20.590 workshop: Toward a Canadian Digital Information Strategy

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 07:23:55 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 590.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 07:20:10 +0100
         From: Bouchard Dany <dany.bouchard_at_UMONTREAL.CA>
         Subject: Workshop : Toward a Canadian
Digital Information Strategy (May 9th 2007)

Workshop May 9th 2007
Research and Training Perspectives on the Canadian Digital Information Strategy

We remind you that on May 9 will be held at the
University of Montreal a one-day workshop
relating to Research and Training Perspectives on
the Canadian Digital Information Strategy. The
main objectives of the meeting is to bring
together faculty members and researchers from
various universities and Canadian research
centers, as well as representatives from hosting
institutions and major research funding organizations. This workshop will:

-- inform the participants of key
priorities that were identified at the National
Summit (content, preservation and access to numerical information);
-- identify research initiatives concerning the priorities;
-- identify concerned research groups and
create a Canadian research community working on the national priorities;
-- discuss academic and training programs
necessary to meet the various needs in the field of digital information.

The inscription is free but required and the
place are limited. To register and for the
details of the day, visit our Web site at
To familiarize you with the elements of the
Canadian strategy that will be discussed and also
to take part in the discussion concerning the
challenges raised by these problems, we invite
you to consult the blog set up by l'École de
bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information
de l'Université de Montréal. http://blogues.ebsi.umontreal.ca/stra_num

Guest speakers:

Mme Lise Bisonnette
Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Bibliothèque
et Archives Nationales du Québec

Mme Ingride Parent
Assistant Deputy Minister, Documentary Heritage
Collection Sector, Library and Archives Canada

Gérard Boismenu
Professor, Department of political Science
Université de Montréal and President of Synergies

  France Bouthillier
Associate Professor, Head of Graduate School of
Library and Information Science.

Lisa Given
Associate professor, University of Alberta and
President of Canadian Association for Information
Science <http://www.cais-acsi.ca/>

  Jean-Michel Salaün
Professor, Head of École de bibliothéconomie et
des sciences de l'information de l'Université de Montréal

Dany Bouchard,
Doctoral candidate
École de Bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information
Université de Montréal

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