Arrangements will be made to enable remote participation in the morning sessions (details will be emailed to registered participants). Summary reports and all other documentation produced in the afternoon sessions will be made available for feedback for those not able to attend in person.

9:00 – 9:30
Arrival and refreshments

9:30 – 9:45
Welcome and overview of the day

9:45 – 10:30

  • Abbie Grotke, Lead Information Technology Specialist of the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team

10:30 – 11:15
Guest speaker:

  • Legal basis for web archiving in Canada. Dr. Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law from the University of Ottawa (presenting remotely)

11:15 – 12:30
Institutional perspectives:

  • Jeremy Heil, Digital and Private Records Archivist, Queen’s University
  • Mireille Laforce, Directrice du dépôt légal et de la conservation des collections patrimoniales, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
  • Susan Paterson, Government Publications Librarian, and Larissa Ringham, Digital Projects Librarian, University of British Columbia (presenting remotely)
  • Nicholas Worby, Government Information & Statistics Librarian, University of Toronto (presenting remotely)

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch (provided), in conjunction with the IIPC Steering Committee

13:30 – 14:30
Updates and proposals:

  • Update from Archive-It: Lori Donovan, Senior Program Manager, Archive-It
  • The Web Archives for Longitudinal Knowledge (WALK) and Archives Unleashed Projects: Ryan Deschamps, University of Waterloo
  • A proposal for preservation storage of Canadian web archives data using the Ontario Libraries Research Cloud: Jacqueline Whyte Appleby, ScholarsPortal, and Corey Davis, Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries

14:30 – 15:00
Discussion: Presentation of preliminary results of Web Archiving in Canada survey (discussion led by Corey Davis, COPPUL)

15:00 – 17:30 (with break from 15:30-16:00, in conjunction with the IIPC Steering Committee)
CWAC business (moderator TBA)

  • Review CWAC Terms of Reference
  • Identify strategic priorities and work plans for 2017-18

(Informal dinner plans TBA)