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NOTE: Session 430 marked as "Withdrawn" in the Final Print Program is NOT withdrawn. It is in MTCC 206F. Title: Census 2006: Finding What You Want!

Thursday, February 25th

9:05 AM -- Session 331: HST Primer for Public Libraries
Speaker: Barbara Warren, Senior Manager, Indirect Tax, KPMG LLP
9:05 AM -- Session 332: Fostering a Research Culture in Canadian Academic Libraries
Speaker: Alvin M Schrader, Director of Research, University of Alberta Libraries
10:40 AM – Session 432: Extending and Enhancing Library and Reading Programs for Children, Tweens and Teens
Speaker: Nick Glass, Founder & Principal,

Friday, February 26th
2:10 PM – Session 1231: International Reading Road: A window on the world
Speakers: Julia Beck, Director of Library Information Services (retired); Caryl Ann Grimsley, English Teacher & Curriculum Leader; Toronto French School

10:40 AM – Session 421: Implementing Online Selection: the Library and Vendor Experience. New description.

3:45 PM – Session 610: Lightening Strikes @ OCULA
Student presenters and their session titles are:
Laura Beauchamp – The Amazing Library Race
Gary Collins – Reel Collections: Unearthing the Film Collection in Academic Libraries
Aliya Dalfen – Living the Living Library
Daniel Farrelly – Beyond "Where's the Washroom?": The Empathetic Academic Librarian
Judith Logan – Millennials Among You

3:45 PM – Session 621: If I'd Known Then What I Know Now....Building a New LibraryKingston Frontenac Public Library: Deborah Defoe, Chief Librarian/CEO, and Claudette Richardson, Chair of the Library Board
County of Brant Public Library: Gay Kozak Selby, CEO
West Perth Public Library Board: Ken Ahrens, Project Director, and Charles Fitzsimmons, Chair of the Library Board

Session 401: Reaching, Relating to, and Rejoicing in Those Terrible Teens has moved to Saturday, Session 1824

Session 1809: Teaching Media Literacy Through Technology has moved to Thursday Session 431

Session 304: L’argent fait le Bonheur
Session 313: Coping with Copyright in Canada
Session 315: The Art, Design & Communication of Donor Recognition
Session 415: Creating a Teen Services Strategy
Session 1020: Board Performance: Measuring Outcomes, not Outputs Session 1014: Assisting Suspended Students Through An Innovative Partnership Program
Session 1323: A Flood in the Library? It Won't Happen Here!
Session 1225: Library Funding Task Force: A Nova Scotia Public Libraries Approach
Session 1711: Home Language Enhancing Curriculum
Session 1712: Collaborative Empowerment: Environmental Education Across the Curriculum
Session 1721: Using an Online Analysis Tool to Assist in Collection Development
Session 1811: Planning and Running a Local Silver Birch® Carnival
Session 1820: First Nation Libraries: Obstacles to Growth


P002 Liz Golden, Greater Essex County DSB
P003 Malini Budhiraja, Toronto DSB
P004 Ken Haycock, San Jose State University; Gordon Vala-Webb, PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP, Canada
300 Gregory R. Shaw, International Federation on Ageing, replaces Jane Barratt
302 Kate Davis, Scholar’s Portal
309 Lucinda Fraser, Val Lem; Ryerson University Library
320 Cynthia Williamson, Mohawk College
328 Jan Dawson, Knowledge Ontario
402 Karen Foster, Chippewas of Georgina Island PL, Barbara Lewis, Retired Librarian, Chippewas of Rama PL, and Wanda Noganosh, Magnetawan First Nation PL
412 Catherine Biss, Andrea Cecchetto; Markham PL; Miriam Comerford, Town of Markham
420 Abdul Pullattayil, Humber River Regional Hospital
429 Lori Sims, Chantal Switzer; Oakville PL; Judith Hare, Halifax PL
615 Chad Martin, Brodart Canada
621 Deborah Defoe, Claudette Richardson; Kinston Frontenac PL; Gay Kozak Selby, County of Brant PL; Ken Ahrens, Charles Fitzsimmons; West Perth PL
623 Stephanie Cann, Krista McCracken, Morgan Peachey-Dupon, Maggie Jacques, Petawawa PL; Jill Shea, Knowledge Ontario
628 Elaine Boone, Belleville
630 Grace Westcott, Lawyer; Jon Orwant, Google Book Search; Sian Meikle, University of Toronto; Tony Horava, University of Ottawa
1003 Brian McMillan, McGill University; Michelle Arbuckle, Canadian Music Centre
1013 Marilyn Pillar, Innisfil PL
1019 Elgin Bunston, Saskatchewan Provincial Library
1022 Ted Fons, OCLC replaces Karen Calhoun
1028 Alison Hall-Murphy, Ottawa PL
1230 Kathleen Tuckey, Thames Valley DSB
1301 Julia Merritt, MLIS Student replaces Deb Sturdevant
1304 Quenby Mahood, Institute for Work and Health
1311 Gianna Dassios, Lisa Dempster, Diana Maliszewski, Toronto DSB; Roger Nevin, Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB
1321 Luanne Freund, University of British Columbia
1325 Cany Yip replaces Tanya Kenesky
1716 Laura Arrizza, Adult Services Librarian, Toronto PL
1722 Gina LaForce, Thunder Bay PL; Rebecca Blackburn, Aline Chow, Sudbury PL; Rebecca Larocque, North Bay PL
1801 Claudia Filion, Regroupement des éditeurs canadiens-français


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