2016 Women, Information, and Libraries SIG UnConference

Women & Library Technology – Empowering Women’s Participation in Open Technology & Culture

When

11 August 2016

Where

Northwestern University Libraries, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Description

IFLA’s Information Technology Section SC, the Women, Information, and Libraries SIG, and Northwestern University Libraries, is proud to host an UnConference on August 11th, 2016

IFLA’s Information Technology Section SC, the Women, Information, and Libraries SIG, and Northwestern University Libraries, is proud to host an UnConference, with no registration costs, on August 11th, 2016.

This UnConference, “Women & Library Technology – Empowering Women’s Participation in Open Technology & Culture”, will cover topics surrounding women and technology in the workplace, and will feature keynote speaker, Amy Buckland. 

Amy Buckland is the Institutional Repository Manager at the University of Chicago, and Vice-chair of the ACRL’s Research and Scholarly Environment Committee. Previously she was Coordinator of Scholarly Communications at McGill University. Her professional life revolves around open access initiatives, publishing support, copyright, and research data services. Prior to joining libraryland, Buckland worked in publishing for 14 years, and left that industry to build a better system with libraries at the centre.

For information on how to submit a proposal, please see the Call for Papers.

Registration

Please see the webform

Please email Sean Thomas Keenan, s-keenan@northwestern.edu for more infromation about registration. 

Contact

Please contact Mathilde Koskas (mathilde.koskas@bnf.fr), or Evviva Weinraub (evviva.weinraub@northwestern.edu) for more information.

Sponsors

Conference

Last update: 13 May 2016