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XVIII Serbian Library Association annual conference*

Beyond 2020: New Opportunities and Perspectives

Kragujevac, Hotel “Kragujevac”, 14-16 December 2021
Parallel online via Zoom and Youtube platforms


Tuesday, 14th December – Librarians Day in Serbia

10.00-12.00 – Registration

12.00-13.30 – SLA Ceremonial Assembly on the occasion of the Librarians Day, Conference opening

               Welcome notes

               – Bogdan Trifunović, Serbian Library Association President

               – Mirko Demić, Kragujevac Public Library director

               – City of Kragujevac representative

               SLA 2021 prizes and laureate awards ceremony

               – Zapis award

               – Stojan Novaković award

               – Best Librarian award

               SLA new publications presentation

               – Librarian no. 2/2021, editor-in-chief Prof. dr Dragana Grujić

               – Conference Proceedings Mobile Librarianship, editor Dr Tatjana Brzulović Stanisavljević

               Introduction of the XVIII SLA Conference program

               – Nikola Petaković, Serbian Library Association secretary

13.30-14.30 – I working session – Partnerships and development / moderators Jovica Krtinić,

Platinum sponsor presentation: Trevis, Belgrade

14.30-15.30 – Lunch

15.30-17.00 – I panel session Five for five: Five questions for the realizers of five successful projects

– panelists:

  • Žaklina Nikolić, Library Center for culture Kladovo („Bibliobus“)
  • Andrija Sagić, Library „Milutin Bojić“ (SLA Section for Digital Transformation of Libraries)
  • Alka Stropnik, Zagreb Library Association
  • Dragana Latinčić, Belgrade City Museum („Market of ideas“)
  • Dragan Kiurski, National Museum Kikinda („Mammothfest“)

– moderators:

  • Milica Matijević (Lazarevac Public Library)
  • Olivera Nastić (Belgrade City Library)

17.00-18.15 – II working session – Change and adaptation / moderator Tatjana Brzulović Stanisavljević

Gold sponsor presentation: Presentation of new possibilities of the COBISS system (Pero Šobot, IZUM, Maribor)

20.00-23.00 – Dinner (Hotel “Kragujevac”)**

Wednesday, 15th December

8.30-11.00 – Kragujevac city center sightseeing

10.00-11.00 – Registration

11.00-12.15 – III working session – Online programs and users / moderator Violeta Jovičinac Petrović

Silver sponsor presentation: Digital Archiving Solutions, Belgrade

12.15-13.45 – II panel session – E-books, publishers and libraries: opportunities, problems and solutions

– panelists:

  • Aleksandra Rašić, Rašić Literary Workshop,
  • Janja Maras, Zagreb City Libraries, ZakiBook app
  • Marko Hercog, Beletrina,
  • Mikkel Christoffersen, Copenhagen Libraries,
  • Sander van Kempen, National Library of the Netherlands,

– moderator:

Bogdan Trifunović, Čačak Public Library

13.45-14.45 – Lunch

14.45-16.15 – IV working session – Online services and content / moderator Ana Janković

19.00-21.00 – With a book and vine in the House of Đura Jakšić: Stojan Novaković prize book promotion with tasting of the Šumadija region wine and rakija** (

Thursday, 16th December

10.30-11.15 – Lecture

Vlatka Lemić (ICARUS Croatia): Audience Development: Digital tools and communication practices in heritage organizations

11.15-11.45 – Final discussion and closing session

12.00-14.00 – Tour of the University of Kragujevac Library ( and the Nikola Koka Janković Gallery (

14.00 – Departure of participants

* Realization of the Conference in the physical form will be conditioned by the current official epidemiological measures in the Republic of Serbia.

** This program will be conducted following strict health measures for the restaurant facilities in Serbia, including possession of the Digital Green Certificates for all guests and restaurant staff.

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