On Stage at the IdeaHUB

Don’t forget to check out the IdeaHub on Friday

10:30 am – 11:25 am

CANSCAIP – Best Bets

Hot off the press! The Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP) proudly presents Members nominated to the OLA Best Bets Lists. Join us for a lively session as some of today’s best children’s authors talk up their brand new creations.

11:30 am – 11:55 am


12:00 noon – 12:25 pm


1:00 pm – 1:25 pm

There Be Pirates

Joann Hamilton-Barry, Author, Nimbus Publishing
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a pirate? Librarian and author Joann Hamilton-Barry will tell you everything you need to know about the pirates who once sailed the Atlantic.

1:30 PM – 1:55 PM

Why Academic Institutions Need InnovationQ Plus

Jalyn Kelley, Client Services Manager, IEEE

Learn how academic universities around the world are benefiting from a powerful, yet user-friendly tool: InnovationQ Plus. A unique patent discovery and analytics platform outside of IEEE Xplore, InnovationQ Plus semantically searches deep engineering content from the IEEE alongside global patents and other critical non-patent literature; offers numerous visualizations that reveal competitive intelligence, geographic trends and the market landscape over time; and delivers analytics and business-ready reports, including the use of a corporate tree based on S&P Global Market Intelligence Company Relationships Data.