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Alumni Reunion Events at the Faculty of Information

Submitted on Tuesday, May 02, 2023

The Faculty of Information is hosting a series of events for its alumni, faculty, staff and fellow information professionals. These events provide opportunities for the alumni to catch up with old friends and reconnect with the community while engaging in thought-provoking discussions on important topics in information science.

How to Reorient Computing for Just Sustainability by Professor Christoph Becker

headshot of professor christoph becker

Join us for a virtual talk on how we can enact meaningful change in computing to meet the urgent need for sustainability and justice by Professor Christoph Becker. Dr. Becker is the Director of the Digital Curation Institute at the Faculty of Information and his research focuses on the intersection of information and computer science. Moderated by Professor Matt Ratto, Associate Dean of Research at the Faculty of Information, this talk is going to be focused on themes from his latest book, ‘Insolvent’ which is due to be published in June 2023. He has published widely in software systems, digital libraries, and digital curation; created award-winning decision support tools for scalable digital preservation in collaboration with international consortia of universities, cultural heritage organizations and commercial partners; and developed open methods to evaluate digital preservation processes and capabilities.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Faculty of Information Alumni Association Annual Spring Reunion Soirée

The Faculty of Information Alumni Association is pleased to invite our alumni, faculty, staff and fellow informational professionals to an Annual Spring Soiree. Take a moment to reconnect with old friends, classmates, fellow alumni, and other members of the Faculty of Information community during the Annual Alumni reunion.
Date: Thursday, June 1, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET

Location: Prenup Pub
191 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1P9

Faculty of Information Alumni Breakfast

Upper library at Massey College

We are pleased to invite our alumni, faculty and fellow information professionals to breakfast with the Faculty at the Alumni Reunion 2023. Stop by and catch up with your old friends, classmates, fellow alumni and other members of the Faculty of Information community before you head off to a full day of Alumni Reunion activities.

Date: Saturday, June 3, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET

Location: Upper Library, Massey College
4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 2E1

Accessibility Information: All main rooms in Massy are accessible by either a ramp or an elevator at all times. If you have any accessibility accommodation needs that we can address in advance of this event, please contact Alison Mackenzie at

To register for the events, please click here.