#DCIToronto Lecture Series: CyberInfrastructure for Digital Curation: Lessons from SEAD

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 16:00

The Digital Curation Institute Toronto Lecture Series continues with our first lecture in the new academic year on October 30 with guest lecturer, Margaret Hedstrom, iSchool at UMichigan, one of the pioneers of digital preservation and curation.

if you are interested in digital curation, data sharing, sustainability science, the long tail of research, digital preservation services, or cyberinfrastructure, you will find the first lecture of this fall very interesting! Please share widely; it is open to all as usual.

Building an Engaged Flat Army for the Library

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 09:00

In partnership with the iSchool Institute, Dysart & Jones Associates presents Building an Engaged Flat Army for the Library on November 13-14, 2014.

•    Are our libraries organized for the 21st Century?
•    Do we have modern strategies for change?
•    Are our innovation cultures ready for the world of constant technology and societal changing expectations?
•    Do you want to learn about innovation in public sector organization design, discuss and explore opportunities with peers?

Get Your Bot On! Robotics Hackathon

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 11:00

If you always wanted to build a robot then we have an awesome weekend for you! Get Your Bot On! Robotics Hackathon is a chance for newbies, hobbyists and pros alike to come together, build a robot and have some fun. "

Positronic: Robots and Brains" is presented in partnership with the Ontario Science Centre November 14-16, 2014.

Critical Making Workshop – Extending the Doomsday Clock

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 13:30

Tuesday November 18

Extending the "Doomsday Clock" that has been representationally deployed by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1947 to warn the world of the possible imminence of nuclear catastrophe, participants will develop tools to alert the public about the growth or decline of a variety of threats to global civilization, such as ecological crisis (i.e. desertification or ocean acidification); political or sociological catastrophes (i.e. potential genocides or infrastructure collapses); and public health issues (i.e. influenza pandemics).

I.P. Sharp Lecture: UNESCO's Irina Bokova

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 19:00

The IP Sharp lectureship is delighted to welcome Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO to give the next lecture, speaking on the Memory of the World Program

Reflections on Contemporary Practices in Interpretive Planning

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 16:30

Everyone is invited to attend a panel of museum professionals and global leaders in interpretive planning who will present different contemporary approaches to interpretive planning in Canada. Speakers discuss case studies from three leading Canadian cultural institutions, and share best practices, successes and challenges developing interpretive strategies for exhibitions and museums.

Information Day #2 - Admissions

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 11:00

This is your opportunity to find out more about the iSchool and our rewarding graduate degrees.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Meet our faculty, students and staff and get answers to your questions on program options and the application process. 

Mix with Museum Masters

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 18:00

Come rub elbows with current and future leaders in the museum and cultural heritage field! The Faculty of Information invites you to join us for an evening of connecting with Museum Studies alumni, 2nd year MMSt students, and colleagues. Enjoy an evening of networking, taking the opportunity to reconnect with peers, and new friends.

FIAA-OLA Super Conference Alumni Reception

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 18:00

It’s a tradition! The Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA) is hosting a super gathering to celebrate its super alumni on Thursday, January 29. Catch up with classmates at the Baton Rouge Restaurant, second floor, 277 Front Street West, from 6:00-8:00pm, minutes away from the conference centre. Entry is $15 (cash only) at the door and includes a drink ticket and appetizers. No need to be a conference attendee -- all alumni are welcome. You are also invited to bring a guest.

Bertha Bassam Lecture

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 18:00

The Bertha Bassam lecture will be delivered by R. David Lankes, on March 11, 2015, on the future of librarianship.

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