Government Information Days 2021

December 14th and December 15th, 2021, from 12:00-3:00 PM EST.

We are very excited to announce that Dr. Debby Wilson Danard will open this year’s Government Information Day(s) Conference, with a keynote on INDIGIPEDIA.CA, the Indigenous Digital Encyclopedia. 

This year’s conference will include:

  • Dr. Jill Stuart on data ownership in space exploration
  • Nicole Bonnell from the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly on working with official languages (11!)
  • Jacob Turner on regulating artificial intelligence

Session topics include discovery services for Canadian census and geospatial data, preservation, and implementing more inclusive practices in programming and subject headings. There will also be announcements and updates on projects, including the newly-formed National Shared Print Program, North. 

Full programme details to follow on www.governmentinformationday.ca.

The conference is free, but registration is required. Registration will open on December 1st, 2021. A reminder with a link to registration will be sent to the list. 

On behalf of the Planning Committee,

Sandra Craig, Ravit H. David, Loren Fantin, Simone O’Byrne