November Updates – So Many Exciting Announcements!

ER&L 2018 PROGRAM IS LIVE!

The ER&L program schedule has been released and can be viewed here: https://erl18.sched.com/

On the website you can build your own custom schedule, read speaker bios, see who is exhibiting and so much more. Don’t forget to check out the great pre- and post-conference workshops and the debut of the ER&L 101 Programming.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Siva Vaidhyanathan

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Robertson Professor of Media Studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia, Siva is the author of Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction from Oxford University Press, published in 2017, and The Googlization of Everything — and Why We Should Worry from the University of California Press, published in 2011. Read more…

Robyn Caplan

DATA & SOCIETY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Robyn’s most recent research explores how the concept of the ‘public interest’ in media policy has been reconfigured through algorithmic and data-driven technologies currently underpinning news media production, consumption, and distribution. Read more…


DON’T MISS THE TUESDAY PLENARY!

danah boyd

DATA & SOCIETY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, MICROSOFT

danah is the founder and president of Data & Society, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft, and a Visiting Professor at New York University. Her research is focused on making certain that society has a nuanced understanding of the relationship between technology and society, especially as issues of inequity and bias emerge. Read more…


STILL NEED TO REGISTER? 

Early Bird Registration will be closing November 30th. Register today to save over $100 on the in-person ticket.

Can’t make it to Austin or don’t have the budget to travel? ER&L makes a commitment to an online conference so that geography, budget or extenuating circumstances will not be a barrier to access to the conference. Join us virtually via the Online Conference which includes closed captioning this year! Click here for more details about how to attend online.

Please direct any questions to the ER&L team at hello@electroniclibrarian.org.

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