British Columbia Library Association

Security and Risk: the 4th Annual IT in Libraries Pre-Conference

 Registration is closed for this event

This pre-conference will include a morning keynote from M Ryan Hess, Digital Initiatives Manager at Palo Alto City Library and many opportunities to collaborate and learn from colleagues through a number of breakout group discussions. Key topics will include: security, privacy and data, identity management, open infrastructure, recruitment and retention, building systems knowledge, and many more!

We hope to see IT staff who work with libraries, library staff who work with systems and technology, and all those interested in library technology.

There will be two travel and accommodation bursaries in the amount of $750 each for interested attendees from outside of the Lower Mainland. Please email Laurie Davidson ( with an expression of interest by March 15 that includes your library name/location, and why you would like to attend this pre-conference session.

This event includes coffee breaks and lunch!

Registration opens on February 24 and closes on April 1.

Please note, this event does not include a refund if registration is cancelled.

For questions about the event, please contact Jeff Narver at

The workshop will take place on April 15, from 9.30 am - 3.30 pm at Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Elmbridge Room.

The hotel is readily accessible by public transit, see Translink to plan your trip.

April 15th, 2020 9:30 AM   through   3:30 PM
7551 Westminster Hwy
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel
Elmbridge Room
Richmond, BC V6X 1A3
Members and Non-Members $ 30.00