Tuesday, October 10, 2006
9:00am – 4:00pm Pre-ConferenceCARL Institutional Repositories: The Next Generation (Separate Registration)
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
8:30am – 5:00pm
Hackfest
7:00pm – 10:00pm Opening Reception
– Margaret Haines, University Librarian, Carleton University
Thursday, October 12, 2006
7:00am – 8:15am – Brkfst –
8:15am – 8:30am Welcome
– Rosemary Swan, University of Ottawa
8:30am – 9:15am
Keynote Speaker Leslie Weir
University Librarian, University of Ottawa
9:15am – 10:00am OurOntario: Yours to recover
– Walter Lewis, Halton Hills Public Library and Art Rhyno, University of Windsor
10:00am – 10:30am – Break –
10:30 am – 11:00am Improving the Catalogue Interface Using Endeca
– Tito Sierra, North Carolina State University
11:00am – 12:00pm
Lightning Talks
12:00pm – 1:15pm – Lunch –
1:15pm – 2:30pm Panel on National Digital Initiatives

  • Toward a Canadian Digital Information Strategy
    – Susan Haigh, Library and Archives Canada
  • Canada’s scientific infostructure: toward universal,seamless and permanent access to information for Canadian research and innovation.
    – Lucie Molgat, National Research Council – Canada Institute of Scientific and Technial Information
  • Canadian Initiative on Digital Libraries
    – Bill Maes, University Librarian, Dalhousie University
  • Alouette Canada
    – Brian Bell, Alouette, Oakville Public Library
2:30pm – 3:00pm Progress and Prospects for European Digital Libraries
– Ron Davies
3:00pm – 3:30pm – Break –
3:30pm – 4:00pm Re-thinking Resource Sharing
– Clare MacKeigan, Relais International
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Hackfest Results
– Dan Chudnov, Yale University
7:30pm – Improv Night at the Velvet Room
Friday, October 13, 2006
7:00am – 8:15am – Breakfast –
8:15am – 8:30am Welcome
8:30am – 9:15am
Keynote Speaker Roy Tennant,
California Digital Library
9:15am – 10:00am Library Chatboxes in Electronic Reference
– Anne Christensen, Hamburg University
10:00am – 10:30am – Break –
10:30am – 11:00am Presentation LibX: A Firefox Extension for Libraries
– Annette Bailey, Virginia Tech
11:00am – 12:00pm
Thunder Talks
  • The Ümlaut and Ü: Öpening the OpenURL
    – Ross Singer, Georgia Tech
  • Drupal Hacks for Libraries
    – Mark Jordan, Simon Fraser University
  • Faceted search with Solr
    – PeterBinkley, University of Alberta
  • Dan Chudnov, Yale University
  • Etheses to IR via DSpace
    РWilliam Oldfield, Waterloo University 

  • Get Over it Fanboy
    – Grant Gelinas-Brown, University of Winnipeg
12:00pm – 1:15pm – Lunch –
1:15pm – 2:00pm
Keynote Speaker Nora Young, CBC
Access to information in an age of social media
2:00pm – 2:30 pm CUIPID III, Rochester’s XML Catalog
– Cynthia Carlton, University of Rochester
2:30pm – 3:00 pm Development of Library Web Services for Discovery and Delivery of Scientific Information, CISTI
– Richard Akerman,National Research Council – Canada Institute of Scientific and Technial Information
3:00pm – 3:30pm – Break –
3:30pm – 4:15pm Presentation Privacy: Yours, Mine, and Theirs
Peter Hickey, University of Ottawa
4:15pm – 5:00pm Presentation Engaged and Engaging: Transforming Libraries the Library 2.0 Way
– Paul Miller, Talis
5:00pm – 5:45pm Birds of a Feather
7:30pm – Social Event:

  • The Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa
  • Pub Night
Saturday, October 14, 2006
7:00am – 8:15am – Breakfast –
8:15am – 8:30am Welcome
8:30am – 9:45am Panel of Consortia Updates

  • Atlantic Scholarly Information Network Portal
    – Slavko Manojlovich, Memorial University and Stephen Sloan, University of New Brunswick
  • ANTS:Using open source, social software and collaboration to develop point-of-need library tutorials
    – Carmen Kazakoff-Lane, Brandon University
  • Scholar’s Portal
    – Alan Darnell, University of Toronto
  • Digital projects in Qu√©bec
    – Guy Teasdale, Laval University
9:45am – 10:30am David Binkley Lecture
Sponsored by Gibson Library ConnectionsExperimental Interfaces for the Dynamic Visual Grouping of Data During Browsing

– Stan Ruecker, University of Alberta

10:30am – 11:00am – Break –
11:00am – 11:45am VIAF: Large scale matching of personal names
– Thom Hickey, OCLC
11:45am – 12:30pm
Closing Keynote Speaker Clifford Lynch, CNI
Looking at the world of networked information: the View from CNI, Fall 2006