Tuesday, Jan 30
6:00 pm

Ontario Library Association Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, Jan 30
7:00 pm

Early Arrivals Welcome

Wednesday, Jan 31
8:45 am

Public Libraries Tour

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

A New Era of Ontario Public Library Guidelines and Accreditation

Elise C. Cole, Dr. Sabrina ER Saunders

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Academic Library Liaison Models: Review and Renew!

Cecile Farnum, Debbie Meert-Williston, Cara Bradley

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Can I Help You? Puis-je Vous Aider? French Services en Français

Maryse Laflamme

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Careers Spotlight: Taking a “Coach Approach” To Difficult Conversations

Susan Cleyle, Angela Sordi

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

CLIC for Success! Partnering with Your Local Chamber of Commerce

Leslie Fitch, Scott McCammon, Anne O'Sullivan

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Collaborative Writing in the Classroom: Creating Safe Spaces that Inspire Teamwork and Creativity

Natasha Deen, Sigmund Brouwer

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Creating and Marketing Library Programs for Millennials

Eli McAlpine, Sarah Babineau, Lindsey Simard-Toutant, Darrin Davis

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Designing Best and Emerging Practices in Research Management: A Survey of Health Education Institutions

Juanita Richardson, Dr. Ann Russell, Kim Silk

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Dishcloths, Design Thinking and Knitted QR Codes, Oh My!

Lisa Noble

Handout
Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Drawing in Uncharted Territory: Collaborating to Meet Clients Beyond the Special Library Doors

Kimberley Aslett, Erika Provenzano

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Indigenous Cultural Competency Training

Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

It’s Alive: Breathing Life into Local History: Innovative Ways to Connect Communities to their Past

Kevin Meraglia, Sharon Wigney

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Planning a Podcast: Things to Consider Before Pressing Record to Ensure Podcast Success

JP Davidson

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Redesign Your Library on a Shoestring

Erika Heesen, Emily Farrell

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Sikh-Canadian Identity and Contributions: Supporting Teachers with Resources from K-8

Ramandeep Sarai

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Well-Behaved Women Rarely Make History: Uncommon Women in Leadership Roles

Jan Dawson, Feather Maracle Luke, Kelsey Merkley, Katya Pereyaslavska

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:00 am

Who’’s Afraid of Bibliographic Data? MARC, Bibframe, and Other Developments in Library Metadata

Chris Carr, Trina Grover

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:15 am

School Libraries Tour

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:30 am

Aga Khan Museum Tour

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:00 am

TIFF Film Reference Library Tour

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

#Librariesmatter: How a Community Worked Together to Bring About Real Change to the Quebec Library Scene

Julian Taylor, Sandra Bebbington

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

An Idea Worth Spreading: TED-Ed Clubs

Elke Baumgartner, Megan Lowe

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Are we Ready for Change? Leadership Development

Asa Kachan, Wendy Newman, Rebecca Raven, Susan Walters

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Build Your Own Museum: How to Create Virtual Primary Source Collections Using Virtual Exhibits, Augmented Reality, and VR Technology

James Steeves

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Canadian Federation of Library Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Alix-Rae Stefanko, Peter Bailey, Shelagh Paterson, Paul Takala

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Express eBooks: Challenging the Limitations of Your eBook Collection

Matt Abbott, Amy Hoffmann

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

First Nation Communities READ 2018-2019

Nancy Cooper, Feather Maracle Luke

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

From “Tombstone” to “Discovery”: The Transformation of a Little Library

Andrew Porteus, Cathy Simpson, Rachel Van Riel

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Improve Your Social Media Engagement: Success Stories to Increase Your Likes

Mabel Ho, Michelle Leung, Melanie Boatswain-Watson, Bill Vrantsidis

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Library Ambassadors: Outreach Program for High-Impact Clients

Janet Bennett, Timothy Yale

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Make Your Library Fearless with VR

Natalie Marlowe, Karen Scott

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Où se Trouve la Brocheuse?

Maryse Laflamme

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

The Accidental Art Curator: What You Can Do to Manage Art Displays At Your Library More Effectively

Dorothy Gebert

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

Will You Be My BF: Forever? Analysing Techniques for Conversion to BIBFRAME at the University of Alberta

Ian Bigelow, Sharon Farnel

Wednesday, Jan 31
10:30 am

“I Wish it Were Okay to Say No”: Resilience, Precarity, and the Culture of “Yes” in the Academic Library

Melanie Cassidy, Ali Versluis, Erin Menzies

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Achieving a More Accessible Library: Successful Initiatives in Rural and Urban Libraries

Anne O'Sullivan, Andrea Wesson, Alexandra Yarrow, Jennifer Murley

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Conceptualizing Social Justice into Information Literacy

Nasser Saleh

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

DIY Digitization of Community Newspapers

Art Rhyno

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Enhancing the First Year Experience at Your Library

Jamie Goodfellow, Danielle Palombi

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Keeping Literacy Alive in the Learning Commons

Amanda Gray

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

LAC Update

Dr. Guy Berthiaume

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Locked in at the Library: An All-Night Program for Teens

Elaine Knox, Alexandra Gilston

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Only in the Big City…Eh? Fearlessly Roll Out the Welcome Mat to Immigrants and New Canadians at Small and Rural Libraries

Connie Cabrera, Amanda Kelly, Terri Watman

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Ontario’s Culture Strategy Update

Kevin Finnerty

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Preparing for the Journey: Walking the Path Towards Truth and Reconciliation

Melanie Ribau, Desmond Wong, Jamie Lee Morin,

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Research Bootcamp; Or, How We Packed the House Without Pizza or Participation Marks

Lindsay McNiff, Melissa Helwig, Ann Barrett

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

Testing, Testing: Understanding Library Website UX

Sarah Guay, Sue Reynolds

Wednesday, Jan 31
11:20 am

The Research Proves It! Middle School Students Read!

Sue MacLachlan, Cheryl Paterson

Wednesday, Jan 31
12:00 pm

OLITA Annual Meeting & Reception

Wednesday, Jan 31
12:00 pm

Ontario College Strike Meeting

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

A Leap of Faith: Community-Led Business Services

Chantale Boileau, Amanda Kelly

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Ad/Lib Presents: The Year in Library Marketing 2017

Andrew Colgoni

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Being a Fearless Cataloguer in the 21st Century

Tammy Moorse, Rachel Rogers, Allison DaSilva

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Beyond The Maker Space: Implementing and Integrating STEAM Based Youth Programming in the Public Library

Richard Anderson, Kasey Keeley

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Empathy Burnout: Finding Work-Life Balance in Public Service Roles

Dayna DeBenedet

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Fearless Females With the Dewey Divas and Dudes

Saffron Beckwith, Laureen Cusack, Janet Murie, Margot Stokreef, Lahring Tribe

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Fearless on the Frontier: The Story of 3 Library Technicians

Tanya Kenesky, Mary Atkinson-Lu, Kenneth Berry

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Finding Meaning in Mid-Career

Alan Harnum, Karen Nicholson, Jane Schmidt, Lisa Sloniowski, Tara Wong

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

How Do We Teach Clinicians Where the Resources for Best Evidence Are?

Michelle Ryu, Sandra Kendall, Chris Walsh

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Meandering with Purpose: Navigating Precarious Early-Career Librarianship

Stephanie Sanger, Jelena Stankovic

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

OLA Copyright Update

Margaret Ann Wilkinson

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Open Education in Action: Getting Traction

Lin Brander, Paul Chafe, Ann Ludbrook, Caroline Daniels, David Porter, Aaron Tucker

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Safe Space: How Teacher-Librarians Can Support LGBTQ Students

Robin Stevenson, Cole Gately

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Technology Spotlight: Digital Games as Sites of Rules, Regulations, but also Resistance

Sara Grimes

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Travailler Seul sans Perdre la Tête: Comment Gérer une Bibliothèque Seul ou en Petite Équipe

Amanda Halfpenny, Sarah Kilfoil

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

Volunteers and Community Engagement

Radmila Micic, Janice Awde

Wednesday, Jan 31
1:00 pm

WITHDRAWN: We are Not Alone: Collaborative Management of Mental Health, Addiction and Homelessness in Libraries

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

A Tale of Two Leaders: Exploring Leadership Across Generations

Mary-Jo Romaniuk, Laurentia Romaniuk, Cheryl Stenstrom

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Author Visits: Make Reading Come Alive

Allan Stratton, Kevin Sylvester, Teresa Toten, Eric Walters

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Beyond Cataloguing and Circulation: An Interactive Discussion on the Varying Roles of Library Technicians

Colleen Stinson

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Brace for Impact: Getting to the Heart of What Matters

Soleil Surette

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Career Meetup

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Collaborating Outside the Box: How Fearless Librarians Can Play a Key Role as Partners in Interprofessional Research

Juanita Richardson, Mandy Lowe, Sharon Bailey

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

From Start to Finish: A Workshop on Designing and Implementing a UX Study

Juliene McLaughlin, Ryan Verbey-Verutis

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Game Services in Ontario Academic Libraries: Current Issues and Hot Topics

Emma Cross, Michelle Goodridge, Matthew Rohweder

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Getting Hired as a Diverse Candidate: Strategies for Career Success

Suzanne Marion, Tana Turner, Ab. Velasco

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Increasing Library Involvement in Teaching and Learning with Course Reserves

Crystal Rose, Heather Strickland, Marliese Thomas

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

It Takes a Village…: Supporting First-Time Managers

Manda Vrkljan

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Keep Calm and Communicate: Two Sessions Addressing Collections Cancellations and Communications in Academic Libraries

Diane (DeDe) Dawson, Jaclyn McLean, Alison Pitcher, Charlene Sorensen, Sandy Stift

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Marketing Health Science Libraries like a Graphic Designer

Rachel Sandieson, Nicole Maddock

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Marketing Yourself Fearlessly

Lacey L. Bakker

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

One Book One London: Our Quest to Unite Our Community with One Book

Kristen Caschera, Megan Paquette

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Risk-Takers Wanted: Exploring the Role of Makerspaces and Maker Mindset in Igniting Your Library, Supporting Literacy and Engaging Your Community

Lee Martin, Kyle Kitchen

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Save Saskatchewan’s Libraries: Tales of a Fearless Facebook Campaign

Mary Cavanagh

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation

Monique Gray Smith

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

Vous Voulez Rénover? Stratégies d’’Engagement et Résultats d’’une Petite Bibliothèque Universitaire

Sandy Hervieux, Jérémie LeBlanc

Wednesday, Jan 31
2:30 pm

You Belong Here You Really Do: Attracting the Lost Demographic

Laura Dick, Andrea Draijer-Stadt, Becky Roi

Wednesday, Jan 31
4:00 pm

Keynote: DeEtta Jones

DeEtta Jones

Wednesday, Jan 31
5:30 pm

All Conference Welcome Party

Wednesday, Jan 31
9:45 am

Penguin Random House Canada Tour

Thursday, Feb 01
7:45 am

OPLA Annual Meeting

Thursday, Feb 01
8:00 am

ABO-Franco Annual Meeting & Reception

Thursday, Feb 01
8:00 am

OHLA Breakfast

Thursday, Feb 01
8:00 am

TALCO Annual General Meeting and Breakfast

Thursday, Feb 01
8:00 am

Laughter Yoga

Thursday, Feb 01
9:00 am

Andrew Larsen – Book Signing

Andrew Larsen

Thursday, Feb 01
9:00 am

Kathy Lundy – Book Signing

Kathy Lundy

Thursday, Feb 01
9:00 am

Keynote: Jesse Wente

Jesse Wente

Thursday, Feb 01
9:30 am

Amanda Yuill – Book Signing

Amanda Yuill

Thursday, Feb 01
9:30 am

Andrea Bain – Book Signing

Andrea Bain

Thursday, Feb 01
9:45 am

Andrea Curtis – Book Signing

Andrea Curtis

Thursday, Feb 01
10:00 am

Angie Littlefield – Book Signing

Angie Littlefield

Thursday, Feb 01
10:00 am

Jillian Tamaki – Book Signing

Jillian Tamaki

Thursday, Feb 01
10:00 am

Matt James – Book Signing

Matt James

Thursday, Feb 01
10:00 am

Nancy Miller – Book Signing

Nancy Miller

Thursday, Feb 01
10:00 am

S. M. Beiko – Book Signing

S. M. Beiko

Thursday, Feb 01
10:15 am

Eric Walters – Book Signing

Eric Walters

Thursday, Feb 01
10:15 am

Joanna Goodman – Book Signing

Joanna Goodman

Thursday, Feb 01
10:30 am

CANSCAIP – Best Bets

Thursday, Feb 01
10:30 am

Jennifer Maruno – Book Signing

Jennifer Maruno

Thursday, Feb 01
10:30 am

Kim Moritsugu – Book Signing

Kim Moritsugu

Thursday, Feb 01
10:30 am

Larry Swartz – Book Signing

Larry Swartz

Thursday, Feb 01
10:30 am

Warren Kinsella – Book Signing

Warren Kinsella

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

An Introduction to Prospect Research in the Charitable Sector

Tracey Church, Katherine Scott

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Assistive Technology “Petting Zoo”: Reading Tools Used by Patrons with Print Disabilities

Lindsay Tyler, Michael Ciccone

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Changing the Narrative: How School Libraries Can Support Truth and Reconciliation

Jennifer Brown, Laura Badovinac

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Everybody In! A Province-Wide Collaboration of Ontario Libraries and Learning Centre to Build Open Learning Resources

Agnieszka Gorgon, Jennifer Peters, Anabella Arcaya, Kathryn McMillan

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Fake It ‘Til you Manage It: Tips for New Managers

Sandy Hervieux

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Fearless First Days: Storytime Sessions as a Transitional Tool for Pre-JK Students and Their Families

Sarah Oesch, Melissa Lewis

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

From Plants To Slippy Slides: Re-Imagining Library Spaces with Student Sketch Maps

Silvia Vong, Richard Carter, Stephanie Power

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Layer by Layer: Supporting 3D Printing Assignments

Alana Otis, Ewan Gibson, Julio Palacios

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

More Than Serial: Podcasts in the Public Library

Dayna DeBenedet

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Off Screen: How to Win Over Students Without Technology

Marty Chan

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

OLITA Tech Talks

Graham Lavender

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Ontario Library Association Spotlight: Is There Any Place for Censorship in Libraries and Universities? A Panel Discussion

Vickery Bowles, Penni Stewart, James Turk

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Poor Health Literacy is a Problem In Canada! Learn How to Write and Speak Effectively

Daphne Horn, Katrina Grieve

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Public Libraries Spotlight: Sam Maggs

Sam Maggs

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

QA, eh? Developing and Implementing a Quality Assurance Initiative at Seneca Libraries

Pamela Bolan

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

RDA Update: Current Issues and Future Trends

Emma Cross, Chris Oliver

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Tell Your Story: How to Write a Winning Grant Proposal

Cory Laverty

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

The Leadership Landscape in Ontario Public Libraries

Anne Marie Madziak, Rebecca Raven

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

Turning Outward to Your Community: How Are You Doing and Why It Matters

Cheryl Gorman, Susan Taylor Simpson

Thursday, Feb 01
10:45 am

War Through A Child’s Eyes

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Thursday, Feb 01
11:00 am

Alana Sommerville – Book Signing

Alana Sommerville

Thursday, Feb 01
11:00 am

Andrea Lynn Beck – Book Signing

Andrea Lynn Beck

Thursday, Feb 01
11:00 am

Karen Bass – Book Signing

Karen Bass

Thursday, Feb 01
11:00 am

Kathy Kacer – Book Signing

Kathy Kacer

Thursday, Feb 01
11:00 am

Mere Joyce – Book Signing

Mere Joyce

Thursday, Feb 01
11:00 am

Peter Fritze – Book Signing

Peter Fritze

Thursday, Feb 01
11:30 am

Joanna Kafarowski – Book Signing

Joanna Kafarowski

Thursday, Feb 01
11:30 am

Larry D. Rose – Book Signing

Larry D. Rose

Thursday, Feb 01
11:30 am

Rebecca Bender – Book Signing

Rebecca Bender

Thursday, Feb 01
11:30 am

Robert Priest – Book Signing

Robert Priest

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Alma Fullerton – Book Signing

Alma Fullerton

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Catherine Rondina – Book Signing

Catherine Rondina

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Elizabeth Renzetti – Book Signing

Elizabeth Renzetti

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Hadley Dyer – Book Signing

Hadley Dyer

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Indigenous Libraries Task Group

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Joel A. Sutherland – Book Signing

Joel A. Sutherland

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Lucy E. M. Black – Book Signing

Lucy E. M. Black

Thursday, Feb 01
12:00 pm

Ruth Marshall – Book Signing

Ruth Marshall

Thursday, Feb 01
12:30 pm

Ian Hamilton – Book Signing

Ian Hamilton

Thursday, Feb 01
1:00 pm

Karen Hood-Caddy – Book Signing

Karen Hood-Caddy

Thursday, Feb 01
1:00 pm

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch – Book Signing

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Thursday, Feb 01
1:00 pm

Nathan Ripley – Book Signing

Nathan Ripley

Thursday, Feb 01
1:00 pm

Philippa Dowding – Book Signing

Philippa Dowding

Thursday, Feb 01
1:00 pm

Wallace Edwards – Book Signing

Wallace Edwards

Thursday, Feb 01
1:30 pm

Jennifer LoveGrove – Book Signing

Jennifer LoveGrove

Thursday, Feb 01
1:30 pm

Lisa Dalrymple – Book Signing

Lisa Dalrymple

Thursday, Feb 01
1:30 pm

Theo Heras – Book Signing

Theo Heras

Thursday, Feb 01
1:30 pm

Thomas King – Book Signing

Thomas King

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

24K Magic: Exploring Gold Open Access Models

Stephanie Orfano, Graeme Slaght, Dan D'Agostino

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

A Dance with the Unknown: How the Gamification of Digital Literacy Training Has Staff Excited about Technology Troubleshooting

Kim Bates

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Building RA Knowledge One Book At A Time

Andrea Dunn, Jodi Marie Marr

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

CloudLinking: Growing your Digital Collection One Library at a Time

Cindy Poggiaroni, Margaret Wallace

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Collaborative Modern Learning: How to Foster a Connection between Public and School Libraries

Ben Van Gorp, Frances Cormier

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Deepening Students’ Understanding of Digital Citizenship Through Ancient Stories From Around the World

Krista Spence

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

DIY Conference Building Toolkit

Aliya Dalfen, Shanna Pearson, Sarah Shujah, Junhui Zhang

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Early Years STEM Inquiry in a French Immersion Combined Class That Transforms Learning

Lisa Lewis, Colline Kook-Chun

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Eric Zweig – Book Signing (Scholastic)

Eric Zweig

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Fail Stories…Brought to You by OCULA

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Flight or Fight? Fearless Use of Library Numbers

Maggie Weaver

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Gendering the Language of Our Interactions

Phil Gold

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

In the Not Too Distant Future: Robots, AI, and the Future of Libraries

James Dekens, Robert Whitfield, Peter Ferrell

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Inclusive Communities: Access to Ontario’s Libraries

Geordie Gibbon

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Indigenous Spotlight: Carol Daniels: Opening Up Opportunities to Shine

Carol Daniels

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

It’s (Probably) Not Them! How Workplace Systems Destroy Employee Motivation and What You Can Do About It

Robin Sakowski

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Jessica Westhead – Book Signing

Jessica Westhead

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Last Copy Network Coordination

Monica Fuijkschot

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Maia Caron – Book Signing

Maia Caron

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Manjit Singh – Book Signing

Manjit Singh

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Monique Gray Smith – Book Signing

Monique Gray Smith

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Now What? Strategies and Solutions for Succession Planning

Kimberly McMunn, David Stewart

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

OCULA Lightning Strikes

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Optimizing Book Acquisition Workflows: From Selection to Delivery and Beyond

Karolyn Anderson, Marliese Thomas

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Rebranding for Relevance: How to Implement a Strong Visual Identity

June Dickenson, Bob Hambly, Mariann Gordon

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Results of a Hospital Ebook Survey Examining Users’ Preferences

Sarah Bonato, Katie Holmes

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Shannon Bramer – Book Signing

Shannon Bramer

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Stand Out Marketing for Small Libraries

Amy Solecki, Ashley Trusler

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

The Ottawa Declaration: About Partnerships within the Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum Sector

Vickery Bowles, Paul Gilbert, Dara Price, Maureen Sawa

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

Wikimedia Edit-A-Thon: Get Your Library on Wikidata, Wikipedia, and Wikimedia Commons

Dan Scott, Stacy Allison-Cassin, Monica Fazekas

Thursday, Feb 01
2:00 pm

WITHDRAWN: Engaging Teachers to Engage Students Through Inquiry-Based Learning

Velitchka Apostolva-Gilbert, Jenny Borda

Thursday, Feb 01
2:20 pm

Paul Dunn – Book Signing

Paul Dunn

Thursday, Feb 01
2:40 pm

Marie Beath Badian – Book Signing

Marie Beath Badian

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Anatomy of an Advertising Campaign: A Step by Step Guide

Jamie Hardie

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Breakouts and Beyond: Affordable and Innovative Ways to Use Escape Rooms in Your Library

Sandra Bebbington, Julian Taylor

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Creating a Culture for Success: Using Organizational Values from Your Strategic Plan as an Innovative Approach to Customer Service

Mary Jane Celsie, Vito Montesano, Kathleen Redmond, Sharon Robinson

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Creating a Reading Culture

Gemsy Joseph, Deborah Haines

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Creating a Safe Space in Your Library: The Power of Children’’s Literature to Support LGBTQ+

Jennifer Brown

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Examining Academic Integrity as a Course Level Learning Outcome: What Can We Learn?

Angela Clark, Jamie Goodfellow, Sandra Shoufani

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

How to Start Your Own Consulting Business

Jane Brind

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Library Space Use: What We Learned

Kim Silk

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Making Usage Stats Usable: Evaluating Usage Stat Tools and Maximizing Excel/Pivot Tables

Samuel Cassady, Melissa Seelye, Alie Visser, Deb Collard

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Open Data, Open Library: How the Library Fits in the Open Data Movement

Ab. Velasco, Lina Kim, Carmen Ho, Bianca Wylie

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Summer Wonder: Expanding Summer Reading into Summer Learning

Vicky Tourkolias, Diane Banks

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Tech Startup Librarianship: Instacart’s Catalogue

Laurentia Romaniuk

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

Who’s Afraid of the AODA: Creating Accessible Documents and Accessibility Testing on a Budget

Madeleine Crew

Thursday, Feb 01
2:50 pm

“Visibility is My Superpower”: An Embedded Librarianship Approach to Liaison Roles

Helen Power, Sharon Munro

Thursday, Feb 01
3:00 pm

Bamidele Adekunle – Book Signing

Bamidele Adekunle

Thursday, Feb 01
3:00 pm

Francine Fleming – Book Signing

Francine Fleming

Thursday, Feb 01
3:00 pm

Glen C. Filson – Book Signing

Glen C. Filson

Thursday, Feb 01
3:30 pm

Djamila Ibrahim – Book Signing

Djamila Ibrahim

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

“The Parent Filter”: A Vision of Children’s Library Services that Engages Parents and Caregivers

Douglas Paul Davey

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

“Work Until You Drop”: Finding Meaning in Late Career

Daryl Novak, Yvonne Patch

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Book Tasting with the Best Bets

Faith Roebuck Shergold, Jennifer Patrick, Kara Miley

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Coding for Authentic Learning: Creating a School Wide Coding Continuum

Joel Krentz, Sacha Bozabalian

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

College & University Libraries Spotlight: Desmond Cole

Desmond Cole

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Film Fest: Combining Theatre, Film, and Technology for Low Cost STEAM MakerSpace Programs

Whitney Shantz, Julie Lane

Handout
Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Gestion 101: Trucs Pratiques pour de Nouveaux Gestionnaires

Sandy Hervieux

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Health Libraries Spotlight: Dr. Danielle Martin

Dr. Danielle Martin

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

How First Nations Are Partnering to Better Protect Traditional Knowledge

William Christopher McKay

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

IT Security: The Condensed Version

Brian Pichman

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Moving Digital Learning Tools from Flashy to Facilitative

Michelle Goodridge, Sajni Lacey

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Outcomes: Moving Beyond Immediate to Tangible Outcome Measurement

Carl Thompson

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Planning in VUCA Times

Rob Elkington

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Possibilities After Working in Libraries: Your Skills are Transferable and Coveted!

Susan Cleyle

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Program Evaluation: Sharpen Your Strategic Analysis with Some Basic System Theory Principles

James Shelley

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Serving Socially Vulnerable Populations at Edmonton Public Library

Kyle Marshall, Linda Garvin

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

Stand Up and Be Fearless In Your School: An Advocacy Story

Johanna Gibson-Lawler

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

The Burnout Gamble: Achieve More by Beating Burnout and Building Resilience

Hamza Khan

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

The Road to Revitalization: Making the Case to Renovate or Build a New Central Library

Danielle McDonald, Pilar Martinez, Bill Ptacek, Sandra Singh, Rose Vespa

Thursday, Feb 01
3:45 pm

The Trans Positive Library: Creating Positive Space for All, with a Particular Focus on Gender Diversity

J Wallace Skelton

Thursday, Feb 01
4:00 pm

Federation of Public Libraries Annual General Meeting

Thursday, Feb 01
4:00 pm

Geraldo Valério – Book Signing

Geraldo Valério

Thursday, Feb 01
4:00 pm

Maria Jemmott – Book Signing

Maria Jemmott

Thursday, Feb 01
4:00 pm

Paula Smellie – Book Signing

Paula Smellie

Thursday, Feb 01
4:00 pm

Glynis Guevara – Book Signing

Glynis Guevara

Thursday, Feb 01
4:30 pm

Carole Giangrande – Book Signing

Carole Giangrande

Thursday, Feb 01
4:30 pm

Margo LaPierre – Book Signing

Margo LaPierre

Thursday, Feb 01
4:30 pm

Susan Marshall – Book Signing (Thursday)

Susan Marshall

Thursday, Feb 01
5:15 pm

San Jose Meet & Greet Reception

Thursday, Feb 01
5:30 pm

OCULA Annual Meeting & Reception

Thursday, Feb 01
5:30 pm

OHLA Annual General Meeting

Thursday, Feb 01
5:30 pm

OSLA Annual Meeting & Reception

Thursday, Feb 01
5:30 pm

Public Library Awards Gala Reception

Thursday, Feb 01
5:30 pm

Western Alumni Reception

Thursday, Feb 01
6:00 pm

iSchool Alumni Reception

Thursday, Feb 01
7:00 pm

Games Night

Thursday, Feb 01
7:00 pm

Super Film Fest

Thursday, Feb 01
9:30 am

Eric Zweig – Book Signing (Dundurn)

Eric Zweig

Friday, Feb 02
8:00 am

Forest of Reading Breakfast (Invite Only)

Friday, Feb 02
8:00 am

Laughter Yoga

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Are AIs Literate? Reading and Writing Artificial Intelligence

Michael Ridley

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Beyond the Interview: Hiring the Best Candidates, Not the Best Interviewers. How Brampton Library Took a Different Approach to Recruitment and Orientation.

Susan Bartoletta, Carolyn Elston-Ryder

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Championing Diversity: Bringing Inclusive Services to Academic Libraries

Jennifer Dupuis

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Coping with the Big Deal: Paying, Unbundling, or Walking Away

Robert Tiessen, Heather D'Amour, John Wright

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Developing Fearless Leaders: Getting It Right

Mary-Jo Romaniuk, Cheryl Stenstrom

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Facilitating Effective Meetings

Margaret Wall, Monique Flaccavento

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Fearless Perspectives: Municipal and Public Library Leaders Share Their Perspectives

Lynn Horlor, Moe Hosseini - Ara, Jane Diamanti, Susan Downs

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Leading Change Without a Manager’s Title

Mengyu (Mary) Gu, Jessica Samuels

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Making in the Curriculum-Makerspace Your Literacy/Numeracy Program

Melanie Mulcaster

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Melanie Florence – Book Signing

Melanie Florence

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Not My Circus Not My Elephant: Simple Solutions to Workplace Challenges

Tammie Adams, Kimberly McMunn

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Planning New Buildings: Retrofitting Older Buildings with LEED and the Ontario Climate Change Action Plan

Ted Watson, Lyle Scott

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Pop-up Library: A New Approach of Community Outreach

Dijia Qin, Kat Drennan-Scace, Shelagh Irving

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

RA the Social Media Way

Laura Peacock, Charlotte Prong

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Speed Dating with the Dewey Divas and Dudes

Saffron Beckwith, Rosalyn Steele, Lahring Tribe, Timothy Gain

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Talk Less & Say More: Tips to Help New Managers Communicate Effectively

Janet Hueglin Hartwick

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Thao Lam – Book Signing

Thao Lam

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

The Game Changer: Replacement of LAC’s National Union Catalogue

Monica Fuijkschot

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

The Good, the Bad, and the Necessary: Transforming Library Services to Support Institutional Strategic Change

Nancy Birch

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

The Last Computer Class You’’ll Ever Need: Transforming Digital Learning at Calgary Public Library

Carrie Kitchen, Jessie Campbell

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

The Super Debate: Be It Resolved That Makerspaces Are A Waste of Resources

John Fink

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Two Row Wampum and the 4A’s as Digital Archive Information Policy

Dr. Sabrina ER Saunders

Friday, Feb 02
9:00 am

Why This Story? Why Now? Building Community Through Digital Storytelling

Carla Iacchelli, Kim Bates

Friday, Feb 02
9:30 am

Colleen Nelson – Book Signing

Colleen Nelson

Friday, Feb 02
9:30 am

David Booth – Book Signing

David Booth

Friday, Feb 02
9:30 am

Eric Fan – Book Signing

Eric Fan

Friday, Feb 02
9:30 am

Jennifer Gold – Book Signing

Jennifer Gold

Friday, Feb 02
9:30 am

Mary Jennifer Payne – Book Signing

Mary Jennifer Payne

Friday, Feb 02
9:30 am

Sylvia McNicoll – Book Signing

Sylvia McNicoll

Friday, Feb 02
9:30 am

Terry Fan – Book Signing

Terry Fan

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

At Last! Understanding the Impact of Technology Access in Your Library

Elizabeth Glass, Carmen Ho

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Breaking Out of Bricks and Mortar: Bringing Library Programs to After-School Daycare

Cassie Wood

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Canada Reads Amplified: Igniting a Passion for Reading in K-12 Schools

Enid Wray, Celeste Kirsh, Tara Mora

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Disaster Recovery in a Box: Planning to Save Your Collections in an Emergency

Donna Marie MacLeod, Wendy McPhee, Tessa Thomas

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Expanding the Boundaries of Resource Discovery with Linked Data

Marlene van Ballegooie, Jennifer Browning, Bilal Khalid

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Fearless, Rural, and Community Led!

Edna Latone, Georgia Gale-Kidd, Heather Watson

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

From the Rez: Legends, Language, Lore, and More

Linda Lou Classens, Cassidy Classens, Verleen Isaac-Aquash, Christina Thomas

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Graphic Medicine and Hospital Libraries: Comic Books as a New Perspective on Healthcare Collections

Rachel Sandieson

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Leap into Literacy: Providing Literacy Support to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Aly Velji, Melanie Hooker, Sayema Syed

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Peer Coaching for Early and Mid Career Managers: An Introduction

Max King, Dee Winn

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

shift: Flexible, Collaborative, and Engaged Library Learning Commons Spaces

Richard Reid, Amanda Paterson, Craig Spencer

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Using Gamification to Connect Your Library to the Community

Mark Williams, Mark Shannelly, Stephen Palmer, Rory O'Connor

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

Who’’s Talking About You? Using Altmetrics in Library Assessment

Melanie Cassidy, Ali Versluis, Melanie Parlette-Stewart

Friday, Feb 02
9:50 am

WITHDRAWN: Renovating Information Literacy Session

Friday, Feb 02
10:00 am

A. B. Funkhauser – Book Signing

A. B. Funkhauser

Friday, Feb 02
10:00 am

Barbara Reid – Book Signing

Barbara Reid

Friday, Feb 02
10:00 am

David Skuy – Book Signing

David Skuy

Friday, Feb 02
10:00 am

Jennifer Mook-Sang – Book Signing

Jennifer Mook-Sang

Friday, Feb 02
10:00 am

TIFF Film Reference Library Tour

Friday, Feb 02
10:30 am

Barbara Fradkin – Book Signing

Barbara Fradkin

Friday, Feb 02
10:30 am

Brenda Chapman – Book Signing

Brenda Chapman

Friday, Feb 02
10:30 am

CANSCAIP ­– Forest of Reading®

Mireille Messier, Kari-Lynn Winters, Andrew Larsen, Heather Camlot, Mary Beth Leatherdale, Liz MacLeod, Linda Granfield, Lorna Schultz Nicholson, Allan Stratton, Vicki Grant

Friday, Feb 02
10:30 am

Melinda Vandenbeld Giles – Book Signing

Melinda Vandenbeld Giles

Friday, Feb 02
10:30 am

Michelle Alfano – Book Signing

Michelle Alfano

Friday, Feb 02
10:30 am

R. J. Harlick – Book Signing

R. J. Harlick

Friday, Feb 02
10:30 am

Regan McDonell – Book Signing

Regan McDonell

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Are We Meeting Program Accreditation Standards?

Jennifer McKinnell , Andrea McLellan, Stephanie Sanger

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Building the Digital Library in Practice: Collaboration Across Borders and Platforms

Caroline Daniels, Loren Fantin, Daniel Sifton, Matthew Barry

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

CFLA-FCAB: Canada’’s National Voice for Libraries

Camille Callison, Alix-Rae Stefanko, Victoria Owen

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Community Development: A Toolkit for Public Libraries

Jane Venus, Gillian Johnston

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Fearless Partnership: Five Years of a Joint Integrated School-Public Library

Heather Martyn, Bryn Dewar, Christine Dalgetty

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

French Libraries Spotlight: Angèle Delaunois

Angèle Delaunois

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Get The Library Technician Job of Your Dreams: Practical Tips For Library Technicians

Madeleine Crew

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Is This Real Life? Augmented and Virtual Reality in Your Library

Eric Schwab, Ted Belke

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Landing a Library Gig: Our Stories

Juliene McLaughlin, Kailey Brisbin, Meg Miller, Katelyn Granger

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Learning to Listen: Supporting Youth Mental Health @ Your Library

Melanie Cuhna, Ryan Eduardo Moniz

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Library Director, by Accident or by Design: Navigating the First 90 Days

Monique Flaccavento, Mindy Thuna, Neil Romanosky

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Making UX Work For Your Library (When You’ve Got No Budget)

Ruby Warren

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Public Libraries Without Librarians: It’s Already Happening

Siobhan Stevenson, Rebecca Jones

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Raising The Village: Providing Communities with Data And Research that Measures the Well-Being of Children and Families

Tamara Augsten, Lorraine Mcleod

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

School Libraries Spotlight: Jael Richardson

Jael Richardson

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Teaching Privacy: Making It Engaging, Fun, and Empowering

Jonathon Hodge, Paula Cardozo

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

The “Other” Stuff: Examining Librarians’ Decision Making Processes in Assessing Big Deal Journal Cancellations

Samuel Cassady, Catherine Johnson

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

The Librarian Shuffle: Thriving in the Face of Constant Change

Lauren Orav, Emily Newman, Alexandra Kwan

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

The Mid-Career Adventure: Why and What Next?

Margaret Williams, Indy Batth

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Transformative Perspectives: Connecting Young Readers to Current Indigenous Issues and Inquiry

Troy Maracle, Andrea Kerr

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

Using Human-Centred Design to Meet Real Library Client Needs

Penny-Lynn Fielding, Rachel Hofstetter, Lorraine Randell

Friday, Feb 02
10:45 am

What I Love About Being a CEO: A CEO Panel

Maureen Barry, Mary Chevreau, Pilar Martinez, Rebecca Raven, Sandra Singh

Friday, Feb 02
11:00 am

Carey Sookocheff – Book Signing

Carey Sookocheff

Friday, Feb 02
11:00 am

Chris Jones – Book Signing

Chris Jones

Friday, Feb 02
11:00 am

Cryssa Bazos – Book Signing

Cryssa Bazos

Friday, Feb 02
11:00 am

Deb Loughead – Book Signing

Deb Loughead

Friday, Feb 02
11:00 am

Stella Partheniou Grasso – Book Signing

Stella Partheniou Grasso

Friday, Feb 02
11:00 am

Susan Hughes – Book Signing

Susan Hughes

Friday, Feb 02
11:30 am

Cherie Dimaline – Book Signing

Cherie Dimaline

Friday, Feb 02
11:30 am

Melodie Campbell – Book Signing

Melodie Campbell

Friday, Feb 02
11:45 am

Roy MacGregor – Book Signing

Roy MacGregor

Friday, Feb 02
12:00 pm

Cheryl Antao-Xavier – Book Signing

Cheryl Antao-Xavier

Friday, Feb 02
12:00 pm

Lee Maracle – Book Signing

Lee Maracle

Friday, Feb 02
12:00 pm

Markus Harwood-Jones – Book Signing

Markus Harwood-Jones

Friday, Feb 02
12:00 pm

Michelle Kadarusman – Book Signing

Michelle Kadarusman

Friday, Feb 02
12:00 pm

Natalie Hyde – Book Signing

Natalie Hyde

Friday, Feb 02
12:00 pm

Robin Stevenson – Book Signing

Robin Stevenson

Friday, Feb 02
12:30 pm

A. J. Finn – Book Signing

A. J. Finn

Friday, Feb 02
12:30 pm

Gary Barwin – Book Signing

Gary Barwin

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