Archives Association of Ontario Conference

Next week I will be attending the 2014 Archives Association of Ontario conference.  This year's conference theme is "Party With Your Archives" with many of the presentations focusing on the use of archival collections in community events, commemoration projects, and the creation of collective memory.  On Friday May 30th I will be presenting "Marginalized Voices: … Continue reading Archives Association of Ontario Conference

NCPH2013 Thursday WordPress Thoughts

My time at NCPH 2013 actually started on Wednesday.  The majority of my Wednesday activities revolved around networking and talking with new and old colleagues from Western University. Interesting discussions but not really blog post fodder.  As such I'm skipping to Thursday in my run down of this year's NCPH experience.WordPress as a Public History … Continue reading NCPH2013 Thursday WordPress Thoughts

Post NCPH2012 Conference Wrap-up

I think I'm still coming down from a conference high.  Despite the backlog of email and reference requests that awaited me upon my return, I'm extremely happy that I was able to attend #ncph2012.  My thoughts about specific sessions and networking opportunities I attended can be seen in previous posts.What did you get out of … Continue reading Post NCPH2012 Conference Wrap-up

OLA Conference: Extraordinary Canadians

As part of the Ontario Library Association's annual conference I attended the opening plenary on "Extraordinary Canadians." This panel featured John Ralston Saul, Adrienne Clarkson, Jane Urquhart, Nino Ricci, and Mark Kingwell. All five of these individuals have contributed to the Extraordinary Canadians biography series. This series examines the lives of people who have helped … Continue reading OLA Conference: Extraordinary Canadians

Call for Proposals, AAO Conference

I thought this might be of interest to anyone working with digital technology in the heritage sector, particularly those persons who work with archival photos.Archives Association of Ontario2010 Annual Conference, Barrie, OntarioJune 16-18, 2010From Daguerreotypes to Flikr:Grappling with the Archival Image in an Era of Technological ChangeThe 2010 AAO conference in Barrie aims to explore … Continue reading Call for Proposals, AAO Conference