Qatar National Library

Libraries Lead Forum 2024 Special Session: Libraries’ Roadmap to Digital Dexterity and Proficiency

2024.3.6 14:00

Mondrian Doha Hotel

QNL's Libraries Lead Forum 2024 special session will be held in cooperation with the 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Special Libraries Association - Arabian Gulf Chapter (SLA-AGC).

The focus of this year’s theme is on positioning libraries as innovative, technologically advanced institutions that not only preserve traditional values but also lead in the digital era, ensuring equitable access to information, cutting‐edge resources and services, and fostering digitally literate and empowered communities. 

At this session, expert panelists will each present on focused topics related to the forum’s theme and then participate in a 60‐minute panel discussion and Q&A.

Topics & Speakers

  • AI and National Libraries – Huism Tan, Executive Director of Qatar National Library
  • Artificial Intelligence and Inclusivity: Advancing Accessibility Initiatives” – Dr. Achraf Othman, Head of ICT Accessibility Research and Innovation, MADA Center  

  • Charting the Ethical Course: AI Implementation with Integrity – Dr. Susan Karamanian, Dean of the College of Law, Hamad Bin Khalifa University 

  • The Synergy of AI and Digital Literacy in Information Literacy Instruction – Robert Laws, Data, Media, and Web Librarian, Georgetown University - Qatar

To attend this special event, please register as a participant of the 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the SLA-AGC. Click here to register.

Date: 6 March 2024 

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Language: Arabic and English 

Target Audience: Library professionals 



Event date and time


2024.3.6 14:00


2024.3.6 16:00

Event location

Mondrian Doha Hotel

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