IBBY Executive Meeting
Walking tour: Peter Pan's London
Visits: Please note all visits are now fully booked
1. Visit to a London Borough of Westminster specialist children’s library to discuss the national Summer Reading Challenge programme and observe events in one library.
2. Visit the Victoria and Albert Museum's Renier collection of historic children's books and the Beatrix Potter collections, introduced by the Frederick Warne Curator of Children's Books.
3. Visit the British Library for a brief introductory tour, followed by a session about the children's books collection
This includes a performance by children from Theatre Peckham
Where's Wally? 25 birthday party Sponsored by Walker Books
Presentation of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Awards 2012 followed by Reception.
The awards are sponsored by the Asahi Shimbun newspaper company, Japan.
Sponsored by Barefoot Books
Plenary Session 1:
Coffee break and launch of Congress Book, sponsored by Mantra Lingua
Lunch break 1st sitting / Poster Sessions / Augmented London: virtual reality as a dynamic lens to view social issues Saci Lloyd
Lunch break 2nd sitting / Crossing the boundaries of narrative: translating the stories behind non-print media Helen Dennis
Saci and Helen are sponsored by Hodder Children's Books. They open An Afternoon with Hodder.
IBBY open Forum
An opportunity for members of IBBY national sections to meet in regional groups and discuss matters of common interest, then come together as a global group to pool ideas and suggest future collaboration. (continues 16.00 - 17.30)
a) Live Translation - two translators, two translations of an extract from a novel by Spanish author Eliacer Cansino. With translators Daniel Hahn and Rosalind Harvey
b) Celebrating 20 years of Bookstart, a project which has migrated worldwide, with speakers who have developed similar initiatives in their own countries. With Wendy Cooling, Majo de Saedeleer, Izumi Satou, Viv Bird and Rosemary Clarke
IBBY open Forum Continued
For children after 3.11: Reports from Japan
a) Books for Tomorrow: Supporting Children in Disaster-Stricken Areas through Books
Takao Murayama, President, JBBY
b) To the Children of Fukushima, and for Children with Special Needs
Hisako Kakuage, Clinical Developmental Psychologist
c) Picture Books for Children of the Tsunami-Devastated Area
Chieko Suemori, Editor and Representative of '3.11 Ehon Project Iwate'
Plenary Session 2
Lunch break 1st sitting / Verna Wilkins Writing books with diversity in mind
Lunch break 2nd sitting / Poster Sessions / Candy Gourlay Motherless nation?
Verna and Candy are sponsored by Random House Children's Publishers UK . They open An Afternoon with Random House.
IBBY Honour List 2012 presentation (View Video)
The 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards are sponsored by Nami Island Inc.
Plenary Session 3
a) Jamila Gavin, Elizabeth Laird, Beverley Naidoo Since time immemorial: stories from everywhere for everyone (View Video)
b) Storytellers' Panel with Dashdondog Jamba, Sonia Nimr and Michael Harvey (View Video)
Plenary Session 4
Kai and Anthea are sponsored by Templar Publishing
IBBY General Assembly
IBBY General Assembly
Professional Meetings (continued)
This includes a performance by Lemn Sissay
IBBY Executive Committee Meeting
Post Congress Tours