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NDLTD Board Meeting
(For NDLTD Board of Directors only)

3rd November, 2015
(9:00 am to 5:30 pm)
Venue: Committee Room, Central Library, JNU

Pre-Conference Workshops and Conference Inauguration
Venue: Convention Centre, JNU
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Day 1 (4th November, 2015)
08:00 am – 09:30 am Registration
09:30 am – 01:00 pm
Tea Break at 11:00 am
Workshop 1(A)
ETDs for Beginners

by Austin McLean
Director, Scholarly Communication and Dissertation Publishing
ProQuest, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Workshop 1(B)
Best Practices in ETD Lifecycle Management
by Martin Halbert, Ph.D., MLIS
Dean of Libraries and Associate Professor
University of North Texas
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Workshop 1(C)
Trends and Opportunities in Retrospective Digitization of Theses & Dissertations
by Multiple Resource Persons including University Librarians, ProQuest Personnel, IT Experts and Users
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01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Lunch  
02:00 pm – 05:30 pm
Tea Break at 03:30 pm
Workshop 2(A)
(2:00 PM - 03:30 pm)
Research Methodology
by Noronha Ernesto
Professor, IIM Ahmedabad

(3:45 pm - 05:30 pm)
Legal and Ethical Issues
Workshop 2(B)
by Ms. Nobuko Miyairi, MLIS
Regional Director, Asia Pacific,
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Workshop 2(C)
Digital Archiving of ETDs using Fedora
by Prashant Pandey
State Library of Queensland
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Conference Inauguration
06:00 pm – 08:00 pm Lighting of Lamp

Saraswati Vandana

Welcome Address and Introduction to ETD 2015
Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur, University Librarian, JNU & Chair-ETD 2015

Shodhganga and other INFLIBNET ETD Initiatives
Dr. Jagdish Arora, Director, INFLIBNET Centre

Prof. Prasenjit Sen, Rector-II, JNU

Mr Al-Amin Yusuph Adviser (Communication and Information) for South Asia, UNESCO

Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India

Keynote Address
Dr. Gail M McMillan, Director, Scholarly Communication and
Professor, University Libraries, Virginia Tech, USA

Video Message
Prof. Edward A Fox, Chairman & Executive Director, NDLTD, USA

Vote of Thanks
Dr. Parveen Babbar, Deputy Librarian, JNU

08:00 pm onwards Inaugural Dinner

Birds of a Feather (BOF) Tables
Day 2 & 3 (4th & 5th November, 2015)

Venue: Convention Centre, JNU
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A Trip to Taj Mahal (Agra)*
7th November, 2015
* Complimentary for foreign delegates (excluding entry fee at Taj). For Indian Delegates, on payment basis (Payment details may be checked at Registration Counter during the conference)