Join us for the official presentation of the results of the 2024 IFLA Trend Report! What are the big long-term issues shaping the future of information, and what are the potential scenarios for libraries of all types? This presentation will bring together the vast range of insights and contributions gathered through the Trend Report process, and provide a framework for the rest of the Summit!

Speakers: Michael Dezuanni and Kim Osman

Michael Dezuanni

Michael Dezuanni

Michael Dezuanni is a professor in the School of Communication at Queensland University of Technology, where he leads the ‘Creating Better Digital Futures’ program in the Digital Media Research Centre.  He is also a Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child.

Kim Osman

Kim Osman

Dr Kim Osman is a Senior Research Associate at the Digital Media Research Centre in the School of Communication at Queensland University of Technology.  Kim’s research explores the relationship between digital and social inclusion focusing on the role of social infrastructure like libraries in improving digital literacies and wellbeing.

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Michael Dezuanni and Kim Osman