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2014 BCLA Conference

Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC March 31 to April 2, 2014

Program + Speakers

Thanking BC Library Conference Speakers: Donation to OpenMedia.ca

This year BCLA and the Conference Planning Committee are taking a new approach to thanking conference speakers for their participation in the BC Library Conference. In previous years we have mostly given a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine as a thank you gift. This year we discussed the best way to use a limited gift budget and, after much thought and discussion, agreed that a donation to OpenMedia.ca was an effective way to acknowledge conference speakers and ensure that a small budget has a big impact.

OpenMedia.ca is a networked, community-led, post-partisan, award-winning civic engagement organization working to safeguard the open and affordable Internet. Their policy is based on five basic principles of Internet freedom in: expression, access, openness, innovation and privacy. The majority of their support comes from small, individual donations by concerned Canadians. Their past successes include co-ordinating Stop The Meter, the largest on-line campaign in Canadian history involving over half-a-million people.

More information can be found on their website: https://openmedia.ca

We hope you are as pleased as we are to support OpenMedia.ca and to include our conference speakers in providing this support.

Registration for the 2014 BC Library Conference has now closed – on site registration is available.