The keynote speakers for APLA 2015 will be Lisa Moore and Cheryl Stenstrom.
One of Canada's pre-eminent authors, Lisa Moore recently joined Memorial University’s Faculty of Arts as Assistant Professor of creative writing. She is a three-time nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the 2013 Canada Reads, and long listed for the Man Booker Prize. Her novels include Alligator (2005), February (2010), and Caught (2013).
Cheryl Stenstrom is the Assistant Coordinator of the San Jose Gateway PhD program and a full-time lecturer in the MLIS program at San Jose State University. As a Consultant and Instructor, she has developed and delivered online and in-person training sessions to colleagues from across the continent on a variety of subjects. Her experience also includes providing research, advice and support to libraries on management, board and technology issues, reference database training, and alternative formats. Cheryl’s research interests are focused on social influence and decisions that affect libraries.
Check the APLA 2015 site for more information: https://apla2015.wordpress.com/keynote-speakers/