CLA 2008 Itinerary

CLA 2008 Itinerary


Wednesday May 21

8:30 am – noon

Vancouver’s Majestic North Shore.
Tours of the new North Vancouver City Library and Lynn Valley Main Library.

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Academic Excellence – University of British Columbia’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and Langara College Library


Thursday May 22

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Speaker – Rowland Lorimer

Noon – 1:30 pm

SirsiDynix – Alma VanDusen Room, Vancouver Public Library

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Understanding Your Workforce.
Brenda Prosken, Teresa Hartman – Vancouver Public Library

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Building Reader Communities in the 21st Century.
Vickery Bowles, Catherine Auyeung – Toronto Public Library

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Current Issues Forum – Technical Services and Serials Meeting


Friday May 23

7:30 am – 9:00 am

CLA Interest Group Breakfast / Networking Meeting.
Technical Services Interest Group Annual General Meeting.

8:30 am – 10:00 am

RDA, Resource Description and Access for the Digital Age.
Ingrid Parent – Library and Archives Canada; Lynne C. Howarth – FIS, University of Toronto; Susan Andrews – UBC Library

10:30 am – noon

Electronic Government Information: It was Here a Minute Ago! Issues and New Strategies in its Collection, Preservation and Use.
Krista Godfrey – McMaster; Hélène LeBlanc, WLU; Sharna Polard – Alberta Legislature Library

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Public Library Success: How Do We Measure It?
Don Mills – Mississauga Library System

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The Balanced Scorecard: The Results Please!
Joe Matthews – SLIS, San José State University; Catherine Bliss – Markham Public Library


Saturday May 24

8:30 am – 9:30 am ** CONVENOR **

A Simplified Approach to Acquisitions.
Jane Schmidt – Ryerson

9:45 am – 10:45 am

A Barcode on Steroids: RFID at the Edmonton Public Library.
Adrienne Brown Canty – Edmonton Public Library

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Keynote Presentation – Alberto Manguel

12:15 pm – 12:30 pm

Conference Closing Remarks


Sunday May 25

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Capilano and Grouse Mountain Tour

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