Tom Clareson, senior consultant for new initiatives at LYRASIS, will co-lead Digital Futures Academy 2010, a 5-day training event to be held in Sydney, Australia, in February 2010 and in London, UK, in April 2010.
Digital Futures focuses on the development, delivery, and preservation of digital resources from cultural heritage institutions. The event is aimed at managers and other practitioners from the library, museum, heritage, media, and cultural sectors looking to understand the strategic and management issues involved in developing digital resources from digitization to delivery. Core areas include: fundraising, metadata, copyright and intellectual property, sustainability, digital preservation, and more.
Digital Futures is run by King’s Digital Consultancy Services and the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King’s College London, working in cooperation with LYRASIS. Digital Futures Australasia is made possible with the cooperation of the Library of the University of Technology, Sydney. For more information on Digital Futures Academy 2010, please visit http://www.digitalconsultancy.net/digifutures.
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.