2nd Library Leaders Summit

June 4, 2018 - 09:00 to June 5, 2018 - 17:00
Colleges Ontario - Innovation Room
20 Bay St. Suite 1600 (16th floor)
Toronto M5J 2N8

Building on the first Library Leaders summit organized by the Heads, Libraries and Learning Resources (HLLR) and OCLS on March 7-8, 2016, a second summit will be held on June 4-5, 2018 to work together on creating a Collaborative Initiative Framework.



(High-level only, a detailed agenda will be distributed to the attendees). Details about the speakers below.

Day 1: June 4, 2018
8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:20 AM Welcome & Introductions
9:45 AM Keynote: Kirsten Leonard, PALNI
10:45 AM Activity: Foundation for Collaboration
12:00 noon Lunch Speaker: Lena Patterson
1:15 PM Activity: Types of Collaboration
3:50 PM Wrap up day 1
4:00 PM CLO Session: Introduction to CCVPS
6:00 PM Dinner, social and networking
Day 2: June 5, 2018
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome
8:45 AM Activity: Collaborative Initiatives Framework
12:00 noon Lunch speaker: Jason Hunter
1:00 PM Resume activity
2:30 PM Wrap up
3:30 PM Summit concludes




  • Shannon Arsenault, Northern College
  • Jason Bird, Sault College
  • Jane Burpee, Centennial College
  • Leigh Cunningham, St. Lawrence College
  • Catherine Davidson, Durham College
  • Danielle Emon, Loyalist College
  • Tanis Fink, Seneca College
  • Renée Hallée, Collège Boréal
  • Lisa Jack, Confederation College
  • Anna Johnston, Mohawk College
  • Maria Lavdas, Fanshawe College
  • David Luinstra, Fleming College
  • Pam McBride, Sheridan College (note taker)
  • Cynthia McKeich, Humber College
  • Adam Mulcaster, St. Clair College
  • Pearl Raju, George Brown College
  • Michaël Rouzier, La Cité Collégiale
  • Marnie Seal, Cambrian College
  • Joan Sweeney-Marsh, Sheridan College
  • Tammy Thornton, Algonquin College
  • Kathi Vandenheuvel, Lambton College
  • Jennifer Varcoe, Georgian College
  • Gordana Vitez, Niagara College
  • Trish Weigel-Green, Conestoga College
  • Cynthia Williamson, Niagara College
  • Jan Dawson, OCLS
  • Alex Eykelhof, OCLS
  • Thomas Guignard, OCLS
  • Coralee Leroux, OCLS
  • Virginia Roy, OCLS

Planning Committee

The 2nd Library Leaders Summit planning committee is

  • Tanis Fink (Chair, HLLR and Seneca College)
  • Cynthia McKeich (Humber College)
  • Catherine Davidson (Durham College)
  • Virginia Roy (OCLS)
  • Jan Dawson (OCLS)
  • Thomas Guignard (OCLS)
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