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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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If you're interested in hosting, please [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mh8haGBziQHiBkG_0byNgIEPxWIsBjKAXOss0cE9fJs/edit?usp=sharing take a read over our Planner's Guide].
  
== '''Fifth Annual Code4lib BC Unconference 2017''' ==
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== '''Seventh Annual Code4Lib BC Unconference 2019''' ==
  
'''Save the dates!'''
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'''Thursday, 28 November and Friday, 29 November'''
* Thursday, 30 November and Friday, 1 December, 2017
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This year's C4LBC will be held in Nanaimo, BC, and jointly hosted by the University of Vancouver Island and Vancouver Island Regional Library. 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.
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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.
 
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Registration details to follow.
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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, breakout sessions, 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!
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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, lunches, limited transportation from downtown Nanaimo to VIU campus.
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* '''What's included''': wifi, power, coffee/snacks, lunches, prizes.
  
'''What's NOT included/what to bring''': a laptop, dinner, 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.
  
===Transportation===
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===Lightning Talk and Breakout Session Ideas===
Transportation to Nanaimo from the mainland is best made by ferry to Departure Bay, or by seaplane/helijet
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*[http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/mainland/hbna-current.php BC ferries from West Van to Departure Bay]
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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?
*[http://www.seairseaplanes.com/schedules Seair Seaplanes to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town Vancouver
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*[http://www.harbourair.com/book-a-flight/locations/nanaimo/ Harbour Air Seaplanes to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town Vancouver
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* [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16sFCWjhFYeiaGqU5BrFMEdEQVN7sORthMmnuQsWfVO8/edit?usp=sharing See what was submitted]
*[http://helijet.com/helijet-introduces-nanaimo-vancouver-flights/ Helijet to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town Vancouver.
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===Food/Transportation===
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Do you have dietary restrictions? Let us know when you register.
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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]
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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]
  
 
===Accommodations===
 
===Accommodations===
We are looking to get group discounts at some of the downtown Nanaimo hotels.
 
  
The Coast Bastion Hotel is offering a discount for us. Details: [[File:CoastBastionHotelBooking.pdf]]
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* [https://www.pinnaclepierhotel.com Pinnacle Hotel]: Rates start at $229.00/night.
  
Check back for more details soon.
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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, 30 November ====
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==== 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].
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{| class="wikitable"
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| 8:30 || Doors open
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| 9:00 || Welcome and announcements
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| 9:15 || Lightning talks
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* Icebreaker activity - Kevin Brash
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1vnMuq1M8cejj9QJHXZoUOm-sdkf_3Cpq Scraping index pages and VuFind implementation] - Louise Brittain Boisvert
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1njuxu0CacJmVAq5NMwhdHgV8I--96lBe Blended learning in libraries: Google IT Support Certificate Program at Surrey Libraries] - Erol Olcay
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZLYro3HYm-GwvJqR1WF5vsGCFkIuA5I4 Implementing an IT service desk!] - Tamarack Hockin / Jason Swan
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1MufAHe5_MkWL00VOFQUAXjAUDDWYGP1J Ditch Deep Freeze: Public computer administration for small libraries] - Camille Ginnever
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| 10:30 || Break
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|-
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| 10:45 || Lightning talks (continued)
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* Authorities cleanup - Trevor Smith
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* [https://cynthiang.ca/2019/11/28/presentation-implementing-values-in-practical-ways/ 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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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CcB77MvBCDTnJVeH2AqhZCIFlRMbyRM1 JavaScript and CSS elements in circulation notices: A dilettante's perspective] - Olga Kalachinskaya
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* Ebook Ordering: How we expanded our collection with intentional ordering - Michelle Yule
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|-
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| 12:00 || Lunch (provided)
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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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* [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hZ9f-7aZbgH00Iv0CAuI8quRot47zEEvlwzMErx1J5E/edit?usp=sharing Implementing values] - Cynthia Ng
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|-
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| 2:30 || Break
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|-
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| 2:45 || Breakout sessions (continued)
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* Blended learning in libraries - Erol Olcay
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* Intranets
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|-
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| 4:00 || Breakout reports
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|-
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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!
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|}
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==== Day 2 ====
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{| class="wikitable"
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| 8:30 || Doors open
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|-
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| 9:00 || Announcements
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| 9:15 || Lightning talks
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1B_BZrrvodFzX59YKsMWI1nnSG9TccGEH Code club for seniors] - Dethe Elza
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* [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1__219rDiKi9R548yzi82eu0pCrhdZtW9JkcQFmDh4KA/edit?usp=sharing A review of open-source ERM options in 2019] - James Fournie
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ulI2iQiRYr5HJ2esztmF7pUDEukFw0EU_YKB9sl9RgQ Organizing Ideas podcast] - Allison Jones / Karen Ng
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* DokuWiki - Scott Leslie
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* [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vS17QDbMx-poI_m8dsoVRoxN-UIUbvzcKTFEruo4ylQmlpRPralHB2SjJhoJ5LnwBUYLCCYJzyGQ9wL/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=15000#slide=id.p Fair and FAIR data sharing in the Global South] + [https://public.tableau.com/profile/alicia1500#!/vizhome/Slidescode4lib/RDAMembers?publish=yes Tableau Visualization] - Alicia Urquidi
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| 10:30 || Break
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|-
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| 10:45 || Lightning talks (continued)
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* RefDesk Dashboard for Springshare data - Trevor Smith
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ISFhhYZhVzKs17GkEDV_ca-ukymWKlOY Implementing OpenAthens for eResource authentication] - Hillary Webb
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* [https://drive.google.com/open?id=1kmk1jYzeqIKLkd0PpVars6LUIRdoVOAFLDf40L-hb3s Telling library stories with Tableau] - Tania Alekson
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* Privacy-protecting technologies - Camille Ginnever
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| 12:00 || Lunch (provided)
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* Wraps: Chicken Caesar; Hummus and Veggie; Mediterranean Beef and Feta; Italian Milano; California Chicken and Tuna Salad; Egg Salad
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* Mediterranean Pita Chip Platter
  
Day's end social event at [http://whitesailsbrewing.com/ White Sails Brewery].
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| 1:00 || Breakout sessions
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* Web archiving - Dana McFarland
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* Project management - Trevor Smith
  
==== Friday, 1 December ====
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Events will be held at [https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Vancouver+Island+University/@49.1575093,-123.9674261,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x5488a3ed204a06ef:0x62f26560f569d288!8m2!3d49.157362!4d-123.96189 VIU]
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| 2:30 || Break
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|-
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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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| 5:00 ||Meet up at [https://goo.gl/maps/K4xetNSFzyVKB1cv5 Coach House Lounge]
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We've reserved a bus to bring participants up to the campus from downtown Nanaimo in the morning, and to drop people back down town near the ferry docks and seaplane terminals in the afternoon.
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=== Sponsors ===
  
=== Program ===
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While Code4Lib BC no longer solicits sponsorship, we want to acknowledge the contributions of:
  
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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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* [https://nvdpl.ca/ North Vancouver District Public Library]
  
=== Organizers ===
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as well as continued administrative and fiscal support from the [https://bc.libraries.coop/ BC Libraries Cooperative].
  
* Daniel Sifton
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=== 2019 Organizers ===
* Dana McFarland
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* Ben Hyman
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* Geoffrey Allen
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* Charles Hogg
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* Paris Carr
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* James Fournie
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* Cynthia Ng
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* Tamarack Hockin
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* Corey Davis
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* Kevin Brash
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* Michel Castagné
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* Glen Greenly
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* Maryann Kempthorne
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* Patricia Lesku
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* Jennifer O'Donnell
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* Fiacre O'Duinn
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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 01:22, 3 December 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.

If you're interested in hosting, please take a read over our Planner's Guide.

Seventh Annual Code4Lib BC Unconference 2019

Thursday, 28 November and Friday, 29 November

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
10:30 Break
10:45 Lightning talks (continued)
12:00 Lunch (provided)
1:00 Breakout sessions
  • The Lab Learning Space at WVML - Andrea Tartaglio / Patricia Lesku
  • Implementing values - Cynthia Ng
2:30 Break
2:45 Breakout sessions (continued)
  • Blended learning in libraries - Erol Olcay
  • Intranets
4:00 Breakout reports
5:00 Social event

Day 2

8:30 Doors open
9:00 Announcements
9:15 Lightning talks
10:30 Break
10:45 Lightning talks (continued)
12:00 Lunch (provided)
  • Wraps: Chicken Caesar; Hummus and Veggie; Mediterranean Beef and Feta; Italian Milano; California Chicken and Tuna Salad; Egg Salad
  • Mediterranean Pita Chip Platter
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:

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
  • Andrea Tartaglio

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

Past Events

See our past events page.