Registration opens for TEDxLibrariansTO

Registration for TEDxLibrariansTO opens June 15 at 6:00pm local time. For more information, please visit the registration page.

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Co-organizer Shelley Archibald’s initial thoughts on Thought Leadership

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Mover & Shaker Eric S. Riley takes on the challenge!

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Eric S. Riley, a 2010 Mover & Shaker and Branch Manager at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library, has met the TEDxLibrariansTO video challenge with some ideas on how librarians can be thought leaders.

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TEDxLibrariansTO Speaker: Mita Williams

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We are pleased to announce Mita Williams as a TEDxLibrariansTO speaker.

Mita Williams is the User Experience Librarian at the Leddy Library, University of Windsor. At the moment, this means she spends her days trying to build sharing mechanics in a library website. She’s passionate about public space, civic engagement, and environmental restoration and she brings her spirits up by playing games and thinking about how games can improve lives and change the world.

For more information, please visit her speaker’s page.

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Mike Ridley: first to meet our video challenge!

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Mike Ridley, CIO and Chief Librarian at the University of Guelph, meets our video challenge. Watch to hear his thoughts as well as see a unique approach to creating your video.

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TEDxLibrariansTO Speaker: Melanie McBride

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We are pleased to announce Melanie McBride as a TEDxLibrariansTO speaker.

Melanie McBride is a Toronto-based early adopter, educator and researcher with Ryerson University’s Experiential Design and Gaming Environments (EDGE) lab, where she is studying autonomous learning and play in situated, informal gaming environments. In addition to her teaching, Melanie has produced award-winning interactive new media for government, national media and education.

For more information, please visit her speaker’s page.

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TEDxLibrariansTO on Boing Boing

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Boing Boing

Cory Doctorow, science fiction author, activist, journalist and long time library advocate, was kind enough to feature TEDxLibrariansTO on Boing Boing. Thanks Cory!

Check out our media page for other coverage of the event.

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