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The first annual meeting to be held in Canada took place in Montreal, QC in 1975.

CAML Online Conference 2021

CAML Annual Conference - Call for Papers

The Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML) seeks proposals for papers to be presented at its next annual conference. This will be a virtual event celebrating CAML’s 50th anniversary, and will be held entirely online during the week of June 7-11, 2021. The CAML Board has unanimously agreed that as an online-only event the 2021 conference will not be part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, in order to provide the widest possible access to our membership and other interested participants.

Papers should not exceed 20 minutes and will be followed by a 10-minute period for questions and discussion. Proposals should include an abstract of 250 words and a biography (100 words). Proposals for sessions, roundtables and plenaries are also welcome. We strongly encourage successful applicants for the cancelled 2020 Congress, who have not already confirmed their participation, to resubmit their proposals for 2021.

A significant part of the 2021 conference program will be devoted to celebrating CAML’s development and contributions to music librarianship over the past 50 years; and to discussing a collective vision of the Association's future. Presentations that contribute to this process — through, for example: reflection on the past or future of the Association or music librarianship in general; new initiatives in music library collections, services, and facilities; and changing practices — are encouraged.

Please submit proposals by email to the CAML Program Committee care of Alastair Boyd, CAML Program Chair, by January 29, 2021:



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CAML/ACBM Conference 2018

June 22, 2017

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CAML/ACBM Conference 2016

University of Toronto
Music Library
Edward Johnson Bldg
80 Queens Park,
Toronto, ON, M5S 2C5
English (Canada)