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21 October 2014 (Tuesday)
9:30 Opening Ceremony of the 10th CCDSCR
10:45 Tea Break
Keynote Speech (Moderator: Dr. CHENG Po-ying, Sidney)
11:15 Topic: The NLB Digital Strategy –– Connecting People, Knowledge and Nation
Speaker: Mr. KIA Siang-hock (Deputy Director, Technology & Innovation, National Library Board, Singapore)
12:00 Conclusion by the moderator and Q&A session
12:30 End of the morning session
1st session of Topical Reports (Moderator: Dr. WONG Kuok-keung, Raymond)
14:00 Topic 1: Library Resources Building and Service Development: A Hint from the China Memory Project
Speaker: Ms. TANG Geng-sheng (Director, Social Education Department, NLC)
14:25 Topic 2: Cultural Marketing: From Digitizing Collections to Globalized Sharing of Special Collections
Speakers: Ms. WU Ying-mei (Deputy Director General, Centre for Chinese Studies, Taiwan)

Ms. SUNG Mei-chen (Editor, Reader Services Division, Centre for Chinese Studies, Taiwan)

14:50 Topic 3: The Experience and Challenges of Developing the Hong Kong Literature Database
Speakers: Mr. Leo F. H. MA (Head of New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library & United College Wu

Chung Multimedia Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Mr. LAM Chun-kwong (Head of Special Collections, University Library System, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

15:15 Conclusion by the moderator and Q&A session
15:45 Tea Break
2nd session of Topical Reports (Moderator: Mr. XIAO Qun)
16:00 Topic 4: The Cross-over of Digital Cooperations -- Metadata Standard Research for the Digitization and Preservation of Artifacts
Speaker: Ms. XIAO Long (Deputy Director, The Peking University Library)
16:25 Topic 5: Progress Report of the Chinese Name Authority Joint Database Search System (CNASS)
Speaker: Ms. Patti P.C. CHEUNG (Head of Technical Services, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library)
16:50 : Topic 6: Digitization Projects of the Harvard-Yenching Library
Speaker: Dr. James K.M. CHENG (Librarian, Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University)
17:15   Topic 7: Participate and Share: Hong Kong Academic Libraries and CADAL
Speaker: Dr. Y. C. WAN (Deputy Librarian, The University of Hong Kong Libraries)
17:45 : Conclusion by the moderator and Q&A session
18:10 : End of the 1st day conference
22 October 2014 (Wednesday)
3rd session of Topical Reports (Moderator: Dr. ZHOU Yuan)
14:00 : Topic 8: Vitalization of Ancient Books -- Digitization Project of the Hok Hoi Collection
Speakers: Mr. Daniel LI (General Reference Librarian, Hong Kong Central Library)

Ms. YIP Wing-shan ( General Reference Librarian, Hong Kong Central Library)

14:25 : Topic 9: The Self-Constructed Databases in the Libraries of Macau
Speaker: Ms. IP Ka-wun, Gloria (Council Member, Macao Library & Information Management Association)
14:50 : Topic 10: iAuthor and the China Scientist Online Services
Speaker: Dr. SUN Tan (Deputy Director, The National Science Library, CAS)
15:15 : Conclusion by the moderator and Q&A session
15:45 : Tea Break
CCDSCR Concluding Reports (Moderator: Ms. WU Ying-mei)
16:00 : Concluding Report 1: The Construction of the Federated Platform for Chinese Academic Institutional Repository
Speaker: Dr. CHEN Kuang-hua (Associate University Librarian, Library of Taiwan University)
16:25 : Concluding Report 2: The Intention and Practice of the Collaborative Project on Chinese Music Resources -- Using “The Online Database of Taiwanese Musicians” as Discussion Sample
Speakers: Dr. HUANG Chun-zen (Director, Digital Archive Centre for Music, Taiwan Normal


Prof. QIAN Renping (Director, Scientific Research Office, Shanghai Conservatory of Music)

16:50 : Conclusion by the moderator and Q&A session
17:20 : Concluding remarks by the representative of the CCDSCR Council
17:35 : Closing remarks by the representative of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, HKSAR
17:45 : End of the 10th CCDSCR


(Conference will be conducted in Putonghua and English. Simultaneous interpretation in English and Putonghua will be provided.)