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Ms.  Milagros  DEL CORRAL

Director-General, National Library of Spain

State Librarian (Spain), Secretary General of the Spanish Federation of Publishers (1983-1990) Deputy Assistant Director-General for Culture at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris (1990-2005) and Director-General of the National Library of Spain (2007-2010) where she has led a vigorous digitization programme. Her professional career provided her with a unique, forward looking global vision on the reconversion of analogical cultural contents into digital materials and on their future as interactive services. Her deep knowledge of developed and developing countries, allows her a clear understanding on digital and generation divides. International Senior Adviser in book development and publishing, librarianship, new technologies and copyright, she is author of over 50 professional publications in several languages, and a frequent lecturer, both in developed and developing countries. Fluent in Spanish, French, English, German and Italian.