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Program

2017 Smithsonian Digitization Fair

October 18th and 19th
Washington, DC

Day 1 Day 2


Wednesday October 18th

9:00 AM

Event Introduction
   Deron Burba, Chief Information Officer, Smithsonian Institution

9:15 AM

Secretary's Welcome
   Dr. David Skorton, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution

9:30 AM

Keynote Introduction
   Diane Zorich, Director, Digitization Program Office , Smithsonian Institution

10:00 AM

Opening Keynote Address
   Brian Mathews, Vice President, Technology & Architecture, Autodesk, Inc.

10:30 AM

Keynote Response
Moderator:
   Victoria Portway, Digital Experiences, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Responders: 
   Desi Gonzalez, Manager of Digital Engagement, The Andy Warhol Museum
   John Hessler, Curator of the Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Archaeology & History of the Early Americas, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress

10:45 AM

Audience Q&A

11:00 AM

Panel One: Showcasing Impact in Art, Education and Research
Moderator:
   Effie Kapsalis, Chief of Content and Communications Strategy, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Panelists: 
   Corey Kilbane, Chemistry Teacher and Science Innovation Coach, William Penn Charter School
   Alan Newman
Chief, Digital Media, National Gallery of Art
  Michael Weinberg, General Counsel, Shapeways

 

Lunch on your own 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Panel Two: Showcasing Impact with Emerging Platforms
Moderator:
   Elizabeth Neely, Senior Director Integrated Content, American Alliance of Museums
Panelists:
   Paul Frandsen, Research Data Scientist, Biodiversity, Smithsonian Institution
   Meghan McCarthy, Project Lead, NIH 3D Print Exchange
   Rolf Mueller, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech

2:15 PM

Panel Three: Manufacturing Impact
Moderator: 
   TBD
Panelists:
   Josh Hadro, Deputy Director, New York Public Library Labs
   Leah Weinryb Grohsgal, Senior Program Officer and National Digital Newspaper Program Coordinator, National Endowment for the Humanities
  Gerald "Stinger" Guala, Branch Chief Eco-Science Synthesis, Director Integrated Taxonomic Information System, United States Geological Survey

3:15 PM

Panel Four: Measuring Impact
Moderator: 
   TBD, 
Panelists:
   Ricardo Punzalan, Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
   Madlyn Runburg, Director of Education Initiatives, Natural History Museum of Utah
   Harry Verwayen, Deputy Director, Europeana

4:15 PM

Closing Keynote Address Open Access Oceans: Framing Stories for Impact
   Erika Woolsey, CEO & Co-Founder, The Hydrous

4:45 PM

4:55 PM

Audience Q&A

Wrap Up

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Thursday October19th

9:00 AM

Welcome and Keynote Introduction 
   Deron Burba, Chief Information Officer, Smithsonian Institution

9:15 AM

 

 

 

9:45 AM

Keynote Address
  Dr. Ian Owens, Director of Science, Natural History Museum, London

 

Keynote Response
Moderator:
   Maureen Kearney,  Associate Director for Science, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Responders:
  TBD
  Scott Miller, Deputy Under Secretary for Collections & Interdisciplinary Support, Smithsonian Institution

10:00 AM

Audience Q&A

 

Exhibits Are Open 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

10:15 AM

Panel One: Showcasing Impact
Moderator:
   Mark Kornmann, Director, Office of Public Engagement, National Air & Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Panelists:
   Laura Coyle, Head of Cataloging and Digitization, National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution

   Karen Lemmey, Curator of Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
   Darren Milligan, Senior Digital Strategist, Center for Learning and Digital Access, Smithsonian Institution
   

11:15 AM

Panel Two: Facilitating Impact: Open Access
Moderator:
   Anne Collins Goodyear, Co-Director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Panelists:
   Rachel Allen, Deputy Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
   Lauryn Guttenplan, Associate General Counsel, Smithsonian Institution
   Martin Kalfatovic, Associate Director, Smithsonian Libraries; Program Director Biodiversity Heritage Library, Smithsonian Institution

 

Lunch on your own 12:15 PM to 2:15 PM

 

Exhibits Are Open 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

2:15 PM

Panel Three: Resourcing for Digitization Impact
Moderator: 
  TBD, 
Panelists:
   Meghan Ferriter, Project Coordinator, Transcription Center, Smithsonian Institution
   Robert Horton, Chair, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
   Jaap Otte, Senior Gift Officer, Smithsonian Institution
   William Tompkins, Director, National Collections Program, Smithsonian Institution

3:15 PM

Closing

 

Exhibits Are Open 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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