Detailed Program

CARL FGM 2018 Agenda

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Venue: Hôtel Le Crystal
1100 Mountain St, Montreal, QC H3G 0A1

Tuesday, November 6

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Board Meeting (Drummond)

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
President’s Reception (Lounge Bishop)

Wednesday, November 7

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast and Registration (Espace Ste Catherine)

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Advancing Research Committee Meeting (René-Lévesque B)
Assessment Committee Meeting (René-Lévesque A)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Break (Lounge Bishop)

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Policy Committee Meeting (René-Lévesque B)
Strengthening Capacity Committee Meeting (René-Lévesque A)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Lunch (Espace Ste Catherine)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Portage Briefing (Crescent)

  • Jeff Moon, Portage Director
  • Susan Haigh, CARL Executive Director
  • Donna Bourne-Tyson, Dalhousie University Librarian and CARL President

Portage Progress Report for the period of July – September 2018

Slides: Portage Update: Key Accomplishments & Outlook for 2019

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Advancing Research Session: OER: Positioning Libraries (Crescent)

  • Lise Brin, Program Officer, CARL
  • Dianne Cmor, Associate University Librarian, Teaching & Learning, Concordia University
  • Joy Kirchner, Dean of Libraries, York University
  • Ann Ludbrook, Copyright and Scholarly Engagement Librarian, Ryerson University

See Draft “Plan for Building Capacity for OER in Canadian libraries”

Slides: OER: Positioning Libraries

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Break (Lounge Bishop)

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Fall Annual General Meeting (Crescent)

6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
CARL Reception and Dinner (Pointe-à-Callière, 350 Place Royale, Old Montréal)

Thursday, November 8

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast and Registration (Espace Ste Catherine)

8:30 AM – 10:15 PM
Strategic Planning (2019-2022) (Crescent)

  • Donna Bourne-Tyson, Dalhousie University Librarian and CARL President
  • Jonathan Bengtson, University of Victoria University Librarian and Chair of Strategic Planning
  • Keynote Address: Catherine Murray-Rust, Dean of Libraries, Georgia Tech


CARL Strategic Planning // Planification stratégique de l’ABRC

Synthesis of Strategic Plans Related to Research Libraries

Slides: Catherine Murray-Rust Keynote Address

Slides: Strategic Planning

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
BREAK (Lounge Bishop)

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Strategic Planning (2019-2022) (Crescent)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
LUNCH (Espace Ste Catherine)

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Assessment (Statistics Program) (Crescent)

  • Wayne Jones, University Librarian, Carleton University

Report and Recommendations on the Statistical Survey of Canadian Academic and Research Libraries

Slides: Statistics, No Damned Lies … But Some Inconsistencies

1:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Policy (Copyright and Litigation Debrief) (Crescent)

  • Martha Whitehead, Queen’s University Librarian and Chair of CARL’s Policy Committee
  • Susan Haigh, CARL Executive Director
  • Mark Swartz, Copyright Manager at Queen’s and CARL Visiting Program Officer

Slides: Policy Matters

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
BREAK (Lounge Bishop)

2:30 PM – 4:15 PM
Capacity (Core Competencies; Diversity) (Crescent)

  • Vivian Lewis, McMaster University Librarian, and Chair of the Strengthening Capacity Committee.
  • Kathleen DeLong, University of Alberta Associate University Librarian, and Chair of CARL’s Core Competencies Working Group
  • Mark A. Puente, Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries
  • Gwen Bird, Simon Fraser University Librarian and member of CARL’s Strengthening Capacity Committee


Slides: Contemporary Approaches to Leading the Liberated (Academic) Library

Report on Member Responses from the Session on Strengthening Indigenous Representation and Reconciliation

Results from Survey on Internship Programs to Increase Indigenous Representation in our Workforce

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Board Meeting (Drummond)