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Save the Date! March 15—George Oates: A Conversation with Nancy Gwinn

The Smithsonian Institution Libraries, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer present another in a series of speakers to address the Institution on the future of libraries, museums and archives in a digital world.

George Oates: A Conversation with Nancy Gwinn

March 15, 2011

4:00-5:00 p.m.

New Location: Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History

Come hear George Oates, Lead for Open Library, and Nancy Gwinn, Director, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, talk about the future of libraries, archives and museums in a digital world.

As lead for the Open Library, at Internet Archive, George is responsible for the overall site design, project management, grant management, and community development of the program.

Previously, she served as the Senior Program Manager for Flickr, where, she developed the successful Flickr Commons environment that provided a ground-breaking platform for cultural heritage organizations to crowdsource and community-build around their photographic collections. While at Flickr, George won six Webby Awards for her design and user- experience work.

George was one of the invited "digerati" at the 2009 Smithsonian 2.0 meetings as well as the keynote speaker at the Smithsonian Regents' Dinner. She has been appointed a Research Associate for Smithsonian Institution Libraries in 2011. This lecture will be webcast live

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Marcia Adams & Liz O'Brien

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