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Canadian Association of Research Libraries

Canadian Web Archiving Coalition (CWAC) Inaugural Meeting

August 30, 2017

Earlier this year, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) announced the creation of the Canadian Web Archiving Coalition to develop an inclusive community of practice within Canadian libraries, archives, and other memory institutions engaged or otherwise interested in web archiving.

On September 20, the Coalition will hold its inaugural meeting at Library and Archives Canada in Gatineau QC to set strategic priorities and establish work teams to identify and accomplish specific goals related to the mission of the CWAC.

Preliminary Agenda

Arrangements will be made to enable remote participation in the morning sessions. Summary reports and all other documentation produced in the afternoon sessions will be made available for feedback for those not able to attend in person.

9:00 – 9:30
Arrival and refreshments

9:30 – 9:45
Welcome and overview of the day

9:45 – 10:30
Guest speaker(s) (TBA)

10:30 – 10:45
Break

10:45 – 11:30
Short presentations on select Canadian web archiving initiatives (TBA)

11:30 – 12:00
Presentation of preliminary results of Web Archiving in Canada survey

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch (provided)

13:00 – 13:30
Review CWAC Terms of Reference

13:30 – 14:45
Identify strategic priorities and work plans for 2017-18

14:45 – 15:00
Break

15:00 – 16:00
Identify strategic priorities and work plans for 2017-18, con’t

16:00 – 16:30
Summary and next steps

Evening
(Informal dinner plans TBA)

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