Opening Reception
Wednesday, October 11th at 7 p.m.

The reception will be hosted at the Landmarks Lounge in the Westin Hotel with a welcoming address from Margaret Haines, University Librarian – Carleton University.


The Velvet RoomImprov Night

Thursday, October 12th
at 7:30 p.m. at 62 York St. in the Byward Market.

Join us at the Velvet Room for a specialized improv performance by the Canadian Improv Games organizers in which we will explore the field of “Libratology”, a new “science” which examines technology in libraries.

Be there to help define the science and be ready to laugh!

The ticket includes hot hors d’oeuvres and dessert.

This event is sponsored by Elsevier.


The Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa
7:30 p.m. on Friday October 13th (duration: 90 minutes)

The start location for the Haunted Walk is Sparks and Elgin street intersection, in front of the Haunted Walk Ticket Booth.

Join your colleagues for an evening of mystery and mayhem…

This lantern-lit evening walking tour of Ottawa ghost stories and darker history features the haunting of the Bytown Museum, the Fairmont Château Laurier, Friday’s Roast Beef House and more!Explore the hidden side of the Nation’s Capital. A tried and true favourite for the adventurous in spirit.

This tour is wheelchair accessible with assistance.



Pub Night  Friday October 13th

Tickets are provided to make your way through the following establishments.

They are all close to each other in the same block in the Market.  See you there!

  • 6:30 p.m. Pier 21 …at 111 Parent St.
  • 8:30 p.m. The Whiskey Bar …at 112 York St.
  • 9:45 p.m. – whenever Suite 34  ….on 34 Clarence St.