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Begun in Summer 2013, this chapter aims to create connections and professional development opportunities for folks from British Columbia and surrounding areas.
 == '''Fifth Sixth Annual Code4lib BC Unconference 20172018''' ==
'''Save the dates!'''
* Thursday, 30 November and Friday, 1 December, 2017
*Thursday, 29 November and Friday, 30 November This year's C4LBC will be held in Nanaimo, BC, and jointly hosted by the University of Vancouver Island and Vancouver Island Regional Library. Again! The Thursday events will be held in downtown Nanaimo at VIRL's Harbourfront Branch. Friday's activities will be held the the VIU campus. This year's organisers are trying hard to make everything as easy as possible for mainlanders travelling to the island, so stay tuned for details on transportation, accommodations, and much more.
[https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/20172018-code4libbc-unconference-vancouver-island-tickets-37762407377 50429527073 Registration is now open!]
=== What's it all about? ===
'''Code of Conduct''': As a Code4Lib event, we adhere to the [http://bit.ly/coc4lib Code4Lib Code of Conduct], which seeks to provide a welcoming, harassment-free environment.
 
=== Sponsors ===
 
While Code4libBC no longer solicits sponsorship, we want to acknowledge the contributions by our hosts:
 
* [http://http://virl.bc.ca/ Vancouver Island Regional Library], and
* [https://library.viu.ca/ Vancouver Island University Library],
 
as well as continued administrative and fiscal support from the [https://bc.libraries.coop/ BC Libraries Cooperative].
===Lightning Talk Proposals and Breakout Suggestions===
Is there a neat project you've been working on, a cool new tool you want to show off, or an interesting development in the world of library technology that you want to discuss?
Submit your [https://goo.gl/forms/bbArtR1Mhweuq5L33 lightning talk/breakout suggestion]
===Transportation===Submit your [https://goo.gl/forms/477mUwdPWj7qCCVk2 lightning talk/breakout suggestion]
See what's already been [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IooK5wBd7JinNnNVdrh9dV_e5XgMfEqVZ3WDWesz-t0 submitted]  ===Food/Transportation=== Do you have dietary restrictions? Let us know when you register. Are you traveling from Victoria or the Lower Mainland? Are you interested in sharing transportation? Do you have any dietary restrictions? Please let us know by filling out this [httpscontact://goo*carpool from Victoria to Nanaimo please contact Charles Hogg at charles.hogg@leg.bc.ca.*carpool from Lower Mainland to Nanaimo please contact James Fournie at jfournie@vcc.ca.gl/forms/68AWe1YPwJ3w7cs12 survey]
Transportation to Nanaimo from the mainland is best made by ferry to Departure Bay, or by seaplane/helijet
*[http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/mainland/hbna-current.php BC ferries from West Van to Departure Bay]. If you are interested in carpooling from the Vancouver area, please let us know in the transportation survey.*[http://www.seairseaplanes.com/schedules Seair Seaplanes to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town downtown Vancouver(Flights can be delayed due to weather this time of year)*[http://www.harbourair.com/book-a-flight/locations/nanaimo/ Harbour Air Seaplanes to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town downtown Vancouver(Flights can be delayed to due weather this time of year)*[http://helijet.com/helijet-introduces-nanaimo-vancouver-flights/ Helijet to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town downtown Vancouver.*[http://www.tofinobus.com/ Tofino Bus] and [https://www.islandlinkbus.com/ IslandLinkBus] from Victoria and Other Island Locations to Nanaimo. Also, if you  This year were are interested in locating please to offer a carpool from Victoria draw for a chance to Nanaimo please say so in win one of two travel bursaries [$300 each]. One for a student, one for a non-student: [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CA7MCh63ko70LVdEPFkq6IiGryKQifR7DkMeVgsH7-Q Enter the transportation surveyBursary Draw].'''Bursary update:''' The draw is now closed. Congratulations to this year's bursary recipients: Kristen Allford and Paul Burry!
===Accommodations===
 The [https://www.coasthotels.com/hotels/bc/nanaimo/coast-bastion-hotel/ Coast Bastion Hotel offered ] has reserved a discount for early bookingsblock of 10 rooms per night at the government rate (Nov 28/29) Guests can call 800-663-1144 and quote “Code4Lib” or group code CBI-GFC18933 to book under the block. But if you're reading this after Oct 30th  This block will be held until October 29th, any remaining rooms will be sent back to general inventory. After that, guests can still book under the discount has elapsedblock, but based on general availability. *Comfort Rooms – 2 beds $117.00*Superior Rooms – 2 Bed or 1 Queen bed $127.00*Premium Rooms – 1 King bed $137. 00 Other accommodation options can be found [https://goo.gl/aSm4MQ here.]
=== Schedule ===
==== Thursday, 30 November Day 1 ==== 
Events will be held at [https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Vancouver+Island+Regional+Library/@49.1655907,-123.9386119,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x5488a15814a89c2b:0xa00f9e80da1f7296!8m2!3d49.1655907!4d-123.9364232 VIRL's Harbourfront library branch].
 
Parking: Recommend underground parking under library. Entrance to lot off Front St. or Museum Way.
{| class="wikitable"
| 9:00 || Welcome & Announcements
|-
| 9:15 || Lightning Talks* Code4lib[https:/BC/docs.google.com/presentation/d/1UhJWHKf15ZX7fbH1k3odpQ7J-QTrmbepvKefCBXBSMA/edit?usp=sharing Code4libBC: What's it all about an Unconference] - Cynthia Ng* Canadian Federated Data Repository The Art of the Kludge - Alex GarnettJulie Cole* Using Ms Access to make vendor reports or local workflows less painful LibAnswers as an e- Trevor Smithresource management and ticketing system - Patricia Pang* Games Day in Breaking Down the Library IT Silo - Kevin BrashJeff Narver* What's The Never-Ending Wrangle: enabling fulltext search in the Bag? Indexing and querying Bags with Elasticsearch Supplejack - Mark JordanDaniel Sifton
|-
| 10:30 || Coffee break
|-
| 10:45 || Lightning Talks, cont'd
* Restoring an interactive videotex art exhibition from the midChildren's Coding Gadgets and Early Literacy Skill Development -1980s Code- John Durnoa-Pillar, Osmo, and Sphero - Caitlin Ottenbreit* I.T. things at FVRLOpen to change: Sphero/Spark robots, Green Screens and VR Experience Migrating to Evergreen - Traci Monchamp James Fournie / Lewis Vacek Gwenda Bryan / Tamarack HockinDan Sifton / Geoffrey Allen* ILS Migration Change Management: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Digitization challenges for small organizations - Janice BanserChristine Meutzner* Contest of championsWeeding Reports - Trevor Smith* [http: Headless battle //webapp.library.uvic.ca/jdurno/durnos_old_computers_c4lbc_20181128.pdf Retro- Daniel Siftoncomputing collection at UVic Libraries] - John Durno
|-
| 1112:30 00 || Lunch (Provided)
|-
| 1:00 || Breakout Sessions* GODOT has left the building : the CUFTS/GODOT end of life debrief for everybodyHosting Code4libBC - Maryann Kempthorne Cynthia Ng, Daniel Sifton . . . * Show + tell IT things breakout [https: VIRL Creativity Commons //docs.google.com/document/d/1XuxxL6arEcpAzDWnGKTNC7xBH881- Geoffrey Allen DqOSAkuJT_aXW8/ FVRL IT Things edit?usp=sharing Web Archiving Community of Practice] - Traci Monchamp, Lewis Vacek, Tamarack Hockin Dana McFarland / Larissa Ringham
|-
| 2:30 || Break
|-
| 2:45 || Breakout Sessions, cont'd* Using Ms Access to make vendor reports or local workflows less painful (expanded) Excel for Librarians - Trevor Smith* Web ArchivingCreativity Commons: Coordinating efforts, sharing best practices Open House - Dana McFarland* Hosting Code4libBC - Geoffrey Allen, Cynthia Ng, Ben Hyman, Daniel SiftonJason/Jonathan Bigalow
|-
| 4:15 00 || Breakout Reports
|-
| 5:00 || Social Event at [http://whitesailsbrewing.com/ White Sails Brewery] with pizza from [http://mambogourmetpizza.com/ Mambo Pizza]
* [https://goo.gl/6MM7vv Directions] from VIRL to White Sails
|}
==== Friday, 1 December Day 2 ====Events will be held at [https://wwwwww2.googleviu.ca/mapsmap/place/Vancouver+Island+University/@49.1575093,-123.9674261,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x5488a3ed204a06ef:0x62f26560f569d288!8m2!3d49.157362!4d-123.96189 VIU's Building 305, Room 509507]
A bus (with a friendly, qualified driver) will pick up attendees from the Coast Bastion on Friday morning at 8:20 am. If needed the bus will return for another load of passengers ~20 minutes later.
The same bus, with the same friendly, qualified driver, will deliver attendees to the Departure Bay ferry terminal at the end of the dayParking: Closest is Lot N; some spaces in Lots F & C are short-term; [https://www2. viu.ca/facilities/Campus_Development/Site%20Map%20and%20Info/Site%20Map%20BARRIER%20FREE%20ROUTES%20Nanaimo%20Campus.pdf VIU Parking Map] 
{| class="wikitable"
|-
| 9:15 || Lightning Talks
* Sets with Tommy and Gina : Curation and selection in Supplejack Triclops Architecture - Daniel Sifton* Opens source, open access, open data Integrating Point of Sale with your ILS - Maryann KempthornePhilippe Lajoie* Linking video and audio in the Hansard Advocacy & Digital Licensing - Dan Kerr Emily Mathews* Legislative Library Tools to Capture Video/ David TurnerWebsite - Charles Hogg* Automating your EZproxy [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18Ohz2bDcVr0FvKppD3q- James Fournieoh6AjS6f3_mPES1mRF4Iww8/edit?usp=sharingWagtail CMS (built on django/python), my experiences getting out of the drupal/wordpress paradigm] - Dan Lerch
|-
| 10:30 || Coffee break
|-
| 10:45 || Lightning Talks, cont'd* Using Islandora to centralize access to distributed content Patron Counters - Mark Jordan James Fournie* Systems Projects in Special Libraries [https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RqSjNxDWnT4-IiqQPP4PyW823R4jOxG4/view Attack of the webforms!] - Charles HoggPaul Burry* OCR tools for nonILS cloud migration -Latin alphabets - Rebecca DicksonOlga Kalachinskaya* Through the Looking Glass: A Parallel World of Print Collections Data Hacking devices - Jean BlackburnCalvin Mah
|-
| 1112:30 00 || Lunch (Provided)
|-
| 1:00 || Breakout Sessions
* Parse, Harvest, Repeat[https: Hands //cynthia.gitlab.io/intro-to-git-and-gitlab/ Learn to Collaborate and Contribute to Projects on metadata ingestion in the Supplejack stack GitLab + with Git!] - Cynthia Ng* [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oerwPDMnYEHSa5JTnjGzoGOsHXvP9oToJxG11QIfEUI/edit?usp=sharing I '♥' Wikipedia] - Daniel Sifton Dana McFarland/ James FournieAndie Tomlinson 
|-
| 2:30 || Break
|-
| 2:45 || Breakout Sessions, cont'd<!--* Linking video and audio in the Hansard (Expanded/Discussion) - Dan Kerr / David TurnerMike Sinclair* [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LyL5AlPTTMW2YMT6-YG2p4iSiYQBA76RFwnH9h3wIyY/edit?usp=sharing All the DOCs]: Documentation and workflows - Cynthia Ng / Tamarack Hockin* Wordpress nightmare - Allison Trumble -->
|-
| 4:00 || Breakout Reports
* Library as platform - Maryann Kempthonre
* Cries for help / Tales of fails
|-
| 4:30 || End of Day|-| 5:00 || Meet up somewhere for drinks <!-- at [http://dev-viusu.pantheonsite.io/students-union-pub/ VIU Student Pub]-->
|-
|}
 
==== Feedback ====
 
Post conference, don't forget to fill out the [https://goo.gl/forms/eisFcofDCtEl7jL52 feedback form] . . . and get a chance to win a prize!
=== Organizers ===
* Dana McFarland
* Ben Hyman
* Geoffrey AllenJason Kuffler
* Charles Hogg
* Paris Carr
* Cynthia Ng
* Tamarack Hockin
* Corey DavisAllison Trumble* Geoffrey Allen
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