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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.
[ 50429527073 Registration is now open!]
=== What's it all about? ===
'''Code of Conduct''': As a Code4Lib event, we adhere to the [ 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:// Vancouver Island Regional Library], and
* [ Vancouver Island University Library],
as well as continued administrative and fiscal support from the [ 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 [ lightning talk/breakout suggestion]
Submit your [ lightning talk/breakout suggestion] See what's already been [ 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*carpool from Lower Mainland to Nanaimo please contact James Fournie at survey]
Transportation to Nanaimo from the mainland is best made by ferry to Departure Bay, or by seaplane/helijet
*[ 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.*[ Seair Seaplanes to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town downtown Vancouver(Flights can be delayed due to weather this time of year)*[ Harbour Air Seaplanes to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town downtown Vancouver(Flights can be delayed to due weather this time of year)*[ Helijet to Nanaimo] from YVR or down town downtown Vancouver.*[ Tofino Bus] and [ 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: [ Enter the transportation surveyBursary Draw].'''Bursary update:''' The draw is now closed. Congratulations to this year's bursary recipients: Kristen Allford and Paul Burry!
 The [ 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 [ here.]
=== Schedule ===
==== Thursday, 30 November Day 1 ==== 
Events will be held at [,-123.9386119,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x5488a15814a89c2b:0xa00f9e80da1f7296!8m2!3d49.1655907!4d-123.9364232 VIRL's Harbourfront library branch].
| 9:00 || Welcome & Announcements
| 9:15 || Lightning Talks* [ Code4lib/BCCode4libBC: What's it all aboutan 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* [httpsThe Never-Ending Wrangle:// What's 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 Durno* [ I.T. things at FVRL: Sphero/Spark robotsPillar, Osmo, Green Screens and VR Experience] Sphero - Traci Monchamp / Lewis Vacek / Tamarack HockinCaitlin Ottenbreit* [httpsOpen to change:Migrating to Evergreen - James Fournie /Gwenda Bryan / Sifton /presentation/d/1xlFfKANrl3Ub_d5O5lGz_Fs4u9Gt6Uz8dfjYTKWTlh8/edit?usp=sharing ILS Migration Change Management: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly] Geoffrey Allen* Digitization challenges for small organizations - Janice BanserChristine Meutzner* Getting Started with RFPs Weeding Reports - Trevor Smith* [ Contest of champions: Headless Battledurnos_old_computers_c4lbc_20181128.pdf Retro-computing collection at UVic Libraries] - Daniel SiftonJohn Durno
| 12:00 || 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 // 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* Hosting Code4libBC Creativity Commons: Open House - Geoffrey Allen, Cynthia Ng, Ben Hyman, Daniel SiftonJason/Jonathan Bigalow
| 4:00 || Breakout Reports
==== Friday, 1 December Day 2 ====Events will be held at [ 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 Parking Map]
Parking: Closest is Lot N; Lot D is closed due to construction, some spaces in Lots F & C are short-term; [ VIU Parking Map]
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| 9:15 || Lightning Talks
* [httpSets with Tommy and Gina :// Curation and selection in Supplejack Triclops Architecture] - Daniel Sifton* Open 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 - Mike SinclairEmily Mathews* Legislative Library Tools to Capture Video/Website - Charles Hogg* [ Getting Started with Automating your EZproxysharingWagtail CMS (built on django/python), my experiences getting out of the drupal/wordpress paradigm] - James Fournie* Smallest Possible Library Online Tools "SPLOT" - Scott LeslieDan Lerch
| 10:30 || Coffee break
| 10:45 || Lightning Talks, cont'd* [ We have detected spider/robot activity on our site] Patron Counters - Calvin Mah James Fournie* [ Using Islandora to centralize access to distributed contentview Attack of the webforms!] - Mark Jordan Paul Burry* Systems Projects in Special Libraries ILS cloud migration - Charles HoggOlga Kalachinskaya* OCR tools for nonHacking devices -Latin alphabets - Rebecca DicksonCalvin Mah* [ Through the Looking Glass: A Parallel World of Print Collections Data] - Jean Blackburn
| 12:00 || Lunch (Provided)
| 1:00 || Breakout Sessions
* [https://drivecynthia.googlegitlab.comio/open?id=1Q2ZOPYZz3SZ4WdePkrXKqEGhYuYHW07WQDuEIwNw5ps Parse, Harvest, Repeat: Hands intro-to-git-and-gitlab/ Learn to Collaborate and Contribute to Projects on metadata ingestion in the Supplejack stackGitLab + with Git!] - Daniel Sifton / James FournieCynthia Ng* [ Web Archiving: Coordinating efforts, sharing best practicesI '♥' Wikipedia] - Dana McFarland/Andie Tomlinson* [[Brainstorming possible SPLOTs]] - Scott Leslie & Jonathan Schatz
| 2:30 || Break
| 2:45 || Breakout Sessions, cont'd<!--
* Linking video and audio in the Hansard (Expanded/Discussion) - Mike Sinclair
* [ 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
| 5:00 || Meet up somewhere for drinks <!-- at [ VIU Student Pub]-->
==== Feedback ====
Post conference, don't forget to fill out the [ forms/eisFcofDCtEl7jL52 feedback form]. . . and get a chance to win a prize!
=== Organizers ===
* Dana McFarland
* Ben Hyman
* Geoffrey AllenJason Kuffler
* Charles Hogg
* Paris Carr
* Tamarack Hockin
* Allison Trumble
* Geoffrey Allen

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