The 2013 Charleston Conference opened with an overflow crowd in the main ballroom of the Francis Marion Hotel. Two overflow rooms were required to accommodate all attendees.
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As he has in previous years, Anthony Watkinson moderated the plenary sessions and efficiently gave attendees in each room an opportunity to interact with the speakers. Here he is with his trademark bell summoning attendees to return to the session after a break.
Don Hawkins blogs about conferences for Information Today and Against The Grain. He also maintains the Conference Calendar on the Information Today website and is the Editor of Personal Archiving: Preserving Our Digital Heritage, published by Information Today in 2013, and Co-Editor of Public Knowledge: Access and Benefits, published by Information Today in 2016. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked in the information industry for over 45 years.