Speaker 2016: Sarah Severson

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 … Read More

Speaker 2016: Ed Bilodeau

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 … Read More

Speaker 2016: Joel Alleyne

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 … Read More

Speaker 2016: Lori Podolsky

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 … Read More

Panel Moderator 2016: Max Evans

Assistant Professor Max Evans of McGill’s School of Information Studies has generously agreed to moderate our panel Challenges, Changes, and Trends in the Information Field at InfoNexus 2016. 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: … Read More

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

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