Round the World Koha Tour

A round the world visit to the Koha community

Joann Ransom is one of the librarians who worked with Chris Cormack to develop the original Koha library management system back in 1999.;xNLx;;xNLx;Joann, ex CEO of Horowhenua Library Trust, is travelling around the world aiming to meet as many Koha community members as possible.;xNLx;;xNLx;Joann has three main topics that she is happy to speak on: 1) Origins of Koha, 2) The Koha Community and what that means and 3) Te Takere: transforming a modest public library service into a 21st century community centre.

2016-08-21 13:54:37

Australia: Sydney

Hosts: Irma and Bob Birchall. Calyx. Sydney Usergroup Meeting: Monday 22nd Aug at . Details to follow.

2016-08-23 13:54:37

Malysia: Kuala Lumpur and Penang

Hosts: Malaysian Koha Community. Esmael Wan. 24/8/16 Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, 26/8/6 Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang and Penang Public Library.

2016-08-28 13:54:37

India: Mumbai and Pune

Hosts: Vikram Zadgaonkar. First Ray Consulting, Pune, Ketan Kulkarni, LibserveSolutions. Mumbai: 1 day conference 29th August at Pune: 30th and 31st August.

2016-09-02 13:54:37

UK: London

Hosts: Private accommodation. Koha hosts: Catalyst IT - Europe and PTFS Europe. Event in London at CILIP on 6th Sept. Book your spot on the More link below and additional information can be found here:

2016-09-07 13:54:37

Czech Republic: Prague, Ceska Trebova and Olomouc

Host: Bohdan Smilauer. Visit to Mike Denar at Ceska Trebova and event at Olomouc on 8th Sept 2.30pm, event in Prague on 9th Sept.

2016-09-11 13:54:37

Austria: Vienna

Host: Marton Villanyi. Sept 14, 3-5 pm Talk at IHS (Institute of Advanced Studies), Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna

2016-09-15 13:54:37

Germany: Berlin

Host: Mirko Tietgen. Event 16 Sept in Berlin.

2016-09-20 13:54:37

Ireland: Derry and Dublin

Dublin Host: Charles Quain. Interleaf Technologies. Seminar 26 Sep in Dublin, Montpelier Suite of the Ashling Hotel on Parkgate Street in Dublin on 26th September 2016 (see more below for further information). Jo being a tourist in Derry from 20-26 but would to make contact with Koha community members in the north.

2016-09-27 13:54:37

Norway: Oslo

Host Magnus Enger. Libriotech. Wed Sept 28: Deichman Public Library go live, 2pm NOLUG meeting, Thurs Sept 29: LIbrary Students talk, Fri Sept 30: Get to know Koha workshop.

2016-10-03 13:54:37

Sweden: Gavle

Host: Ola Andersson User group Meeting, Gavle: 4th Oct

2016-10-07 13:54:37

France: Marseilles

Host: Paul Poulain. Biblibre. Hackfest Oct 10th-14th.

2016-10-12 13:54:37

Washington DC

Host: Brooke Johnson. Jo being a tourist - but happy to meet or speak with Koha community.

2016-10-16 13:54:37

New York

Jo being a tourist - but happy to meet or speak with Koha community.

2016-10-19 13:54:37

Vermont, USA

Host: Wendy Hysko. Details to follow

2016-10-22 13:54:37

Boston, USA

Jo being a tourist - but happy to meet or speak with Koha community.

2016-10-25 13:54:37

Montreal, Canada

Host: Eric Begin. Details to follow.

2016-10-29 13:54:37

Kansas, USA

Host: George Williams, NEKLS. Details to follow.

2016-11-02 13:54:37

Oregon, USA

Host: Brendan Gallagher

2016-11-06 13:54:37

San Francisco, USA

To be arranged

2016-11-13 13:54:37


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