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President of the SLA Eastern Canada Chapter and Assistant Librarian at McGill University Digital Initiatives
The Disciplined Librarian: Hard Choices, Clear Direction, Real Impact
Coordinator of Digital Library Services at McGill University Library
A Brief History of Digital Collections
Director of Information and Analysis Services at NRC Knowledge Management
Creating innovative pathways amidst uncertainty: the provision of information in anticipation initiatives
Acting University Archivist at McGill University Archives
Who Are You? Transformation of the Archivist within Archives
President of Alleyne Inc.
Knowledge and Expertise Networks – A framework for Knowledge Management
Systems Librarian at Concordia University Library
Reference rot in Concordia University’s Spectrum Research Repository
Corporate Director Information Security (CISO) at Loto-Quebec
Value of personal information - a cybersecurity perspective
Panel: Challenges, Changes, and Trends in the Information Field moderated by Max Evans, SIS Professor at McGill University
This panel features all our speakers and gives the audience the opportunity to ask questions and/or provide comments on the topics covered.
Join us in the Thomson House basement for more discussion and networking!
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The InfoNexus Organization Committee is pleased to announce another speaker on ICT and Libraries, Sarah Severson. Sarah will be giving us A Brief History of Digital Collections.
Sarah Severson is the Digitization and Delivery Coordinator at McGill University Library where she works on digitizing the libraries’ various rare and special collections and making them openly available online. Prior to joining McGill she worked as the Digital Archivist at Moment Factory and a Media Librarian at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She holds a MLIS from McGill University and her BA in Art History and Religious studies from Concordia University.
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The InfoNexus Organization Committee is pleased to present Ed Bilodeau as another speaker at InfoNexus 2016. With the topic The disciplined librarian: Hard choices, clear direction, real impact, Ed will be delving into the Library side of the Information Field.
Edward Bilodeau is a librarian at the McGill University Library. He has extensive experience in both in academia as well as the private sector, primarily in the areas of web strategy,information architecture, web development, and knowledge management. His current interests include discovery systems, process improvement, and sustainable development practices.
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The InfoNexus Organization Committee is proud to announce Joel Alleyne as a speaker at InfoNexus 2016! Joel will be speaking about Knowledge Management Enterprise Networks. Joel is the President of Alleyne Inc. continue reading below for more information on our newest speaker.
Joel Alleyne has worked in Management Consulting for over thirty years across the Americas and Europe. He is a member of the Entovation 100 Global Knowledge Leaders; which includes several global thought leaders and practitioners in the field who play a role in shaping the new knowledge based economy. Joel is also a faculty member with the Kaieteur Institute for Knowledge Management.
He has led Information and Knowledge Management efforts for several organizations as a consultant and has also as Chief Information Officer / Chief Knowledge Officer for Borden Ladner Gervais LLP – one of Canada’s largest law firms. He had several organizational leadership roles: as the CEO for several high tech companies; and as the National Director of Computer Services for one of Canada’s top Accounting and Management Consulting firms.
An active speaker throughout his career, he has developed and delivered workshops on Information and Knowledge Management for a variety of audiences across North America
He is also a frequent guest lecturer for various universities in the area of KM. Joel has acted as Practitioner in Residence with the Knowledge Media Design Institute at the University of Toronto (2005 – 2010). He is an adjunct instructor, with the Faculty of Information and Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies. His research interests and commitment over the past fifteen years has been in the fields of Knowledge Management (including areas such as e-Knowledge Markets, Expertise Networks, Expertise Management, Organizational Networks and Communities of Practice) and organizational informatics (assessing the impact of information technologies on organizations). Joel is a member in the International Federation for Information Processing Working Group on Information Technology and Organizational Change (IFIP WG 8.2) – a group of international recognized researchers. He is a faculty member with the Kaieteur Institute for Knowledge Management. He was appointed to the Entovation 100 Global Knowledge Leadership Map which includes several global thought leaders and practitioners in the field who play a role in shaping the new knowledge economy in 2003.
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The InfoNexus 2016 Organization Committee is proud to announce Lori Podolsky as a speaker at InfoNexus 2016! Lori Podolsky will be speaking about the McGill University Archives and her experiences as Acting University Archivist.
Lori Podolsky is a graduate to the University of Manitoba Archival Studies programme in History. She has worked with the International Development Research Centre and the Government of Ethiopia in the areas of digital preservation and metadata standards, respectively. In addition, Lori was the digital archivist at the Provincial Archives of Alberta and the Senior Records Office for the Alberta Research Council prior to coming to McGill University. Currently, she is the acting University Archivist and is involved in numerous projects, such as historical weather data crowdsourcing and in improving the discoverability of archival fonds held in the McGill University Archives.
We look forward to Lori’s talk about archives which will round out our day of talks about the Information field.
Dr. Max Evans (BSc, MISt, PhD) is an Assistant Professor at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS), and an associated researcher at the Knowledge Media Design Institute (KMDI). His research interests include: information and knowledge management; human, social and technological enablers to knowledge sharing; knowledge continuity management; and management of technological innovation. His professional experience includes project management, strategy consulting, operations analysis, business process reengineering, and information systems analysis, architecture, and design.
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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, notably in the financial sector. He has held positions as security consultant and manager and different levels. Anton Stiglic is presently Corporate Director of Information Security at Loto-Québec. M. Stiglic is recognized as a dynamic leader that proposes pragmatic solutions to risk issues, based on his expertise in IT and comprehension of business issues. M. Stiglic holds an MSc in computational theory from the Université de Montréal, as well as an MBA from Université de Sherbrooke. He is part of the Canadian Standards Council’s IT security techniques working group.
More information on Anton Stiglic’s talk at InfoNexus to come! Don’t forget to register to save your seat at this year’s conference!
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 SIS students.
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, which shares the proceedings of the PLG Edmonton Symposium on the Commodification of Information and Library Services is forthcoming this winter. Alex kindly agreed to answer a few of our questions over email about her experience at EPL.