Due to an problem with the BCLA website, program submissions for the
Library Conference, up to and including Friday, October 7, were not
If you have submitted a session proposal, we ask that you re-submit. The
deadline for submissions has been extended to October 26, 2005. Please
this information with colleagues.
The Program Committee apologizes for this error, and thanks all those
have been submitting proposals for their patience.
The original call for proposals follows:
Call For Proposals
BCLA and BCLTA invite those working or interested in the field of
librarianship to submit program proposals for the annual BC Library
As in previous years, delegates have the opportunity to showcase their
discuss pressing issues and upcoming trends, and network with colleagues
from a broad range of libraries and library-related services.
Sharing a Vision: The Power of Collaboration
Glen Murray, former Mayor of Winnipeg, will present the Keynote Address.
Glen will be speaking about the role of public and academic libraries in
development of healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities.
Paul Born, co-founder and President of Tamarack - An Institute for
Engagement, will present the Plenary Session. Paul will be speaking
the importance of interagency collaboration in achieving organizational
How To Submit Proposals
Submit proposals online at http://www.bcla.bc.ca/sessions
Deadline for submissions is October 11, 2005. ** Extended to
Note: the Program Committee hopes to receive proposals that complement
year's theme, but submissions do not have to be limited to the
If you have any questions, please e-mail Pam at [log in to unmask]
Conference Program Chair
British Columbia Library Association
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