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Smart City guest panelist

On August 21, 2019 I was a guest panelist on the podcast Rose City Politics for an episode about smart cities called “Sidewalks and Monorails“

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Data Carpentry Instructor

As a certified instructor in Data Carpentry, I co-taught two lessons on R at the Agriculture Canada’s Harrow R&D Centre on June 27 & 28, 2019.

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2017 TPL Invited speaker

November 24, 2017, I spoke to librarians of the TPL as part of a speakers series. My talk was called “From the Vertical File to Wikipedia” but it should have been called “From the Vertical File to The Smart City”

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HTML and CSS Workshop for Girl Guides

Led two workshops on “HTML and CSS” at Camp Bryerswood (Girl Guides Of Canada) on June 3, 2017.

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Panelist at the ORION Think 2017 Conference

Panelist on the “Bridging the data divide: Closing the “Open” gap” at the ORION Think 2017 Conference in May 2017

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McLuhan Seminar on Open Cities

Public seminar on Open Cities on November 14, 2016 at the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology in Toronto

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YorkU Library Futures Speaker Series

As part of their Library Futures Speaker Series, on May 2nd, 2016 I gave a talk entitled, The City As Classroom vs. The City As Advertising Platform to York University Libraries.

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Keynote speaker at WLA 2015

On November 3rd, 2015 I had the great honour and pleasure to give the morning keynote at the 2015 Wisconsin Library Association Conference in Middleton, Wisconsin. The name of the talk was, “The City As Classroom: How can we embed the library into the community?”

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Keynote at ILEAD USA

On October 26th, 2015 I had the pleasure to give the morning keynote to the delegations of ILEAD USA. The title of my talk was, “Libraries are for Use. And by Use, I mean Copying” and it addressed the use of copying as a form of collection development in spite of DRM and the DMCA.

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Presentation at Access YYZ 2015

On September 10th, I had the honour and the pleasure to speak at the 2015 Access Conference in Toronto, Ontario

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