Non-peer-reviewed Presentations

“Care to Wager Again? The Ehrlich-Schneider ‘Second Bet’ in Retrospect.” Free-Market Institute, Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX), May 23, 2017, 2 hours (with Pierre Desrochers)

“Care to Wager Again? The Ehrlich-Schneider ‘Second Bet’ in Retrospect.” Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK), May 19, 2017, 2 hours (with Pierre Desrochers)

Szurmak, J. (5 November, 2016). The Second Ehrlich-Simon Bet: Who Would Have Won? International Conference on Prices & Markets (Mises Institute Canada), Bahen Centre, University of Toronto, ON, Canada.

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (18 August, 2016). Innovation and the Case against the Patent System. Freedom Week (Institute for Liberal Studies), McGill University, Montreal.

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (24 July, 2016). Creativity and the Case against the Patent System. 2016 Liberty Summer Seminar (Institute for Liberal Studies), Peterborough, ON.

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (22 July, 2016). Creativity and the Case against the Patent System. 2016 Rothbard University (Mises Institute Canada, University of Toronto, St George Campus, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Geloso, V., Szurmak, J., & Desrochers, P. (5 April, 2016). The Second Simon-Ehrlich Bet. Presentation at the APEE, Las Vegas, NV.

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (4 April, 2016). Jane Jacobs as spontaneous order theorist. Presentation at the APEE, Las Vegas, NV.

Szurmak, J. (29 January, 2016). Probing the Incubator: Learning to discover, dissect and describe individual librarian creativity. Preseantation at the OLA SuperConference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (19 January, 2016). Jane Jacobs as spontaneous order theorist. Presentation at the Toronto Mises Institute.

Desrochers, P., & Szurmak, J. (May, 2015). Jane Jacobs as spontaneous order theorist. Presentation at a Rochester, NY, seminar.

Szurmak, J., & Thuna, M. (24 April, 2015). Crossing Thresholds in Teaching with Narratives. OCULA Spring Conference 2015, Crossing Thresholds, Inn on the Twenty, Jordan, ON. (50% contribution)

Szurmak, J., & Maidenberg, K. (17 March, 2015). A picture is worth a thousand words: Visualizing resource overlap. Gerstein Librarians’ Meeting, Alice Moulton Room, Gerstein Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. (50% contribution)

Szurmak, J., & Maidenberg, K. (29 January, 2015). A picture is worth a thousand words: Visualizing resource overlap. OLA SuperConference 2015, Think It, Do It, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON. (50% contribution)

Szurmak, J. (29 August, 2014). Etiquette and chat analysis. Ask A Librarian Mentee Training Day 2014, Robarts Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Thuna, M., & Szurmak, J. (10 June, 2014 ). Literature Review - Researching in the Classroom: The Journey from Start to Finish. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Institute, CTSI, Blackburn Room, Robarts Library.

Szurmak, J., & Thuna, M. (10 June, 2014). Searching the Literature of Teaching and Learning in Researching in the Classroom: The Journey from Start to Finish. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Institute, June 10-11, 2014, CTSI, Blackburn Room, Robarts Library, University of Toronto. (50% contribution)

Mall, S., & Szurmak, J. (25 April, 2014). Monster & Masterpiece: Learning-Focused Conversations that Align Teaching with Professional Practice. OCULA Spring Conference, Jordan, ON.

Mall, S., & Szurmak, J. (31 January, 2014). Beyond Rock, Paper, Scissors: Choosing frameworks to align outcomes with teaching and professional practice. OLA 2014 SuperConference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

Szurmak, J., & Thuna, M. (31 January, 2013). Tell me a story: The use of narrative as a tool for instruction. OLA 2013 SuperConference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

Stepanian, E., & Szurmak, J. (8 May, 2012). Mirror, mirror: What Twitter can tell you about your library. TRY Conference, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. Available at:  http://link.library.utoronto.ca/registration/staffconference/2012/display_Course.cfm?CSID=171

Hwang, C., Fullerton, A., & Szurmak, J. (4 February, 2012). Science Librarianship 2012: Ideas, Ideals, and Insights. OLA 2012 SuperConference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

University of Toronto Libraries. (2 February, 2012). Innovations and Challenges in Online Service Delivery at the University of Toronto Libraries. In Research Support in the 21st Century: Harnessing networked communications to deliver world-class user services. ScholarsPortal /OCUL Summit, Robarts Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

DiMonte, L., & Szurmak, J. (1 June, 2011). New Teaching Tools for Chat Reference. WILU 2011, University of Regina, Regina, SK. Available at http://prezi.com/qa5t-glum4pm/wilu-2011-new-teaching-tools-for-chat-    reference/?auth_key=369c44c24e8dd447f7b611db62ec5b17e8a89c83

DiMonte, L., & Szurmak, J. (27 May, 2011). From Zero to Hero in Sixty Minutes. TechKnowFile (TKF) Conference, University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, ON. Available at http://prezi.com/mlyjh6hlim_g/from-zero-to-hero-in-sixty-minutes/?auth_key=e22e59a5836531139361c15513bc3147b5efe687

DiMonte, L., & Szurmak, J. (3 May, 2011). Harnessing New Tools for Virtual Reference. TRY Conference, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. Available at http://prezi.com/lgbwv9ok-k2u/try-2011-harnessing-new-tools-for-virtual-reference/?auth_key=4f11f18c101b67b5001e346ca59451816fc490d9

Szurmak, J., & Harris, M. (5 February, 2011). Scaffolding through Narrative: A Collaboration in Science Instruction. OLA 2011 SuperConference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

Szurmak, J., & Yip, C. (26 February, 2010). Reference Knowledge Inventory: A modular and modifiable framework. OLA SuperConference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

Szurmak, J. (26 May, 2009). Reflections from the Assembly Line: Library Labs in Large First Year Courses. WILU 2009 Conference, Montreal, QC.

Szurmak, J. (5 May, 2009). The adventure of building engagement through embedded IL: Redesigning PSY309. TRY Conference, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. Available at http://www.library.utoronto.ca/event/staffconference/advenutreubilding-try2009.pdf

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