Early registration rates for this year’s student-led management 
conference have been extended to January 15th. Register before this date 
to receive a reduced rate for the day’s events. You can learn more about 
this year’s panels and keynote speakers on our website at Registration forms are also available from our 
website. Hope to see you there!

February 11th, 2010 the “Information Without Borders” committee will 
hold a one day conference titled “Pathways, Portals, and Peoples: 
Managing Information Globally.”

9:15 a.m. Dr. Daniel Caron, Librarian and Archivist of Canada
21st Century Challenges for Memory Institutions
Memory institutions – libraries, archives, and museums – play an 
important role in preserving information for our society. The roles and 
responsibilities of these institutions are changing in light of today’s 
proliferation of digital content. Dr. Caron will present what he 
considers to be the most important impacts and implications of this 
transformation for those that play a central role in the creation, 
capture and use of collective memory.
10:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: Privacy in the Digital Age
• Moderator – Nate Smith, MLIS/MPA student, Dalhousie University
• Sandy Hounsell, Senior Research and Outreach Advisor, Office of the 
Privacy Commissioner of Canada
• Carla Heggie, Information Access & Privacy Manager, NS Labour & 
Workforce Development
• David Fraser, Associate, McInnes Cooper Lawyers
Our panel of experts will discuss some of the major concerns and trends 
in privacy and information from a variety of perspectives: personal, 
corporate, and governmental.

Noon Lunch and Student Poster competition

1:30 p.m. Meeting User Needs in Today’s Libraries
• Judith Hare, CEO, Halifax Public Library, Design Challenges for a new 
Halifax Central Library
Hear about the planning process for Halifax’s new $55-million central 
• Mike Ridley, CIO & University Librarian, University of Guelph, 
Reinventing the Research Library: Reorganizing for Cultural Change, 
Community Need, and Institutional Impact
Find out what’s involved in turning around the culture of an information 
organisation through the lens of the Library at the University of 
Guelph, which has completely changed how it will respond to the needs of 
its users and the aspirations of the University.

3:30 p.m. Nora Young, host of CBC Radio’s “Spark”
Webs, Meshes, Forests and Trees: Toward a New Ecology of Information
Nora Young draws on some of the experiences and stories from Spark, her 
CBC show about technology and culture, in order to explore how media are 
evolving in the new 'ecology' of information.