First Virtual Annual General Meeting 2020

When: September 22, 2020

Where: Due to Covid-19 measurements, the meeting will take place via video conference.


14.00 Welcoming

Dr. Jörg F. Maas, Chair of EURead

14.05 Keynote
Dr. Katarina Barley, Vice President and Member of the European Parliament

14.15 Interview
Prof. Dr. Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director, Directorate of Education & Skills

14.30 EURead network: Examples of good practice

Ana Molina, Asociación Artística-Sociocultural Mestiza, Basque Country, Spain | Valentina Stoeva, Detski Knigi, Bulgaria | Ilmi Villacis, Finnish Reading Centre Lukukeskus, Finland

14.55 5 minute break


Diana Gerald, Co-Chair of EURead

15.00 Uniting Europe in reading
Bianca Mereuta, Versus, Romania & Daan Beeke, Stichting Lezen, Netherlands

15.15 Update on the development of the Global Network for Early Years Bookgifting
Izumi Satou, Bookstart, Japan & Peter Jenkins, BookTrust UK

15:30 Abridged Annual General Assembly 2020 (members only)

15:45 Further good practice initiatives

ODILO & COVID-19 Elisa Yuste, ODILO

15:50 Wrap Up
Dr. Jörg F. Maas