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    • exhibitor - The Promise and the Peril of Intellectual Freedom in the 21st Century
      The Promise and the Peril of Intellectual Freedom in the 21st Century         Date: Wednesday June 1st Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Room: Capitale Description: What are the key threats to intellectual freedom in Canada? And what are the sources, drivers, and targets of such threats? How do we balance evolving challenges with free speech rights and social responsibility in Canadian democracy? Our distinguished panel will help delegates enhance their understanding of crucial issues as the library profession moves forward with policy development in the broad arena of intellectual freedom. Many thanks to our session curator: A

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    • exhibitor - Welcome Plenary and Keynote
      Welcome Plenary and Keynote    Date: Wednesday June 1st Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00PM Room: International Ballroom A/B Description: Welcome to the 2016 CLA Forum.  A new approach to conference and big thinking about libraries. CLA President Sandra Singh opens this year’s conference with a welcoming address and public acknowledgement of CLA Award recipients.

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    • exhibitor - Competitive Landscapes: Look Around & Make Decisions
      Competitive Landscapes: Look Around & Make Decisions       Date: Wednesday June 1st Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Room: Panorama Description: The profession and sector has talked of competitive forces for many years. What's been missing from this conversation has been an honest analysis of the competitive forces, segmentation of the library sector within the context of that analysis, and decision criteria for segments and areas in which the library sector has both the strength and marketing position to carve out new opportunities, the durability and power to maintain current roles, services and business lines, and

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    • exhibitor - Digital Strategy and the Government of Canada
      Digital Strategy and the Government of Canada       Date: Wednesday June 1st Time: 3:30PM to 5:00 PM Room: Joliet Description: An Introduction to Canada's National Digital Strategy Government digital strategy encompasses a wide range of topics, from fostering digital innovation, to open government data, to privacy and security legislation, to telecommunications policy, to cyberbullying prevention, and Canadian content regulations. Over the last few years of their mandate, the previous Conservative government put policies in place in many of those areas, with their high level strategy outlined in the

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    • exhibitor - Delivering Content in the Digital Market: Licensing Issue or Paradigm Shift?
      Delivering Content in the Digital Market: Licensing Issue or Paradigm Shift?         Date: Thursday June 2nd Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Room: International Ballroom A Description: Traditional library service models built around the lending of physical collections were not designed to encompass digital content, and many libraries find themselves struggling to incorporate digital collections into their existing physical models. Can we make digital content behave in the same way as physical materials? Do we even want to? Are there fresh approaches to consider?   Panelists

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    • exhibitor - Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums
      Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums         Date: Thursday June 2nd Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM and repeated at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Room: Joliet Description: Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (LAM’s) – Capitalizing on the digital disruption. Can libraries, archives and museums work together to change the user experience? The future of Culture and Memory Institutions depends on it! This diverse panel collectively uses, evaluates and manages, Libraries, Archives and Museums. A review of emerging initiatives and approaches will demonstrate how LAM’s can align their goals and

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    • exhibitor - National Metrics Program
      National Metrics Program       Date: Thursday June 2nd Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Room: Capitale Description: What Gets Measured, Gets Funded : National Metrics Program The Canadian Federation of Library Associations has identified a critical area of their work to be establishing a national metrics program focused on defining and reporting on the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Canadian libraries. What has been hidden will be revealed. Please join our panel in discussing a National Metrics Program where we are, where we ne

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    • exhibitor - From Truth to Reconciliation: A Discussion on the Path Forward
      From Truth to Reconciliation: A Discussion on the Path Forward             Date: Thursday June 2nd Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM and repeated at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Room: Chaudiere Description: Canadian libraries uphold the tenets of Diversity and Inclusion and Intellectual Freedom and have a mandate to preserve and share the story of our nation. The findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada will inform our practice for years to come. Our panel will explore the work of the Truth TRC, their calls to action, and the path that lies ahead for our organizations and our nation. For mo

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    • exhibitor - CLA Book Awards Luncheon
      CLA Book Awards Luncheon Date: Thursday June 2nd CLA Book Awards Luncheon generously sponsored by TD

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    • exhibitor - MP Advisory Breakfast
      MP Advisory Breakfast Date: Friday June 3rd Time: 7:30 AM to 8:45 AM Room: Joliet Description: The Parliamentary Breakfast offers librarians from communities across Canada an opportunity to meet with Members of Parliament to discuss the issues that matter to the millions of Canadians who use our facilities, services, and collections. The morning will feature speeches on topics of interest at the federal level and will include an opportunity to invite your Member of Parliament to be hosted at your table, which will encourage an interactive dialogue. Please contact

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    • exhibitor - Combined Reporting
      Combined Reporting Date: Friday June 3rd Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Room: International Ballroom A/B Description: This session will present in summary form, the key highlights and takeaways that were discussed during the concurrent sessions of Wednesday and Thursday.

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    • exhibitor - National Documentary Heritage Digitization Strategies from Around the World: Catalysts for Productive Collaboration - Keynote Luncheon
      National Documentary Heritage Digitization Strategies from Around the World: Catalysts for Productive Collaboration – Keynote Luncheon           Date: Friday June 3rd Time: 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM Room: International Ballroom A/B Description: Globally, memory institutions are recognizing the importance of making their analogue collections available online.  In order to ensure our efforts are as efficient as possible, broad digitization strategies are being developed all around the world. Canada itself is putting in place a national documentary heritage digitization strategy, which will bring together archives, libraries, museums and galleries, associations, non-profit organizati

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    • exhibitor - Influencing Canadian Copyright: Getting Ready
      Influencing Canadian Copyright: Getting Ready         Date: Wednesday June 1st Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Room: Chaudiere Description: The session will provide lightning updates on a range of copyright topics including Marrakesh/Bill C-11, unused exceptions, TPP provisions for term extension, digital locks, and educational fair dealing. Half of the session will be then devoted to smaller discussion groups to explore library policy positions on such copyright matters. Presentations: Chr

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    • exhibitor - Innovation in Canadian Libraries
      Innovation in Canadian Libraries Date: Thursday June 2nd Time: 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM Room: International Ballroom A Description: OCLC and CLA are proud to again celebrate Innovation in Canadian Libraries. At this symposium, OCLC will present awards—cosponsored with Congrès des milieux documentaires (CMD), OLITA (OLA) and CLA—to three innovative institutions. These awards recognize cutting-edge initiatives in the library community, and the winners will present their projects in detail during the symposium. A brief OCLC update will follow the presentations. The symposium will offer a networking opportunity, and a ligh

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    • exhibitor - Unconference: The Incubator Room
      Unconference: The Incubator Room Date: Thursday June 2nd Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Room: International Ballroom A Description: Have an issue that needs more discussion? Want to explore something not covered in another part of the Forum? The Incubator Room is an unconference session where those who show up will set the agenda and animate the discussion. Bring your ideas or simply your curiosity. In this informal, participant-guided session the floor is open for dialogue. Already have something? Post it with the hashtags #CLAOtt16 #UnConf and we’ll put it on the provisional agenda.

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    • exhibitor - Future of the Profession
      Future of the Profession         Date: Thursday June 2nd Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Room: Capitale Description: As a profession, we can agree that our work has changed significantly over the last decade yet many institutions continue to grapple with defining the role and unique value that trained library professionals bring to the workforce.  Is a shared vision of librarianship an impossible dream and does it really matter?  Panelists from across library sectors will discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by these questions and how we can collectively cultivate and

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    • exhibitor - Network and Committee Meetings
      Network and Committee Meetings  Schedule and Location Meeting Title: Time: Room: Library History Network 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Joliet Government Information Network 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Chaudiere

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