Jan
30
Tue
Taking it to the Next Level: Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMS) Summit 2018 @ The Royal Ontario Museum
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

The co-chairs of the Ottawa Declaration Working Group, Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, and John McAvity, president of the Canadian Museum Association, invite you to participate in the second Summit, “Taking it to the Next Level: GLAM Summit 2018.”

Building on last year’s Summit on the Value of GLAMS, “Taking it to the Streets,” this year’s conference will be an interactive day of discussion drawing on the following themes:

  • Communities: How can collaborative relationships among GLAMS benefit local communities, as well as provide greater opportunities for building links and fostering community identity?
  • Indigenous peoples: How can GLAMs work more closely with Indigenous peoples to renew relationships that are based on mutual understanding and respect?
  • Private sector: How can GLAMS work with the private sector to encourage greater innovation?
  • Government priorities: How can GLAMS advance their interests vis-à-vis various levels of government?

Drawing from both panellists and participants, the “Taking it to the Next Level” Summit will develop a collective approach to strategic collaboration and visibility.

Speakers will include Senator Patricia E. Bovey, Daphne Wood (Greater Victoria Public Library), Robert Spickler (formerly of the Canadian Conference of the Arts), Andrea Cohen Barrack (TD Corporation) and Chris Kitzan (Canadian Aviation and Space Museum), among others.

Discussions will provide the opportunity to explore how GLAMS can demonstrate their value beyond the immediate sector.

This event is hosted by Library and Archives Canada.

Feb
28
Wed
Application Deadline: Niagara Connects Call for Board Members @ Online
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm

Niagara Research and Planning Council (operating as Niagara Connects) is seeking new Board Members. Niagara Connects is a Niagara-wide network for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara.

Mission: “Generating knowledge that drives community action”.

Guiding Principles:

  • Community strengths, research, and evidence are linked in order to plan for a stronger Niagara
  • Different interests are engaged to work together mobilizing for change; and
  • Research and activities are guided by communities.

Applicants should be prepared to:

  • Actively engage in supporting Niagara Connects’ mission and mandate within the community of Niagara
  • Have some flexibility to attend Board and committee meetings during business hours
  • Attend regularly-scheduled meetings of the Board
  • Work diligently to complete Board-related activities and projects
  • Participate on committees of the Board as appropriate

Click here for more information about Niagara Connects, application guidelines, and submission instructions.

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Jan
30
Tue
Taking it to the Next Level: Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMS) Summit 2018 @ The Royal Ontario Museum
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

The co-chairs of the Ottawa Declaration Working Group, Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, and John McAvity, president of the Canadian Museum Association, invite you to participate in the second Summit, “Taking it to the Next Level: GLAM Summit 2018.”

Building on last year’s Summit on the Value of GLAMS, “Taking it to the Streets,” this year’s conference will be an interactive day of discussion drawing on the following themes:

  • Communities: How can collaborative relationships among GLAMS benefit local communities, as well as provide greater opportunities for building links and fostering community identity?
  • Indigenous peoples: How can GLAMs work more closely with Indigenous peoples to renew relationships that are based on mutual understanding and respect?
  • Private sector: How can GLAMS work with the private sector to encourage greater innovation?
  • Government priorities: How can GLAMS advance their interests vis-à-vis various levels of government?

Drawing from both panellists and participants, the “Taking it to the Next Level” Summit will develop a collective approach to strategic collaboration and visibility.

Speakers will include Senator Patricia E. Bovey, Daphne Wood (Greater Victoria Public Library), Robert Spickler (formerly of the Canadian Conference of the Arts), Andrea Cohen Barrack (TD Corporation) and Chris Kitzan (Canadian Aviation and Space Museum), among others.

Discussions will provide the opportunity to explore how GLAMS can demonstrate their value beyond the immediate sector.

This event is hosted by Library and Archives Canada.

Feb
28
Wed
Application Deadline: Niagara Connects Call for Board Members @ Online
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm

Niagara Research and Planning Council (operating as Niagara Connects) is seeking new Board Members. Niagara Connects is a Niagara-wide network for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara.

Mission: “Generating knowledge that drives community action”.

Guiding Principles:

  • Community strengths, research, and evidence are linked in order to plan for a stronger Niagara
  • Different interests are engaged to work together mobilizing for change; and
  • Research and activities are guided by communities.

Applicants should be prepared to:

  • Actively engage in supporting Niagara Connects’ mission and mandate within the community of Niagara
  • Have some flexibility to attend Board and committee meetings during business hours
  • Attend regularly-scheduled meetings of the Board
  • Work diligently to complete Board-related activities and projects
  • Participate on committees of the Board as appropriate

Click here for more information about Niagara Connects, application guidelines, and submission instructions.

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Niagara Knowledge Exchange is powered by a Niagara-wide network of people for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. We work hard to help foster a culture of Niagara-focused research and evidence-informed planning to support your community development innovations. To learn more about Niagara Connects, please visit our central website: www.niagaraconnects.ca or contact us: Email: info@niagaraconnects.ca, Phone: 905-688-6236
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