Monday, March 10 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Backporch Beers Roundtable: Mashup Culture
Exploring the legal, technological and cultural framework which is creating new models of working with cultural assets in the context of "mashup culture," and how libraries, archives and museums can lead the way. Join the conversation led by Rachel Frick and Jon Voss.
Strategic Partnerships Director, Historypin
Jon is the Historypin Strategic Partnerships Director at We Are What We Do, a global not-for-profit behavior change agency. He's helping to build an open ecosystem of historical data across libraries, archives, and museums worldwide through his work with Historypin and as the co-founder of the International Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives & Museum Summit. Jon leads Historypin's involvement in global initiatives such as Europeana Creative and a two year Mellon-funded project with Stanford University: Crowdsourcing for Humanities Research.
Director, Digital Library Federation
Director of the Digital Library Federation. Librarian by trade. | Hang out with coders, catalogers, Open GLAM-ers. | Helped out with the Digital Public Library of America. Lover her hound dog and rockibilly music.
Creative Production Manager, The Edge, State Library of Queensland
Daniel brings to The Edge team extensive experience in community arts and creative technology engagement from working with organisations such as Artful Dodger Studios, Visonary Images and Frankston City Council. In Brisbane Daniel has spent time working with the youth of Queensland through Backbone Youth Arts, La Boite Theatre Company and the Brisbane City Council. As Creative Production Manager, Daniel is The Edge’s programming shaman and plans and oversees all of our public engagements and offerings.
Manager R&D, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Dr. Johan Oomen is head of the R&D Department of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and researcher at the Web and Media group of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Since 2012, he is elected as Network Officer for Europeana and board member of CLICK-NL. His PhD research at the VU University focuses on how active user engagement can help to establish a more open, smart and connected cultural heritage. Oomen holds a BA in Information Science and an MA in Media Studies. He is General Secretary of the international DIVERSE network on the use of media in higher education. He has worked for the British Universities Film and Video Council and the RTL Nederland. Oomen has given talks at leading conferences, published numerous articles in journals and is lecturer at the ICCROM training course Sound and Image Collections Conservation.
New Media Manager, Contemporary Jewish Museum
Kathryn Jaller is an artist and content professional with design skills and a sense for storytelling. She has worked for over 10 years at the intersection of visual culture and community, as an AmeriCorps volunteer and design education advocate, and also in tech, wrangling engineers and building websites. As New Media Manager at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, she founded this institution's online presence, established a digital video, blogging podcast publishing program, and led user engagement campaigns such as the highly successful Instagram initiative #SFphotohunt in support of an exhibition on street photography. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and her experimental wearables have been sold all over the world.
Senior Counsel, Clark Hill PLC