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Wednesday, April 17 • 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Plenary II

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Digital Storytelling Beyond Ebooks
Digital text is just the beginning—audio, video, virtual and augmented reality, and other technologies are transforming the ways people are making, consuming, and sharing stories and knowledge. Hear from experts working at the forefront of these new approaches of play, publishing, and collaboration. 

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Doron Weber

Sloan Foundation
Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs and Program Director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, helps oversee and improve all aspects of the Foundation’s programs and plays a leadership role in Sloan’s broader philanthropic efforts with the foundation community.

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Robert Miller

Chief Executive Officer, LYRASIS
Robert Miller is the Chief Executive Officer of LYRASIS. Miller came to LYRASIS from Internet Archive, a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music and more. While there he served as General Manager of Digital Libraries, building the Digital Libraries Division... Read More →
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Katherine Maher

Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation
Katherine Maher is the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and its sister projects. She is a longtime advocate for free and open societies, and has lived and worked around the world leading the introduction of technology... Read More →
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Ashlyn Sparrow

Assistant Director, Weston Game Lab at the University of Chicago
Ashlyn Sparrow is Assistant Director of the Weston Game Lab at University of Chicago, part of the Media Arts Data and Design Center (MADD). The Weston Game Lab and MADD are part of a set of resources, labs, and facilities for engaging notions of design across traditional and emerging... Read More →
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Ryan Merkley

Executive Director, Creative Commons
Ryan Merkley is Chief Executive Officer at Creative Commons. He joined the organization in 2014 to define a new strategy and to establish long-term sustainability for CC. Today, CC is implementing its renewed strategy to build a vibrant, usable commons powered by collaboration and... Read More →

Wednesday April 17, 2019 4:45pm - 5:15pm CDT
Pritzker Auditorium 400 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60605