JSLIS had a symposium titled “Future of library and information research and education” at Meiji University Izumi Library Hall on 9th March, 2019. Panelists are: Prof. Umino Bin, Toyo University, Prof. Matsumoto Naoki, Keio University, and Prof. Magnus Pfeffer, Hochschule fuer Medien (HDM) in Stuttgart, Germany. The Symposium was co-organized by Meiji University Library and Goethe-Institut Tokyo.


13:00 floor opening: Prof. Taro Miura, Meiji University.
13:15-13:25 opening remarks by Prof. Mitsuhiro Oda, president of JSLIS, and Prof. Etsushi Yoshida, Librarian of Meiji University Library
13:25-14:00 presentation by Prof. Bin Umino, Toyo University
14:00-14:35 presentation by Prof. Naoki Matsumoto, Keio University
14:35-15:35 presentation by Prof. Magnus Pfeffer, Hochschule fuer Medien (HDM) in Stuttgart (35 minutes presentation and 25 minutes consecutive interpretation)
15:35-15:45 break
15:45-16:25 panel discussion
16:25-16:30 closing address, Ms. Michaela Bodesheim, Head of Library and Information Services, Goethe-Institut Tokyo