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Welcome to code4lib BC!  
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Welcome to Code4Lib BC! Begun in Summer 2013, this chapter aims to create connections and professional development opportunities for folks from British Columbia and surrounding areas.
  
Begun in Summer 2013, this chapter aims to create connections and professional development opportunities for folks from British Columbia and surrounding areas.
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== '''Seventh Annual Code4Lib BC Unconference 2019''' ==
  
= '''Code4lib BC Unconference 2016''' =
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* '''Thursday, 28 November and Friday, 29 November'''
  
'''[https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2016-code4libbc-unconference-tickets-26429947685 Registration is now open]''' for Code4Lib BC's fourth annual unconference!
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* [https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2019-code4lib-bc-unconference-tickets-69790315713 Registration is now open!]
  
* December 1 and 2, 2016
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* Update: We are now sold out!
* Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, UBC, Vancouver BC
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* [https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2016-code4libbc-unconference-tickets-26429947685 Register now] ($30 for both days)
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This year's Code4Lib BC will be held on the North Shore of Metro Vancouver, and jointly hosted by West Vancouver Memorial Library and Capilano University. The Thursday events will be held at the West Vancouver Memorial Library. Friday's activities will be held at Capilano University's main campus.
* [https://goo.gl/forms/YFrcIF4UpQRnj5eD3 Propose a lightning talk or breakout session]
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=== What's it all about? ===
 
=== What's it all about? ===
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It's a 2-day unconference - a participant-driven meeting bringing together a diverse and open community of library developers and non-developers engaging in effective, collaborative problem-solving through technology regardless of their department or background.
 
It's a 2-day unconference - a participant-driven meeting bringing together a diverse and open community of library developers and non-developers engaging in effective, collaborative problem-solving through technology regardless of their department or background.
  
The event will feature lightning talks in the mornings, breakout sessions in the afternoons, with coffee, tea and snacks provided. Lightning talks are brief presentations which are typically 10-15 minutes in length on topics related to library technologies. Breakout sessions are an opportunity to bring participants together in an ad hoc fashion for a short, yet sustained period of problem solving, software development and fun. If there is a neat project you're 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, Code4Lib BC is a great opportunity to share with the community - [https://goo.gl/forms/YFrcIF4UpQRnj5eD3 let us know about it]!
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The event will feature lightning talks, breakout sessions, with coffee, tea and snacks provided. Lightning talks are brief presentations which are typically 10 minutes in length on topics related to library technologies. Breakout sessions are an opportunity to bring participants together in an ad hoc fashion for a short, yet sustained period of problem solving, software development and fun. If there is a neat project you're 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, Code4Lib BC is a great opportunity to share with the community!
  
'''What's included''': wifi, power, coffee/snacks
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* '''What's included''': wifi, power, coffee/snacks, lunches, prizes.
  
'''What's NOT included/what to bring''': a laptop, lunch (on-campus options [http://www.food.ubc.ca/feed-me/ here] and [http://www.ams.ubc.ca/foodanddrink/ here]), your ideas and enthusiasm
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* '''What's NOT included/what to bring''': a laptop, dinner, your ideas and enthusiasm.
  
'''Hashtag''': #c4lbc
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* '''Hashtag''': [https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=%23c4lbc&src=typd #c4lbc]
  
'''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.
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* '''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.
  
=== Program ===
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===Lightning Talk and Breakout Session Ideas===
  
Here's a partial list of talks and breakout sessions that have already been confirmed for this year's unconference. There are more to come - watch this space!
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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?
  
==== Lightning Talks ====
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* [https://forms.gle/3jrtXhcaSEhKhMxT8 Submit your lightning talk/breakout session idea]
  
* VideoConch, video format validation for Archivematica (Sarah Romkey)
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* [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16sFCWjhFYeiaGqU5BrFMEdEQVN7sORthMmnuQsWfVO8/edit?usp=sharing See what's already been submitted]
* TechBC Memory Project metadata upgrade (Holly Hendrigan)
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* A Coal Miner’s History: Mapping Digitized Audio Interviews (Daniel Sifton)
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* simple library apps with Google Apps Scripts (Terry Brady)
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* Defining Projects using Gherkin Syntax (Sara Allain)
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* UX design on research data site (Jessica Gallinger)
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* Islandora On This Day module (Mark Jordan)
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* Provincial Digital Library update (Daniel Sifton/Caroline Daniels)
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==== Breakout Sessions ====
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===Food/Transportation===
  
* Intro to SQL (Alex Garnett)
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Do you have dietary restrictions? Let us know when you register.
* Awesome Excel tips (Trevor Smith)
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* PDL technologies Up Close (Daniel Sifton)
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* [https://westvanlibrary.ca/visit/library/location-hours Bus and parking information for West Vancouver Memorial Library] or [https://g.page/WestVanLibrary?share Google Maps]
* FOLIO (Andrew Nagy)
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* reSearcher and project sustainability
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* [https://www.capilanou.ca/about-capu/get-to-know-us/our-campuses/capu-main-campus/ Directions to Capilano University], [https://www.capilanou.ca/about-capu/get-to-know-us/our-campuses/parking-services/ Parking Services website] or [https://g.page/CapULibrary?share Google Maps]
* Intro to Git and GitHub
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===Accommodations===
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* [https://www.pinnaclepierhotel.com Pinnacle Hotel]: Rates start at $229.00/night.
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* [http://www.lonsdalequayhotel.com Lonsdale Hotel]: Rates start at $159.50/night (non-refundable) or $206.25/night (refundable).
  
 
=== Schedule ===
 
=== Schedule ===
  
==== Thursday, December 1 ====
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==== Day 1 ====
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{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
| 9:00 || Welcome & Announcements
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| 8:30 || Doors open
 
|-
 
|-
| 9:15 || Lightning Talks
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| 9:00 || Welcome and announcements
 
|-
 
|-
| 10:30 || Coffee break
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| 9:15 || Lightning talks
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* Icebreaker activity - Patricia Lesku
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* Scraping index pages and VuFind implementation - Louise Brittain Boisvert
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* Blended learning in libraries: Google IT Support Certificate Program at Surrey Libraries - Erol Olcay
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* Implementing an IT service desk! - Tamarack Hockin / Jason Swan
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* Upgrading public computers and creating a game space for youth - Camille Ginnever
 
|-
 
|-
| 10:45 || Lightning Talks, cont'd
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| 10:30 || Break
 
|-
 
|-
| 11:30 || Lunch (On Your Own)
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| 10:45 || Lightning talks (continued)
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* Authorities cleanup - Trevor Smith
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* Implementing values in practical ways - Cynthia Ng
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* Tell Your Story: Ebook creation for 11-14 - Patricia Lesku
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|-
 
|-
| 1:00 || Breakout Sessions
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| 12:00 || Lunch (provided)
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|-
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| 1:00 || Breakout sessions
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* The Lab Learning Space at WVML - Andrea Tartaglio / Patricia Lesku
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|-
 
|-
 
| 2:30 || Break
 
| 2:30 || Break
 
|-
 
|-
| 2:45 || Breakout Sessions, cont'd
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| 2:45 || Breakout sessions (continued)
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* Blended learning in libraries - Erol Olcay
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|-
 
|-
| 4:00 || Breakout Reports
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| 4:00 || Breakout reports
 
|-
 
|-
| 5:00 || Social Event
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| 5:00 || Social event
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* [https://goo.gl/maps/6KsoUh8XsAXp6ABm8 mahony | Burrard Landing]
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* Karaoke after?
 
|}
 
|}
  
==== Friday, December 2 ====
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==== Day 2 ====
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{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
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| 8:30 || Doors open
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|-
 
| 9:00 || Announcements
 
| 9:00 || Announcements
 
|-
 
|-
| 9:15 || Lightning Talks
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| 9:15 || Lightning talks
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* Privacy-protecting technologies - Chelsea Palmer
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* Code club for seniors - Dethe Elza
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* Fair and FAIR data sharing in the Global South - Alicia Urquidi
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* A review of open-source ERM options in 2019 - James Fournie
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* Organizing Ideas podcast - Allison Jones / Karen Ng
 
|-
 
|-
| 10:30 || Coffee break
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| 10:30 || Break
 
|-
 
|-
| 10:45 || Lightning Talks, cont'd
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| 10:45 || Lightning talks (continued)
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* RefDesk Dashboard for Springshare data - Trevor Smith
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* Implementing OpenAthens for eResource authentication - Hillary Webb
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*
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|-
 
|-
| 12:00 || Lunch (On Your Own)
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| 12:00 || Lunch (provided)
 
|-
 
|-
| 1:00 || Breakout Sessions
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| 1:00 || Breakout sessions
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* Web archiving - Dana McFarland
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* Project management - Trevor Smith
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|-
 
|-
 
| 2:30 || Break
 
| 2:30 || Break
 
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|-
| 2:45 || Breakout Sessions, cont'd
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| 2:45 || Breakout sessions (continued)
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* Establishing a code club for adults/seniors - Dethe Elza
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* Who wants to host Code4Lib BC in 2020?
 
|-
 
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| 4:00 || Breakout Reports
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| 4:00 || Breakout reports
 
|-
 
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| 4:30 || End of Day
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| 5:00 ||Meet up at [https://goo.gl/maps/K4xetNSFzyVKB1cv5 Coach House Lounge]
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== Organizers ===
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=== Sponsors ===
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While Code4Lib BC no longer solicits sponsorship, we want to acknowledge the contributions of our hosts:
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* [https://westvanlibrary.ca/ West Vancouver Memorial Library]
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* [https://library.capilanou.ca/ Capilano University]
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as well as continued administrative and fiscal support from the [https://bc.libraries.coop/ BC Libraries Cooperative].
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=== 2019 Organizers ===
  
* Sara Allain
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* Kevin Brash
* Jeff Davis
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* Michel Castagné
* James Fournie
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* Glen Greenly
* Tamarack Hockin
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* Maryann Kempthorne
* Mark Jordan
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* Patricia Lesku
* Paul Joseph
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* Jennifer O'Donnell
* Cynthia Ng
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* Fiacre O'Duinn
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* Rebecca Slaven
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* Andrea Tartaglio
  
 
Comments or questions? Get in touch with us at c4lbc-organizers@googlegroups.com.
 
Comments or questions? Get in touch with us at c4lbc-organizers@googlegroups.com.

Latest revision as of 23:30, 8 November 2019

Welcome to Code4Lib BC! Begun in Summer 2013, this chapter aims to create connections and professional development opportunities for folks from British Columbia and surrounding areas.

Seventh Annual Code4Lib BC Unconference 2019

  • Thursday, 28 November and Friday, 29 November
  • Update: We are now sold out!

This year's Code4Lib BC will be held on the North Shore of Metro Vancouver, and jointly hosted by West Vancouver Memorial Library and Capilano University. The Thursday events will be held at the West Vancouver Memorial Library. Friday's activities will be held at Capilano University's main campus.

What's it all about?

It's a 2-day unconference - a participant-driven meeting bringing together a diverse and open community of library developers and non-developers engaging in effective, collaborative problem-solving through technology regardless of their department or background.

The event will feature lightning talks, breakout sessions, with coffee, tea and snacks provided. Lightning talks are brief presentations which are typically 10 minutes in length on topics related to library technologies. Breakout sessions are an opportunity to bring participants together in an ad hoc fashion for a short, yet sustained period of problem solving, software development and fun. If there is a neat project you're 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, Code4Lib BC is a great opportunity to share with the community!

  • What's included: wifi, power, coffee/snacks, lunches, prizes.
  • What's NOT included/what to bring: a laptop, dinner, your ideas and enthusiasm.
  • Code of Conduct: As a Code4Lib event, we adhere to the Code4Lib Code of Conduct, which seeks to provide a welcoming, harassment-free environment.

Lightning Talk and Breakout Session Ideas

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?

Food/Transportation

Do you have dietary restrictions? Let us know when you register.

Accommodations

  • Lonsdale Hotel: Rates start at $159.50/night (non-refundable) or $206.25/night (refundable).

Schedule

Day 1

8:30 Doors open
9:00 Welcome and announcements
9:15 Lightning talks
  • Icebreaker activity - Patricia Lesku
  • Scraping index pages and VuFind implementation - Louise Brittain Boisvert
  • Blended learning in libraries: Google IT Support Certificate Program at Surrey Libraries - Erol Olcay
  • Implementing an IT service desk! - Tamarack Hockin / Jason Swan
  • Upgrading public computers and creating a game space for youth - Camille Ginnever
10:30 Break
10:45 Lightning talks (continued)
  • Authorities cleanup - Trevor Smith
  • Implementing values in practical ways - Cynthia Ng
  • Tell Your Story: Ebook creation for 11-14 - Patricia Lesku
12:00 Lunch (provided)
1:00 Breakout sessions
  • The Lab Learning Space at WVML - Andrea Tartaglio / Patricia Lesku
2:30 Break
2:45 Breakout sessions (continued)
  • Blended learning in libraries - Erol Olcay
4:00 Breakout reports
5:00 Social event

Day 2

8:30 Doors open
9:00 Announcements
9:15 Lightning talks
  • Privacy-protecting technologies - Chelsea Palmer
  • Code club for seniors - Dethe Elza
  • Fair and FAIR data sharing in the Global South - Alicia Urquidi
  • A review of open-source ERM options in 2019 - James Fournie
  • Organizing Ideas podcast - Allison Jones / Karen Ng
10:30 Break
10:45 Lightning talks (continued)
  • RefDesk Dashboard for Springshare data - Trevor Smith
  • Implementing OpenAthens for eResource authentication - Hillary Webb
12:00 Lunch (provided)
1:00 Breakout sessions
  • Web archiving - Dana McFarland
  • Project management - Trevor Smith
2:30 Break
2:45 Breakout sessions (continued)
  • Establishing a code club for adults/seniors - Dethe Elza
  • Who wants to host Code4Lib BC in 2020?
4:00 Breakout reports
5:00 Meet up at Coach House Lounge

Sponsors

While Code4Lib BC no longer solicits sponsorship, we want to acknowledge the contributions of our hosts:

as well as continued administrative and fiscal support from the BC Libraries Cooperative.

2019 Organizers

  • Kevin Brash
  • Michel Castagné
  • Glen Greenly
  • Maryann Kempthorne
  • Patricia Lesku
  • Jennifer O'Donnell
  • Fiacre O'Duinn
  • Rebecca Slaven
  • Andrea Tartaglio

Comments or questions? Get in touch with us at c4lbc-organizers@googlegroups.com.

Past Events

See our past events page.