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McLuhan Seminar on Open Cities

Public seminar on Open Cities on November 14, 2016 at the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology in Toronto

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YorkU Library Futures Speaker Series

As part of their Library Futures Speaker Series, on May 2nd, 2016 I gave a talk entitled, The City As Classroom vs. The City As Advertising Platform to York University Libraries.

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Keynote speaker at WLA 2015

On November 3rd, 2015 I had the great honour and pleasure to give the morning keynote at the 2015 Wisconsin Library Association Conference in Middleton, Wisconsin. The name of the talk was, “The City As Classroom: How can we embed the library into the community?”

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Keynote at ILEAD USA

On October 26th, 2015 I had the pleasure to give the morning keynote to the delegations of ILEAD USA. The title of my talk was, “Libraries are for Use. And by Use, I mean Copying” and it addressed the use of copying as a form of collection development in spite of DRM and the DMCA.

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Presentation at Access YYZ 2015

On September 10th, I had the honour and the pleasure to speak at the 2015 Access Conference in Toronto, Ontario

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Mapping open data workshop

On June 12, 2015, I led a workshop entitled “Consuming and Transforming Open Data” for the attendees of OLITA Digital Odyssey, hosted at George Brown College, Waterfront Campus, in Toronto.  The materials for the workshop can be found on github: https://github.com/copystar/do15

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Keynote Speaker for OnlineNW 2015

Keynote Speaker for OnlineNorthWest 2015, Corvallis, Oregon on February 13th, 2015: a conference on libraries, technology, and culture

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ALA Midwinter 2015 Masters Series Talk

On February 1st, 2015, as part of the ALA Masters Speaking Series, at ALA Midwinter 2015. I gave a presentation entitled “Mechanic Institutes, Hackerspaces, Makerspaces, TechShops, Incubators, Accelerators, and Centers of Social Enterprise. Where do libraries fit in?”

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Keynote speaker: Scholars Portal Day 2014

On December 3rd, representatives of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) met for Scholars Portal Day at Snell Hall of the St James Cathedral in Toronto.  In keeping with the day’s theme of community, I gave a morning keynote talk entitled “From DIY to Working Together: Using a Hackerspace to build community.”

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ALA Webinar Series

As part of the ALA LITA webinar series “Re-Drawing the Map”, I gave two presentations: “Web Mapping: moving from maps on the web to maps of the web” and “OpenStreetMaps: Trust the map that anyone can change”.

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