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Monday, March 23


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#standardsgoals for 2020: Standards & certification roundupTom Richardson A new way of looking at content: Kobo OriginalsMichelle Kaatz Book industry state of the nation 2020Noah Genner Building a better publishing workflow: Recommendations from the BISGBrian O'Leary Building a consortium to benefit creatorsRoanie Levy Conquering your metadata challenges: Increasing sales with better dataJoshua Tallent Creating caring spaces: A panel about sustainable community care in publishingJessica Johns • Chelene Knight • Cynara Geissler • Jas Der • Julia Horel Diversity auditing rural Canadian librariesLaina Kelly Don’t believe everything you think: How to spot and overcome your hidden biases at workMichelle Grocholsky New from BookNet Canada: BNC BiblioShareTim Middleton New from BookNet Canada: BNC CataListCarol Gordon New from BookNet Canada: Loan StarsElizabeth Barker New from BookNet Canada: BNC LibraryDataHannah Johnston New from BookNet Canada: BNC SalesDataMonique Mongeon Pre-publication trends: Using early data to refine launch strategiesKristina Radke • Jennifer Gauthier The art and science of working with emerging writersDani Zacarias The power and necessity of author care in today’s publishing climateChelene Knight • Cynara Geissler Towards a shared understanding: Libraries in 2020Mary W Ghikas • Susan Caron Using Thema and ONIX to boost discoverability and visibilityChris Saynor What is quality in metadata?Tom Richardson Why are women always talking to men in novels? A conversation about debiasing books using data analyticsAndrew Piper Tech Forum 2020 closing ceremonyElder Whabagoon