DPLAfest 2016 has ended
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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Thursday, April 14 • 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Technology Trends in Libraries

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Join us for a conversational discussion with technologists from both inside and outside of the library industry. Panelists will discuss all aspects of technology, including hardware and software, that are likely to impact libraries and similar industries. There will also be time allocated for questions from, and discussion with, the audience.

avatar for Jamie Hollier

Jamie Hollier

President, Anneal, Inc.
Jamie Hollier is a project manager and consultant who is passionate about technology and the ways it can be used to create stronger communities. Jamie is the owner of Anneal, a library consulting firm, and a partner at Commerce Kitchen, a web design, development, and marketing company... Read More →

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Carson Block

Technology Consultant, Carson Block Consulting
Brief: Carson Block has lead & loved library technology efforts for more than 25 years. He's been called a "Geek who speaks English" and occasionally compared to Ferris Bueller and Calvin (and Hobbes). Carson is dead serious about the essential and positive community impacts of libraries... Read More →
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Alison Macrina

Library Freedom Project
Alison Macrina is a librarian, privacy activist, director of Library Freedom Project and a core contributor to the Tor Project.
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John Resig

Staff Engineer, Khan Academy
John Resig is a staff engineer at Khan Academy and the creator of the jQuery JavaScript library. He’s also the author of the books Pro JavaScript Techniquesand Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja. John has developed a comprehensive Japanese woodblock print database and image... Read More →

Thursday April 14, 2016 1:45pm - 2:30pm EDT
Library of Congress (Jefferson Building): Coolidge Auditorium 10 First Street, SE Washington, DC 20540