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DPLAfest 2015 has ended
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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Joseph South

US Department of Education
Deputy Director, Office of Educational Technology
Joseph provides leadership for transforming education through the power of technology and is part of the team that is realizing the President's ConnectED Initiative to bring high speed broadband, interactive devices, professional development for teachers and leaders, and high quality, low cost digital content to our nation's classrooms. In his role at the Department, he works in the Office of the Secretary to develop national educational technology policy, support Future Ready educators, and collaborate with other stakeholders to a nurture robust ecosystem of ed tech entrepreneurs and innovators. He has extensive experience establishing and scaling educational technology solutions in startup, corporate, non-profit, and higher education settings.

Previously, Joseph was a strategic consultant and advisor to edtech startups, museums, and institutions of higher education. He is a co-inventor of a patented dynamic continual improvement educational environment and has led learning programs and/or consulted on projects in China, Korea, Mexico, South America, and the Middle East. He holds a doctorate in Instructional Psychology and Technology from Brigham Young University.