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Elaine Westbrooks

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Vice Provost of University Libraries and University Librarian
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danah boyd

Data & Society
Founder and President
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Brian Bannon

Chicago Public Library
Commissioner & CEO
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Louise Bernard

Obama Presidential Center Museum
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Eric Klinenberg

New York University
Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Public...
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Katherine Maher

Wikimedia Foundation
Executive Director
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Tracie D. Hall

Joyce Foundation
Director of the Culture Program
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Ashlyn Sparrow

Weston Game Lab at the University of Chicago
Assistant Director
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Ryan Merkley

Creative Commons
Executive Director
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Doron Weber

Sloan Foundation
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Robert Miller

Chief Executive Officer



Tony Ageh

New York Public Library
Chief Digital Officer
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Catherine Ahearn

Knowledge Futures Group
Head of Content

Andrew Albanese

Publishers Weekly
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Audrey Altman


Mark Patrick Baggett

University of Tennessee
Head, Digital Initiatives
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Greta Bahnemann

Metadata Coordinator
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Jefferson Bailey

Internet Archive
Director, Archiving & Data Services
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Sara Benson

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Copyright Librarian
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Kay Birkner

Sourcebooks, Inc.
Assistant Publisher
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Michael Blackwell

St. Mary's County Library
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Samantha Blickhan

Adler Planetarium
Humanities Lead for Zooniverse
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Mallori Bontrager

Independent Publishers Group
Digital Services Manager
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Marc Boutet

De Marque
Co Founder
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John Bracken

Executive Director

Esti Brennan

Communications/Public Services
Librarian, Mount Pleasant
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Dominic Byrd-McDevitt

National Archives and Records Administration
Digital Content Specialist

Elaine Carey

Purdue College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences

Tara Carlisle

University of Oklahoma
Digital Scholarship Specialist

Susan Caron

Toronto Public Library
Director, Collections & Membership Services
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Robert Cartolano

Columbia University Libraries
Associate VP for Technology and Preservation
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Stella Castillo

University of Southern California
L.A. as Subject Community Archives Specialist
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Sara Chapman

Media Burn Archive
Executive Director
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John Chrastka

Executive Director

John Clegg

University of Chicago
Harper Schmidt Fellow

Sharon L. Comstsock, Ph.D., M.A.

Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
Inquiry & Impact Officer
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Wendy Cornelisen

Georgia Public Library Service
Assistant State Librarian
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Kyle Courtney

Harvard University
Copyright Advisor and Program Manager
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Greg Cram

New York Public Library
Director of Copyright, Permissions and Information Policy

Shannon Crary

Hennepin County Library
Senior Librarian, Collection Management Services
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Todd Crocken

University of Houston
Content Strategist
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Jack Cushman

Harvard University
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Jean-François Cusson

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Bradley Daigle

University of Virginia
Strategic and Content Expert/Chair NDSA Leadership
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Emma DiPasquale

University of Michigan
Library Relations Manager
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Virginia Dressler

Kent State University
Digital Projects Librarian

Jordana Dym

Skidmore College
Professor and Founding Director of the John B. Moore Documentary...

Elizabeth Edwards

University of Chicago Library
Assessment Librarian

Terry Ehling

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Managing Director, MIT Knowledge Futures Group
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Ryan Ehrfurth

Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records
Digital History and Maps Librarian
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Deb Ellis

University of Vermont
Associate Professor and Director of the Film & Television Studies
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James English

Palace Project Director of Business Development
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Ana Enriquez

Penn State University Libraries
Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian
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Mary Finer

Product Manager for Artstor
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Leanne Finnigan

Temple University
Database Management Librarian
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Kelly Fitzpatrick

Harvard Library Innovation Lab
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Raquel A. Flores-Clemons

Chicago State University
University Archivist | Director of Archives, Records Mgmt., & Special...

Kate Flynn

Chicago Collections Consortium / University of Illinois at Chicago
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Makiba Foster

The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
Library Manager

Justin Franklin

Glencoe Library
Technology Manager
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Chris Freeland

Internet Archive
Director of Open Libraries
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Jane Friedman

Keynote Speaker
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Michelle Frisque

Chicago Public Library
Chief, Technology, Content and Innovation
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Gabriel N. Galson

Temple University Libraries
Technology Projects Librarian
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Sophie Glidden-Lyon

LA MaMa Experimental Theater Club Archive
Manager of Digital and Special Projects
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Sara Goek

Program Manager
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Wendy Gogel

Harvard University
Manager of Digital Content and Projects
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Josh Hadro

International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Consortium
Managing Director
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Ann Hanlon

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Head, Digital Collections and Initiatives
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David Hansen

Duke University
Associate University Librarian for Research, Collections & Scholarly...

Andrew Harbison

The Seattle Public Library
Assistant Director of Collections and Access
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Teresa Hebron

University of Utah | Mountain West Digital Library
Program Director; Digital Metadata Librarian

John Herbert

Director of Digital Programs
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Kelly Hiser

CEO & Co-founder
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Valerie Horton

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Molly Huber

Minnesota Digital Library Outreach Coordinator
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Clara Hudson

Virginia Beach Public Library
Support Services Administrator

Sara Jones

Board of Directors
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Brewster Kahle

Internet Archive
Digital Librarian & Founder

Michele Kimpton

Digital Public Library of America
Director of Business Development and Senior Strategist
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Noya Kohavi

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Beth LaPensee

Sr. Product Manager for JSTOR
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Kendall Larson

Winona State University
Digital Collections & Liaison Librarian
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Lisa Larson

Senior Director, Outreach & Engagement

Kate Linderman, M.L.I.S.

Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
Community Knowledge Librarian of Practice

Mary Lodu

University of Minnesota Libraries
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Joshua Lynch

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Visiting Metadata Services Specialist
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Paula MacKinnon

Califa Group
Assistant Director
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John MacLeod


Tsedaye Makonnen

DC Public Library
Maker in Residence

Jack Maness

University of Denver
Associate Dean
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Cecily Marcus

University of Minnesota
Givens Collection/Umbra Search
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Kinza Masood

Mountain West Digital Library
Director, Mountain West Digital Library

Micah May

Director of eBook Services

Katie McCormick

Florida State University
Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives
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Robert Miller

Chief Executive Officer
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Mary Minow

Harvard University
Affiliate at Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
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Athens Moreno

Glencoe Public Library
Technology Manager
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Laurie Lee Moses

Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago
Archivist/Digital Librarian
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Amelia Mowry

Wayne State University
Metadata & Discovery Services Librarian
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Carol Ng-He

University of Chicago
Digital Collections Curator
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L Penelope

Award-Winning Fantasy Author
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Emily Pfotenhauer

Recollection Wisconsin Program Manager

Kate Philipson

La MaMa Experiemental Theater Club Archive
Metadata/Access Intern
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Veronda Pitchford

Assistant Director
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Emily Plagman

Public Library Association
Project Manager, Project Outcome
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Liza Posas

USC Libraries
L.A. as Subject Coordinator

Jeff Radford

Minneapolis Central
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Denise Raleigh

Gail Borden Public Library District
Division Chief, Public Relations & Development
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Sarah Rice


Leonard Richardson

New York Public Library
Software Architect

Evan Robb

Washington State Library
Digital Repository Librarian
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Jamie Rogers

Florida International University
Assistant Director of Digital Collections

Jason Roy

University of Minnesota Libraries
Director, Cataloging, Metadata, & Digitization Services
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Kathryn G. Shaughnessy

St. John's University
Associate University Librarian and OE Librarian
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Melinda Shelton

Birmingham Public Library
Web Services Librarian
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Penelope Shumaker

State Library of Ohio
Metadata Librarian
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Danielle Spalenka

Preservation Specialist
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Steve Spohn

Massachusetts Library System
Resource Sharing Director
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Hannah Stitzlein

University of Cincinnati
Metadata Librarian
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Sam Stover

Product Manager
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Luke Swarthout

New York Public Library
Director of Policy, Digital

Molly Szymanski

Art Institute of Chicago
Digital Archivist
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Krystal Thomas

Florida State University Libraries, United States of America
Digital Archivist
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Vicki Tobias

WiLS, Recollection Wisconsin
Project Manager
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Adrian Turner

California Digital Library
Senior Product Manager
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Lisa Wadors

Benetech Global Literacy
Senior Program Manager: Education, Research & Partnerships
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Kelvin Watson

Broward County Libraries
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Liz White

British Library
Head of Strategy Development

Ken Wiggin

Connecticut State Library
State Librarian
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Ann Marie Willer

Director of Preservation Services
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Jen Wolfe

Newberry Library
Digital Initiatives Manager
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Pamela Wright

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Andromeda Yelton

Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University
Software Engineer