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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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Friday, April 15 • 9:30am - 2:00pm
DPLA Hands-on Cultural Heritage Hackathon

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Links to notes, resources, and schedule: http://bit.ly/dplafest2016-hackathon

This hackathon session is intended for informal collaboration, with a very brief introductory information about the DPLA API and logistics related to the hackathon. For an in-depth introduction to DPLA's API, as well as those for other cultural heritage data sources, please join the hackathon session on Wednesday afternoon.

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Audrey Altman

Developer, Digital Public Library of America
Audrey Altman is a Developer for DPLA.  She works with the DPLA Technology Team to design, develop, test, integrate, support, and document user-facing applications and back-end systems; support content management policies, process, and workflows, and contribute to the development of new ones; and collaborate with stakeholders to contribute to strategic and tactical planning and implementation of content stewardship applications and... Read More →

Mark Breedlove

Senior Developer, Digital Public Library of America
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Mark Matienzo

Director of Technology, Digital Public Library of America
Mark A. Matienzo is the Director of Technology for DPLA. As Director of Technology, Mark is responsible for the overall technology vision for the DPLA and overseeing its implementation. Mark also serves as the primary technical contact for outside organizations, partners, and developers. Prior to joining DPLA, Mark worked as an archivist and technologist specializing in born-digital materials and metadata management, at institutions including the... Read More →
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Scott Williams

Developer, DPLA

Friday April 15, 2016 9:30am - 2:00pm
National Archives and Records Administration: Innovation Hub 700 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20408

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