Safiya Noble will be the keynote speaker on Wednesday, March 16th. Dr. Noble is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. She conducts research in socio-cultural informatics; including feminist, historical and political-economic perspectives on computing platforms and software in the public interest. Her research is at the intersection of culture and technology in the design and use of applications on the Internet.
Learn more about Dr. Noble here: http://safiyaunoble.com/
Andromeda Yelton will be the keynote speaker on Thursday, March 17th. Ms. Yelton is a librarian and technologist (and former math major and middle school Latin teacher) who is interested in empowering librarians through code. She speaks and writes about coding and learning to code, gender in library technology, conference codes of conduct, ebooks, copyright, technology, and personal branding.
Learn more about Ms. Yelton here: http://andromedayelton.