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Taking place in the heart of Washington, DC, DPLAfest 2016 (April 14-15) will bring together hundreds from DPLA’s large and growing community for interactive workshops, hackathons and other collaborative activities, engaging discussions with community leaders and practitioners, fun events, and more. DPLAfest 2016 will appeal to anyone interested in libraries, technology, ebooks, education, creative reuse of cultural materials, law, open access, and genealogy/family research.

Area institutions serving as co-hosts include the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian Institution.

To view photographs, recordings, and social media from DPLAfest 2016, visit https://dp.la/info/get-involved/dplafest/april-2016/media/.
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Featured Speakers

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John Resig

Khan Academy
Staff Engineer
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Alison Macrina

Library Freedom Project
avatar for Carson Block

Carson Block

Technology Consultant
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Amy Garmer

Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries
Director
avatar for Richard Reyes-Gavilan

Richard Reyes-Gavilan

DC Public Library
Executive Director
avatar for Lee Rainie

Lee Rainie

Pew Research Center
Director of Internet, Science and Technology Research
avatar for David Ferriero

David Ferriero

National Archives and Records Administration
Archivist of the United States
avatar for David Mao

David Mao

Library of Congress
Acting Librarian of Congress
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Willam D. Adams

National Endowment for the Humanities
Chairman
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David Skorton

Smithsonian
Secretary of the Smithsonian

Speakers

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Ken Albers

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
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Jodi Allison-Bunnell

Orbis Cascade Alliance
Program Manager
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Audrey Altman

Digital Public Library of America
Developer
avatar for Shaelyn Amaio

Shaelyn Amaio

Lord Cultural Resources
Consultant
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Jane Anderson

New York University
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies
avatar for Brian Ausland

Brian Ausland

Navigation North
Director of Education
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Shawn Averkamp

New York Public Library
Manager, Metadata Services, NYPL Labs
avatar for Michelle Bickert

Michelle Bickert

Digital Public Library of America
Ebook Program Manager
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Michael Blackwell

St. Mary’s County Library
Director
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Tom Blake

Boston Public Library
Digital Projects Manager
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Alison Bradley

UNC - Charlotte
Head of Research and Information Services J. Murrey Atkins Library
MB

Mark Breedlove

Digital Public Library of America
Senior Developer
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Sheila Brennan

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
Associate Director of Public Projects
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Sarah Burnes

The Gernert Company
Literary Agent
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Robin Butterhof

Library of Congress
Digital Conversion Specialist
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Karen Cariani

WGBH Educational Foundation
Director
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Michelle Caswell

UCLA
Assistant Professor of Archival Studies
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Joyce Chapman

Duke University Libraries
Assessment Coordinator
BC

Bishop Chui

People’s Archive of Police Violence
Community Archivist
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Larra Clark

American Library Association
Deputy Director
JC

Jason Clingerman

National Archives and Records Administration
Archives Specialist (Data Standards)
avatar for Dan Cohen

Dan Cohen

Digital Public Library of America
Executive Director
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Darren Cole

National Archives
Digital Engagement Specialist
PC

Perry Collins

National Endowment for the Humanities
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Harry Costner

Lower Arlington Arts
Student Voice Amplification
avatar for Esmé Cowles

Esmé Cowles

Princeton University Library
Developer
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Krista Cox

Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
avatar for Greg Cram

Greg Cram

The New York Public Library
Associate Director, Copyright and Information Policy
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Bradley Daigle

University of Virginia Library
avatar for Shannon Davis

Shannon Davis

Washington University in St. Louis
Digital Library Services Manager
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Kerry Dunne

Boston Public Schools
SD

Susan D’Entremont

Capital District Library Council
Archivist & Digital Project Manager
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Kristina Eden

HathiTrust
Copyright Review Project Manager
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Nikki Ferraiolo

Council on Library and Information Resources
Program Officer for Scholarly Resources
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Meghan Ferriter

Smithsonian
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John Flatness

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Senior Software Developer
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Rachel Frick

Digital Public Library of America
Business Development Director
avatar for Hannah Frost

Hannah Frost

Stanford Libraries
Digital Library Services Manager
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Leanne Galletly

Simmons College
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Chip German

University of Virginia
Program Director, Academic Preservation Trust
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Alan Gevinson

National Audio- Visual Conservation Center
Special Assistant to the Chief
avatar for Amee Evans Godwin

Amee Evans Godwin

ISKME
Director, Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Letha Kay Goger

Letha Kay Goger

Education & Library Consultant
avatar for Emily Gore

Emily Gore

Digital Public Library of America
Director for Content
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Stephanie Greenhut

National Archives
avatar for Lisa Gregory

Lisa Gregory

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
Digital Projects Librarian
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Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

National Endowment for the Humanities
avatar for Gretchen Gueguen

Gretchen Gueguen

Digital Public Library of America
Data Services Coordinator
avatar for Josh Hadro

Josh Hadro

The New York Public Library
Deputy Director, NYPL Labs
avatar for Ann Hanlon

Ann Hanlon

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
Head, Digital Collections and Initiatives
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Corey Harper

New York University
Metadata Services Librarian
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Jennifer Hecker

University of Texas at Austin
Digital Archives Access Strategist
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Eric Hellman

Unglue.it
Founder
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Dina Herbert

National Archives
Coordinator of the Innovation Hub
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Jamie Hollier

Anneal, Inc.
President
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Ella Howard

Armstrong State University
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Melissa Hubbard

Case Western Reserve University
Head of Special Collections & Archives
MH

Molly Huber

University of Minnesota
Outreach Coordinator, Minnesota Digital Library, Minitex
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Barbara Hui

California Digital Library
Software Developer
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Amy J. Hunsaker

University of Nevada, Reno
Digital Initiatives Librarian
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Alan S. Inouye

American Library Association
Director
AI

Antoine Isaac

Europeana
R&D Manager
SI

Suzanne Isaacs

National Archives
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Maryann James-Daley

DC Public Library
Manager, Labs at DC Public Library
avatar for Jenny Johnson

Jenny Johnson

IUPUI University Library
Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian
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Tom Johnson

Digital Public Library of America
Metadata & Platform Architect
BJ

Bergis Jules

University of California-Riverside
University and Political Papers Archivist
EK

Effie Kapsalis

Smithsonian
AK

Anne Karle-Zenith

METRO New York Library Council
Digital Services Manager
avatar for Delphine Khanna

Delphine Khanna

Temple University
Head, Digital Library Initiatives
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Shana Kimball

The New York Public Library
Manager, Public Programs & Outreach
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Criss Kovac

National Archives
Motion Picture Preservation Branch Chief
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Jamie Lathan

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
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Sharon Leon

Omeka, RRCHNM
Director, Public Projects
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Melissa Levine

University of Michigan Library
Lead Copyright Officer
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Katherine Lynch

University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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Jake Mangum

University of North Texas Libraries
Project Development Librarian
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Gregory Markus

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
EuropeanaTech Community Manager
avatar for Emily Marsh

Emily Marsh

National Agricultural Library, USDA
Librarian
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George Martinez

Knight Foundation
VP/CTO
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Maura Marx

IMLS
Deputy Director of Library Services
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Mark Matienzo

Digital Public Library of America
Director of Technology
avatar for Krystyna Matusiak

Krystyna Matusiak

University of Denver
Assistant Professor in Library and Information Science Program (LIS)
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Micah May

The New York Public Library
Director of Business Development
avatar for Sheila McAlister

Sheila McAlister

Digital Library of Georgia
Director
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Marcia McIntosh

University of North Texas
Digital Production Librarian
avatar for Sandra McIntyre

Sandra McIntyre

HathiTrust
Director of Services and Operations
DM

David McOwen

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History
New Media Developer
avatar for Giordana Mecagni

Giordana Mecagni

Northeastern University Libraries
Head, Special Collections and University Archivist
avatar for John Mignault

John Mignault

METRO NY
ESDN Technology Specialist
avatar for Natalie Milbrodt

Natalie Milbrodt

Queens Library
Associate Coordinator, Metadata Services
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Darren Milligan

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Mary Molinaro

Digital Preservation Network
Chief Operating Officer and Service Manager
MM

Markus Most

National Archives
Director of Digitization
JM

Jeff Moyer

Reveal Digital
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Patrick Murray-John

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Research Assistant Professor and Director of Omeka Dev Outreach
RN

Richard Naples

Smithsonian Libraries
avatar for Denis Nazarov

Denis Nazarov

Mine Labs
Engineer
avatar for Chad Nelson

Chad Nelson

Temple University Libraries
Senior Digital Library Applications Developer
avatar for Jeremy Nelson

Jeremy Nelson

Colorado College
Metadata and Systems Librarian
SN

Shelley NiTuama

NEH/EDSITEment
avatar for Allison Jai O'Dell

Allison Jai O'Dell

University of Florida
Metadata Librarian
avatar for Laura Osterhout

Laura Osterhout

Rochester Regional Library Council
Member Services Librarian
TO

Trevor Owens

Institute of Museum and Library Services
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Jennifer Palmentiero

Southeastern New York Library Resources Council
Digital Services Librarian
avatar for Argyri Panezi

Argyri Panezi

European University Institute
Ph.D. Candidate (Department of Law)
avatar for Sarah Park

Sarah Park

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Technology & Engineering Librarian
avatar for Carol Peters

Carol Peters

NEH/EDSITEment
Director, EDSITEment
avatar for Christine Peterson

Christine Peterson

Amigos Library Services
Amigos eShelf℠ Service Manager
DP

Doug Peterson

Digital Transitions
Product Manager
avatar for Emily Pfotenhauer

Emily Pfotenhauer

WiLS
Recollection Wisconsin Program Manager
JP

Joseph Phelan

NEH/EDSITEment
SP

Sarah Powell

Folger Shakespeare Library
Paleographer
GP

Gregory Pronevitz

Massachusetts Library System
Executive Director
MR

Mark Redar

California Digital Library
Software Developer
DR

Daniel Reid

Whiting Foundation
ER

Emily Reiher

Oak Park Public Library
Resident Archivist
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Joanne Riley

University of Massachusetts, Boston
University Archivist
avatar for Tristan Roddis

Tristan Roddis

Cogapp
Head of Web Development
BR

Bryce Roe

Simmons College
CR

Colin Rogister

The White House
Special Advisor, National Economic Council
JR

Jason Roy

University of Minnesota
Director, Digital Library Services
CR

Carrie Russell

American Library Association
Director, Program on Public Access to Info
JS

Jim Safley

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
avatar for Jessica Sedgwick

Jessica Sedgwick

Boston Library Consortium
Metadata Project Manager
avatar for Roberta Shaffer

Roberta Shaffer

Library of Congress
Law Librarian of Congress
avatar for Guha Shankar

Guha Shankar

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Folklife Specialist
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Peter Siegel

Digital Transitions
Cultural Heritage
JS

Julie Silverbrook

The Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource)
Executive Director
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Lori Silverstein

Digital Divide Data
RS

Ron Snyder

JSTOR Labs
Technical Lead
avatar for Chris Stanton

Chris Stanton

Metropolitan New York Library Council
Metadata Specialist
CS

Carol Steiner

People’s Archive of Police Violence
Community Archivist
avatar for John Stewart

John Stewart

Lower Arlington Arts
Caretaker
JS

Jim Studnicki

Creekside Digital
President
avatar for Leigh A Tarullo

Leigh A Tarullo

Oak Park Public Library
Curator of Special Collections
avatar for Catherine Tedford

Catherine Tedford

St. Lawrence University
Director, Richard F. Brush Art Gallery
DT

Deborah Thomas

Library of Congress
avatar for Brian Tingle

Brian Tingle

California Digital Library
Technical Lead
avatar for Lily Troia

Lily Troia

College of William & Mary
Digital Services Librarian
avatar for Derek Tulowitzky

Derek Tulowitzky

Muncie Public Library
Web, Social Media, and Outreach Manager
avatar for Adrian Turner

Adrian Turner

California Digital Library
OAC/Calisphere Data Services Manager
avatar for Raffaele Viglianti

Raffaele Viglianti

Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland
Research Programmer
avatar for Jon Voss

Jon Voss

Historypin
Strategic Partnerships Director
DW

Doron Weber

Sloan Foundation
avatar for Rebecca Welzenbach

Rebecca Welzenbach

Michigan Publishing
Director of Strategic Integration and Partnerships
avatar for Liz White

Liz White

British Library
Head of Strategy Development
avatar for Kerri Willette

Kerri Willette

Metropolitan NY Library Council (METRO)
Deputy Director
DW

Don Williams

Image Science Associates
President
avatar for Scott Williams

Scott Williams

DPLA
Developer
KW

Keith Wilson

People’s Archive of Police Violence
Community Archivist
DK

Dr. Kim Christen Withey

Washington State University
Director of the Digital Technology and Culture Program; Director of...
PW

Pamela Wright

National Archives at College Park
Chief Digital Access Strategist
JW

Joel Wurl

National Endowment for the Humanities
KY

Kerri Young

Historypin
HZ

Helena Zinkham

Library of Congress