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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

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Fletcher Durant

Preservation Librarian, University of Florida Libraries
Fletcher Durant is the Preservation Librarian at the University of Florida Libraries. He focuses on the preventive conservation, the sustainability, and risk management. He has been the Preservation Archivist for NYU Libraries and an Assistant Conservator at NYPL. His MSIS is fro... Read More →

Meghan Lyon

Duke University
I am the Section Head for Manuscripts Processing at Duke's David M. Rubenstein Rare Books and Manuscript Library, where I have worked as an assistant, archivist, and now supervisory archivist in the Technical Services Dept. I have an MSI from the University of Michigan and an MA... Read More →

Amy Rudersdorf

Senior Consultant, AVPreserve
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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
I am the Accessioning Archivist at NYU, and act as our ArchivesSpace administrator. I hold 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 Wiscons... Read More →
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Heather Stecklein

Director, UW-Stout Archives and Area Research Center
Heather Stecklein is the University Archivist at the UW-Stout and Director of the Wisconsin State Historical Society's Area Research Center for Dunn, Pepin, and Barron Counties. Since 1998, she has worked steadily in archives at a variety of universities, non-profits, and governm... 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 carry... Read More →
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Scott Williams

Developer, DPLA
Developer, DPLA

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

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