Attend Our Free Workshop!
Monday, December 6, 2021
This 90-minute long webinar will be the last in a series of three organized by the NISO DEIA Committee, as part of our commitment to improving diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in our work and our community. This time, we will be focusing on metadata to support indigenous knowledge and non-traditional outputs, and we are honored that our keynote speakers will be Stacy Allison-Cassin, University of Toronto, and Melissa Stoner, University of California - Berkeley, together with moderator Camille Callison (University of the Fraser Valley and a member of the Tsesk’iya clan of the Tāłtān First Nation). The webinar is free and open to all (registration is required - see below). It will be held twice (10-11.30am ET and 8-9.30pm ET) to accommodate all time zones, and the agenda includes:
- Welcome and objectives for the workshop
- Keynote presentations
- Q&A with speakers
- Wrap up and next steps
Please register here to receive joining instructions:
As a reminder, our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Committee has been charged with helping us identify and prioritize concrete actions in support of DEIA in the information community.