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Speak Easy – Fake New

Published on August 29, 2017

Library and Archives Canada

is pleased to invite you to a “Speak Easy on Fake News”, taking place at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The event will be held at Place de la Cité, 550 boulevard de la Cité in Gatineau, Room 203. 

The event features will explore how libraries and archives can engage in the battle against fake news and misinformation.

The “Speak Easy” will bring together three speakers from LAC’s staff who have a particular interest in the topic.  The three panellists will be: Jennifer Anderson, archivist, author, and historian; Alain Roy, policy advisor and historian; and Luc Ainsley, manager of Special Collections & Support to Published, Published Heritage, and doctoral student at l’École nationale d’administration publique (ÉNAP).

Presentations will be in English and French. A question and answer period will follow the presentations.

Please feel free to share this invitation with colleagues within your organization who may have an interest in this event.

There is no registration fee for this event. As seating is limited, please register by Thursday, September 28, 2017. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information about the event, please contact LAC’s Corporate Communications.


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