Events

Curating Science Poster Sessions

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 13:00

Please join us at the end of term Poster Sessions for the Curating Science Course! Everyone Welcome!

The students have prepared presentations that provide a wide range of activities - from visual/interactive displays to workshops to games and puzzles. Topics cover the science of everyday life to in-depth laboratory investigations to speculative research in archaeology, biology & medicine, evolution, gender studies, climate change, ethics and survival science - to name only a few.

Two Weeks of Presentations:

CONTACT: Building a Sustainable Framework to Serve over One Million Stakeholders

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 16:30

As part of the Museum Talks Series 2016-2017, please join us for a talk on the successful CONTACT Photography Festival.

Who: Darcy Killeen, Executive Director, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Talk: “CONTACT: Building a Sustainable Framework to Serve over One Million Stakeholders."

When: Tuesday, Dec 6th, 4:30pm – 6:00pm.

Where: Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, 140 St. George Street, Claude T. Bissell Building, Room 728; refreshments provided.

End of Term iTea: Winter Wonderland

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 16:00

The last hurrah of 2016. You've worked hard, now come celebrate with us at the last iTea of 2016!

With the theme of Winter Wonderland, come enjoy warm food for a cool day. Meatballs! Hot chocolate! Punch! What could be better than a warm space for celebrating the first term of the academic year.

Joint Holiday Social

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 18:00

SLA Toronto Chapter, the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA), Toronto Health Libraries Association (THLA) and the Ontario Library Association Special Libraries Committee (OLA-SLC) cordially invite you to this year’s Joint Holiday Social at beautiful Hart House.  Join friends and colleagues for an evening of holiday cheer and conversation!  A selection of hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

Curating Science Poster Session

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 13:00

Please join us at the end of term Poster Session for the Curating Science Course! Everyone Welcome!

The students have prepared prepared that provide a wide range of activities - from visual/interactive displays to workshops to games and puzzles. Topics cover the science of everyday life to in-depth laboratory investigations to speculative research in archaeology, biology & medicine, evolution, gender studies, climate change, ethics and survival science - to name only a few.

Employers Showcase

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 16:00

Details TBA.

Research in Progress (RIP!): Data-Driven Knowledge Mobilization, Translation & Innovation

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 17:00

Research in Progress (RIP!) is a bi-weekly community event that highlights Faculty of Information researchers. Through informal yet informative talks about their current research projects, RIP! presenters seek to engage our community in a lively conversation.

Each RIP! session is one-hour in length with a focus on fostering discussion rich with varying perspectives. RIP! predominately features collaborative research; thus, faculty and librarians who are working with graduate students are invited to participate.

RIP will be held in the newly renovated Inforum.

Prof. Jacob Gaboury: Image Objects

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 16:00

Prof. Jacob Gaboury (Art History, SUNY Stony Brook) will be speaking about the material history of early computer graphics and visual simulation from his forthcoming book, Image Objects (MIT Press).  

Co-sponsors include the JHI Digital Humanities Network, Comparative Literature, Art History, Sexual Diversity Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Cinema Studies, and the Centre for the Study of the United States.

OLA Super Conference iSchool Alumni Reception

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 18:00

The Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA) is hosting an alumni gathering to celebrate our super alumni! And we invite faculty members, staff, and students to come along! During the OLA Super Conference, graduates will catch up with classmates at the popular restaurant, Baton Rouge* (277 Front St. W., second floor, just a block west of the conference site) from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Just $15 ($10 for students) gets you free appetizers and a drink of your choice.

Research in Progress (RIP!): Sustainability Design

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 12:00

Research in Progress (RIP!) is a bi-weekly community event that highlights Faculty of Information researchers. Through informal yet informative talks about their current research projects, RIP! presenters seek to engage our community in a lively conversation.

Each RIP! session is one-hour in length with a focus on fostering discussion rich with varying perspectives. RIP! predominately features collaborative research; thus, faculty and librarians who are working with graduate students are invited to participate.

RIP will be held in the newly renovated Inforum.

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