Presentations

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Open Education 2017How can we destroy the open education movement? Conversations about ethics. Co-facilitating with a group of disrupters (Karen Cangialosi, Jenny Darrow, Robin DeRosa, Arthur Gill Green, Christina Hendricks, Rajiv, Jhangiani, Jamison Miller, Rosario Passos, and Scott Robinson). Anaheim, CA and online.

Previous

  • British Columbia Library Association. Vancouver, BC. April 2017. Never Neutral: Ethics and Digital Collections. Panel presentation with Jarrett M. Drake and Michael Wynne (invited). Slides, Storified tweets.
  • The Failure of Access: Rethinking Open Education. Vancouver, BC. March 28, 2017 (invited). Slides.
  • Montana Accessibility Interest Group. December 2, 2016. Can I actually use it?” Testing open textbooks for accessibility. Webinar copresented with Amanda Coolidge and Sue Doner (invited).
  • Syracuse University’s Library and Information Science Student Assembly. December 1, 2016. Not all information wants to be free: ethical considerations for digitization. Webinar. 
  • LITA Forum. Fort Worth, TX. November 17-20, 2016. Closing keynote. Slides and notes.
  • code4lib NYS. Ithaca, NY. August 4-5, 2016. Invited speaker. Not all information wants to be free: ethical considerations for digitizationSlides.
  • Festival of Learning. Burnaby, BC. June 6-9, 2016. An Introduction to Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility Practices. Copresenting with Amanda Coolidge and Sue Doner.
  • 15th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning: Universal Design for All Learners at Simon Fraser University. Burnaby, BC. May 18-19. Copresenting with Amanda Coolidge and Sue Doner.
  • Disability Resource Network. Vancouver, BC. May 17, 2016. Relieving common barriers to to learning through Universal Design for Learning. Copresenting with Amanda Coolidge, Sue Doner and Jen Levesque.
  • Open Education. Vancouver, BC. November 2015. Accessibility and the BC Open Textbook project. Copresented Can I actually use it?” Testing open textbooks for accessibilitywith Amanda Coolidge, Sue Doner, CAST and OCAD’s Inclusive Design Research Centre. Slides
  • The Partnership’s Education Institution webinar. November 2015. Small Changes, Big Impact: New and affordable solutions for document delivery. Copresented with Alison Curtis and Hillary Webb.
  • Access Library Technology Conference. Toronto, ON. September 2015. “Can I actually use it?” Testing open textbooks for accessibility. Copresented with Kendra Levine. Video 
  • Canadian Association of College and University Student Services annual conference. Vancouver, BC. May 2015. CAER: a national cooperative of alternate format producers. Copresented with Heidi Nygard. 
  • Open Textbook Summit. Vancouver, BC. May 2015. Accessibility and open textbooks. Copresented with Amanda Coolidge.
  • British Columbia Library Association Conference. Richmond, BC. May 2015. “Can I actually use it?” Testing open textbooks for accessibility. Copresented with Amanda Coolidge.
  • British Columbia Library Association Conference. Richmond, BC. May 2015. Small Changes, Big Impact: New and affordable solutions for document delivery. Copresented with Alison Curtis and Hillary Webb.
  • BC Educational Technology Users Group webinar. 2015. “Can I actually use it?” Testing open textbooks for accessibility. Copresented with Amanda Coolidge.
  • Open Education Week webinar. 2015. “Can I actually use it?” Testing open textbooks for accessibility. Copresented with Amanda Coolidge and Sue Doner.
  • International Technology and Persons with Disabilities conference. San Diego, 2015. Opening the doors to education: ensuring accessibility in open textbooks. Copresented with Susan Doner.
  • iSchool at University of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC. 2015. Freedom to Read Week panel.
  • British Columbia Library Association. Richmond, BC, 2013. Content licensing: negotiating the shadows of e-book licensing. Invited hot topic panel member.
  • Big Ideas for Libraries in Communities. Vancouver, BC, 2012. Creating connections through digitization. Tied for most popular audience award and was shortlisted for funding.
  • Ten for Ten, Design in the Field. Vancouver, 2011 – Power and control issues: how library catalogues have changed in the last 10 years
  • Sirsi Dynix user group meeting 2010 – QR codes in libraries
  • Access. Winnipeg, 2010– QR codes: linking physical and digital collections (lightning talk)
  • InfoCamp Seattle 2010 – QR codes
  • NetVibes Vancouver 2010 – How to create a media monitoring dashboard
  • BCLA 2007—organized and co-presented How to Free Your Library’s Computers: a demonstration and discussion for the open source curious.
  • BCLA 2005, 2006—presented independent and alternative materials on the Intellectual Freedom Committee sponsored Ain’t on the Globe and Mail Bestsellers List panel.