People tend to think Newfoundlanders speak a little oddly. Check out the Dictionary of Newfoundland English for some of the interesting terms from the area. Be sure to keep an eye on the twitter account too – we’ll be posting Newfoundland terms and phrases to help prepare you for your visit!
We’re thrilled with the presentation proposals we’ve received so far! We know that there are still a few more great ideas that would like to come forward, so we’re happy to announce that we’re extending the call for proposals until May 31! Full details for proposals can be found on the website. Keep them coming!
We are now officially looking for volunteers to help us review the presentation proposals! Interested in helping out? Email us at email@example.com and please attach a recent(ish) cv. As noted in the call for proposals, we will be peer reviewing submissions for presentations longer than 15 minutes. If you’ve submitted a proposal (they’re due today!), [...]
We’re getting a few questions about what’s needed for proposals, so here are a few guidelines. All proposals should include name, institutional affiliation, email/contact information. Proposals need to indicate how long the session would be and the type of presentation (lightning talk, full presentation, panel, demo, etc). Other loose guidelines: Sessions shorter than 15 minutes [...]
Be sure to check out the Hotel and Travel page, where you’ll find information on local hotels and B&Bs. There are a number of conferences in the area during Access 2013, so be sure to book sooner rather than later!
The theme for Access 2013 is In Context : As this will be the 20th conference, we’d like to reflect on the way that Access has grown and developed along with our libraries over the past two decades. What have we learned on this long strange trip? What were our triumphs? How have our failures [...]
We’re pleased to announce that Access 2013 will be held September 23-26, 2013 in St. John’s, Newfoundland! The conference will be held at the historic Masonic Temple in the heart of downtown St. John’s, the oldest city in North America. We’ll be havin’ a time as we celebrate our 20th Access conference in the city where [...]
We are happy to announce at Access 2013 will be held Newfoundland and is being organized by the fine folks at Memorial University. Dates (late September is likely) and other conference related information will be posted here as soon as possible. Stay tuned!
This past weekend, a group of smart, passionate, and generous people got together in downtown Montreal, and while we haven’t sent out the feedback survey yet, I think it is safe to say that a great time was had by all! A huge thanks to everyone who participated and helped to make this conference such [...]
Good morning! Here’s the route for this morning’s jog, leaving the Delta Hotel lobby at 7:30 AM! Have fun!