my public talks

I like to give talks on the intersection of libraries, technology and politics. Specifically…

  • Rural issues such as rural library technology and the digital divide
  • Copyright, fair use, and DRM in libraries
  • Policy issues such as SOPA, CIPA, privacy, and legislation around social software.

I enjoy public speaking and I’ve been doing it for over a decade nationally and internationally. If you would like me to give a talk, please don’t hesitate to read more about what I do my faq or my resume, or just get in touch with me.

Here are my most recent talks. Previous talks are on the talks archive page. * indicates keynote

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2017

Digital Readiness: Libraries Easing the Empowerment Divide

OLA Superconference, Toronto ON, 01feb17

Social Justice Roles for Libraries and Librarians Bridging the Divide & Speaking Truth to Power

Toronto Public Library Staff Day, Toronto ON, 31jan17

Future-proofing the library

Panhandle Library Access Network, Niceville FL, 27jan17