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Friday, July 28 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
510 - Archives Vaporware: Archivists' Best Ideas for Software that Hasn't Been Made Yet

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"This is the whole point of technology. It creates an appetite for immortality on the one hand. It threatens universal extinction on the other. Technology is lust removed from nature." (Don DeLillo) A panel of archivists and technologists pitch archival technologies that probably won't (and usually shouldn't) ever be built. This is as close to WWDC as SAA gets?.

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Maureen Callahan

Sophia Smith Collection Archivist, Smith College
Maureen Callahan is the steward for the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History at Smith College, where she provides collection development, instruction, and stewardship for records of people changing the world on behalf of women and other gender minorities.

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Fletcher B. Durant

Librarian (Preservation), Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Fletcher Durant is the Preservation Librarian at the University of Florida Smathers Libraries. His work focuses on the preventive conservation of library and archival materials, the sustainability of cultural heritage, and risk management. He is a trained book and paper conservator... Read More →

Meghan Lyon

Duke University

Amy Rudersdorf

Senior Consultant, AVPreserve
Data management, AV preservation, requirements development for technology procurement, data migration
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Michael Rush

Assistant Head of the Manuscript Unit, Yale University
Mike Rush is an Assistant Head of the Manuscript Unit at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. He manages the accessioning and processing of manuscript acquisitions. From 2010 to 2015 he led the development of EAD3 as co-chair of TS-EAD.
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Rachel Searcy

Accessioning Archivist, New York University
Rachel Searcy is Accessioning Archivist and ArchivesSpace administrator at NYU. She holds an MA in History and an MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, as well as a BA in English and History and a Certificate in Celtic Studies from the University of Wisconsi... Read More →
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Heather Stecklein

Director, UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Heather J. Stecklein has served as the Director of the UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center for ten years. Previously, she administered audiovisual collections at Rush University Medical Center and Erie Neighborhood House in Chicago, Illinois and Presbyterian Homes in Evanston... Read More →
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Ruth K. Tillman

Digital Collections Librarian, University of Notre Dame
Member of Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards. Co-facilitator of DLF Working Group on Labor in Digital Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Soon to be working on linked data, metadata reuse, and cataloging standards at Penn State University Libraries. Probably carrying... Read More →
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Scott Williams

Developer, DPLA
Developer, DPLA

Friday July 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
B116 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232