Full program

The 86th ABQLA Conference Schedule

All Inclusive: Leading, Inspiring, Empowering.

8:15-9:00

Registration & Light Breakfast, Meet our Exhibitors

9:00-10:00

Welcoming words – Julian Taylor – ABQLA President

Opening Keynote Presentation: Cynthia Orozco​ 

Diversity and Inclusion in Action: Leadership at Any Level

10:00-10:15

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

10:15-11:00

Fostering Inclusion and Equity in the School Library Learning Commons

Jennifer Brown

Le projet Agents de liaison des Bibliothèques de Montréal : des bibliothécaires dédiés aux nouveaux arrivants

Nathalie Martin

Envisioning a better world: Using real-life scenarios to promote inclusivity and information agency amongst first-generation students

Michelle Maloney

11:00-11:15

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

11:15-12:00

Finding acceptance: Tips and tricks to get your work out there

Marcela Isuster & Jessica Lange​

Classifying the Rainbow: LGBT Users in Libraries & Classification Systems

Kristine Nowak & Amy Mitchell​

Stigma or inclusion: It's our choice

Camillo Zacchia​

12:00-13:00

Lunch - Meet our Exhibitors

13:00-13:45

86th Annual General Meeting & Meet our Exhibitors

13:45-14:45

Inclusion and Accessibility in the Library 

Claire Burrows

Resources for Indigenous Projects

Jennifer Woolley, Meg Sinclair, Joanne Karihwaienhne McGregor, Katsi’tsanó:ron McGregor​

Making it more accessible: A case study of the Ursula C. Schwerin Library Website

Junior Tidal

14:45-15:00

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

15:00-15:40

Integrating Indigenous Perspectives: Strategies for Collection Development 

Andréa (Drea) Schnell

Être seul sans perdre la tête : Comment gérer une bibliothèque seul ou en petite équipe?

Amanda Halfpenny​

CFLA Panel

Robin Canuel, Christopher Carr, Alexandra Kohn, Sonia Smith​

15:40-15:45

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

15:45-16:15

MINIBIBLIOplus: Creative inclusive networks to increase literacy and improve quality of life throughout our community

Helen Fortin

 

De-stress Stations

 

Poster Sessions

Marie-Ève Berthiaume, Sarah Germain, Pamela Carson & Krista Alexander, Emma Cross & Christopher Carr​

16:15-16:25

Break

16:25-17:30

Closing Keynote Presentation: Marcelle Kosman​

Learning to Read Like Hermione: Gaps, Symptoms, and Power

Closing remarks - Katherine Hanz - Conference Committee Chair

17:30-19:00

Cocktail & Awards Reception

 

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