The conference opened to an overflow crowd of about 1,600 attendees. As usual, thanks were extended to a range of people (conferences like this just don’t happen) who have worked hard and long behind the scenes to ensure its success.
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.