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Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) National Forum


May 2, 2018 08:30 - 19:00





Theme: Libraries! Convergence Under Living Skies

Join thought-leaders for a day of discovery and discourse to inform national policies and practices regarding artificial intelligence and intellectual freedom.

Be a part of CFLA-FCAB’s Inaugural National Forum. As the lead-in to the Saskatchewan Libraries Conference, the Forum is carefully designed to blend informative sessions with challenging roundtable conversations that will result in a National Forum Paper and Key Actions for the CFLA-FCAB member organizations to embrace. Be a part of Canada’s national library landscape.

Registration includes breakfast, lunch and banquet dinner and refreshment breaks.

7:15  a.m.     Breakfast
8:30  a.m.     Welcome
9:00  a.m.     Keynote:
10:00 a.m.    Break
10:30 a.m.    Artificial Intelligence: Seize the Opportunity
12:00 p.m.    Lunch
1:45   p.m.    Intellectual Freedom: Sustaining a Core Value
3:15   p.m.    Break
3:40   p.m.    Key Outcomes: Refining our Collective and Individual Agendas
4:30   p.m.    Close of the Work Sessions
5:30   p.m.    CFLA-FCAB Banquet and Mary Donaldson Memorial Lecture: Mohamed Fahmy

The Mary Donaldson Memorial Lecture is kindly sponsored by Regina Public Library and Dr. John Archer Library, University of Regina.