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ARL Association Meeting

The 168th Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Meeting, a joint meeting of ARL and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), will be held Tuesday-Thursday, April 26-28, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia. This meeting marks the quinquennial joint meeting of the two associations, which look forward to the opportunity to meet together.

Under the leadership of ARL president Larry Alford of University of Toronto and CARL president Martha Whitehead of Queen’s University, the program will feature a variety of engaging sessions centered on the theme of global partnerships. The meeting host, Ingrid Parent of University of British Columbia (UBC), is planning a reception on the UBC campus on Wednesday, April 27, and she and her staff look forward to welcoming everyone to Vancouver.

In conjunction with the joint meeting, the CARL Board of Directors will convene on Sunday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 27. The ARL Board of Directors will meet on Monday, April 25 and Thursday, April 28. CARL committees and the CARL General Meeting will convene on Monday, April 25. ARL committees and design teams will meet on Tuesday, April 26. ARL and CARL members are welcome to attend the committee meetings of either association. For details, see the program schedule, which will be updated as speakers and topics are confirmed.


26 - 28 Apr 2016


1:00 pm - 6:00 pm