Keynote announced

Created on Monday, 18 Jan 2016 10:48:17

 

  Lorcan Dempsey

  Vice President, OCLC Research and Chief Strategist, OCLC

  Proudly sponsored by University of Adelaide

  Tuesday 30 August 2016 - 9:30am - 10:30am

  Ground level, Hall L

 

Lorcan coordinates strategic planning and oversees Research, Membership and Community Relations at OCLC. He has worked for library and educational organizations in Ireland, the UK and the US. His influence on national policy and library directions is widely recognized.

In 2010 he received the National Federation of Advanced Information Services' (NFAIS) highest award, The Miles Conrad Award. He is an honorary Doctor of the University of the Open University in the UK and has twice received an ALCTS Presidential Citation for his work with OCLC colleagues. Lorcan began his career in public libraries in his native Dublin, Ireland. Before moving to OCLC, he managed the UK higher education national investment in information services for Jisc. He is a member of the Cambridge University Library Visiting Committee. Lorcan has a BA and MLIS from University College Dublin.

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