Welcome and Opening Plenary: Cory Doctorow

Thursday, April 07, 2016: 9:00am - 10:00am
Biltmore Ballroom

After his call for the GLAM sector to save the free world at Museums and the Web Florence in 2014, we are thrilled to welcome Cory Doctorow back to Museums and the Web as the opening keynote speaker for our 20th anniversary conference. Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger — the co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of the YA graphic novel IN REAL LIFE, the nonfiction business book INFORMATION DOESN’T WANT TO BE FREE and young adult novels like HOMELAND, PIRATE CINEMA and LITTLE BROTHER and novels for adults like RAPTURE OF THE NERDS and MAKERS. He works for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group. Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in Los Angeles.

Chair: Nancy Proctor