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DPLAfest 2015 took place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, bringing together over 300 to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. The annual DPLAfest celebration will appeal to teachers and students, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, genealogists, and members of the public alike who are interested in an engaging mix of interactive workshops, hands-on activities, hackathons, discussions with community leaders and practitioners, and more. To join the conversation on Twitter, check out #dplafest

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Saturday, April 18 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Open DPLA Board of Directors Meeting

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Join the DPLA Board of Directors for an open meeting. Led by John Palfrey (Phillips Academy of Andover) and the DPLA Board of Directors.

Notes available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1j6A96h7Y-4nnqYdWeM2ZL-JKTcXgSof-hS_qiwidYwY&authuser=1 


Moderators
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John Palfrey

Head of School, Phillips Academy Andover
John Palfrey is the Head of School at Phillips Academy, Andover.  In addition to chairing the board of DPLA, John also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Knight Foundation.  During the planning phase from 2010 to 2013, John served as chair of the Steering Committee of DPLA.  John’s research and teaching focus on new media and learning. He has written extensively on Internet law, intellectual property, and... Read More →

Speakers
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Paul Courant

Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Information, University of Michigan
Paul N. Courant is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Economics, Professor of Information, and Faculty Associate in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. From 2007-2013 he was University Librarian and Dean of Libraries at the University of Michigan. From 2002-2005 he served as Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs, the chief academic... Read More →
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Robert Darnton

Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian, Harvard University
Robert Darnton was educated at Harvard University (A.B., 1960) and Oxford University (B.Phil., 1962; D. Phil., 1964), where he was a Rhodes scholar. After a brief stint as a reporter for The New York Times, he became a junior fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard. He taught at Princeton from 1968 until 2007, when he became Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and Director of the University Library at Harvard. He has been a visiting... Read More →
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Amy Ryan

President, Boston Public Library
Amy E. Ryan became the first female president of the Boston Public Library in 2008. President Ryan has over 35 years of public library experience. Before being named to lead the Boston Public Library, she was the director of the nationally recognized Hennepin County Library in Minnesota, and prior to that President Ryan served in leadership positions for over 28 years with Minneapolis Public Library.   President Ryan serves on several... Read More →


Saturday April 18, 2015 11:15am - 12:00pm
Indiana State Library: Author's Room 203 315 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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