session 1: Workshops

11:00 -- 12:25: Session 2: Workshops

12:30 -- 14:00: Lunch & vendor visits
14.05 -- 15:30: Session 3: Workshops

15.30 -- 16.15: Coffee break

16:20 -- 18:00: Closing Fun / Social get together
18:30 -- 20:00: Symposium Dinner (Please note the cost of the dinner is included in the symposium fee)

Sunday 6th November 2011: Optional Libraries Tour (SAS Puxi Campus Libraries and Rainbow Bridge Libraries)

NB This tour is kindly offered by SAS and RBIS with SAS providing the bus.

8:00 -- 8:30: Bus pick-up at Holiday Inn Express; bus departs at 8:30 sharp
09:00 -- 11:00: SAS Puxi Campus Library Tour
11:00 -- 11:30: Travel to Rainbow Bridge
11:30 -- 12:30: Rainbow Bridge Library

Local Transport from Rainbow Bridge
- Metro Line 10 to HongQiao Airport or HongQiao Railway Station
- Metro Line 10 to East Nanjing Road, then Line 2 to Pudong Airport.