Monday, May 8, 1:00pm ET

EI: Building Your Researcher Toolkit

 Don’t pass up this opportunity to refresh those research skills and refine your project approach! The Education Institute Virtual Spring Conference invites you to:

  • Brush up on research trends
  • Seek out best practices
  • Investigate census data and your community
  • Explore data visualization tools to communicate your research findings
  • Activate your findings to enhance library programming and enrich your projects
  • Ask project-specific questions in the AMA Forum
  • Connect with peers, exchange tips, and share resources


BONUS: On-demand access to session recordings post-conference – so you can refer back to those extra important bits whenever you need to!


This virtual event is sponsored by Counting Opinions.

Date & Time:

Monday, May 8th, 2023, from 1 PM – 5 PM ET

Virtual Program:

1:00 PM – Research and StatCan’s Role
                 with Paul Laffin, Data Ambassador (Statistics Canada)
2:00 PM – Breaking Down and Building Up: An Introduction to Research Design
                 with Yimin Chen (Royal Roads University / UWO)
3:00 PM – An Introduction to Data Visualization
                 with Alexandra Wong (York University)
4:00 PM – Not Your Average Researcher: A Public Librarian’s Experience in Collaborative Research
                 with Suzanne Fernando (TPL)
4:45 PM – Closing Remarks


  • Networking access
  • AMA Group to pose questions about research challenges and to find or share useful resources for your specific research project
  • On-demand access to session recordings following the event

If you need assistance in registering or connecting to the event, email us at

Code of Conduct and FAQ

You can review the code of conduct and FAQ here.