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2020 Virtual Conference Series

Following this year’s virtual AGM and Member’s Open Forum, CALL/ACBD is hosting complimentary educational content virtually through a series of sessions, networking events, vendor demos and Lightning Talks.

Lightning Talks

Join us on Wednesday, July 29 at 1:00pm EST to hear from our Lightning Talk speakers. This session will be followed with time for discussion.

Kim Clarke VR in the Classroom and the Courtroom
Katarina Daniels Help! My Co-Researcher was Eaten by a Polar Bear & Other Escape Room Stories
Tim Knight Responding to the CFLA-FCAB Call for Action: Respecting Indigenous Knowledge
Alan Kilpatrick Embedded Law Librarians in the Public Library: Saskatchewan’s “Law Librarian on Site” Initiative
Lisa Kidd and Nora Ballantyne Opening the Doors at Justice
Greg Wurzer Disenfranchisement and the Indian Act

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Speaker & Sponsor Session Schedule

25-May-20   12pm EST Daniel Dale  Putting Facts First: A Conversation with CNN's Daniel Dale
26-May-20   12pm EST Dianne Saxe Climate Crisis and Liability - Will Carbon Majors Have to Pay for Climate Damage?
27-May-20   12pm EST Joshua Sealy-Harrington  Putting Speech and Equality in Conversation, not Opposition: A Legal And Policy Discussion of Recent Controversies Surrounding the Platforming of Trans-Exclusionary Speakers
01-Jun-20   11am EST Thomson Reuters Session The Legal Industry Today and Beyond 
01-Jun-20   12pm EST Rob Hudson Bubble Trouble: Filter Bubbles Impact on Research
01-Jun-20   2pm EST Joan Rataic-Lang Professional Development Plans: Your Tool for Success
02-Jun-20   2pm EST LexisNexis Session COVID-19 Justice Adapting – Canadian Law Librarians | COVID-19 La justice s’adapte- Les bibliothèques de droit du Canada 
03-Jun-20   12pm EST Sarah Miller and Dean Seeman Decolonizing Through (Re)classification
03-Jun-20   1pm EST LexisNexis Session Transforming Print into Digital World: What's New in Legal Resources | La transformation de nos imprimés à l'ère du numérique : Quoi de neuf dans les ressources juridiques 
03-Jun-20   2pm EST Alisa Lazear and Deb Quentel A New Model for Legal Publishing: Empowering Legal Professionals through Shared Content Creation
05-Jun-20   12pm EST Melanie Browne and Louise Hamel How To Create Value!
05-Jun-20   1pm EST LexisNexis Session LexisNexis Online: 2020 Product Enhancements & New Solutions | LexisNexis en ligne : Améliorations de produits et nouvelles 
05-Jun-20  2pm EST Vendor Demo CiteRight
05-Jun-20  2:40pm ESTVendor DemoElsevier
05-Jun-20   3pm ESTCALL/ACBD Friday Event

Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing Presentation and Friday Social

08-Jun-20   12pm EST Cyndi Murphy Top Ten Tips for Taming Time
08-Jun-20   1pm EST Thomson Reuters Session Whats’ New @ Thomson Reuters: New Product Solutions and Enhancements 
08-Jun-20   2pm EST John Bolan, Alexia Loumankis and Sooin Kim Supporting Journal Publication Through Access and Metrics Initiatives
10-Jun-20  12pm EST Wendy Reynolds Accessibility & Inclusion: Tales from the Front Lines
10-Jun-20  1pm ESTVendor DemoHeinOnline
10-Jun-20  1:20pm ESTVendor DemovLex Justis
10-Jun-20  1:40pm ESTVendor Demo Lucidea 
10-Jun-20  2:20pm ESTVendor Demo Emond Publishing 
10-Jun-20  2:40pm ESTVendor Demo LLMC Digital 
10-Jun-20  3pm EST LexisNexis SessionTraining and Supporting Lawyers Working Virtually | Former et soutenir les avocats qui travaillent virtuellement 
10-Jun-20   4:30pm EST Thomson Reuters Session Thomson Reuters Online Happy Hour! 
12-Jun-20   2pm EST Xavier Beauchamp-Tremblay, Kim Nayyer and George Tsiakos The Crown, Copyright & the Law Revisited
12-Jun-20  3pm ESTCALL/ACBD Closing

CALL/ACBD Awards Presentations and Virtual Conference Wrap Up Social

Thank you to our virtual conference sponsors


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