Virtual Conference Series for Legal Information Specialists

May is typically the beginning of the season for conferences that law librarians attend, kicking off with the CALL/ACBD conference. This year, we are attending virtually, and you are invited to our events!

You may consider yourself a law librarian, knowledge manager, legal researcher, legal information provider, legal technology developer, legal information specialist or user, or not – it doesn’t matter to us – you are welcome to join in. You may be a member of CALL or a member of a law library sister association, or not – regardless of whether you paid your modest CALL/ACBD membership fee for 2020 – you are welcome to our virtual conference series.

Visit the Canadian Association of Law Libraries virtual conference site: to see the program offerings and register for the conference. Our 2020 educational conference is being offered for no fee whatsoever.

Our virtual conference kicks off next week with some amazing speakers and carry’s on through to June 12. There will be opportunities to connect with legal information partners and to share some social time together as well.

First up are these amazing speakers:

  • May 25, 2020 12pm ET Daniel Dale Putting Facts First: A Conversation with CNN’s Daniel Dale
  • May 26, 2020 12pm ET Dianne Saxe Climate Crisis and Liability – Will Carbon Majors Have to Pay for Climate Damage?
  • May 27, 2020 12pm ET Joshua Sealy-Harrington Putting Speech and Equality in Conversation, not Opposition: A Legal And Policy Discussion of Recent Controversies Surrounding the Platforming of Trans-Exclusionary Speakers

Recordings of select sessions within the conference series will be made available to CALL/ACBD Members.

We welcome everyone to our membership, so here is a link if you wish to join. Members are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting on May 26 at 1 PM Eastern time – a virtual meeting of course!

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