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Panel Discussion on Library and Information Professionals Abroad


March 3, 2018 11:00 - 12:30




The Greater Edmonton Library Association (GELA) has the great pleasure of inviting you to attend a panel discussion on Library and Information Professionals Abroad. Panelists will be answering questions and sharing their experiences on travelling to international institutions and/or moving to Canada to work from another country.

The panel discussion with be moderated by Lisa Shamchuk, GELA President. Our five panelists include:

  • Margaret Law (University of Alberta)
  • Pei Wen Lu (Edmonton Public Library)
  • Lorisia MacLeod (University of Alberta & SLIS Student)
  • Obianuju Mollel (Alberta Health Services)
  • Tara Stieglitz (MacEwan University)

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the experiences and perspectives of local library and information professionals.

Date: March 3, 2018
Time: 11:00am until 12:30pm
Location: Program Room of EPL Strathcona Branch (8331 104 St NW, Edmonton)
Cost: Free

Audience: All are welcome and no GELA membership is required to attend. We always welcome new members though and the event will be a great opportunity to renew your membership. You can also renew by contacting us at

We will be raffling off a gift basket at the event that you can win! Tickets will be sold at the event ($5 per raffle ticket). All proceeds for the raffle will be used towards the GELA Professional Development Grant.

The panel discussion will be followed by an optional Dine-a-Round in the Whyte Avenue area starting at 12:45pm. You can sign up in advance when you RSVP but Dine-a-Round sheets will also be posted at the event. If you’re unable to join us for the panel discussion you’re still welcome to attend the Dine-a-Round

Please RSVP for the event here