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Consultation: Open Government Action Plan 2.0 | Plan d’action du Canada pour un gouvernement ouvert 2.0

This workshop will be taking place at the CLA Conference in Victoria on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 2:30pm. Mark your calendars!

Cet atelier se déroulera le jeudi 29 mai 2014 à 14 h 30 à la conférence de l’ACB à Victoria. Marquez vos calendriers!

Open Government Action Plan 2.0

As part of developing Canada’s second Open Government Action Plan, the Open Government Secretariat is facilitating conversations with public interest groups across the country. The purpose of this session is to provide a brief overview of Federal Open Government in Canada and solicit your ideas on what activities the government of Canada should include in the Action Plan.

Session Outline:

  • Presentation and discussion on why open government is important
  • Interactive workshop where participants work together on ideas for the Open Government Action Plan
  • Group reports and plenary discussion
  • Wrap up and next steps

By attending this session you will learn about Open Government initiatives and have the opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas on the direction this global movement should take in Canada.

Plan d’action du Canada pour un gouvernement ouvert 2.0

Dans le contexte de l’élaboration d’un deuxième Plan d’action du Canada pour un gouvernement ouvert, le Secrétariat du gouvernement ouvert dirige des discussions avec des groupes de défense de l’intérêt public de partout au pays. La présente séance a pour but de donner un bref aperçu du gouvernement ouvert fédéral au Canada et d’obtenir vos idées quant aux activités que le gouvernement du Canada devrait inclure dans le Plan d’action.

Principaux points de la séance :

  • Exposé et discussion au sujet de l’importance que revêt le gouvernement ouvert.
  • Atelier interactif au cours duquel les participants travaillent ensemble pour dégager des idées au regard du Plan d’action du Canada pour un gouvernement ouvert.
  • Rapports de groupe et discussion plénière.
  • Récapitulation et prochaines étapes.

Cette séance est l’occasion de vous renseigner au sujet des initiatives connexes au gouvernement ouvert et de présenter vos réflexions et idées à propos de l’orientation que ce mouvement mondial devrait prendre au Canada.

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@CLA__GIN on Twitter + New Co-Moderator

Interested in keeping more up to date with government information? You can now follow the CLA-GIN network on Twitter!

Follow the handle @CLA__GIN – tag us in posts so we can share more information with the community.

We’d also like to announce our new CLA-GIN Co-Moderator, Catherine McGoveran. Catherine is currently the Government Information Librarian at the University of Ottawa.

Catherine McGoveran
mcgoveran@gmail.com

Caron Rollins
crollins@uvic.ca

CLA 2012 Ottawa – GIN Business meeting Agenda for Thursday May 31 – LOCKSS proprosal

Please attend if you are in Ottawa!  

Government Information Network Business  Meeting Agenda (CLA 2012 Ottawa) (Room number not available yet)

Thursday May 31, 2012  7:30 am – 9:00 am – Business Meeting

  1. Update from  the Depository Services Program representatives  (Lepkey)
    1. April 13, 2012 announcement regarding cessation of print publications by 2014. http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/news/2012/2012-006-eng.html
    2. Discussion regarding establishment of a Canadian federal government LOCKSS PLN similar to the USDOCS LOCKSS PLN partnership between the US GPO and academic institutions. (Warkaruk)
    3. Report on the August 2011 meeting from the CLA representatives to the Depository Services Program Library Advisory Committee (Rollins or Winters)
    4. Report from Moderators Conference Call
    5. Report from on ALA Midwinter 2012 GODORT meetings (time permitting)

Information Items

  1. UBC Project  “E-informing the public” 3 yr – SSHRC funded project (principle researcher L. Freund).  New study “How do you search for information” Launched March 27, 2012.  http://diigubc.ca/research/egovernment/

 

  1. Decision from CLA regarding Olga B. Bishop Award
    1. December 16, 2011 CLA Digest announcement, from Chair of the Awards Review Task Force announcing approved awards, Olga B. Bishop not included.  See email from Keith Walker, Chair, to Dani Pahulje, for further info. http://www.cla.ca/Content/NavigationMenu/Resources/CLADigest/CLA_Digest_16Dec2011.pdf
    2. Training materials project.

 Caron Rollins

Moderator GIN