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FIMS 20th / LIS 50th Public Lecture
Saturday, October 21, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

FIMS/Nursing Building, Room 2220, Western University

Lecture 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Followed by a short reception 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The FIMS community is pleased to welcome Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, to campus for a public lecture entitled “The Future Lasts Forever. Memory Institutions: Not a Thing of the Past”.

Celebrate Homecoming 2017, and the 50th Anniversary of LIS at Western, by joining us in the brand new FIMS & Nursing Building for this public lecture.

A short reception will follow Mr. Berthiaume’s presentation. Informal tours of our new building will be available.

Dr. Guy Berthiaume assumed the position of Librarian and Archivist of Canada on June 23, 2014. Prior to joining Library and Archives Canada, he was the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec between 2009 and 2014, following a 30 year career in academia. Dr. Berthiaume holds a Doctorate in History.

In addition to serving as a professor of Ancient History at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), he held administrative positions focusing on research and university development. Previous roles include Vice-President, Development and Public Affairs, Université de Montréal, and Vice-President, Research and Creation, UQAM.

Western Alumni is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any particular accommodation requirements or require information in an alternate format.

Guy Berthiaume
Librarian and Archivist of Canada

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.

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