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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE


DAY 1
WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL 2017
Faculty of Information (iSchool)
Claude T. Bissell Building (BL)

8:30 am - 4:00 pm Registration Check-In | BL 520
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Pre-conference Workshop
BL 507

Managing Small Archives
Amanda Hill, Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County

This introductory workshop will guide participants on managing small archives. New archivists are often unprepared for the tasks involved in working in an archives, especially when they are the sole worker. Topics include: how to set up an archives, developing policies, managing volunteers, promoting the archives, and making the most of technology.

The conference workshop is available to all members of the AAO at a rate of $125.00 plus HST. Non-member rate is $200.00 plus HST.
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Municipal Archives Interest Group (MAIG) annual meeting
BL 538
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm First-Timers Reception
BL 520
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Opening Reception
MacLean Hunter Room | Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library Building
120 St. George Street
8:30 pm  Conference Pub Night
The Bedford Academy
36 Prince Arthur Avenue

DAY 2

THURSDAY 27 APRIL 2017

Faculty of Information (iSchool)

Claude T. Bissell Building (BL)

140 St. George Street

Innis Town Hall

Innis College Building (IN)

2 Sussex Avenue

8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Registration Check-In | BL 520
9:00 am - 10:30 am Opening Conference Plenary
Innis Town Hall, Innis College Building (IN)
2 Sussex Avenue

Speaker: Michael Etherington
             Culture Program Manager,
             Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

Moderator: Iona McCraith, Archives Association of Ontario

“Canada’s 150: Where Are We Now? An appropriate source of self-reflection regarding the dialogue for Indigenous based discussions”
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Exhibitor Fair & Refreshment Break | BL 5th Floor

11:00 am - 12:15 pm  Session 1a. Towards Reconciliation
BL 507 

Reconciliation through Education: the Archives of Ontario’s Indigenous Relations Working Group


Sean Smith
Archives of Ontario

Walking Together: Building a Network of Resources

Iona McCraith and Lisa Snider
Archives Association of Ontario
Session 1b. "Community" Archives 
BL 538

Downtown, everything's waiting for you

Amanda Hill
Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County

Representing all the voices: The need for collaboration in collection development
Leslie Thomas-Smith
Western University Archives

Keeping Our Stories Alive: LGBTQ+ archives
Jade Pichette and Raegan Swanson

Canadian Gay and Lesbian Archives
Session 1c.
Student Session

BL 728

University of Toronto’s Media Commons Archive - Italian Cinema


Elizabeth Carrol

Student, Faculty of Information (iSchool), University of Toronto


Archives as Connection: the Role of Comparative Media Studies in Archival Literacy Instruction in the Academic Archive


Laura Marchiori

Student, Faculty of Information (iSchool), University of Toronto
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm  Bag Lunch & AAO AGM | BL 507
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Session 2a.
Social History

BL 507

Uncovering Stories through Partnership: The Case of the Waterloo County House of Industry and Refuge


Charlotte Woodley
Region of Waterloo Archives

Sandy Hoy
Social Innovation Research Group (SIRG)
Session 2b. 
Digital Preservation and Digital Storytelling
BL 538

Collaborative Digital Preservation in the Cloud: Phase One of the Permafrost Project


Grant Hurley 
Scholars Portal

Sara Janes
Lakehead University

Medical Illustrations: Archival Records and Studies in Pathology
             
François Dansereau
McGill University Health Centre
Session 2c.
Partnerships and Collaboration
BL 728

Collaboration in the International Arena


Jean Dryden

Tying it all Together: Education as Collaboration at the Archives of Ontario


Alison Little
Archives of Ontario

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Exhibitor Fair & Refreshment Break | BL 5th Floor
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm  Session 3a.
Community Partnerships in Education, Outreach, and Sustainability
BL 507

Shannon Hodge
Jewish Public Library Archives

Sarah Wilkinson
Charles R. Bronfman Archives

Kristen Young
Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling

Désiré Rochat
Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Alexandra Mills
Concordia University Library
Session 3b. 
Collaboration to Social Justice: 2 Case Studies

BL 538

Michael Cheng, Alicia Dotiwalia and Emily Herron
Students, Faculty of Information (iSchool), University of Toronto
Session 3c.
AAO Days of Future Past


BL 728

Board of Directors Discussion: Future Directions


Dana Thorne
Lambton Country Archives / AAO President

Tracey Krause
Hamilton Public Library / AAO VP

Early Collaboration Among Archival Workers in Ontario - The Case of the Ontario Association of Archivists 1982-1993


John Smart
Archivist (retired)
 4:30 pmInstitutional Development Committee (IDC) Meeting
BL 507
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Archival Tour 3
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
University of Toronto Archives

120 St. George Street
Archival Tour 4
University of St. Michael's College
John M. Kelly Library Conservation Studio

113 St. Joseph Stree
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Conference Banquet
20 Year of Archives and Records Management (ARM) Program at the iSchool - Wendy Duff
Hart House, Music Room
7 Hart House Circle

Conference Banquet brought to you by Ancestry


DAY 3
FRIDAY 28 APRIL 2017

Faculty of Information (iSchool)

Claude T. Bissell Building (BL)

140 St. George Street

Innis Town Hall

Innis College Building (IN)

2 Sussex Avenue
8:30 am - 3:00 pmRegistration Check-In | BL 520
9:00 am - 10:15 am Session 4a. 
Young Professionals Collaboration Panel
BL 507

Rachel E. Beattie
Media Commons, University of Toronto

Elizabeth Carroll, Curtis Frederick, Lucie Handley-Girard, Maeghan Jerry
Students, Faculty of Information (iSchool), University of Toronto

Magnus Berg and Blanche Joslin
Students, Film and Photograph Preservation and Collections Management, Ryerson University
Session 4b.
Convergence of the LAMS
BL 538

The Museum Lady: Margaret MacLean’s legacy at the Royal Ontario Museum; breaking through the divide between museum and archival collections.

Charlotte Chaffey
ROM, Library and Archives

Celio Barreto
Ryerson University

Three is Better than One – How the Oshawa Historical Society Manages it’s Museum and Archival Collection


Jennifer Weymark
Oshawa Museum

10:15 am - 10:45 pmExhibitor Fair & Refreshment Break | BL 5th Floor
10:45 am - 12:00 pmSession 5a.
Records, Information Management and Appraisal
BL 507

Archives Projects… not without IM Collaboration! Case studies and project collaboration


Jacinda Bain and Anne Lauzon
City of Ottawa Archives

Collaborating and transforming archival appraisal at the Archives of Ontario
               
Christine Bourolais
Archives of Ontario
 Session 5b.
Community Involvement
BL 538


Making Connections through Commemoration


Joshua Klar
City of Thunder Bay Archives

Jesse Roberts
Thunder Bay Public Library

Love Your City, Share Your Stories: Capturing Community Voices


Tracey Krause and Karen Milligan
Hamilton Public Library

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AAO Awards Lunch | University of Toronto Faculty Club
41 Willcocks Street

Awards Lunch brought to you by Digital Treasury
Brief remarks by Marc Knez
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Session 6a.
Provincial Acquisition Strategy Working Group Update
BL 507

So many rivers to cross: where we’ve been and where we’re going: The first year of the Provincial Acquisition Strategy and the Ontario Archival Accessions Register

Aaron Hope and Sean Smith
Archives of Ontario

Charlotte Chaffey
ROM, Library and Archives

Lisa Snider
Archives Association of Ontario

Charlotte Woodley
Region of Waterloo Archives
Session 6b.
Digital Storytelling


BL 538

Collaboration is King: Working Together to Create a Virtual Exhibit

Amanda Oliver
Western University Archives

Collaborative archival practice: Rethinking outreach, access, and reconciliation using Wikipedia

Danielle Robichaud
University of Waterloo Library

Krista McCracken
Algoma University Arthur A. Wishart Library

Session 6c.
Expo '67 Records Discoverability: Case Study
BL 728

Internal Collaboration and External Partnerships: Facilitating access to the EXPO '60 fonds


Margaret Dixon, Emma Hamilton-Hobbs, and Erika Reinhardt
Government Archives Division, Library Archives Canada
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Refreshment Break | BL 5th Floor

Courtesy of the Archives of Ontario
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Plenary
Innis Town Hall, Innis College Building (IN)
2 Sussex Avenue

Speaker: Raymond Frogner
             Head of Archives,
             National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Moderator: John Roberts, Archives of Ontario

“Red Jenkinson: The Indigenous Influence on Modern Archival Practice.”
5:30 pmConference After Party
The Bedford Academy
36 Prince Arthur Avenue


Address: 411 Richmond Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M5A 3S5

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