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INFORUM 2017 Conference Proceedings

INFORUM 2017 conference proceedings and advanced searching in previous year’s proceedings are available online.

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Conference starts on Tuesday May 30

Two-day INFORUM conference starts on Tuesday, participants can pick up their name badges and conference materials from 8.30 at the registration desk.

Morning coffee will be ready, and exhibitors as well! The opening session starts at 10AM. We wish you a safe journey – and see you soon.


Guest speakers

Kai Karin Geschuhn

Kai Karin Geschuhn
Max Planck Digital Library, Germany

Kai Geschuhn holds a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. At the Max Planck Digital Library, she works at the interface between license management and open access. She is part of the negotiating teams for Max Planck’s offsetting agreements and she promotes OA2020, the INTACT project and the ESAC initiative aiming at the transition of the current subscription system to open access business models. Kai is coauthor of the MPDL whitepaper “Disrupting the subscription journals’ business model for the necessary large-scale transformation to open access published in 2015.

Carl Grant

Carl Grant
University of Oklahoma Libraries, United States

Carl Grant is the Associate Dean of Knowledge Services and Chief Technology Officer at the University of Oklahoma Libraries. He has demonstrated his commitment to libraries, librarianship, and industry standards through his participation in the Coalition for Networked Information, American Library Association and Association of College and Research Libraries, Library and Information Technology Association and on the board of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO). In recognition of his contribution to the library industry, Library Journal named Mr. Grant an “Industry Notable”.

Fiona Greig

Fiona Greig
University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Fiona Greig is responsible for acquiring, developing and managing access to the physical and electronic information resources required to support academic programmes and research. She leads on elements of the University Research Strategy including open access requirements, research data management and preservation and the strategic deployment of bibliometric information. She is also the Deputy Director of Library & Learning Support. Before coming to Surrey she worked at Plymouth University as a Content Strategy Manager and in two central Government Departments libraries. She is a Chartered member of CILI and the British Computer Society.

Yvonne Ng

Yvonne Ng
WITNESS, United States

Yvonne Ng is the Senior Archivist at WITNESS, an international non-profit organization, where she manages its human rights video collection, and trains and supports activists using video to archive their media. Yvonne frequently speaks and writes on personal and community-based approaches to video archiving and archival ethics, including teaching a new course on Personal Digital Archiving at New York University in 2016. She is also active with the Community Archiving Workshop, XFR Collective, and the Association of Moving Image Archivists. Yvonne holds an MA in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation from NYU.


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