Dibaajimogamig Lecture Theatre

Dibaajimogamig Lecture Theatre

Discover the future of lectures and performances at Dibaajimogamig, a modern space designed for dynamic learning and community engagement.

Welcome to the Dibaajimogamig Lecture Theatre, a state-of-the-art facility that marks a significant milestone in the journey of Confederation College. Reopened in 2023 after extensive renovations, Dibaajimogamig, which signifies 'the place where stories are told' in Anishinaabemowin, stands as a testament to our commitment to providing an exceptional learning and community engagement environment.


Features of Dibaajimogamig

Dibaajimogamig is not just a lecture theatre; it's a fully equipped modern lecture and performance space designed to cater to the diverse needs of our students, faculty, and the community. Here are some of the key features:

  • State-of-the-Art Audio-Visual System: Equipped with the latest technology to support high-quality presentations and performances, including immersive surround sound and a 4K projector.
  • Immersive Learning Environment: An innovative design that supports interactive and engaging learning experiences.
  • Comfortable Seating: Ergonomically designed seats with built-in power outlets for convenience.
  • Accessibility: Fully accessible space to ensure inclusivity for all attendees.
  • High-Capacity Venue: Capable of accommodating approximately 200 attendees for various events and lectures.
Confederation College Theatre Scene

Booking Information

Dibaajimogamig is available for booking by Confederation College staff and faculty for academic purposes, such as lectures, presentations, and special events. To book the theatre, click here.


Support and Recognition

The renovation and redesign of the Dibaajimogamig Lecture Theatre were made possible through the generous support of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund (NOHFC), the John Andrews Foundation and many other community partners. Their contributions have enabled us to create a dynamic space that supports learning, innovation, and community engagement. To find out more about the Setting the Stage campaign that helped build Dibaajimogamig, visit here.


Frequently Asked Questions about Lecture Theatre

Dibaajimogamig Lecture Theatre can comfortably accommodate around 180 attendees. This capacity allows us to host a wide range of events, from lectures and presentations to special gatherings, ensuring a space that meets the needs of our students, faculty, and community.

The lecture theatre is equipped with the following advanced audio-visual features:

  • Barco 4K Cinema level projector
  • 7.1 surround sound audio system
  • HDMI hookups for built-in lectern computer and guest devices
  • 4K Blu-Ray player
  • Wireless handheld and lapel microphone systems
  • Assistive listening system
  • Easy to use Crestron control interface for room lighting
  • LED stage lights including robotic lights
  • Multi-room camera system with TriCaster camera control suite

These features ensure an immersive and high-quality experience for presentations, performances, and other events.

Booking of the Dibaajimogamig Lecture Theatre is primarily for Confederation College staff and faculty, who can book the room for academic purposes by emailing [email protected]. For those not affiliated with the college staff or faculty and interested in booking the theatre, we are currently working on establishing a contact for external bookings. Please check back for updates on how to book the theatre for your events.

“Dibaajimogamig” (Di-baa-ji-mo-ga-mig) translates to “The Place Where Stories Are Told.”
Dibaajimo refers to a person telling a story where a group of people are gathering.
Gamig is a location/building/room

This name reflects the theatre's role as a dynamic space where learning, innovation, and community engagement are fostered through storytelling, presentations, and performances, embodying the spirit of sharing knowledge and culture.