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2020 Keynote Speakers

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Barbara Fister

OPENING KEYNOTE  |  Barbara Fister

Libraries and the Practice of Freedom in the Age of Algorithms

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How prepared are librarians, and the students they serve, to navigate technologies that are fundamentally changing how we encounter, evaluate, and create information? In the past decade, a handful of platforms have become powerful information intermediaries that help us search and connect but also are tools to foment disinformation, amplify hate, increase polarization, and compile details of our lives as raw material for persuasion and control. Read more…


CLOSING KEYNOTE  |  Jennifer Kim

How you can advance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – with a grassroots, learning-oriented approach

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Jennifer Kim is a sought-after Diversity & Inclusion strategist and advisor to top Silicon Valley startups. She led a unique talent strategy that made her previous startup, Lever a widely recognized leader in D&I, at a time when it was thought to be impossible. Read more…