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BC Library Conference 2020: Libraries, Democracy, and Action

On Site Events

We have  several opportunities to network within the conference at the On Site Events.  The Welcome Reception, Coffee and Tea breaks, Lunch in the Exhibits are just a few of them. These are included in the applicable conference registration fees.

Wednesday, April 15th

7:00 – 9:15 pm
Welcome Reception

Immediately following the keynote address, all delegates are invited to celebrate the opening of the BC Library Conference 2020 Trade Show at the Welcome Reception. This is a chance to say hello to the representatives of companies and organizations who do business with, and support, libraries. The Welcome Reception is hosted by Chris Middlemass, BCLA President. Meet up with colleagues and friends at the first social event of this year’s conference.

Hors d’oeuvres provided. No-host bar.

Price: This event is free for delegates registered to attend the full conference and free for exhibitors arriving on Wednesday. If attending, please select the option on the registration page on Eventbrite.

Location: Britannia Ballroom

Thursday, April 16th

10:15 – 11:00 am
Java Jolt Coffee & Tea Break in the Exhibits
Generously Sponsored By: United Library Services

ULSlogo_green_text_bigPrice: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Britannia Ballroom

 

12:15 – 1:45 pm
Lunch in the Exhibits

Lunch will be available in the Trade Show for those who would like to get to know our vendors.

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Britannia Ballroom

2:30 – 3:15 pm
Ice Cream Break in the Exhibits
Generously Sponsored By: Whitehots Inc. Intelligent Library Solutions

Whitehots_LogoSmallGrab a cold treat, talk to the vendors, and get re-energized for the remaining sessions of the day.

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Britannia Ballroom

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Afternoon Snacks in the Exhibits
Generously Sponsored By: Library Bound Inc.

LibraryBound_logoYour last chance to mix and mingle with the vendors while enjoying some snacks and a glass of wine (cash bar).

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Britannia Ballroom

7:00 – 9:00 pm
Table Top Role Playing Game Night

Join library folks from around the province for an introduction to collaborative table-top role playing games. There will be two rounds of games, the first will be short and sweet, a primer for those unfamiliar with the Dungeons and Dragons table-top role-playing game followed by a longer custom adventure based on libraries. No experience required to participate.

Dungeons and Dragons is:

Location: Cedarbridge

Friday, April 16th

10:15 – 10:45 am
Caffeine Fix Coffee Break

CVS MWT logo orange-blueGrab a coffee or tea on your way to your first session of the day!

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Friday conference. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Various foyers near breakout rooms

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Awards Luncheon

Please join us for the lunch as we celebrate the 2020 BC Library Association’s Award recipients!

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Friday conference. If attending, please select the option on the registration page on Eventbrite.

Location: Britannia Ballroom

3:30 – 3:45 pm
Pre-Keynote Pick-me-up

LibraryData-full-colourWe celebrate the end of another successful conference – grab a snack and a drink before we sit down to listen to our Closing Keynote.

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Friday conference. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Britannia Ballroom