The Nordic Library Conference 2012 features 6 keynote speakers, conference opening by the Minister of Culture, a welcome address by The National Librarian of Norway and closing remarks from staff vice president for library development at the National Library of Norway. To top it all of the conference is hosted by an energetic artist, DJ and program presenter. You can read all about it here.

Official Conference Opening:

Anniken Huitfeldt,
Minister of Culture, Norway

Conference host:

Vegard Thomas Olsen, artist, program presenter, DJ

Closing Remarks:

Svein Arne Tinnesand,

director for library development, National Library of Norway




Mustafa Can,
Author, Sweden

Miguel Figueroa, director, American Library Association’s  Office for Diversity


Sergio Dogliani,

Deputy Head,

The Idea Store, UK

Hannah Wozene Kvam,
Poetry Slam

Loveleen Rihel Brenna, Seema AS,

managing director of Seema AS, Norway

Amal Aden, Author, Norway

Flemming Munch,
Director, National Shared Services
& Public Service at the State and University Library of Denmark


Emilia van Hauen, Sociologist, trend consultant,  lecturer Denmark