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Christina de Castell

Vancouver Public Library
Chief Librarian and CEO
Vancouver, Canada
Christina de Castell is chief librarian at Vancouver Public Library, and has held roles across technology, collections, research and public service in her 19 year career as a librarian. She is passionate about the role of libraries in building communities and exploring ideas, and fascinated by the way that technology is changing how we learn and communicate. In 2015, Christina represented libraries at UN forums as manager, policy and advocacy for IFLA, and she is currently vice-chair of the copyright committee for CFLA and a member of the IFLA Copyright & Other Legal Matters Advisory Committee.