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Children’s Library

“Informal Education for Children” Conference

12-13 October 2015
 
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Monday 12 October 2015 
9:00 – 10:15  Registration
10:30 – 11:30  Opening Session
10:30 – 10:45  Welcome note
Ms. Lamia Abdel Fattah; Head of Library Sector
10:45 – 11:15  Keynote Speaker
Dr. Ismail Serageldin; Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
11:15  – 11:30  Opening of the “Kidsmart” project - IBM
Engineer Amr Talaat; IBM Egypt Country General Manager
11:30 11:45 Mrs. Karen Leggett Abouraya
Representative of the Baltimore Friends of the BA DC/MD/VA (District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia)
11:45  12:10 Coffee Break
12:20 – 14:40  Session1 - Children's Literature and Storytelling for Cultivating Education
Chairperson: Mrs. Amal Elmalt
12:20 – 12:40  “The Role of (myths) in Children Writing”
Dr. Mervat Abd Elnaser
Founder and Director of New Hermopolis, Touna Elgabal, AlMinia
12:40  – 13:00  "Children’s literature as Windows to the world"
Mrs. Ingrid Bon
Senior advisor Reading, Learning, and  informing – Holland
13:00 – 13:20  “We All Learn Together: Getting Families Involved in Informal Learning”
Mrs. Paula Willey
Librarian Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
13:20 – 13:40 
“Bringing Children and Books Together”
Mrs. Hasmig Chahinian
Chargée de mission pour le livre jeunesse, responsible d'IBBY France, France

13:40 – 14:00 

“Building Literacy and Global Consciousness Through picture books”
Mrs. Susan L. Roth, Children’s book illustrator, USA
Mrs. Karen Leggett Abouraya, Author & Journalist, USA
14:00 – 14:20  Open Discussion
14:20 – 14:50  Coffee Break
15:00 – 16:10  Session 2 - Entertaining and Interactive Tools for learning and Development
Chairperson: Mrs. Amal Elmalt
15:00 – 15:20  “Edutainment and Interactive Learning – Kidsware:  An IBM CC&CA Case Study”
Mrs. Mona Elarishi
Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager IBM Egypt & MENA
Heya Haya Founder and LEI Academy Founder
15:20 – 15:40  “57357 An Icon of Change towards a Cancer-Free Childhood”
Dr. Nermin Abdelsalam Sharabas
Deputy Director of Financial Resources Development at the Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation 57357 Egypt. She is also Director of Volunteers Department at CCHF 57357, in-Hospital School Liaison/Mentor, Patient Medical Liaison Officer, Training  Advisors and Facilitator,  CSR Executive, and Grants Affairs Executive
15:20 – 16:00  “Memory Techniques and Their Role in the Educational Process”
Mr. Youssef Mohamed Hashem
Lecturer on human development and Founder of the Center For Instilling Values for Children
16:00  – 16:10  Open Discussion
16:20 – 17:00  Library Tour (Optional)
Tuesday 13 October 2015
9:00 – 10:30  Session 3 – Animation & Multimedia’s impact on Children’s Education
Chairperson: Dr. Yasmine Motawy
9:00 – 9:20  Mr.Ashraf Saad Al-Mallakh
Producer and Chairman of United for Media Production
9:20 – 9:40  "Animation: Its Impactand how It can be used for Informal Education (Parallel Education), and Production Experiences in Specialized Channels"
Mrs. Shewekar Khalifa
Artist and Animation Director
9:40  – 10:00  "Crisis of Animation Production for Children in Egypt and Prospects for the Future"
Mr. Ahmed Fawzi Mohamed Ateyia
Animation Director
10:00 – 10:20  "Teaching Animation to Children and Its Impact on the Development of Teamwork Skills"
Mr. Sherif El-Sayed Sherif
Art Director
10:20 – 10:30  Open Discussion
10:30 – 11:00  Coffee Break
11:10 – 13:10  Drill Down Sessions
11:10 – 12:05  “Improving Informal Education for Children”
Mrs. Shewekar Mohamed Fouad Khalifa (Chairperson) – “Parallel education”
Dr. Hassan Elbilawi  
Dr. Cherine Khallaf“Elements of Successful Informal Education for Children”
Mrs. Maha Morsi Arab – “Courteous Behavior Distinguishes Future Children”
12:15  – 13:10  “Egyptian Heritage in Folkloric Literature”
Mrs. Malak Wassef-Edgar (Chairperson)
Mr. Masoud Fathy Abdelmeguid Shouman“Folkloric Children’s Song and Values System”
Mr. Abdo Mohamed zaki Al Zaraa“Role of Folk tales in Child- Rearing and Education”
Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Swelam – “Folklore and Child-Rearing”
13:10 – 13:40  Coffee Break
13:50 – 16:30  Shows
13:50 – 14:00  Children’s Library Movie
14:00 – 14:25  Storytelling - British Council 
Mrs. Emily James – "Value of Reading and Storytelling When Learning English"
14:25 – 14:50  Storytelling – USA
Mrs. Susan Roth
14:50 – 15:45  “Ramiro & Julieta”
A Mexican Adaptation of Romeo and Juliet
15:45 – 16:10  Closing Session
16:10 – 16:30  Group Photo