Speaker 2016: Anton Stiglic

The InfoNexus 2016 Organization Committee is proud to announce Anton Stiglic as a speaker at InfoNexus 2016! Anton’s topic is Information Security and providing a cybersecurity perspective on the value of personal information. Anton Stiglic has over 15 years of industry experience in the field of information security and risk management. He has worked with startups, consultancy firms as well as several large organisations, … Read More

InfoNexus 2016 Organization Committee

2016 Chief Organizers Christy is a second-year MISt student interested in Knowledge Management and Information Technology. Her interest in the MISt program sparked when working abroad with a NGO dedicated to creating libraries and reading spaces for elementary school in rural China. Christy is now a Children’s Librarian with New York Public Library, at the Chatham Square Branch in the … Read More

Photos from InfoNexus 2015

We consolidated and reconstructed most of our archives from the very first Web 2.You workshop in 2008 to the latest InfoNexus event in 2015. (Keeping the archives all over the Internet was unforgivable!) Hope you enjoy our history as you explore our website and here are some more photos from InfoNexus 2015 in our new Google+ album: And check out … Read More

We Are Taking a Few Months Off…

We are taking a few months off for website maintenance and archive consolidation. We will introduce the organizers of InfoNexus 2016 when we are back. Check out the highlights from InfoNexus 2015 on MISSA’s blog written by one of the conference co-organizers, Kayleigh Girard. We hope you enjoyed sharing your time with us! If you still miss us, see some … Read More

Special Thanks to the Volunteers and Co-Organizers of InfoNexus 2015!

InfoNexus 2015, that took place on February 6, could not have been possible without the professionalism and generosity of our volunteers and co-organizers. The time flew so fast the day of the conference that Alex and I completely forgot to thank our volunteers Meghan Goodchild, MISt 2016 Rebecca Mahler, MLIS 2015 as well as our co-organizers Kayleigh Girard, MISt 2016 … Read More

InfoNexus 2015 Shares Links to Some Speakers’ Slides & Websites

Dear followers, thank you for attending InfoNexus 2015! As promised, we’d like to share the links to some of our speaker’s slides or websites: Nancy Naluz: “Digital Literacy Today and Tomorrow”; Herman Tumurcuoglu: “Applying Reverse SEO Techniques to Resolve Search Reputation Problems”; David Heti: his website; Alexandra Carruthers: “Theory and Practice of Building Digital Public Spaces”. If you’d like to … Read More

Nathalie de Preux, a Current Knowledge Management Advisor at Bombardier, Is Back to McGill to Speak at InfoNexus 2015!

  Nathalie de Preux is a recent graduate of McGill’s School of Information Studies (SIS) Master’s program. We invited Nathalie back to her alma mater to talk about her journey into the professional world of Knowledge Management at Bombardier Aerospace. Nathalie generously shared her memories and ideas over the familiar cheese nachos at Thomson House, the popular meeting place of … Read More

Alexandra Carruthers: Creating Digital Public Spaces

  Alexandra Carruthers is the Digital Public Spaces Librarian at Edmonton Public Library (EPL). She holds an MA in English and an MLIS from the University of Alberta. She recently published a case study of EPL’ s International Open Data Day Hackathon in Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice Research and her co-edited issue of Progressive Librarian, … Read More

Online Reputation Management with Reverse Search Engine Optimization: How did we get here and what are we heading for?

  Herman Tumurcuoglu is a professor at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business and the founder of a meta-search engine called Mamma.com. Last December, Herman kindly shared his experience in the business of information retrieval with Anastasia, his former student. Our conversation about the relationship between business, technology, and people took place in a perfect test-ground for ideas – … Read More

Bibliometrics in Film Theory: Practical and Philosophical Challenges

  Patrick Brian Smith and Jesse David Dinneen are PhD students from Concordia University’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema and McGill University’s School of Information Studies, respectively. Patrick and Jesse have been collaborating on a project to explore the practical and philosophical challenges of bibliometrics in film theory. Their different perspectives offer a rare insight into the multidisciplinary nature of … Read More