CRKN rotates the location of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) each fall to ensure maximum participation. The 2019 AGM will be held October 15-17, 2019 in Ottawa, The timing is generally set in consultation with the CRKN Board chair, with consideration for other international, national and regional library conferences.
The Annual General Meeting is often held in conjunction with CARL or regional library consortia, and includes various sessions of interest to library directors and collections contacts, including sessions on current CRKN initiatives. The AGM concludes with the Meeting of the Members, where business of the corporation is transacted by designates of CRKN's 75 voting members.
Past AGMs have been held in Vancouver (2018), Montreal (2017, 2008), Halifax (2016, 2012, 2005), Ottawa (2015), Calgary (2014), Toronto (2013, 2007, 2004), Gatineau (2011), Winnipeg (2010), and Edmonton (2006). The 2009 AGM was held virtually online.