-----Original Message-----
From: Dr. Yuri Quintana [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 2:29 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Invitation to the Canadian Digital Library Symposium

I was wondering if you would please announce the following
to your association members.
Thank You,
Dr. Yuri Quintana
Chair of the Canadian Digital Libraries Symposium


Call for Participation
The Canadian Digital Library Symposium
November 28-29, 2001
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Symposium Information, Program and Registration

The Canadian Digital Library Symposium will bring together
digital library professionals, academic researchers,
information developers, and information product developers
to share their innovations and developments in digital libraries.
The symposium program will have tracks on case studies,
new technologies, copyright issues, and research.
It will be opportunity to learn about new digital library
innovations and to network with the Canadian Digital
Library community. It will be held in Toronto, Canada.

There are also half-day and full day seminars on Nov. 29th on
- XML for Digital Librarians
- Enterprise Content Management
- Design and Evaluation of User Interfaces

The full program is at

Registration is available online.
The pricing is on the registration page.
It is $99 for the Symposium on Nov. 28th.
Seminars on Nov. 29th are extra.

For more information, contact the symposium chair,
Dr. Yuri Quintana at [log in to unmask]

Symposium Program

November 28 - Morning Sessions

Digital Library Projects

International and Multicultural Digital Libraries
Symposium Chair: Dr. Yuri Quintana - University of Western Ontario

The Canadian Initiative on Digital Libraries and the Alberta Digital
Library Initiative
Chair of the Canadian Initiative on Digital Libraries
Ernie Ingles, Associate Vice-President, (Learning Systems), University
of Alberta.

Digital Library of Canada Program at the National Library of Canada
Susan Haigh, Digital Library of Canada Task Force, National Library of

The University Waterloo Electronic Thesis Project
Christine Jewell, University Waterloo

Provincial government investment in Ontario public library digital
Rod Sawyer
Library Policy and Program Advisor, Heritage and Libraries Branch,
Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

The Ontario Digital Library Initiative -
Mike Ridley, Chief Librarian, University of Guelph, and President of the
Ontario Library

Digital Library Technologies

Enterprise Content Management
Ann Rockley, The Rockley Group Inc

November 28 - Afternoon Sessions

Digital Library Policy and Issues

CLA Response to Digital Copyright Issues
Vicki Whitmell, Executive Director, Canadian Library Association

Anti-circumvention rules and their impact on digital libraries.
Samuel E. Trosow, University of Western Ontario.

Digital Library Research

Personalization and Information Filtering
Dr. Yuri Quintana - University of Western Ontario

Dr. Chrysanne DiMarco - University of Waterloo

Exploiting Redundancy in Question Answering
Dr. Charlie Clarke - University of Waterloo

Not Just Another Search Engine: Interfaces for Digital Libraries
Dr. Elaine Toms, University of Toronto

Music information retrieval
Dr. Mike Nelson, University of Western Ontario

Paradigms for Metadata Architecture in Digital Libraries
Dr. Grant Campbell, University of Western Ontario

Nov. 29th Seminars

XML for Digital Librarians
Dr. Charlie Halpern-Hamu

Enterprise Content Management
Ann Rockley

Design and Evaluation of User Interfaces
Dr. Yuri Quintana

Symposium Close.