2015 Speakers

Carolyn Guertin

Carolyn Guertin

Assemblage: The Online Women's New Media Gallery

CAROLYN GUERTIN is a scholar-practitioner of new media. She is a Professor of Digital Technologies at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Canada and is a faculty member in the MFA and PhD programs at Transart Institute in Berlin, Germany. Guertin is a sought-after speaker and has taught in Canada, the U.S., and the EU. She was formerly Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Director of the eCreate Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington. She was the creator and curator of the celebrated collection Assemblage: The Online Women's New Media Gallery out of the U.K., and was Senior McLuhan Fellow and SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto from 2004 to 2006.

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Michael Peter Edson

Digital Strategist

Michael Peter Edson is digital strategist at the Smithsonian, a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at the Council on Library and Information Services (USA), and a member of the Open GLAM advisory board at the Open Knowledge Foundation.

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