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2022 CLIR Events Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers of the 2022 CLIR Events

During the opening and closing plenary sessions, we will give attendees the option to submit questions anonymously online on our shared note-taking document. We will post the link for the shared note-taking document here as well as mention these details during Q&A.

Keynote Speakers at the DLF Forum

Opening Keynote
Technology in Society: In Conversation with Meredith Broussard and David Nemer 
Happening Monday, October 10, 2022

Meredith Broussard
Associate Professor, New York University

David Nemer, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Virginia

Sara Mannheimer, PhD
Associate Professor and Data Librarian, Montana State University

In this year’s keynote, DLF Data and Digital Scholarship Working Group co-convener Sara Mannheimer will host a conversation with data journalist Meredith Broussard and anthropologist and media scholar David Nemer. The conversation will focus on how technology affects society—who creates technology, who it is designed for, who uses it, how technology benefits society, how technology can perpetuate bias and inequality, and how GLAM practitioners can support responsible technology use in our daily work.

Closing Keynote
Striving for Digital Equity for Everyone: Lessons Learned Along the Way

Happening Wednesday, October 11, 2022

Andrew Coy
Executive Director, Digital Harbor Foundation

The Digital Divide is not a new problem, but there is a new degree of awareness, resources, and approaches to addressing this critical issue. Follow individual pathway and collective efforts in Baltimore and beyond, with lessons learned along the way, to build digital equity opportunities and points of access, as recounted through the experiences and work of Andrew Coy, who has previously served as a Senior Advisory on the Tech & Innovation Team of the Obama White House, Office of Science and Technology Policy and currently is the Executive Director of the Digital Harbor Foundation, founding Board Member of the Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition, and is a School Board Commissioner for the Baltimore City Public School System.

Keynote Speaker for NDSA's Digital Preservation

Happening Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Dorothy Berry
Digital Curator, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Keynote Speaker for CLIR's Digitizing Hidden Collections Symposium

Happening Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Michelle Caswell, PhD
Professor, University of California Los Angeles

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