Friday October 20

Attend the MSLA SAGE Conference (optional)
Conference Theme: Truth in Our Stories: Seeking a Path to Reconciliation
View the conference program

Tour of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

TMC5 Kick-off Dinner*, 7:00 – 9:00, Canad Inns Fort Garry. Keynote Speaker: Karen Boyd, Assistant Superintendent for Educational Programming, River East Transcona School Division


Saturday October 21

TMC5 Symposium, Canad Inns Fort Garry, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

  • Special guest Camille Callison, Chair of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations-Fédération Canadienne des Associations de Bibliothèques (CFLA-FCAB)Truth & Reconciliation Committee. The CFLA-FCAB Truth & Reconciliation Committee, comprised of 45 members from every province and territory, delivered a report with 10 overarching recommendation to the CFLA-FCAB Board which has been endorse widely across Canada and is now being implemented.
  • Koechlin & Loertscher
    Carol Koechlin & David Loertscher at TMC4 in Toronto.

    Interactive TMC Research Symposium led by Anita Brooks Kirkland and Carol Koechlin

  • Focus speakers, Table Talks and research papers by such learning leaders as Dr. Dianne Oberg, Dr. David V. Loertscher, Ray Doiron, Marlene Asselin, Jo-Anne Gibson, Anita Brooks Kirkland, Richard Reid, Monica Berra, Leona Prince, Michelle Campbell, Alanna KIng, Deborah McCallum, Carlo Fusco, Judith Sykes, and many more.
  • Continental breakfast and lunch*

* The Kick-off Dinner, continental breakfast and lunch are all included in the registration fee. Transportation is provided from the SAGE Conference to the TMC Kick-off Dinner, for those registered for both events.


Featured Speakers

Karen Boyd
Karen Boyd


Karen Boyd is the assistant superintendent, educational programming in River East Transcona School Division.  Throughout her career she has been an avid supporter of libraries in a variety of roles: teacher, teacher librarian, administrator, preservice teacher instructor, provincial education consultant, as well as her current role.  Karen has her PhD in language and literacy, and her dissertation focused on the practice of teacher read aloud.
Camille Callison
Camille Callison
Camille Callison (B.A. Anthropology, M.L.I.S. First Nations Concentration) is from the Tsesk iye (Crow) Clan of the Tahltan Nation, the Indigenous Services Librarian/Liaison Librarian for Anthropology, Native Studies & Social Work and a Member of the Indigenous Advisory Circle at the University of Manitoba. Camille is the Canadian Federation of Library Associations/Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques (CFLA-FCAB) Indigenous Representative; a member, Copyright Committee and Chair of the Indigenous Matters Committee. She is a member of IFLA Indigenous Matters Standing Committee and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO Memory of the World Committee and Sector Commission on Culture, Communications & Information.

Think Tank challenges led by Carol Koechlin, Anita Brooks Kirkland and Dr. David Loertscher.