We are excited to announce one of our speakers for the 2023 Information Without Borders “Changing the Information Avenue” conference, Dr. Stacy Allison-Cassin!
Stacy Allison-Cassin is a Citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario with strong kinship connections to the Georgian Bay Métis community and through the historic North-West. AnAssistant Professor at the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University, Stacy engages in work and research related to Indigenous matters in libraries and the wider cultural heritage sector. Stacy is a passionate advocate for change in information structures and metadata systems within the library profession. She is the Chair of the International Association of Library Associations Indigenous Matters Standing Committee and the community chair for the Language Preservation and Instruction community and a member of Council of the National Indigenous Knowledge and Language Association, and Indigenous-led association centered in Canada and also sits a number of other advisory bodies. Stacy also has extensive professional experience as a librarian, serving in a variety of roles in the libraries at York University.