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Thursday, August 16 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Plenary 1 / Awards

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The CoSA, NAGARA, and SAA Presidents welcome all attendees to the Opening Plenary, which features keynote speaker Zeynep Tufekci, PhD, University of North Carolina associate professor and author of Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest; Archivist of the United States David Ferriero; and a host of new award winners and SAA Fellows!

Speakers
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David Ferriero

Archivist of the United States, National Archives and Records Administration
David S. Ferriero was confirmed as 10th Archivist of the United States on November 6, 2009.Previously, Mr. Ferriero served as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York Public Libraries (NYPL). He was part of the leadership team responsible for integrating the four research libraries... Read More →
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Zeynep Tufekci

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci is an internationally recognized authority on the interactions between technology and social, cultural, and political dynamics. She has special expertise in how social change movements are using social media and on the social and moral implications... Read More →


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