Keynote Speakers



Dorothea Salo is a Faculty Associate in the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She teaches in the undergraduate Digital Studies program, as well as courses on library and archives technology, database design, metadata, linked data, and digital libraries on the master’s level. She has written and presented internationally on privacy, scholarly publishing, copyright, institutional repositories, linked data, and data curation. She holds an MA in Library and Information Studies and another in Spanish from UW-Madison.



Nancy Sims is a lawyer and the Copyright Program Librarian at the University of Minnesota. Her job is to help individuals and groups throughout the University community understand how copyright may affect their work. To that end, she provides education through their copyright website and workshop programming, custom information sessions on request, and small group and individual consultations. She also works within and outside the University to advocate for policies and practices that support sustainable scholarship, democratic information access, and wide public cultural participation.