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Saskatchewan Libraries Conference

The Saskatchewan Libraries Conference is an annual event that provides the premier professional development opportunity for anyone working in library and information services in Saskatchewan.

The 2024 Saskatchewan Libraries Conference is taking place May 2-3, 2024 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Regina, SK.

Conference registration closes on April 18, 2024, so be sure to register before then!

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2024 Conference Speakers

Cadmus Delorme stands outside wearing a black suit and a white patterned shirt. His hands are in his pockets and he smiles at the camera. His dark hair is pulled back away from his face.Cadmus Delorme stands outside wearing a black suit and a white patterned shirt. His hands are in his pockets and he smiles at the camera. His dark hair is pulled back away from his face.MARY DONALDSON LECTURE

Cadmus Delorme, a Cree and Saulteaux, is a citizen of the Cowessess First Nation, where he served as Chief from 2016 to 2023. Mr. Delorme received a Master of Public Administration in 2016 and an honourary degree from Saskatchewan Polytechnic in 2023.

During Mr. Delorme’s time as Chief, his focus was on political sovereignty, economic self-sustainability, and cultural rejuvenation. In April 2023, Mr. Delorme decided not to run for a third term and is now Partner to OneHoop Consulting Group and to Flowing River Capital Group which focuses on enhancing Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action #92, Business and Reconciliation. Mr. Delorme lives with his wife Kimberly, brother-in-law, daughter, and two sons on the Cowessess First Nation.

The Mary Donaldson Lecture is open to the general public and free to attend. It will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 7:30pm in the Capital A Room at the DoubleTree Hotel in Regina, SK.

Leah Dorion stands outside in front of a lush green tree. She stands with her left side toward the camera and her head turned to look at the camera as she smiles. Her medium length blonde and grey hair hangs in loose curls and she wears a white sleeveless blouse and red and blue beaded earrings.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Leah Marie Dorion is a Métis writer and artist currently living near Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Her artwork celebrates the strength and resilience of Indigenous women and families. Leah is also a published children’s book author and illustrator. Several of her Métis cultural books are available through Gabriel Dumont Press in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Strong Nations Publishing in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Ms. Dorion has a passion for early year’s education and is currently working with the Métis Nation of British Columbia (MNBC) to develop Métis cultural early years resources for children and families. She is a proud member of CARFAC, which is the national voice of Canada’s professional visual artists.

Ms. Dorion will give her keynote presentation on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 9:30am in the Capital A Room at the DoubleTree Hotel in Regina, SK.

 

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors and exhibitors!

Early bird registration (by march 15, 2024)
  • SLA members – $295 plus tax
  • Non-members – $350 plus tax
  • Students – $210 plus tax
  • Day pass – $220 plus tax
regular registration (after march 15, 2024)
  • SLA members – $370 plus tax
  • Non-members – $420 plus tax
  • Students – $210 plus tax
  • Day pass – $220 plus tax

Resources

SPONSORS

Platinum

Library Bound logo

 

Gold

Saskatoon Public Library logo.

 

Silver

Bronze

 

 

EXHIBITORS
  • Canadian e-Resource Solutions Inc / Infobase
  • Carr McLean Ltd.
  • Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA)
  • Clarivate
  • Creative Kids Saskatchewan
  • EBSCO Information Services
  • Insignia Software Corporation
  • JerBear Books Ltd.
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Online Therapy Unit – Department of Psychology, University of Regina
  • OverDrive
  • Provincial Library & Literacy Office
  • Saskatchewan Council for Archives & Archivists Inc.
  • Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation
  • SaskBooks
  • Shadowpaw Press
  • University of Regina Press
  • Whitehots Inc.